Bob Huggins' squad handily beat Marshall, 81-58, in San Diego on Saturday for a second-round win.
The No. 1 seed Wildcats, who won their first two NCAA East Regional games by a combined 49 points, have no scholarship seniors on their roster and use three freshmen in their rotation.
The Wildcats are not thinking about extra karma because the 2009 team won the East Region in Boston.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - Michigan freshman Jordan Poole drained a long 3-pointer at the buzzer after Houston squandered a chance to lock up a spot in the Sweet 16, giving the third-seeded Wolverines a heart-stopping 64-63 victory in the second round of the NCAA Tournament on Saturday night.
The assistant basketball coach at St. Joseph's Prep did not predict his former team would pull off the biggest upset in NCAA tournament history.
The Wildcats went into intermission tied with the Irish, but proved to be no match in the second half.
The former St. Joe's star will renew a rivalry with the Wildcats, with a Sweet 16 berth on the line.
The first-round triumph sets up a matchup at 7 p.m. Sunday of Philadelphia-bred coaches with Villanova's Harry Perretta going against Notre Dame's Muffet McGraw.
Frank Nutile is the No. 1 QB entering spring, although he is not complacent, knowing if he lets up, others can take advantage of the chance.
Did you notice this in the Wildcats win over the Crimson Tide?
The top-seeded Wildcats struggled in the first half but then took control behind Bridges, who scored 22 of his 23 points in the second half.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - It finally happened - a 16 ousting a 1 in March Madness.
Football is king at Alabama, but the basketball team already won its first NCAA tournament game since 2006.