The Cavaliers completed a yearlong march to redemption after ending the 2018 season as the first No. 1 seed to lose to a No. 16 in the men’s tournament.
A disappointing first week of the N.C.A.A. tournament yielded a compelling set of regional finals. The Final Four might be just as good.
The Cavaliers, a year after losing to a No. 16 seed in the first round, defeated the Boilermakers in overtime despite 42 points from Carsen Edwards.
The Red Raiders’ stifling defense in the second half kept the game just out of reach for the Zags until it was too late.