2018 NCAA Tournament: Scores, results
North Carolina mostly held Oregon at bay during the second half until the Ducks rallied and got within the spread on Tyler Dorsey's 3-pointer with 42 seconds remaining.
The Tar Heels held on for the win thanks to rebounding their missed free throws in the closing seconds , but the Ducks covered as 4.
The closing total was The Ducks also won the second half, , as 2-point, second half underdogs as it stayed under the second-half total of It was a fast-paced first half and tied , but Gonzaga closed with a run to lead at intermission and cover as a 3.
Gonzaga looked like it was taking control in the second half, leading by 14 points, , with It stayed close from there as South Carolina covered as the 6.
The Gamecocks did win the second half, , as a 1-point, second half underdog as it stayed under the second half betting total of North Carolina grabbed a lead and maintained between a 4- and 8-point lead the rest of the half on the way to covering as a 1-point, first-half favorite, , as it stayed under the first half betting total of The Wildcats clawed back in the second half and led with 5: The Tar Heels roared right back with a run to lead with 54 seconds to play only to have Kentucky re-rally to tie it at on Malik Monk's 3-pointer with 10 seconds left.
UNC's Luke Maye then hit a jumper just inside the 3-point arc for the final that landed on the closing number of North Carolina minus-2 though early Kentucky backers were able to cash on plus-3 and plus Kentucky also covered the second half, , as a 1-point, second-half favorite, though it also stayed under the second-half total of There were eight lead changes in the first half before Florida went up at halftime, covering as a 1.
South Carolina rallied back and the final 10 minutes were mostly back-and-forth with the Gamecocks pulling away in the final three minutes to pull the upset, , as 3-point underdogs and plus on the money line. The game went over the closing total of on KeVaughn Allen's layup with The Gamecocks also won the second half as 1-point, second-half favorites and it went over the second-half total of South Carolina ATS winner: Oregon led most of the first half and Tyler Dorsey hit two 3-pointers in the final minute to give the Ducks a halftime lead, easily covering as 4-point, first-half underdogs as it went over the first-half total of 75 on Dorsey's trey with 3 seconds left.
Oregon led by double digits most of the second half, though Kansas did make one run to get within on Sviatoslav Mykhailiuk's 3-pointer with 2: The Ducks outscored the Jayhawks in the second half to cover again as 7. Xavier led and , but that was short-lived as Gonzaga quickly took control and extended to a halftime lead, covering as a five-point, first-half favorite as the first half flew over the Gonzaga continued the dominance in the second half, outscoring Xavier as it also covered as a two-point, second-half fave on the way to easily covering for the game as an 8.
With the Bulldogs so far ahead, the endgame didn't turn into a foul-fest, and the game stayed under the betting total of even though the first half went over by The Tar Heels led just early but then went on a run to lead Butler cut the lead to 8 at , but a helped the Tar Heels to lead at halftime and easily cover as 4-point, first-half favorites and going way over the first-half total of North Carolina pretty much coasted to the victory, covering as a 7-point favorite for the game and going over total points.
Baylor actually led and the game was tied , but otherwise South Carolina picked up where it left off in last Sunday's upset of Duke in dominating the first half and bolting to a halftime lead.
The Gamecocks did it as 1. UCLA was favored despite being a No. It was a back-and-forth first half, but Kentucky led at halftime to cover the first half that closed pick 'em it stayed under the first-half total of 79 points. The Wildcats coasted to the victory as 1. Kentucky also covered the second half, , as a 1.
Wisconsin led by as many as 10 points and controlled most of the first half, but Florida had a run to take a lead into halftime and covered the first-half line that closed pick 'em it went over the first-half total of In a reversal of the first half, Florida led most of the second and was ahead with 1: The extra session came down to the final seconds with the Badgers having the chance at the victory as Nigel Hayes was fouled with 4 seconds left and made both free throws for an lead, but they left too much time on the clock and Chris Chiozza made a running 3-pointer as time expired to give the Gators the victory and landed the final margin on the closing line of Florida -1 for a push.
The game had already gone the closing total of before overtime. Wisconsin did end up covering the second-half line which includes overtime and closed pick 'em , , and it went over the second-half total of North Carolina was the only favorite to cover and the push was in the final game of the night, Florida beating Wisconsin in overtime as a 1-point favorite.
Overs and unders split Underdogs improve to ATS Overs still lead Michigan closed as a 1-point favorite despite being a No.
Oregon extended its lead to as many as six points in the second half but Michigan rallied and led several times, the last being before Tyler Dorsey 's layup put Oregon ahead for good at with 1: The Ducks won and covered as 1-point dogs and the game stayed under The game was tied at halftime with West Virginia covering as a 1. Gonzaga used an run early in the second half to take an eight-point lead, but the Mountaineers used their relentless press to take the lead at and set up a back-and-forth finish.
