RELATED: Arizona Powers Past North Dakota
Arizona capped Thursday night's game with an impressive 100-82 victory over the North Dakota Fighting Hawks. After a close first few minutes, 'Zona sprung out to a big league and never let UND get closer than seven points on the way to the 18-point win.
Everyone got in on the fun for Arizona as all five starters scored at least 10 points, with Lauri Markkanen and Rawle Alkins scoring 20 each and Allonzo Trier adding 18 points.
St. Mary's went out big against No. 10 VCU in the opening round, but a second half comeback from the Rams saw a 17-point Gaels' lead shrink to just 2 points with under 10 to play. St. Mary's righted the ship to take a 85-77 win to advance to the second round.
Gaels' star center Jock Landale paced St. Mary's with an 18-point, 13-rebound double-double, while four other Gaels scored in double digits.
St. Mary's and Arizona have never met in the NCAA Tournament.
Here's how to watch the No. 2 Arizona Wildcats vs. the No. 7 St. Mary's Gaels:
Arizona vs. St. Mary's
WHEN: Saturday, March 18, 7:45 p.m. ET
WHERE: Vivint Smart Home Arena, Salt Lake City, Utah
HOW TO WATCH: CBS, March Madness Live