Ohio Beats USF 62-56; Advances to Sweet 16

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March Madness has given way to MAC Madness! The Ohio University Bobcats are headed to the Sweet 16.

Walter Offutt had 21 points and D.J. Cooper added 19 as OU overcame a six-point halftime deficit to beat the University of South Florida, 62-56.

The No. 13 seed Bobcats are the first MAC team to advance to the Sweet 16 since Kent State back in 2002.

OU will play the Midwest Region’s top seed, North Carolina, on Friday in Saint Louis.

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