March Madness scores: Oakland's upset of Kentucky highlights Day 1 of NCAA Tournament

It's officially crazy. After the first four games on Tuesday and Wednesday, 16 men's games were played within 12 hours on Thursday, the first full day of the NCAA tournament.

Here's how Thursday's schedule unfolded:

Thursday afternoon

No. 9 Michigan State 69, no. 8 Mississippi State 51

No. 11 Duquesne 71, no. 6 BYU 67

No. 3 Creighton 77, no. 14 Akron 60

No. 2 Arizona 85, no. 15 Long Beach State 65

No. 1 North Carolina 90, no. 16 Wagner 62

No. 3 Illinois 85, no. 14 Morehead State 69

No. 11 Oregon 87, no. 6 South Carolina 73

No. 7 Dayton 63, no. 10 Nevada 60

Thursday evening

No. 7 Texas 56, no. 10 Colorado State 44

No. 14 Oakland 80, no. 3 Kentucky 76

No. 5 Gonzaga 86, no. 12 McNeese 65

No. 2 Iowa State 82, no. 15 South Dakota State 65

No. 2 Tennessee 83, no. 15 St. Peter's 49

No. 7 State of Washington 66, no. 10 Drake 61

No. 11 NC State 80, no. 6 Texas Tech 67

No. 4 Kansas 93, no. 13 Samford 89

live107 updates

  • Takeaways from Day 1 of NCAA Tourney action

    It was a tough day for the 6 seeds and a great day for the 11 seeds. A star is born in Oakland's Jack Kolke.

    Full recap here

    Oakland's Jack Gohlke led Oakland to a stunner at No. 3 Kentucky on Thursday.  (AP Photo/Jean J. Busker)

    Oakland's Jack Gohlke led Oakland to a stunner at No. 3 Kentucky on Thursday. (AP Photo/Jean J. Busker)

  • Final: No. 4 Kansas 93, no. 13 Samford 89

    Jayhawks hold on after late scare from Bulldogs. Kansas finishes with five players with 13+ points. Hunter Dickinson led the way with 19 points and 20 rebounds. The ultimately controversial foul call will surely come back to haunt Samford.

  • Samford cut the lead to 1, then blocked a Kansas shot at the other end.

    But there was a mistake in this play. Good call?

  • This matter is not over yet. Samford cuts the Kansas lead to 2 with 38 seconds left!

  • Kansas fans can breathe a sigh of relief for now. Can the Jayhawks hang on?

  • Final: NC State 80, Texas Tech 67

    The Red Hot 11th-ranked Wolfpack are hot off a win over No. 6 Texas Tech. Tech drops to 0-3 as a 6 seed today with losses to BYU and Oregon in that seeding streak.

  • Samford is coming back! At one point Kansas was up 63-41.

  • Final: Washington State 66, Drake 61

    Washington State rallied and defeated Drake in the first round. Isaac Jones' 20 points lead the Cougars. Vasu advanced to face Iowa State in the second round.

  • Isaiah Watts leads Washington State with this clutch 3! The Cougars trailed Drake 61-59 with 34.8 seconds to play

  • NC State puts it to bed against Texas Tech. 6 It's a bad day to be seedy.

  • We go to a fun ending in this Wazzu-Drake game. Drake led 58-57 at the 4-under timeout.

  • The crowd trailed the Wolfpack and their big man followed.

  • 6 more seeds down today? Texas Tech is in big trouble against NC State

  • Kansas travels against Samford

  • Final: Tennessee 83, St. Peter's 49

    Dalton Knecht scored 23 to lead the Vols to a first-round victory. Tennessee will face Texas in the second round on Saturday.

  • Video: Overcoming Oakland, Kentucky's shocking upset

  • Drake went on a 6-0 run to start the 2nd half and lead Wazoo 35-33.

  • Kansas is in control, but Samford at least has the poster of the day 🤷‍♂️

  • Big man DJ Burns and No. 11 NC State led No. 6 Texas Tech 37-33 at the half.

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