Murray State beat Colorado State to win the first game of the NCAA Tournament, or, well, at least the first full day. And no, I'm not counting the play-in games, thankyouverymuch. The 17-point victory was as decisive as it looks, as Murray State turned a one-point halftime deficit into a big-time tournament win. As you can see from CBS Sports' shot chart, it was a long afternoon for the CSU Rams.
Next up, the Racers play the winner of the Marquette/BYU game. I hope your brackets didn't get destroyed after one game:
Murray State plays great TEAM basketball that's why they will continue winning.
Cool NCCA moment to see Cincy's Mick Cronin openly rooting for his old school, Murray State, in the hallway here in Nashville.
If you don't have Murray state at least in the sweet sixteen, I think you may have trouble comin'
This guy might be onto something.