NCAA Tournament: Scores, live updates, highlights from Thursday's late March Madness games

Scores, stats, highlights and tweets from Thursday night's games.

Top seeds in the 2017 NCAA Tournament have survived aside from No. 5 Minnesota so far, but March Madness continues on Thursday night as several others, including the defending champion Villanova Wildcats, are put to their first test.

No. 2 Arizona will tip later tonight, as will No. 3 Florida State and No. 4 Purdue against mid-major teamsthat can ruin their entire season's work. The round of 64 is where brackets are busted.

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Two teams largely considered to be under-seeded will prove their worth as well, as No. 7 Saint Mary's plays No. 10 VCU and No. 8 Wisconsin plays No. 9 Virginia Tech.

The night begins with No. 6 Maryland playing No. 11 Xavier in Orlando.

We'll keep youupdatedyoubelow with scores, stats and highlightsas the night games conclude.

Thursday's full schedule and TV/streaming options can be foundhere.

NCAA Tournament scores

(6) Marylandvs. (11)Xavier

(1) Villanova vs. (16) Mount Saint Mary's

(7) Saint Mary's vs. (10) VCU

(4) Purdue vs. (14) Vermont


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