Photo credit: Harry How

Photo credit: Harry How

12:27

This will be the end of the first ever BustaSports NCAA March Madness blog!

Thanks to everybody for following for the last five hours.

Hopefully this will continue throughout the whole NCAA tournament

Thank you and hope your brackets are looking good!

12:25

Due to the fact that this college kid doesn’t have TruTV, and the fact that Syracuse is winning by a lump sum over Montana! Syracuse-66 Montana-25…..

12:21

Harvard-68
New Mexico-62

HARVARD WITH THE BIGGEST UPSET IN THE NCAA TOURNAMENT.

HARVARD!!!! BIGGEST WIN IN SCHOOL HISTORY!

WOWOWOWOWWOW

12:19

Harvard-66
New Mexico-62

17 seconds left. Almost gets trap in corner.

12:18

New Mexico down 6, 66-60, and is going to the free throw line with 18 seconds left.

12:17

New Mexico misses a three, then misses a drive to the hoop and then misses a tip-in! Harvard gets the ball and misses the first free throw and made the second

12:16

Harvard made 1 of 2

12:16

Harvard barely gets the ball in and New Mexico fouls. Was small ticky tack foul though

12:15

WOW…Harvard couldn’t get the ball inbounds. Now they are out of time-outs. Could be huge momentum swing! New Mexico needs to play great defense right now

12:13

Harvard-64
New Mexico-60

:48 seconds left

12:13

New Mexico makes both free throws. Something rare in this tournament it seems.

12:11

NEW Mexico takes it hard to the rim and gets the foul.

12:11

Re-occurring theme in this tournament….MAKE YOUR FREE-THROWS!!!!!1

12:10

Harvard gets the foul. That was a bad call by the ref. New Mexico may be done

12:10

New Mexico needs a stop!

12:08

New Mexico hits a three. 63-58. Five point game. LOBOS alive!

12:08

New Mexico has gone cold!

12:07

Harvard-63
New Mexico-55

2 minutes left. WOW

12:07

The win by Colorado State is their first ever NCAA tournament win in program history

12:06

Harvard! Harvard! Biggest upset in the NCAA tournament right now.

12:02

Harvard get’s fouled. Media Timeout , only up four

12:01

Harvard-59
New Mexico-55

3:20 left in second half.

12:00

four minutes remain! Harvard looking good now

11:58

Harvard up by six right now! Fans in building stunned!

11:57

Syracuse is up 41-15! 15 points! How is Montana in this tournament.

11:53

Six minutes left in the Harvard-New Mexico game.

11:53

Harvard and New Mexico all tied up at 51 a piece. Who saw that coming??

11:52

The VCU win was the most lopsided win in NCAA tournament history over with a 5-seed over a 12-seed.

11:50

Colorado St.-84
Missouri-72

End Game! sup rising win I think

11:49

Could Missouri comeback in :47 seconds?? that would be some crazy stuff against Colorado St. I don’t see it happening though.

11:47

New Mexico took the lead! 49-47!! six minutes left. first lead of the game

11:44

Looking like Colorado St. is going to pull of the big win against Missouri. Though Missouri would come out better than than. 81-66 lead with 40 seconds left.

11:43

Syracuse-38
Montana-15

Halftime

11:43

VCU-88
Akron-42

End game…just a complete blowout!

11:42

Sorry for the delay…internet went on this college kid.

11:23

Harvard v. New Mexico has begun for second half

11:21

Reason Akron is losing….Akron is 0 for 10 on three pointers.

11:18

these late games starting just to be blowouts.

11:16

Colorado St.-69
Missouri-55

8 minutes left in game.

11:14

Syracuse is on a tear against Montana. 25-11 with seven minutes left in first half.

11:13

Colorado State just had a very long three circle-out of the rim. That would of been a DAGGER!!!!!!!

11:13

Missouri started to comeback a little bit, 69-54 right now! Colorado STate out rebounding Mizzou 39-13

11:11

Will Akron score 50??

11:11

VCU-73
Akron-34

11 minutes left in game.

11:09

VCU might be the first team to reach 100 in the tournament.

embarrassing Akron.

11:07

Great inbound play from Colorado St., gets the foul and makes the second free-throw. And then Missouri goes out of bounds. Colorado St. is starting to pull away.

11:04

Colorado St.-59
Missouri-47

13 minutes left in game.

11:03

Syracuse up 20-8, 10 minutes into the first half. Blowout special!

