The NCAA's first official day of March Madness has begun. The games that have already occurred include, Witchita State Destroying Pittsburg. Pitt ended up losing 55-73 in a slaughter. Cleanthony Early had a forward for the Witchita State Shockers had 7 rebounds and 21 points off the bench.
Butler had their first game of the tournament against Bucknell and Bucknell was taken down. The final score was 68-56. The Butler Bulldogs' Andrew Smith had 14 points and 16 rebounds. The Bucknell Bison's forward, Joe Willman, had 20 points in the downfall of his team.
Valparaiso Crusaders a 13 seed faced the Michigan State Spartans who were dominant. They won 65-54 lead by Derrick Nix who had 15 rebounds and 23 points and he was the difference maker in this game.
Te rest of the games played today will be covered later.
By David B.