Champ Week: Down Goes #3 Baylor

March 11, 2022 Champ Week: Down Goes #3 Baylor

By: Carlos Alvarez

Oklahoma Stuns #3 Baylor (72-67) in Big 12 Quarterfinals; Other Top-10 Teams Survive

We march on through Championship Week with another upset that could shake up NCAA bracket seeding. Oklahoma (18-14) was certainly on the bubble entering the Big 12 tournament, but a takedown of the 3rd-ranked Bears gives them their fourth win over teams expected to be seeded 4s or better in the NCAA Tournament.


NCAA Men’s Highlights

Pac-12: #2 Arizona def. Stanford (84-80)

Big 12: Oklahoma def. #3 Baylor (72-67)

Big 12: #6 Kansas def. West Virginia (87-63)

ACC: #7 Duke def. Syracuse (88-79)

Big East: #8 Villanova def. St. John’s (66-65)

Big East: #11 Providence def. Butler (65-61)


The action continues today with a dozen-or-so matchups that have bubble implications. Here are the top games we’re watching:


Today’s Schedule (Top Games to Watch)

Big Ten: Indiana vs. #16 Illinois (11:30 am ET)

SEC: Texas A&M vs. #4 Auburn (Noon ET)

SEC: Mississippi State vs. #9 Tennessee (6:00 pm ET)

Big East: Creighton vs. #11 Providence (6:30 pm ET)

Big Ten: Michigan State vs. #12 Wisconsin (6:30 pm ET)

Big 12: TCU vs. #6 Kansas (7:00 pm ET)

ACC: Miami vs. #7 Duke (7:00 pm ET)

SEC: Vanderbilt vs. #5 Kentucky (8:00 pm ET)

PAC-12: Colorado vs. #2 Arizona (9:00 pm ET)

Big Ten: Penn State vs. #9 Purdue (9:00 pm ET)


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