2012 NCAA bracket available for download (updated)Written by Staff Reports | | email@example.com
The bracket is updated with all of the winners throughout the tournament, including the championship matchup on April 2, pitting No. 1 Kentucky Wildcats against No. 2 Kansas Jayhawks. Kentucky won the championship game, 67-59. It’s the teams eighth NCAA men’s basketball title and head coach John Calipari’s first.
No. 2 Ohio State lost to Kansas in the Final Four, 62-64. Ohio State had beat out No. 1 Syracuse in Boston during the Elite 8 matchup.
Ohio had four teams make it to the “Sweet Sixteen”: No. 2 The Ohio State University Buckeyes, No. 6 University of Cincinnati Bearcats, No. 10 Xavier University Musketeers and No. 13 Ohio University Bobcats.
On March 23, No. 10 Xavier lost to No. 3 Baylor 70-75 in Atlanta. In St. Louis, No. 13 Ohio couldn’t defeat No. 1 North Carolina, despite going into overtime, and lost 65-73. The Elite 8 was comprised of top-seeded teams, with the lowest being No. 7 Florida, which then lost to No. 4 Louisville. On March 22, Ohio State beat No. 6 Cincinnati 62-56, to advance to the Elite 8. In the West, No. 1 Michigan State lost to No. 4 Louisville 44-57.