NCAA March Madness: Recap of Tri-State connections from Day 2
EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WFIE) - More Tri-State area ties emerged from day two of the 2023 NCAA men’s basketball tournament.
Check out the full recap of these local players from the opening-round games on Friday.
Jack Nunge: Castle High School graduate Jack Nunge helped lead No. 3 Xavier to a 72-67 win over No. 14 Kennesaw State with a huge game-saving block. He added 10 points, 11 rebounds, three assists, two steals and two blocks.
Dylan Penn & Robin Duncan: Former high school basketball standouts Dylan Penn (Memorial) and Robin Duncan (Harrison) took on No. 2 Marquette with No. 15 Vermont. They each finished with 11 points for the Catamounts in their first-round exit, losing 78-61 to the Golden Eagles.
DeAndre Williams: Former Purple Aces’ star DeAndre Williams and No. 8 seed Memphis fell in heartbreaking fashion to No. 9 seed Florida Atlantic, losing 66-65 after the Owls hit a game-winning layup with 2.5 seconds remaining. Williams finished the night with 13 points, 13 rebounds and four assists.
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