NCAA Tournament 2012: Live Scores, Highlights and Analysis for East Region

Adam GrahamAnalyst IIMarch 15, 2012

NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 09:  Brandon Triche #20 of thed Syracuse Orange rives with the ball against Dion Dixon #3 of the Cincinnati Bearcats during the semifinals of the Big East men's basketball tournament at Madison Square Garden on March 9, 2012 in New York City.  (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)
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Day one of the NCAA March Madness Tournament in the East Region is now in the books, with all the top seeds moving on.

However, Syracuse didn't make life easy for themselves as they narrowly avoided becoming the first No. 1 seed to lose in tournament history, with a close and somewhat controversial victory over No. 16 UNC Asheville.

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Here is the full list of today’s East Regional results:

No. 8 Kansas St.: 70      No. 9 Southern Mississippi: 64

No. 4 Wisconsin: 73       No. 13 Montana: 49

No. 1 Syracuse: 72        No. 16 UNC Asheville: 65

No. 5 Vanderbilt 79        No. 12 Harvard: 70

No. 7 Gonzaga 77          No. 10 West Virginia: 54

No. 2 Ohio St.: 78          No. 15 Loyola Maryland: 59