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NCAA March Madness: Oral Roberts shocks Ohio State - top prospect Cade Cunningham with teething problems

15-Seed Oral Roberts kicked out 2-Seed Ohio State in the first round of the NCAA tournament. Underdog North Texas also manages the upset against Purdue. Super talent Cade Cunningham doesn't play his best game, but makes it to the next round with the Oklahoma State Cowboys.

Oral Roberts beat Ohio State 75:72 in overtime, making it loud ESPN the lowest seed ever to win an overtime game in the last 64 teams in the NCAA Tournament. The Golden Eagles are also only the ninth 15-seed to win in the first round and thus knock out a 2-seed.

For the Christian school from Oklahoma it is the first tournament victory since 1974. ORU convinced with a two-man show, forward Kevin Obanor (30 points, 11 rebounds) and Guard Max Abmas (29 points, 5/10 threes) were the clear ones Leader of the team and didn't leave the field for a second. E.J. Liddell best with 23 counters (10/15 FG). Oral Roberts faces 7-Seed Florida Gators in the next round

The second big upset of the day was provided by the 13-seed North Texas Mean Green, who beat the No. 4 Purdue Boilermakers with 78:69 in overtime. Top scorer Javion Hamlet was just defeated with 24 points in the individual duel with Jaden Ivey (26), but the Texans as a team had significantly better hit rates with 47.5 percent from the field and 42.9 percent from a distance to 36.2 percent the field of Purdue.

The other favorites like 1-Seed Baylor (79:55 against Hartford), Illinois (78:49 against Drexel) and Houston (87:56 against Cleveland State) won easily.

Top prospect Cunningham with teething problems

All 30 NBA franchises will have at least one pair of eyes on Cade Cunningham of the Oklahoma State Cowboys as the Guard is considered a favorite to be selected at # 1 in the upcoming draft and is said to have great potential.

Cunningham had some problems with his throw against the 13-seed Liberty Flames and only hit 3 of his 14 attempts on the way to 15 points, 5 rebounds, 1 assist and 2 steals in 33 minutes. In the closing stages he was there with 9 points in a row (6/6 FT and a triple), Oklahoma State prevailed with 69:60.