Kansas Jayhawks No. 1 held off Creighton Blue Jays No. 9 to advance to Sweet Sixteen.
The opening day of Round 32 saw a knocked 1st seed go home early in the form of the Baylor Bears. their defeat against UNC Tar Heels number 8. One top seed that won’t go home and instead advance to the Sweet Sixteen is the Kansas Jayhawks.
On Saturday, Kansas defeated Creighton Blue Jays No. 9 with a score of 79-72.
The Jayhawks have certainly given up on the Bluejays, having practically cut the team’s deficit to 73-72 with less than two minutes left. Kansas will create a stepping stone after a steal and dunk from Ochai Agbaji to extend the lead to 75-72. Creighton looked to have almost cut their deficit to a point, as Trey Alexander had a path to an easy synergy, but it was blocked by David McCormack with more than 30 seconds left. That ended any chances of Creighton winning.
With that said, who will Kansas play against in the next round?
Who is Kansas’s next in the NCAA Tournament?
The Jayhawks will take on the Providence 4 Siblings on Friday, March 25.
Providence beat the No. 12 Richmond Spiders, who had a nasty win over the No. 5 Iowa Hawkeyes, on Saturday by a score of 79-51.
Back against Creighton, one of Kansas’s stars in their game was Remy Martin, who scored 20 points off the bench by shooting 50.0% on the field (7 to 14) and real do two out of five three-point efforts. He also got 7 rebounds and 4 assists.
The second year, Jalen Wilson won a double by scoring 14 points and picking up 14 rebounds.
The Jayhawks are still dancing and will spend the rest of Saturday night waiting to see who they will play in Sweet Sixteen.
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