Sunday, March 23, 2014
March Madness Weekend
With the NCAA Division I Men's Championship Tournament underway, top NBA hopefuls went head-to-head this weekend in their quest for collegiate glory; and to exhibit their draft appeal.
Highly touted forward Jabari Parker and his teammates from Duke were upset Friday afternoon in a loss to Mercer.
Kansas center Joel Embiid and forward Andrew Wiggins were eliminated by the Stanford Cardinal.
Syracuse guard Tyler Ennis and forward Jerami Grant were denied a Sweet Sixteen berth after a loss to the Dayton Flyers.
Guard Marcus Smart and Oklahoma State failed to survive the Round of 64 in a loss to Gonzaga.
Shooting guard Gary Harris and the Michigan State Spartans roared past Harvard to advance to the Sweet Sixteen.
Finally, guard James Young and forward Julius Randle helped Kentucky hand Wichita State their first loss of the season in the Round of 32.