NCAA Bracket Update: Early Upsets Busting March Madness Brackets

It’s been all about the upsets early in the “second round” of the NCAA Tournament on Thursday. The action came fast and furious in the morning session as bracket favorites began dropping as fast as the buzzer beaters. When the dust settled, Louisville and Vanderbilt were gone, upset by Morehead State and Richmond. Kentucky also received a scare, going down to the wire with Princeton.

Though the wild action has settled a bit, the day is nowhere near over. Four games are currently underway with another session of games set to tip-off in just about an hour, including Gonzaga and St. John’s.

Currently in progress:

Florida is all over UC Santa Barbara late.
Wisconsin holds a five-point edge over Belmont early in the second.
UConn is cruising, up big on Bucknell midway through the second.
BYU holds a seven-point advantage over Wofford midway through the second.

Here’s a look at the bracket as it stands now. For a neat and tidy look, check out SB Nation’s printable NCAA Tournament bracket.

EAST REGION
No. 1 Ohio State vs. No. 16 Texas-SA
No. 8 George Mason vs. No. 9 Villanova
No. 5 WVU def. No. 12 Clemson, 84-76
No. 4 Kentucky def. No. 13 Princeton, 59-57
No. 2 UNC vs. No. 15 Long Island
No. 7 Washington vs. No. 10 Georgia.
No. 3 Syracuse vs.No. 14 Indiana State
No. 8 Xavier vs. No. 11 Marquette

WEST REGION
No. 1 Duke Blue Devils vs. No. 16 Hampton Pirates
No. 8 Michigan Wolverines vs. No. 9 Tennessee Volunteers
No. 4 Texas Longhorns vs. No. 13 Oakland
No. 5 Arizona Wildcats vs. No. 12 Memphis Tigers
No. 3 Connecticut Huskies vs. No. 14 Bucknell
No. 6 Cincinnati Bearcats vs. No. 11 Missouri Tigers
No. 7 Temple Owls def. No. 10 Penn State Nittany Lions, 66-64
No. 2 San Diego State def. No. 15 Northern Colorado, 68-50

SOUTHWEST REGION
No. 1 Kansas vs. No. 16 Boston University Terriers
No. 8 UNLV Runnin’ Rebels vs. No. 9 Illinois Fighting Illini
No. 12 Richmond Spiders def. No. 5 Vanderbilt, 69-66
No. 13 Morehead St. Eagles def No. 4 Louisville Cardinals, 62-61
No. 6 Georgetown Hoyas vs. No. 12 VCU Rams
No. 3 Purdue Boilermakers vs. No. 14 Saint Peter’s in Chicago
No. 7 Texas A&M Aggies vs. No. 10 Florida St. Seminoles
No. 2 Notre Dame Fighting Irish vs. No. 15 Akron Zips

SOUTHEAST REGION
No. 1 Pittsburgh def. No. 16 UNC-Asheville, 74-51
No. 8 Butler def. No. 9 Old Dominion, 60-58
No. 4 Wisconsin vs. No. 13 Belmont
No. 5 Kansas State vs. No. 12 Utah State
No. 3 BYU vs. No. 14 Wofford
No. 6 St. John’s vs. No. 11 Gonzaga
No. 7 UCLA vs. No. 10 Michigan State
No. 2 Florida vs. No. 15 UC-Santa Barbara

For the full television lineup, check out our March Madness schedule. Be sure to check back in with our NCAA Tournament results StoryStream for updates throughout the day.

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