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St. Louis hosts two Sweet 16 games

University of Northern Iowa's Jordan Eglseder readies for practice at the Edward Jones Dome. (photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt)

By Matt Sepic, St. Louis Public Radio

St. Louis – St. Louis is hosting two Sweet 16 men's college basketball games tonight. The winners will advance to the Elite Eight regional championships.

Tennessee plays Ohio State at 6:07 p.m., then Northern Iowa plays Michigan State at 8:37.

Michigan goes into tonight's game without star point guard Kalin Lucas, who was injured during the second-round game against Maryland. That leaves all eyes on Korie Lucious, who sank a 3-pointer at the buzzer Sunday, sending the Spartans to the Sweet 16.

In Houston tonight, number-one seed Duke plays Purdue, and Baylor plays tiny St. Mary's College of California.

The Sweet 16 winners will advance to the regional finals tomorrow and Sunday.


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