The primary No. 1 seed of the 2019 NCAA event is formally finished.
No. 5 seed Auburn took the lead over UNC with one second left within the first half of the sport because of a layup from J’Von McCormick, and the Tigers by no means gave it up. They outscored the Tar Heels 56-41 with an explosive second-half efficiency to take down the Midwest Area’s prime seed and advance to the Elite Eight with a 97-80 victory.
Auburn shot 54.5 % from the sphere and a surprising 45.9 % from the Three-point line, and UNC simply couldn’t sustain with the Tigers’ jaw-dropping taking pictures.
Sophomore ahead Chuma Okeke had a game-high 20 factors earlier than struggling a devastating knee damage simply after the midway level within the second half. He additionally had 11 rebounds, two assists and two steals.
In a event with minimal upsets and wild endings, many individuals’s brackets remained considerably intact — a minimum of with UNC and fellow No. 1 seed Duke making it to the Candy 16. Nicely, after Friday evening’s beautiful blowout win over the Tar Heels, the faculty basketball world freaked out as the primary prime seed fell.
PUT SOME RESPECT ON OUR NAME!!!!!! AUBURN!!!!!!!! 🏀🏀🏀🏀🏀🏀🏀🏀🏀🏀🏀🏀
— Coach T-Will (@T_WILL4REAL) March 30, 2019
Rattling, Auburn ran CAROLINA out the health club. Don’t see that always
— Doug Gottlieb (@GottliebShow) March 30, 2019
Auburn dudes simply consuming folks’s souls with these blocks.
— Andy Staples (@Andy_Staples) March 30, 2019
My bracket was already busted, however UNC getting dusted like this once I had them successful all of it is simply kicking me whereas I’m down 😂 pic.twitter.com/ivn4nakpGU
— Dubuisson© (@13Dubuisson) March 30, 2019
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