Notre Dame will try to become the second school from Indiana to make the NCAA tournament’s Sweet 16 when it takes on Stephen F. Austin at 2:40 this afternoon. The game can be seen on CBS.
The Fighting Irish (22-11), a No. 6 seed, overcame a 14-point deficit to beat 11th-seed Michigan, 70-63, Friday night in an East Region game at Barclays Center in Brooklyn.
A No. 14 seed, Stephen F. Austin (28-5) upset 3rd-seed West Virginia, 70-56, Friday, the Lumberjacks’ 21st consecutive win.
Notre Dame will try to join Indiana University in the Sweet 16. The 5th-seed Hoosiers (26-7) defeated Kentucky, 73-67, Saturday in a second-round game at Des Moines, Iowa.
Indiana will play No. 1 seed North Carolina Friday in an East Region semifinal game in Philadelphia. The time will be announced by the NCAA. The Tar Heels (30-6) beat Providence, 85-66, Saturday to earn a trip to Philadelphia. Game story by Aaron Beard, AP Basketball Writer
Villanova 87, Iowa 68
Notre Dame 76, Stephen F. Austin 75
Oklahoma 85, VCU 81
Syracuse 75, Middle Tennessee State 50
Maryland 73, Hawaii 60
Northern Iowa 92, Texas A&M 88 (2 OT)
Wisconsin 66, Xavier 63
Oregon 69, Saint Joseph’s 64
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