June 22, 2024
2024 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament in Full Swing

Day 4 of the 2024 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament featured some high-scoring victories, notably Houston’s thrilling overtime win against Texas A&M.

Sunday saw eight games, with top seeds Purdue, UConn, and Houston all securing spots in the Sweet 16.
Let’s dive into the action from Day 4:

(1) Purdue 106, (8) Utah State 67
Purdue delivered a commanding performance, led by Zach Edey’s dominant first-half showing, to secure a spot in the Sweet 16 with a resounding 106-67 win over Utah State. They’ll face Gonzaga in the next round.

(1) Houston 100, (9) Texas A&M 95 (OT)
In a thrilling overtime matchup, Houston emerged victorious with a 100-95 win over Texas A&M. Emanuel Sharp’s early 3-pointer in overtime sealed the deal for the Cougars, setting up a Sweet 16 showdown with Duke.

(4) Duke 93, (12) James Madison 55
Duke cruised to a dominant 93-55 victory over James Madison, fueled by Jared McCain’s standout performance. The Blue Devils now await the winner between Houston and Texas A&M in the Sweet 16.

(2) Marquette 81, (10) Colorado 77
Marquette held off a late surge from Colorado to secure an 81-77 win and advance to the Sweet 16 for the first time since 2013.

(5) San Diego State 85, (13) Yale 57
San Diego State dominated Yale from the start, securing an 85-57 victory and setting up a Sweet 16 rematch with UConn.

(1) UConn 75, (9) Northwestern 58
UConn continued its impressive tournament run with a commanding 75-58 win over Northwestern, led by Donovan Clingan’s stellar performance.

(6) Clemson 72, (3) Baylor 64
Clemson held off Baylor in a close game to advance to the Sweet 16 for the second time in coach Brad Brownell’s tenure, winning 72-64.

(4) Alabama 72, (12) Grand Canyon 61
Alabama fought off Grand Canyon’s late surge to secure a 72-61 victory and a spot in the Sweet 16, where they’ll face North Carolina.

That concludes the exciting action from Day 4 of the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament!


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