With the opening round of the men’s basketball NCAA tournament in the books, it’s time to look back on the players — and their sneakers — that stole the show.
Scroll through our roundup of the first round’s top performers, with links to shop the shoes that carried them to the next round of the Big Dance.
And stay tuned for ongoing March Madness sneaker coverage.
Jordan Bell (Oregon): 17 points, 12 rebounds | Nike Zoom KD 9, $150; nike.com
Frank Mason III (Kansas): 22 points, 8 assists | Adidas Crazy Explosive Low, $119.99; footlocker.com
Edrice Adebayo (Kentucky): 15 points, 18 rebounds | Nike Kyrie 1, from $70; ebay.com
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Devin Robinson (Florida): 24 points, 7 rebounds | Nike KD Trey 5 IV, from $59.98; finishline.com
Elijah Stewart (USC): 22 points, 4 rebounds | Nike Hyperdunk 2016 Flyknit, $139.97; nike.com
Derrick Walton Jr. (Michigan): 26 points, 11 assists, 5 rebounds | Air Jordan XXXI Low PE, from $199; ebay.com
Justin Jackson (North Carolina): 21 points, 7 rebounds | Air Jordan XXXI, $185; nike.com
Dwayne Bacon (Florida State): 25 points, 9 rebounds | Air Jordan 13, from $239.99; ebay.com