Big Man DJ Burns Jr. Powers N.C. State to Sweet 16 Victory

DJ Burns Jr. leads N.C. State to an overtime victory against Oakland, securing a spot in the Sweet 16.

DJ Burns Jr. Dominates as N.C. State Secures Sweet 16 Spot

The stage was set, the tension palpable, and the crowd on the edge of their seats as N.C. State faced off against Oakland in a thrilling matchup that would determine who advanced to the Sweet 16. And boy, did DJ Burns Jr. steal the show! With 24 points under his belt, including a crucial putback that sparked a game-changing 9-0 run in overtime, Burns Jr. proved why he's a force to be reckoned with on the court.

Standing tall at 6-foot-9 and weighing in at 275 pounds, Burns Jr. showcased his versatility and skill, propelling the Wolfpack to their first Sweet 16 appearance since 2015. It was a nail-biting game that kept fans on the edge of their seats until the very last second.

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N.C. State's journey to the Sweet 16 wasn't easy, but with Burns Jr. at the helm, they proved that they are a team to be reckoned with in this year's NCAA Tournament.

North Carolina Tar Heels Continue March Madness Dominance

Meanwhile, over in Charlotte, the North Carolina Tar Heels faced off against Michigan State in a showdown that had fans on the edge of their seats. RJ Davis led the charge with 20 points, guiding the Tar Heels to an impressive 85-69 victory over the Spartans.

It was a historic moment for the Tar Heels as they remained undefeated against Michigan State in March Madness games coached by the legendary Tom Izzo. Harrison Ingram's stellar performance, including five 3-pointers and 17 points, added to the team's dominance on the court.

With their eyes set on the prize, the Tar Heels continue to showcase why they are a force to be reckoned with in this year's tournament.

Gonzaga Shines Bright with Second-Half Triumph

Switching gears to Salt Lake City, Gonzaga put on a show-stopping performance against Kansas, sealing an 89-68 victory with a near-perfect second half. Anton Watson's remarkable shooting, going 8 for 11 and scoring 21 points, was just one highlight of Gonzaga's stellar game.

The Zags left their fans in awe by making their first five 3-pointers of the second half, showcasing their dominance on the court. After a flawless performance post-halftime, Gonzaga extended their streak of Sweet 16 appearances to an impressive nine times.

With their eyes set on the ultimate prize, Gonzaga is undoubtedly a team to watch as the NCAA Tournament unfolds.

Dusty May Heads to Michigan in Coaching Shake-Up

In a surprising turn of events, Dusty May announced his move to Michigan after six successful seasons at Florida Atlantic. May's coaching prowess was evident during his tenure at Florida Atlantic, highlighted by a Final Four run that garnered national attention.

Michigan President Santa Ono confirmed May's hiring via a social media post, signaling a new chapter for both May and the Wolverines. As May finalizes his contract details with Michigan, fans are eager to see how his coaching style will impact the team's performance in the upcoming seasons.

With May at the helm, Michigan fans can expect nothing short of an exhilarating journey ahead as the team gears up for future challenges.

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