The spotlight of the NCAA Tournament shifts to Zion Williamson and No. 1 overall seed Duke.
Kemba Walker scored 31 points, Miles Bridges had 11 points and 12 rebounds and the Charlotte Hornets handed the Minnesota Timberwolves their fifth straight loss, 113-106 on Thursday night.
Fletcher Magee set the Division I career record for 3-pointers, poured in 24 points and led seventh-seeded Wofford to an 84-68 victory over Seton Hall in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Thursday night.
Gardner-Webb will make their first appearance in school history in the NCAA Tournament on Friday when they face top seeded Virginia.
Reigning national champion Villanova will be in action along with Michigan, the runner-up from a year ago, while Belmont and Murray State open the NCAA Tournament as trendy upset picks.
The NCAA Tournament somehow seems to be getting better every year, almost as if each bracket is extending from the previous one.
Jeremy Lamb led the Hornets with 26 points and 11 rebounds, but missed a floater that would have sent the game into overtime in a 118-114 loss to the Philadelphia 76ers.
Barca Academy Charlotte is teaming up with Developmental Disabilities Resources to host an inaugural soccer camp this weekend to give those who have disabilities an opportunity to play.