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Saturday Recap: All 3 to the Round of 16!

Michigan, Wisconsin and MSU all Win.

The Big Ten had 3 teams left in the field of 32. All 3 stand and advance to the Sweet Sixteen.

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Michigan vs Texas

The first match-up was Michigan vs Texas. The Longhorns tried to out-physical the Wolverines but couldn't match Nik Stauskas and the red hot shooting Michigan squad. The Wolverines pulled away and downed Texas, 79-65.

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Wisconsin vs Oregon

The next match up showcased the Badgers against the fast paced Oregon Ducks. The Ducks took the halftime lead playing great offensively. Check out the Halftime Update here. Wisconsin fury of a comeback gave them back the lead. The second half was all Badgers, pulling away 85-77.

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Michigan State vs Harvard

The last game was the Spartans against the Crimson of Harvard. Tom Izzo faced a familiar foe in Tommy Amaker, the one time Michigan coach. Michigan State took command and lead at halftime, 45-33. Harvard stormed back and even had the lead late, but the Spartans came away with a victory down the stretch. Final score of the night for the Big Ten: 80-73.

Whats next?

Michigan advances to the Sweet Sixteen and is awaiting tomorrows Mercer vs Tennessee game to find out their next opponent.

Wisconsin advances to the Sweet Sixteen and is awaiting the winner of the Baylor - Creighton game.

Michigan State advances to the Sweet Sixteen and will play either Virginia or Memphis next week.