NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 scores: What you missed in women’s, men’s tournaments on Saturday
From men's basketball Cinderalla team Loyola Chicago and Cameron Krutwig taking down No. 1 Illinois in the second round to Jordan Nixon leading Texas A&M past Iowa State with 35 points and a game-winner in overtime in the women's competition, we have finally made it to the Sweet 16 of the NCAA tournaments.
The weekend will display breakout players in Indianapolis such as Oral Roberts' Kevin Obanor and UCLA's Johnny Juzang, while Caitlin Clark and Paige Bueckers go head-to-head for the first time in San Antonio.
With so much action going on Saturday, USA TODAY Sports is breaking down all the results and how they affect the respective brackets below. Here's the latest from the Sweet 16:
NCAA women's tournament
No. 1 UConn 92, No. 5 Iowa 72
The UConn Huskies have done it again. They have rolled past their opponent to make it to their 15th consecutive Elite Eight appearance. UConn's Paige Bueckers and Iowa's Caitlin Clark were the freshmen stars poised to steal the show in this highly anticipated Sweet 16 tip-off, but beating the Hawkeyes was a full-squad effort.
UConn guard Christyn Williams, a former No. 1 recruit, led the team with 27 points, and Bueckers showed her all-around game with 18 points, nine rebounds and eight assists. Guard Evina Westbrook (17 points, nine rebounds, 10 assists) was just one rebound shy of a triple-double, and freshman forward Aaliyah Edwards shined early and ended with 18 points.
UConn will play Baylor on Monday for a spot in the Final Four.
— Analis Bailey
No. 2 Baylor 78, No. 6 Michigan 75 (OT)
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