Kentucky, the preseason No. 1 that entered the Big Dance unranked, has reached the Final Four as an eight seed. The Wildcats will face Wisconsin, which upset top seed Arizona in a thriller.
By far the most unlikely Sweet 16 matchup is Dayton-Stanford. The 11 seed Flyers started Thursday’s madness by beating Ohio State 60-59.
Too many fouls and not enough rebounds led to Gonzaga’s first loss of the season in a nationally televised upset by unranked Dayton. Kevin Pangos fouled out in the final minute after scoring 27 points and nearly saving the 11th-ranked Bulldogs from an 84-79 defeat Monday night in the first round of the Maui Invitational.