11:02

The MAC just getting crazy embarrassed….VCU-68 Akron-34

10:58

Harvard-31
New Mexico-27

Halftime

UPSET ALERT!

10:56

Colorado State-51
Missouir-45

15 minutes left in second half.

10:55

Missouri trying to make the comeback against Colorado St., down only six with five minutes into the second half.

10:55

VCU up 20 on Akron, with four minutes gone by in second half.

10:53

Syracuse is already running away with the game. Its 11-3 against Montana, five minutes in!

10:53

New Mexico for three….but Harvard answers right back with two.

10:51

Harvard-35
New Mexico-30

10:50

Harvard winning with 3:30 remaining in first half.

10:49

VCU v. Akron started back up

Colorada State v. Missouri started back up

Syracuse v. Montana has begun

10:48

Harvard goes up by three, with four minutes left.

10:45

Harvard misses long three, New Mexico could tie the game or take the lead.

10:41

Harvard-16
New Mexico-12

6 Minutes left in first half.

10:40

Harvard with a BIG three!!! 16-10 Crimson lead

10:39

Ok just got confirmation that Harvard’s nickname is the “Crimson”…thats a color, not a mascot

10:37

What’s Harvard’s nickname?

10:36

Could be a huge upset if Harvard wins? I don’t think New Mexico is deserving of a number three seed.

10:34

Harvard and New Mexico, such a long scoring game.

10:29

Harvard up three. with 12 minutes left in the first half.

10:27

VCU-50
Akron-25

Halftime.

10:25

Colorado State-47
Missouri-38

Halftime

10:23

VCU making the MAC look awful!

10:20

Harvard-4
New Mexico-2
15 minutes left in first half.

Sooo many points this game…love sarcasm

10:19

VCU up by 17! against the nation’s longest win streak Akron

10:19

I’m going to switch the key game: Harvard v. New Mexico

10:16

VCU winning 39-22 over Akron.

10:16

Harvard v. New Mexico finally gets a basket. Three minutes into the game.

10:14

New Mexico v. Harvard just started.

10:13

Missouri making a mini-run with against Colorado St.

CSU-33
Missouri-26

with 4:30 left in second half.

10:12

VCU-34
Akron-21

with 5 minutes left in the first half.

10:08

CAL intercepts the inbound, then gets fouled with 0.7 seconds left. Up by three, CAL player missed both free-throws! But UNLV missed full court heave!

CAL-64
UNLV-61.

First kinda big upset of the tournament.

10:06

UNLV foul with 1.5 seconds left. CAL up just one!

10:05

CAL up one point with six seconds left.

10:04

CAL missed first free throw. 5 second left, up 2!

10:04

He only made one free-throw. Then CAL goes to the free-throw line.

10:03

Smart play from CAL. Three point game with 9 second left. CAL foulds UNLV.

10:02

10-point lead for Colorado St.

10:01

VCU just taking control of Akron right now. 30-13.

09:58

Three point game in the CAl-UNLV game with 14 second left.

09:56

Big offensive foul on UNLV.

Cal-60
UNLV-53

40 seconds left.

09:56

Colorado State 4 for 5 from three point land.

Colorado St.-20
Missouri-12

16 minutes left.

09:54

Colorado St. with a long three

09:53

Great defense by Colorado St., swiping the ball away.

09:52

Cal in a close one with UNLV, five point game

09:52

Colorado State laading Mizzou 15-9 early in the game.

09:50

VCU doesnt have a turnover yet, and they’re six minutes in

09:49

VCU with the jumper. 16-9 VCU

09:48

Akron get the bucket and the foul for the there-point play

09:44

VCU-12
Akron-6

15 minute mark of the first half.

09:44

VCU on 8-0 run

09:43

California up four 56-52 with two minutes left in game.

09:43

VCU with the fast-break dunk.

09:43

VCU bringing the press against Akron

09:42

The next game that I am going to be live blogging is Akron v. VCU

09:40

Arizona-81
Belmont-64

Game over! Arizona advances

09:39

Just to let you all know….Akron has a 19-game winning streak. Longest in the nation.

09:38

Belmont putting in the back-ups. This game is donyions.

09:38

VCU v. Akron just started. get some MAction

09:37

Missouri v. Colorado State just started.

09:34

California up 52-44 on UNLV with just under 6 minutes.

09:34

Arizona now up 18, oh how quickly things can change. This one may be done

09:32

Belmont gets fouled on the three point shot. Belmont has got to get hot quick.