Jordan Matthew's 3-pointer with 50 seconds left put Gonzaga up and the Bulldogs held on for the 3-point victory that pushed against the closing point spread. Some books went to 3. Gonzaga also won the second half at and barely covered as a 2. Purdue led by as many as eight points in the first half, but Kansas went on a run to lead at halftime, covering as a 3-point first-half favorite it flew over the first-half total of It was more of the same in the second half as Kansas stayed hot and Purdue kept turning the ball over as the Jayhawks ended up easily covering the 5.
Kansas also easily covered as a 3-point, second-half fave winning the second half and it went over the second-half total of Arizona jumped out to leads of and , but Xavier battled back to trail at halftime and cover as a 4-point, first-half underdog as it went over the first-half total of 68 points.
The game was back-and-forth in the second half as both teams had runs and Arizona actually pulled ahead by more than the spread at with 3: Xavier also won the second half as a 4-point 'dog as it was under the second-half total of Unders went on the night. Underdogs improve to ATS 56 percent with one game closing pick 'em.
Underdogs improved to ATS Cincinnati led after a closely contested first half, but UCLA took control after halftime and slowly extended its lead to win by double digits and easily cover as 4-point favorites. The game stayed just under the total of points.
Duke led at halftime, but it took just over five minutes of the second half for South Carolina to outscore Duke to take a lead at The Gamecocks slowly took control and led by as many as 11 points and 10 several times as they held the Blue Devils at bay and pulled off an outright upset at plus on the money line. The game flew over the total of USC trailed at halftime per usual but took the lead in the second half before Baylor bounced back.
Baylor led in the closing seconds more than the closing 5. De'Anthony Melton missed a 3-pointer, but Chimezie Metu deflected the ball back at the basket, and it went in at the buzzer for an final and covering the number for all USC bettors. Rhode Island led at halftime, but Oregon rallied in the second half, and the game went down to the wire. Tyler Dorsey's 3-pointer with 40 seconds left gave the Ducks a lead and put the game over the total of Matthews threw up an air ball in the closing seconds, and the clock expired, but Rams' point-spread backers still covered.
North Carolina led by 17 points in the first half, at , but Arkansas stormed back to within by halftime and actually took the lead in the second half. North Carolina regained control and pulled away to win by seven but fell short of covering the huge, The game never came close to threatening the betting total of The game was tied with five minutes left in the first half, but Kansas pulled ahead by halftime. The Spartans were still within the point spread at with six minutes to play, but the Jayhawks outscored them the rest of the way to easily cover the spread.
The game went over the betting total of points with nearly three minutes to spare. This was a close game throughout. Kentucky took a lead with 4: The only other scoring in the final minute was Malik Monk 's two free throws with 10 seconds to play, as Shamet's 3-pointer at the buzzer was blocked by Edrice Adebayo. Wichita State held on for the cover. Some Kentucky bettors got a push, as the line dropped to -3 at some books. The game never threatened the betting total of Louisville led most of the first half and pulled ahead at halftime.
The game fell just short of the total of points as D. Wilson blocked Louisville's final shot and Derrick Walton Jr. The outright upsets by Wisconsin and Xavier over Villanova and Florida State were the big news of the day, but favorites went ATS on the day with one game -- the very last one -- closing at pick 'em.
Overs and unders split after overs started the day After entering the day at , overs cooled off a little but are still an impressive In the first game of the tournament to close pick 'em, Purdue looked like it would win in a rout, as it led at halftime and by as many as 19 points. However, a run midway through the second half put the Cyclones back in the game, and they led with 3: The game sneaked right over the betting total of on P.
Thompson's free throw with eight seconds left, which put Purdue up by two possessions. Virginia led , but Florida went on a run to lead at halftime and coasted in the second half for an easy win and cover.
It was the biggest rout of the day from what was expected to be an evenly matched No. Mary's led by as many as 10 points in the first half before having its lead cut to at halftime. Arizona carried the momentum to take the lead, but St. Mary's was within the spread at with 1: The Gaels didn't score the rest of the way, and Arizona covered for its backers. Favorites and underdogs are now ATS on the day. Butler led wire-to-wire and was mostly in control, but Middle Tennessee State, despite falling behind by as many as 12 points, pulled within three at with 3: Butler pulled away for the win and cover.
The game stayed just under the average closing total of Xavier pretty much dominated from the start, despite being a much lower seed. The game went over the total of Gonzaga dominated early and was already covering the closing point spread by halftime with a lead.
However, Northwestern rallied almost all the way back in the second half a non-call on an apparent goaltending violation that would have cut the lead to three hurt its chances , but the Wildcats still got the cover for their point-spread backers. Wisconsin broke out to a lead and led at halftime.
Villanova took the lead during the second half, and Wisconsin had to bench senior leader Bronson Koenig with four fouls. However, Koenig scored eight points in the final 4: After taking a timeout with the score tied and 20 seconds remaining, it was clear that Wisconsin would cover as 5. Vitto Brown made the first of two free throws to put the Badgers up The game fell short of the betting total of The Mountaineers never trailed as they jumped out to a lead.
Notre Dame did rally a few times, but West Virginia had an answer every time and kept the Irish from getting back inside the spread. Similar to the first round when overs went , this first game of the second round sneaked over the betting total in the final minute.
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