Chaundee Brown scored a season-high 21 points off the bench and Michigan, the top seed in the East Region, eliminated LSU 86-78 in the second round of the NCAA Tournament at Indianapolis on Monday.
Eli Brooks also scored 21 points and had seven assists as Michigan (22-4) reached the Sweet Sixteen for the fourth consecutive time. Franz Wagner supplied 15 points and seven rebounds and Hunter Dickinson tossed in 12 points and grabbed 11 rebounds.
Cameron Thomas led eighth-seeded LSU (19-10) with 30 points. Javonte Smart contributed 27 points, nine rebounds and six assists.
Dickinson made a layup early in the second half to give Michigan a two-point lead. LSU reeled off the next eight points, including four by Smart, to gain a 51-45 lead.
The Wolverines responded with a 10-0 run that included 3-pointers from Mike Smith and Brooks and a dunk by Brown.
A 12-3 LSU run put the Tigers back on top, 63-58. That included seven points from Smart and five from Thomas.
Michigan answered with nine unanswered points, seven from Brown, to regain the lead and it never trailed again.
UCLA 67, Abilene Christian 47
Johnny Juzang scored 17 points to lead a balanced UCLA attack as the 11th-seeded Bruins rolled past 14th-seeded Abilene Christian 67-47 Monday afternoon in an NCAA Tournament East Regional second-round game at Indianapolis.
UCLA (20-9) moves onto the Sweet 16 to face the winner of 10th-seeded Maryland and second-seeded Alabama on Saturday or Sunday.
Cody Riley added 12 points and 12 rebounds for the Bruins, who led by 10 at the half and slowly extended their advantage to as many as 26 points in the final minutes. Jaime Jaquez Jr. hit for 10 points for UCLA, which shot 46.6 percent in the victory.
UCLA is making its 50th appearance in the NCAA Tournament, the program's first since 2018, and advanced to the Sweet 16 for the first time since 2017.
Florida State 71, Colorado 53
Anthony Polite scored a career-high 22 points, Malik Osborne added 11 off the bench and fourth-seeded Florida State beat fifth-seeded Colorado 71-53 in the second round of the East Region of the NCAA Tournament in Indianapolis on Monday night.
The Seminoles (18-6) will face No. 1 seed Michigan in the Sweet 16 on Sunday.
D'Shawn Schwartz scored 13 points, Evan Battey had 11 and McKinley Wright IV 10 for the Buffaloes (23-9). Colorado was the first Pac-12 Conference team to lose in the NCAA Tournament this year.
Both teams struggled offensively in the first half. Colorado had 11 turnovers, made just nine field goals and went just 2-for-9 from deep after hitting 16 3-pointers in Saturday's first-round win.
Florida State wasn't much better, turning it over nine times and making only nine shots from the field. The Seminoles held the Buffaloes without a point for more than six minutes in the first half. Despite that, Colorado trailed just 24-20 at halftime.
Alabama 96, Maryland 77
Jahvon Quinerly dished out a career-high 11 assists -- many of them leading to a barrage of 3-pointers -- powering the second-seeded Alabama Crimson Tide to a 96-77 win over the 10th-seeded Maryland Terrapins in a East Region second-round NCAA Tournament game in Indianapolis.
Jaden Shackelford scored a team-high 21 points, and John Petty Jr. added 20 points as the Tide (26-6), who have won 11 of their past 12 games, advanced to the Sweet 16 round for the first time since 2004.
Quinerly added 14 points for a double-double off the bench.
Alabama entered the game leading the nation in 3-pointers (325) and made 16-of-33 from long range to break the program's previous single-season record of 334 3-pointers, which was set last year.
The Tide is also closing in on the program record for wins of 27, set in 2002.