Sunday, March 18, 2012

NCAA Round of 32 Sunday Early Game Results & Recaps

Midwest region

North Carolina State 66 Georgetown 63 - The 11th seeded Wolfpack pulled off the upset of 3-seed Georgetown. The game was closely contested throughout, and came down to a final chance to tie on a three-point attempt by Georgetown's Jason Clark, but the late heave at the buzzer came up short, sealing the win for NC State, who will play the winner of Sunday night's Purdue-Kansas tilt. Kansas, the 32 seed in the region, is heavily favored over the 10th-seeded Boilermakers.

West region

Michigan State 65 St. Louis 61 - #1 seed michigan State led nearly throughout, but a resolute St. Louis team did not make their advancement to the next round an easy one, tightening the game and making the Spartan hit key free throws late.

Draymond Green has his usual big game with 16 points, 13 rebounds and six assists, but point guard, Keith Appling, was the game's high scorer with 19 points. Michigan Stat moves on to a round of 16 meeting with Louisville.

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