Spokane, WA - VCU bounced 6th seeded Duke in the West Regional on Thursday, today Winthrop sends 6th seeded Notre Dame packing from the Midwest Regional opener in Spokane, Washington 74-64.
Craig Bradshaw led the way for the Eagles with 26 points and 7 rebounds. Winthrop led by as many as 20 before the Irish came all the way back to take the lead at 63-62 late in the game. The Eagles ended the game on an 11-1 run to advance to the second round.
First Round Scores From Friday:
Final ( 5) Memphis 73 North Texas 58
Final (19) UNLV 67 Georgia Tech 63
Final (25) Tennessee 121 Long Beach St. 86
Final ( 6) Wisconsin 76 Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 63
Final In OT (15) Nevada 77 Creighton 71