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22-10, 1st in Big Sky

Markkanen, Arizona cruise past North Dakota

Freshman Lauri Markkanen scored 20 points as second-seeded Arizona cruised to a 100-82 victory over No. 15 North Dakota on Thursday night in the first round of the NCAA's West Regional.

Chantel Jennings ESPN Staff Writer 

North Dakota forward Drick Bernstine has been an impact player for a team that's refusing to quit. He has 18 points (season average is eight), 13 boards (season average is seven).

ESPN Stats and Information  

Fresh off winning the Pac-12 tournament, No. 2 seed Arizona should have little trouble getting past No. 15 seed North Dakota in the first round of the Big Dance on Thursday. ESPN's BPI gives the Wildcats better than a 90 percent chance to advance in Salt Lake City.

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According to ESPN's BPI, 13th-seeded Vermont is the most likely team seeded 13th or worse to advance to the Round of 32. The NC Central-UC Davis winner in Dayton has a 2 percent chance of becoming the first No. 16 seed to defeat a No. 1 seed in NCAA tournament history.

ESPN Stats and Information  

North Dakota will be making its first-ever appearance in the NCAA tournament after joining Division I in 2009. The Fighting Hawks slot in as a No. 15 seed in the West region and will face Arizona on Thursday.

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Arizona earns a No. 2 seed in the West region after winning the Pac-12 tournament, while an intrastate battle between Florida State and Florida Gulf Coast makes up the 3-14 matchup. Maryland slots in as a No. 6 seed.

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Sacramento State beats North Dakota 57-53

Nick Hornsby scored 15 points, Justin Strings also scored 15 and what proved to be the game-winning free throw, and Sacramento State beat North Dakota 57-53 on Thursday night, ending the Fighting

Team Stats

Points Per Game80.630th
Rebounds Per Game35.8175th
Assists Per Game15.267th
Points Allowed73.7218th

Tournament History

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