The Spurs avoided elimination thanks to a 3-point shot by Gary Neal, the Heat advanced after closing out the 76ers and over in the NFL, Judge Susan Richard Nelson denied the league's request for a stay. Here's what else you missed last night.
Monday night was not kind to top-ranked basketball teams. In the women's Elite Eight, No. 1 seed Tennessee became the first top seed to check out of this year's tournament. In the NBA, the leaders of each conference both took a nosedive.
Even though it was an off night in the NCAA tournament, the basketball courts were still active with a total 12 NBA games in action Wednesday. The Nuggets upset the NBA-leading Spurs, and the Knicks continued their slide.
The top NBA teams in the East and West tumbled as the Nets won their fifth straight game, and UConn was selected as the No. 1 overall seed in the women's NCAA tournament as it makes a run for its third straight title.
On the birthday of Bulls' legend Michael Jordan, a current Bull had a legendary night of his own. In women's hoops, Duke entered the night leading the Atlantic Coast Conference. By night's end, the Blue Devils had company.