March Madness: Best of the West

Highlights of the early rounds, including victories by Marquette and Louisville.

Louisville holds off New Mexico 59-56

Louisville guard Peyton Siva looks to pass during the first half of their NCAA tournament third-round college basketball game against Louisville in Portland, Ore., Saturday, March 17, 2012. (AP Photo/Don Ryan)

Louisville holds off New Mexico 59-56

Louisville forward Chane Behanan, left, scores against New Mexico forward Drew Gordon during the first half of their NCAA tournament third-round college basketball game in Portland, Ore., Saturday, March 17, 2012. (AP Photo/Don Ryan)

Louisville holds off New Mexico 59-56

Louisville center Gorgui Dieng, left, and New Mexico forward A.J. Hardeman battle for the ball during the first half of their NCAA tournament third-round college basketball game in Portland, Ore., Saturday, March 17, 2012. (AP Photo/Don Ryan)

Crowder leads Marquette past Murray State, 62-53

Marquette forward Jae Crowder, front, battles Murray State forward Ivan Aska (42) for a rebound in the first half of their NCAA third-round tournament college basketball game in Louisville, Ky., Saturday, March 17, 2012. (AP Photo/Dave Martin)

Crowder leads Marquette past Murray State, 62-53

Marquette guard Darius Johnson-Odom (1) dunks the ball over Murray State forward Stacy Wilson in the first half of their NCAA third-round tournament college basketball game in Louisville, Ky., Saturday, March 17, 2012. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

Florida's Patric Young dunks against Virginia's Joe Harris (12), Darion Atkins and Paul Jesperson (2) in the first half of their NCAA tournament second-round college basketball game at CenturyLink Center in Omaha, Neb., Friday, March 16, 2012. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)

NCAA Basketball Tournament - Saint Louis v Memphis

COLUMBUS, OH - MARCH 16: Brian Conklin #14 of the Saint Louis Billikensa nd Will Barton #5 of the Memphis Tigers go for a loose ball late in the second half during the second round of the 2012 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Nationwide Arena on March 16, 2012 in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Virginia's Jontel Evans, left, passes around the defense of Florida's Casey Prather and Erik Murphy (33) during the first half of an NCAA tournament second-round college basketball game at CenturyLink Center in Omaha, Neb., Friday, March 16, 2012. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)

NCAA Basketball Tournament - Norfolk St v Missouri

OMAHA, NE - MARCH 16: Players and coaches from the Norfolk State Spartans celebrate on the bench late in the second half against the Missouri Tigers during the second round of the 2012 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at CenturyLink Center on March 16, 2012 in Omaha, Nebraska. (Photo by Eric Francis/Getty Images)

NCAA Basketball Tournament - Norfolk St v Missouri

OMAHA, NE - MARCH 16: Phil Pressey #1 of the Missouri Tigers reacts after he missed a potential game-winning 3-point shot at the buzzer against the Norfolk State Spartans during the second round of the 2012 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at CenturyLink Center on March 16, 2012 in Omaha, Nebraska. Norfolk won 86-84. (Photo by Eric Francis/Getty Images)

NCAA Basketball Tournament - Norfolk St v Missouri

OMAHA, NE - MARCH 16: Phil Pressey #1 of the Missouri Tigers attempts to take the ball from Kyle O'Quinn #10 of the Norfolk State Spartans in the final minutes of the game during the second round of the 2012 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at CenturyLink Center on March 16, 2012 in Omaha, Nebraska. (Photo by Eric Francis/Getty Images)

Norfolk State coach Anthony Evans signals his team during the first half of an NCAA college basketball tournament game against Missouri at CenturyLink Center in Omaha, Neb., Friday, March 16, 2012. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)

NCAA Basketball Tournament - Norfolk St v Missouri

OMAHA, NE - MARCH 16: Brandon Wheeless #24 of the Norfolk State Spartans celebrates after they won 86-84 against the Missouri Tigers during the second round of the 2012 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at CenturyLink Center on March 16, 2012 in Omaha, Nebraska. (Photo by Eric Francis/Getty Images)

NCAA Basketball Tournament - Saint Louis v Memphis

COLUMBUS, OH - MARCH 16: Antonio Barton #2 of the Memphis Tigers has a tear on his cheek as his team loses to the Saint Louis Billikens during the second round of the 2012 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Nationwide Arena on March 16, 2012 in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)

NCAA Basketball Tournament - Colorado State v Murray State

LOUISVILLE, KY - MARCH 15: Jewuan Long #33 and Zay Jackson #10 of the Murray State Racers reacts after a play against the Colorado State Rams during the second round of the 2012 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at KFC YUM! Center on March 15, 2012 in Louisville, Kentucky. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

NCAA Basketball Tournament - Virginia v Florida

OMAHA, NE - MARCH 16: Bradley Beal #23 of the Florida Gators lays up a shot against Paul Jeperson #2 and Mike Scott #23 of the Virginia Cavaliers in the second round of the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at CenturyLink Center on March 16, 2012 in Omaha, Nebraska. Florida defeated Virginia 71-45. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

NCAA Basketball Tournament - Virginia v Florida

OMAHA, NE - MARCH 16: Scottie Wilbekin #5 (C) and Bradley Beal #23 of the Florida Gators fight for a loose ball against Jontel Evans #1 of the Virginia Cavaliers during the second round of the 2012 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at CenturyLink Center on March 16, 2012 in Omaha, Nebraska. (Photo by Eric Francis/Getty Images)

Long Beach St. v New Mexico

PORTLAND, OR - MARCH 15: Drew Gordon #32 of the New Mexico Lobos passes the ball while taking on Long Beach State 49ers in the second round of the 2012 NCAA men's basketball tournament at Rose Garden Arena on March 15, 2012 in Portland, Oregon. (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)