March Madness 2023 updates — News, stats, takeaways and extra from the second spherical of the boys’s NCAA event

After a primary spherical that noticed a report variety of last-second game-winners and a historic upset by a 16-seed (Fairleigh Dickinson), how does Saturday’s second-round motion comply with it up?

There are damage and availability issues surrounding every of the highest groups: Stars Marcus Sasser (Houston) and Brandon Miller (Alabama) are nursing groin accidents, and Kansas coach Bill Self is as soon as once more out, nonetheless recovering from final week’s coronary heart process.

What do Thursday’s first-round darlings, 15-seed Princeton and 13-seed Furman, have in retailer immediately? The Tigers tackle Missouri, whereas the Paladins go up towards San Diego State. And can 10-seed Penn State proceed its scorching capturing efforts towards 2-seed and Big 12 event champions Texas? — Jeff Borzello

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