03/28/2013 09:48 pm ET

Indiana vs. Syracuse; La Salle vs. Wichita State: Sweet 16 LIVE SCORES UPDATES

The first night of Sweet 16 action concludes with a pair of compelling matchups: Goliath vs. Goliath, David vs. David.

In the East Region, No. 1 Indiana faces off with No. 4 Syracuse in a rematch of the 1987 national championship game. Twenty-six years after Keith Smart gave the Hoosiers the title, Jim Boeheim will look to exact some revenge. Can the Orange zone stifle the offense of Indiana? After withstanding a massive 31-point performance by Khalif Wyatt in the round of 32, can Indiana handle C.J. Fair and James Southerland?

While those powerhouse programs tangle in the nation's capital, a pair of Cinderella teams will play for a spot in the Elite Eight. Coming off an upset over No. 1 Gonzaga in the wild West Region, No. 9 Wichita State will match up against No. 13 La Salle.

The unheralded club from Philadelphia edged No. 12 Ole Miss with a "Southwest Philly Floater" in the final seconds to reach the Sweet 16. Does Tyrone Garland have another shot -- with another name -- in his arsenal if this one comes down to the wire?


03/29/2013 12:35 AM EDT


Wichita State beats La Salle 72-58 to advance to the Elite Eight. The Shockers will play the No. 2 Buckeyes in the Regional Finals.

03/29/2013 12:31 AM EDT

@ jeffborzello :

Take away the two Wichita State sections and the two La Salle sections, and there's about 96 people still at Staples Center.

03/29/2013 12:30 AM EDT

@ rushthecourt :

RT @RTCEastRegion: NBA: Zeller: "I put everything into this. Haven't thought about it 1 bit." Oladipo: "Same way. Been focused on IU bball."

03/29/2013 12:27 AM EDT

@ raphiellej :

Points in the paint, rebounding. Impressive. Wichita State's got a shot on Saturday, that's for sure.

03/29/2013 12:26 AM EDT

What A Drive

Tekele Cotton slashes through the paint, leaps into the air and makes a beautiful right-handed scoop layup to extend Wichita State's lead to 66-48.

03/29/2013 12:19 AM EDT

@ SethDavisHoops :

Malcolm Armstead drinks green juice.

03/29/2013 12:19 AM EDT

Trading Baskets

La Salle and Wichita State are trading baskets now, something La Salle can't afford to do. They need stops. Tyrone Garland knocked down a 3 but it was answered by Wichita State's Malcolm Armstead with a 3. 62-47 Wichita State. 6 minutes left.

03/29/2013 12:16 AM EDT

Driving Layup

Malcolm Armstead drives to his left and makes a running shot off the glass to extend the lead to 15. 55-40 Wichita State. La Salle calls timeout.

03/29/2013 12:15 AM EDT

@ MedcalfByESPN :

Wichita State is so tough inside. Just a scrappy team.

03/29/2013 12:15 AM EDT

Big Rebound

La Salle played great defense and forced Ron Baker to shoot a 30-footer, but Early grabbed the offensive rebound for Wichita State and the next possession resulted in a layup in the paint by Ehimen Orukpe. 53-40 Wichita State. 9 minutes left.