Daily tournament awards

Jordan Sibert hit a key 3-pointer late to help Dayton reach its first Sweet 16 in 30 years. Kevin Hoffman/USA TODAY Sports

PLAYER OF THE DAY: Xavier Thames, San Diego State

He scored 30 points in the Aztecs' win over North Dakota State.

TEAM OF THE DAY: Connecticut

Led by Shabazz Napier, the Huskies sent the East's No. 2 seed Villanova packing.

COACH OF THE DAY: Billy Donovan, Florida Gators

His Gators held Pittsburgh to 45 points.

SHOCK OF THE DAY: Dayton over Syracuse

The Flyers, a No. 11 seed, won their second straight nailbiter.

UNEXPECTED HEROES OF THE DAY: Jordan Morgan, Michigan; Branden Dawson, Michigan State

Morgan had his second straight double-double of the tournament with 15 points and 10 rebounds against Texas; Dawson had 26 points and nine rebounds vs. Harvard.