09:31

Arizona can’t make their free-throws and main guy fouled out. Belmont has a small small chance.

09:27

Daggger!!!!!!!! Arizona with three

09:24

Belmont with the comeback???? just down 17, Belmont hits a three, steals the inbound hits another three, now just down 11! in a blink of an eye.

09:21

Louisville’s win is the second largest in school history in the tournament

09:18

Anybody else’s bracket getting screwed up? Bucknell and Belmont were both in my sweet 16. That’s not going too well right now.

09:17

Arizona-63
Belmont-42

Under eight minutes left in second half.

09:16

Belmont defense, not there!

09:16

Nice dunk by Arizona!

09:16

Maybe Belmont will comeback? #something nobody says. Arizona up 18

09:14

Two games on right now. The Belmont v. Arizona blow-out and the California v.UNLV game.

09:12

Belmont just getting embarrassed.

09:11

California up on UNLV by six with 14 minutes left.

09:06

Michigan takes down SDSU 71-56

09:06

Arizona is just keeping the foot on the gas against Belmont. 50-33 with 12 minutes left.

09:04

Louisville puts a whooping’ on NC A&T 79-48

09:02

looking’ like Michigan is going to pull this one out. Hardaway Jr. with sick cross-over move.

Michigan–71
SDSU–54

Under 1:30 left in second half.

09:00

Cal has a six point lead over UNLV.

17 minutes left in second half.

08:59

Arizona -45
Belmont-30

14:30 remaining in the second half

08:57

Burke is Big Ten Player of the Year, and only has four points. good defense, sorta by SDSU

08:56

Michigan’s McGary!!!! just dominating the JackRabbits right now. SDSU with way to many turnovers!

Michigan-67
SDSU-52

3:30 remains in game.

08:55

SDSU just needs to get hot, they’re just hanging around barely.

08:54

Michigan passing is just amazing’

08:53

SDSU with three pointer.

Michigan-61
SDSU-50

five minutes left.

08:52

JackRabbits down 14, not looking good. five minutes left.

08:51

Oh by the way…..Louisville is winning!!

08:50

Arizona has taken this game over 41-28

08:48

Arizona is just too strong for Belmont. 17 point lead for the Wildcats.

08:47

Arizona goes right to the rack against Belmont, 17 point lead. But then Belmont comes back with a three

08:46

Arizona with a 15 point lead over Belmont.

08:46

Wolters has 10 points. His 72nd game with at least double digit points, impressive

08:45

Michigan-57
SDSU-43

with 8 minutes left in the game

08:44

Arizona and Belmont is back in action

08:44

Burke is back in!

08:43

Michigan gets 3 point-play, then Hardaway is tearing it up! another three

08:42

Burke walked off the court and is now in the locker room. Good for him.

08:40

If Burke goes down and can’t come back in, Michigan may have a tougher time against Wolters and the JackRabbits.

08:39

Burke goes up for rebound and falls down pretty hard. Looks like his neck got a little whip last, he still lying on the floor. Hope he is alright.

08:38

SDSU just making mental mistakes, has great pump fake and then just turns it over.

08:38

`SDSU down 8

08:35

Cal and UNLV tied at 28-28 at Halftime

08:33

Burke finally gets points. Tough lay-up drive on Wolters.

Michigan-47
SDSU-38

08:33

Great alley-oop! from Michigan. Burke has no points, but 8 assists. Helping out any way he can.

08:28

Here come the JackRabbits, 43-36 Michigan leads, but not by much.

08:28

UNLV-23
Cal-25

gettin close to halftime, two minutes left.

08:27

Arizona-32
Belmont-20

Halftime

08:26

SDSU being lazy on defense, down 9

08:26

It’s just raining three’s for Michigan right now.

08:25

Michigan is up 10.

08:24

Michigan v. SDSU announcer just said, “Even the red-head kid can’t get out there on the three point line.” I don’t know about that.

08:23

Michigan just ran the exact same play and it had the same result. Michigan coming out with intensity

08:23

SDSU big man just chilling under the basketball pump-faking and goes out of bounds.

08:22

Michigan knocks down a three to go up 7

08:21

Anddd Michigan starts with a turnover.

08:20

Michigan game is about ready to start. Trey Burke has 0 points. That’s crazy. Wolters is shutting him down.

08:19

Belmont just getting out-hustled.

08:18

Belmont needs to start making lay-ups in order to keep pace with Arizona.

08:17

Louisville game starts back up again. Get ready for the back-ups to come in.

08:16

Tipped in multiple times by Arizona.

