Day one of the Sweet 16 brought highly anticipated story lines, upsets and down-to-the-final possession games. Indiana women’s basketball is headed to the Elite Eight for the first time in program history following a win against No. 1 seeded North Carolina State, and Sister Jean is headed home after Loyola Chicago fell to No. 12 seed Oregon State.
Can Florida State's depth upset Michigan on Sunday in the men's competition? Will No. 1 South Carolina prevail over No. 5 Georgia Tech in women's play?
With so much action taking place Sunday, USA TODAY Sports is breaking down all the results and how they affect the respective brackets below.
Here's the latest from the Sweet 16:
NCAA women's tournament
No. 1 South Carolina 76, No. 5 Georgia Tech 65
No. 1 seed South Carolina is headed to its fourth Elite Eight since 2015 after beating No. 5 seed Georgia Tech 76-65. The Gamecocks were led by sophomore guard Zia Cooke, who finished with 17 points, four rebounds and two assists. Coming out of halftime, All-American Aliyah Boston hadn't scored a single point for the Gamecocks but found her flow in the third quarter, scoring Carolina's first seven points of the second half. South Carolina, which shot 56% from the field and and 57% from three-point range, took down a Yellow Jackets team which nearly matched them from long range (50%) but took four more shots and made four fewer from the field overall (46%). Georgia Tech was led by Lotta-Maj Lahtinen with 20 points, while Kierra Fletcher added 16 points and Lorela Cubaj 15. Gamecock sophomore Laeticia Amihere scored 15 points off of the bench with Victaria Saxton adding 12.
— Analis Bailey
No. 5 Missouri State vs. Stanford 3 p.m. ET
No. 6 Oregon vs. No. 2 Louisville 7 p.m. ET
No. 6 Texas vs No. 2 Maryland 9 p.m. ET
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