The first few days of the NCAA tournament mark one of the best times on the calendar for sports fans every season. This year’s version has not disappointed.
There have been the upsets we see every year, the Cinderella squads that America falls in love with and enough crumpled and discarded brackets to fill a landfill. Fans were even on the edge of their seats for multiple No. 1 vs. No. 16 matchups.
So which games have been the best throughout the first three days? Read on to find out, and remember that a close final score doesn’t necessarily mean it was a quality game (such as the free-throw fest that was Creighton beating Cincinnati or the free-throw clanking contest that California displayed against UNLV), but it certainly doesn’t hurt.
Here were the games that you definitely should not have missed.