They’re up nine points.

08:13

Hasn’t been any major upsets yet in this tournament so far.

08:11

Arizona-23
Belmont-18

6 minutes left.

08:09

UNLV maybe starting to pull away, up three.

08:07

Great Block from behind by Arizona. By it was a goal tend.

08:06

AIR BALL, AIR BALL!!! FROM Belmont player. Belmont down by five.

08:05

Arizona hits three! Right in Belmont players face.

08:04

UNLV v. Cal is tied.

08:04

Arizona and Belmont started to get close. Three point game wiht 7 minutes left.

08:03

UNLV takes over the lead from CAL

08:00

Michigan-30
SDSU-26

Halftime

07:59

SDSU hits a shot with one second left on the shot clock and five second left in the first half.

07:58

Michigan’s Hardaway Jr. just getting good looks and drilling them right now.

07:55

Louisville-47
NC A&T-31

Halftime

07:54

NC A&T just getting dominated. Had cut it down to 14, but then….Louisville happened.

07:53

Belmont player goes MJ on the ARizona defense to make the score 14-9 with 10 minutes left.

07:53

Cal up on UNLV right now 9-3.

07:52

Louisville just blowing team out right now.

07:52

Michigan up 25-19 on the JackRabbits with 3 minutes left in first half.

07:50

Wolters silences the crowd for a bit, then Michigan gets bank lay-up and then fast break dunk. Theyre up six

07:50

8-0 already for Cal

07:49

Michigan starting to get hot.

14-3 Michigan run

07:48

Michigan and SDSU tied at 16-16.

This could be upset special

07:47

UNLV v. California game has started

07:46

Arizona-14
Belmont-4

8 minutes left in first half.

07:44

Arizona just too big for Belmont right now.

07:44

Louisville showing why they should be number one overall seed.

40-19 with 4:00 minutes left in first half.

07:43

SDSU-16
Michigan-13

With 7:27 left in first half.

07:42

SDSU shooting three’s like crazy

07:41

Burke coming out cold right now

07:40

Nice spin move by Belmont, but the man cant finish the lay-up.

Arizona-9
Belmont-4

14 minutes left in first half.

07:38

Arizona-7
Belmont-4
With 16:00 left to play in first half

07:37

Travel on SDSU and now the media timeout, its still the same score.

07:36

OOOO Ian Clark with a spin move, left-handed lay-up. That was pretty.

07:35

Arizona coming out hot from the start. Don’t worry, I’ll be keeping updates of this game while blogging the Michigan game.

07:34

SDSU-16
Michigan-13

10 minutes left in the first half.

07:33

Hardaway Jr. hit a long three point shot. Timeout

07:32

11-3 run for SDSU in last seven minutes.

07:31

Arizona v. Belmont game has just started

07:31

Michigan doesnt have a point in their last five mintues

07:30

SDSU-10
Michigan-7

12:30 left in 2nd half

07:29

Michigan is cold right now

07:29

JackRabbits imposing their will now….8 unanswered for SDSU

07:28

SDSU has the lead, I know it’s early but watch out Wolverines

07:25

Oh Louisville, that dunk he missed. Too funny

07:22

TV timeout for Michigan. Louisville tearing it up like they should be.

07:21

SDSU just need to hang around

07:20

Only way JackRabbits win this game is if Walters tears it up

07:19

Michigan dominating Walters in the first couple minutes.

07:18

Michigan is just dominating the JackRabbits on the boards early

07:17

Michigan already attacking the rim in the first possession.

07:16

The Michigan game will be starting soon. Trey Burke v. Nate Wolters! Great point guard match-up

07:15

This is about to be a blowout by Louisville.

07:14

Louisville against NC A&T right now, who Cardinals really playin that press well

07:13

We will start of the live blog with what I think will be the key game right now. Which will be the Michigan Wolverines against the South Dakota State JackRabbits.

07:12

The late night games are

(8) Colorado St. v. (9) Missouri–9:20

(5) VCU v. (12) Akron–9:45

(3) New Mexico v. (14) Harvard–9:50

(4) Syracuse v. (13)Montana–9:57

07:04

The games on tonight are:
Number one overall seed Louisville v. NC A&T

(4)Michigan v. (13) South Dakota State–7:15p.m.

(6)Arizona v. (11) Belmont–7:20 p.m.

(5)UNLV v. (12) California–7:27 p.m.

These are the early games going on

07:01

Welcome to the first ever BustaSports March Madness blog