Gonzaga’s striker Drew Timme plays in the second half of a Sweet 16 game in the NCAA men’s basketball tournament at Hinkle Fieldhouse versus Creighton Indianapolis, Sunday

Drew Timme scored 22 points and Gonzaga with top seeds prevailed over Creighton which he has done in this flawless season He rolled past the Bluejays with the fifth seed with versatile offense and efficient defense and won the NCAA tournament’s Sweet 16 on Sunday 83-65
Andrew Nembhard added 17 points for the Bulldogs (29-0), who have won a school record in 33 consecutive games and expanded their Division I record to 26 straight double-digit wins

Gonzaga did it this time on a quiet day for star Jalen Suggs, who finished with nine points. The Bulldogs methodically built a 10-point lead at halftime, moving Suggs’ layup 11:22 to the left by 20 points ahead of Die Zags will meet Southern California on Tuesday in the West Regional Final with sixth place on the grid

Marcus Zegarowski scored 19 points, leading the Bluejays (22-9), who were trying to reach their first Elite Eight since 1941, when only eight teams competed in the NCAA tournament

Isaiah White scored 22 points, and Southern California ended Oregon’s strong offense to make the Elite Eight for the first time in 20 years

The Trojans (25-7) cut the soaring ducks with their length at the girth and the 7-foot Evan Mobley cut off in the middle.Offensive is the No. 6 seeds swayed and weaved through the holes in Oregon’s defense, shooting 57% and 10 out of 17 out of 3

The all-round dominance brought three Pac-12 teams into the Elite Eight for the first time since 2001

Eugene Omoruyi had 28 points and 10 rebounds, and Chris Duarte scored 21 for the Ducks with the seventh seed (21-7) The Pac-12’s best 3-point shooting team (38%) went 5 of 21 out of the bow

Hunter Dickinson scored 14 points, and Michigan with the best seeds took the inner path to Elite Eight and pounded off in the paint to defeat the surprisingly helpless state of Florida

Franz Wagner had 13 points and 10 rebounds for the Wolverines, who scored their first 30 points of the second half from close range to lead coach Juwan Howard and Co to a victory in the only “chalk” meeting between 1 and 4 Second weekend seeds

Michigan (23-4) moved into a regional final for the first time since 2018.The Wolverines are playing against UCLA for a place in the Final Four

Florida State (18-7) missed the 20 point mark for most of the nightJ Walker (10 points) hit a jumper 27 seconds ahead in the first half. Malik Osborne led the Seminoles with 12 points

Jaime Jaquez Jr scored 17 points and hit two big jumpers early in overtime.UCLA with 11 seeds halted after Alex Reese of Alabama vented a 3-pointer at the end of regulation to defeat the Crimson Tide with the second seed

After beating Michigan State in extra time to escape the First Four, the unannounced Bruins (21-9) will be promoted back to the Elite Eight for the first time since 2008

UCLA believed the game had won in regulation when Cody Riley’s lead hit 63-62 by 14 seconds and Herbert Jones – a 75% foul shooter for Alabama – missed both attempts by 6 seconds

David Singleton was fouled and made two free throws for UCLA, extending the lead to 65-62 with 4 seconds left but that still gave the Crimson Tide enough time to find Reese, their binding 3-pointer just before the buzzer splashed

Jules Bernard also scored 17 points, Singleton had 15, and Johnny Juzang and Tyger Campbell added 13 as the Bruins coach Mick Cronin made his first trip to a regional semifinal in 18 years as a college head coach

Jahvon Quinerly scored 20 points and John Petty Jr had 16 for the Crimson Tide (26-7) who lost eight of their nine games in the Sweet 16

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Drew Timme, Gonzaga versus Creighton

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