There might be no repeat champion within the NCAA males’s match after the defending champion Kansas Jayhawks noticed their season come to an finish on Saturday in an exciting 72-71 loss to Arkansas.
The Razorbacks at the moment are onto the Candy 16 for the third yr in a row.
Kansas additionally turns into the second No. 1 seed to not make it out of the primary weekend of the match this yr, becoming a member of the Purdue Boilermakers who have been upset by No. 16 seed Fairleigh Dickinson on Friday.
Whereas not fairly as gorgeous as a 16-1 upset, this sport nonetheless stands out as a result of Arkansas discovered itself trailing by as many as 11 factors, whereas Kansas had not misplaced a sport this season after main at halftime. The Jayhawks led by seven factors on the break on Saturday.
However Arkansas began to chop into that deficit within the second half and took the lead for good within the last minute.
Freshman Jordan Walsh made one of many largest photographs of the second half when he gave Arkansas a lead with this clutch 3-pointer.