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NCAA Men's Tournament Top Moments: Day 2 of the Elite Eight

March 31

After another thrilling day of college basketball, the Final Four is set, and it includes a major underdog!

That underdog would be the 11-seed UCLA Bruins, who kept their miracle run alive with a 51-49 stunner over the No. 1 seed Michigan Wolverines thanks to a monster performance from Johnny Juzang.

That shocker came after a battle between West Coast programs featuring potential top-five NBA Draft picks, as the 6-seed USC Trojans and Evan Mobley took on the No. 1 seed Gonzaga Bulldogs and Jalen Suggs.

The Bulldogs remained undefeated, building a big early lead and cruising to an 85-66 victory over the Trojans.

Here are the top moments and plays from Day 2 of the Elite Eight in the NCAA Men's Tournament.

No. 11 UCLA Bruins vs. No. 1 Michigan Wolverines
Result: UCLA wins 51-49

The Johnny Juzang show

If there is one thing Juzang has, it's confidence. And the Bruins needed him to be confident early. He scored 10 of the Bruins' first 12 points and had 18 in the first half.

Teamwork makes the dream work

Juwan Howard couldn't have drawn up a better play for the Wolverines to get a bucket on than this drive and dish for a dunk.

Nothing easy

Juzang thought he had a one-on-one transition opportunity until Brandon Johns Jr. chased him down for the emphatic rejection.

The run continues

From the "first four" to the Final Four, the UCLA Bruins have advanced with a 51-49 win over Michigan.

This is their first Final Four appearance since the 2007-2008 season.

No. 6 USC Trojans vs. No. 1 Gonzaga Bulldogs
Result: Gonzaga wins 85-66

Timme Time

Gonzaga's Drew Timme showed off patience and elite footwork in the post, which led to an open layup for teammate Joel Ayayi.

After playing the role of facilitator, Timme switched to being the scorer on consecutive baskets for the Bulldogs.

Dropping dimes

Jalen Suggs is a projected top-five pick, and passes such as this one to Andrew Nembhard showed why.

All Bulldogs

The Gonzaga Bulldogs continue their pursuit of perfection as they rolled past USC in an 85-66 win. The Bulldogs' big three of Suggs, Timme, and Corey Kispert combined to score 59 points to get Gonzaga to their second Final Four in school history.


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