CBT’s 2017 NCAA Tournament First-Weekend Roundup

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The first weekend of the NCAA Tournament flew by with tons of great games and moments.

If you had a hard time keeping up with all of the action leading up to this weekend’s Sweet 16, don’t worry, we’ve got you covered with all the stuff you need to know about what happened and what to watch for.

NBC’s Day-by-Day Recaps

NCAA Tournament Thursday Recap: Virginia, Notre Dame survive upset bids, Gonzaga advances

NCAA Tournament Friday Recap: USC, Rhode Island score upsets in early games, chalk holds late

NCAA Tournament Saturday Recap: Villanova upset, Florida State beat down, Northwestern burned by no-call

NCAA Tournament Sunday Recap: Louisville, Duke get upset, North Carolina, Kentucky survive

Eight Games to Remember

VIDEO: Northwestern earns first tournament win after Vanderbilt commits intentional foul up one

No. 7 Michigan outlasts No. 10 Oklahoma State in battle of elite point guards

Elijah Stewart three gives No. 11 USC a win over No. 6 SMU

VIDEO: Wisconsin’s Nigel Hayes sends reigning champ Villanova home

No. 4 Purdue holds off No. 5 Iowa State, moves on to Sweet Sixteen

Wagner leads No. 7 Michigan past No. 2 Louisville to advance to Sweet 16

No. 2 Kentucky outlasts No. 10 Wichita State in another classic NCAA Tournament slugfest

No. 7 South Carolina’s offensive outburst sends No. 2 Duke packing

Ten Memorable Moments

VIDEO: FGCU still is #DunkCity

Nevada defender wisely gets out of the way of Deonte Burton’s dunk attempt

POSTERIZED: SMU’s Semi Ojeleye takes liftoff

WATCH: Miles Bridges split the defense for putback dunk

Louisville thought sideline reporter Tracy Wolfson was stealing plays

VIDEO: Northwestern coach Chris Collins is not impressed with NCAA confirming missed call

POSTERIZED: Dang, Adel just dunked all over D.J. Wilson

WATCH: John Beilein celebrated win with a Super Soaker

POSTERIZED: Johnathan Motley slams through USC defender

VIDEO: Tyler Dorsey’s three saves No. 3 Oregon vs. No. 11 Rhode Island

Things to Know for the Sweet 16 and Beyond

Sweet 16’s schedule, tip times, and announcer pairings

Power Rankings for the remaining teams in the Sweet 16

CBT Podcast: Recapping the first weekend of the NCAA Tournament