No. 1 general seed Villanova cruised Support St. Maryis within the second-half on the way to some 76-56 win and transformed a slow-start. (USA Today Pictures)
Other No. 1 seed Gonzaga handled comparable first half worries to Villanova, however the Bulldogs could manage South Dakota State, 66-46 (USA Nowadays Pictures)
Nevertheless, the tournament’s very first evening was not all chalk. No. 11 Xavier upset No. 6 Annapolis in Orlando behind some sterling firing from Trevon Bluiett. (USA Today Pictures)
Rooting on Xavier was the one and only renowned comic Bill Murray, whose boy is definitely a helper for that Musketeers. (USA Today Pictures).
The largest disappointed when it comes to seed arrived using the lower- ranked Blue Raiders 81-72 in a 5-12 game. (USA Today Pictures)
Lake Town was come in by the absolute most remarkable end of Evening 1. Northwestern picked its first-ever NCAA Tournament triumph up after Vanderbilt Fisher-Davis dedicated an irrational foul up by one, providing two free-throws they’d utilize to get to the Wildcats. (USA Today Pictures)