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NCAA tournament daily awards

Updated: March 24, 2012, 10:57 PM ET
By Dick Vitale | ESPN.com

For games played on March 24

PLAYER OF THE DAY/NIGHT: Jared Sullinger, Ohio State
After being in foul trouble in the first half, Sullinger was dominant in the second half against Syracuse.

TEAM OF THE DAY/NIGHT: Louisville
The Cardinals rallied from an eight-point halftime deficit to beat Florida.

COACH OF THE DAY/NIGHT: Rick Pitino, Louisville
His team adjusted to Florida's first half three-point barrage.

SHOCK OF THE DAY/NIGHT: None

GAME OF THE DAY/NIGHT: Ohio State over Syracuse
The Buckeyes advanced to the Final Four by beating a 1 seed..

Dick Vitale

College Basketball analyst
Dick Vitale, college basketball's top analyst and ambassador, joined ESPN during the 1979-80 season. His thorough knowledge of the game is brought forth in an enthusiastic, passionate style. Vitale also contributes columns to ESPN.com.