The 2023 NCAA Event might go down in historical past as one of the crucial deserving of the March Insanity moniker.
It has featured simply the second upset of a 1-seed by a 16-seed, when Fairleigh Dickinson took down Purdue within the opening spherical. Princeton grew to become simply the fourth 15-seed to make the Candy 16. The Elite Eight was devoid of a 1-seed for the primary time in historical past. 9-seed FAU — one in all three groups making their Remaining 4 debut — could possibly be the lowest-seeded workforce in historical past to win the nationwide title.
And, for the primary time since The Sporting Information started serving to to find out consensus All-America standing in 1998, not a single TSN All-American will play within the nationwide semifinals.
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The Sporting Information voted 15 gamers throughout its first, second and third All-America groups for the 2022-23 season, headlined by Participant of the 12 months Zach Edey of Purdue. Of that 15-player group, solely first-teamer Drew Timme of Gonzaga and third-teamer Markquis Nowell of Kansas State have been nonetheless enjoying as of the Elite Eight on Saturday.
With the elimination of the Bulldogs by UConn and the Wildcats by FAU, respectively, all of TSN’s All-America choices have been eradicated from the match. That’s the first time that has occurred since The Sporting Information joined the USBWA, Related Press and NABC 25 years in the past to assist decide consensus All-America standing.
Right here is the place every of TSN’s All-America gamers ended their NCAA Event runs:
TSN All-People in 2023 NCAA Event
|First||Zach Edey||Purdue||First spherical|
|Trayce Jackson-Davis||Indiana||Second spherical|
|Brandon Miller||Alabama||Candy 16|
|Drew Timme||Gonzaga||Elite Eight|
|Jalen Wilson||Kansas||Second spherical|
|Second||Jaime Jaquez Jr.||UCLA||Candy 16|
|Tyler Kolek||Marquette||Second spherical|
|Jalen Pickett||Penn State||Second spherical|
|Marcus Sasser||Houston||Candy 16|
|Azuolas Tubelis||Arizona||First spherical|
|Third||Armando Bacot||North Carolina||Not in match|
|Kendric Davis||Memphis||First spherical|
|Kris Murray||Iowa||First spherical|
|Markquis Nowell||Kansas State||Elite Eight|
|Oscar Tshiebwe||Kentucky||Second spherical|
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Of the 4 groups remaining — Florida Atlantic, San Diego State, Miami and UConn — solely UConn’s Adama Sanogo and Miami’s Isaiah Wong obtained TSN All-America votes. Vote-getters Ryan Kalkbrenner of Creighton and Marcus Carr of Texas have been eradicated within the Elite Eight on Sunday.
Most TSN All-America gamers within the Remaining 4
TSN has had as many as six All-America gamers compete in a Remaining 4. That occurred in 2021, when Baylor’s Jared Butler and Davion Mitchell, Gonzaga’s Timme, Corey Kispert and Jalen Suggs, and Houston’s Quentin Grimes have been all nonetheless dancing.
The Sporting Information has additionally had one participant make a Remaining 4. That has occurred thrice: 2006 (LSU’s Glen Davis), 2010 (Duke’s Jon Scheyer) and 2011 (UConn’s Kemba Walker).
However by no means earlier than has TSN’s All-America choices been utterly absent from the Remaining 4. Till, after all, this most maddening of NCAA Tournaments.
Mike DeCourcy contributed to this report.