2023 March Madness reside updates: Pittsburgh-Xavier in motion

The first weekend of the 2023 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament finishes right now with eight extra groups seeking to stamp their ticket to the Sweet 16.

Kicking issues off, 11-seed Pittsburgh is at the moment going up in opposition to 3-seed Xavier. Following that, John Calipari’s Kentucky crew takes on Kansas State at 2:40 p.m. ET, whereas Michigan State will battle Marquette at 2:15 p.m. ET.

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Later on, Adama Sanogo leads the 4-seed UConn Huskies in opposition to 5-seed Saint Mary’s, whereas Ryan Kalkbrenner and the Creighton Bluejays comply with that with a matchup in opposition to Scott Drew’s Baylor Bears.

In the nightcap, 16-seed Fairleigh Dickinson seems to proceed its Cinderella run in opposition to Florida Atlantic, Miami goes up in opposition to Trayce Jackson-Davis and the Indiana Hoosiers, and Drew Timme leads the No. 3 seeded Gonzaga Bulldogs in opposition to Mike Miles Jr. and the TCU Horned Frogs.

Follow together with essentially the most up-to-date bracket right here.

Here are the highlights!

No. 11 Pittsburgh vs. No. 3 Xavier (12:10 p.m. ET, CBS)

Throw it down!

Xavier bought off to a scorching begin, however Pittsburgh freshman Guillermo Diaz Graham threw down a one-handed alley-oop slam.


Xavier guard Colby Jones bought in on the motion with a big-time 3 that helped the Musketeers lengthen their lead early.

Just like that, Xavier had built its lead out to 10 factors, 28-18, halfway although the primary half.

Making a press release

It was extra of the identical as the primary half wound down. Xavier took a 48-34 lead into halftime.

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No. 6 Kentucky vs. No. 3 Kansas State (2:40 p.m. ET, CBS)


Kentucky Wildcats



Kansas State Wildcats


No. 7 Michigan State vs. No. 2 Marquette (5:15 p.m. ET, CBS)


Michigan State Spartans



Marquette Golden Eagles


No. 5 Saint Mary’s vs. No. 4 Connecticut (6:10 p.m. ET, TNT)

No. 6 Creighton vs. No. 3 Baylor (7:10 p.m. ET, TBS)


Creighton Bluejays



Baylor Bears


No. 16 Fairleigh Dickinson vs. No. 9 Florida Atlantic (7:45 p.m. ET, TruTV)

No. 5 Miami (Fla.) vs. No. 4 Indiana (8:40 p.m. ET, TNT)

No. 6 TCU vs. No. 3 Gonzaga (9:40 p.m. ET, TBS)


TCU Horned Frogs



Gonzaga Bulldogs


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