No. 10 Miami (Florida) stifled No. 2 Auburn on the way to a 79-61 victory in the second round of the 2022 NCAA Tournament. The Hurricanes will now face another double-digit seed in the state from No. 11 Iowa, which followed a win over No. 6 LSU by shutting out No. 3 Wisconsin on Sunday.
How to watch the Sweet 16 game between No. 10 Miami (Florida) and No. 11 Iowa State:
Date of the game: Friday, March 25, 2022
Game time: 9:59 p.m. ET
After a fourth-place finish in the ACC regular season, the Hurricanes came out on top in the NCAA Tournament. Miami passed No. 7 USC in the first round before overtaking Auburn with an explosive second half on Sunday. Isaiah Wong scored 21 points, Kameron McGusty scored 20 points and Charlie Moore added 15 points, nine rebounds and eight assists to lift the Hurricanes over the Tigers and into the Sweet 16.
After a disastrous 2020-21 season that saw them finish 2-22, the Cyclones turned things around completely this year. The Big 12 program is playing some of its best defense of the year and held Wisconsin to 29.8 percent shooting and 2-for-22 from three-pointers on Sunday. Gabe Kalscheur led the way for the Cyclones offensively, dropping 22 points in the win.
The winner of Thursday’s game will face the winner of No. 1 Kansas and No. 4 Providence in the Elite Eight.
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