CBI 2017: Quarterfinals Scores, Updated Bracket and Semifinals Schedule

The quarterfinals of the 2017 College Basketball Invitational tipped off Monday as the tournament field will be whittled down to four teams by the end of the night.

The semifinals begin Wednesday, with the best-of-three final a week away.

Below is a brief overview for how the quarterfinals unfolded.

 

Quarterfinal Results

 

Semifinal Schedule

Updated CBI bracket courtesy of Gazelle Group.

 

Monday Recap

Coastal Carolina 72, Loyola (Maryland) 63

The Coastal Carolina Chanticleers overcame a sluggish offensive night on the perimeter to advance to the semifinals with a 72-63 win over the Loyola (Maryland) Greyhounds.

The Chanticleers were 3-of-15 from three-point range but made up for it with a potent inside game. Jaylen Shaw (22 points) was the game's leading scorer and hit nine of his 16 two-point field goals. Elijah Wilson (16 points) was also 5-of-8 from inside the arc.

The Greyhounds were also their own worst enemies.

Leading scorer Andre Walker battled foul trouble all night that limited him to 24 minutes on the floor. He turned the ball over seven times as well.

Jarred Jones, who entered Monday night averaging 14.9 points per game, fouled out after scoring eight points and grabbing nine rebounds.

 

Utah Valley 85, Rice 79

The Utah Valley Wolverines shut down Rice Owls star Marcus Evans, which played a decisive role in their 85-79 win Monday night.

Evans was averaging 19.2 points a game before Rice's defeat. Against Utah Valley, the sophomore guard couldn't find a groove. He finished 5-of-15, including 1-of-7 from beyond the arc, for 13 points.

In addition to the Wolverines' solid work on the defensive end, their bench stepped up in a big way. Reserves Ivory Young and Kenneth Ogbe scored 20 and 17 points apiece, helping to give Utah Valley a 49-19 edge in bench scoring.

 

 


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