March Madness visual recap: The best pictures from Friday night's games

The final games of Sweet 16 have commenced and fans are patiently awaiting the arrival of the Elite 8! Last night Friday, March 24th four more teams took to the court for a chance at glory.

The first game of the night started off with the #4 seeded Butler Bulldogs against the #1 seeded North Carolina Tar Heels. At the first half, the Tar Heels were ahead by 16 points with a score of 52-36. In the second half, Butler scored more points than North Carolina, but it wasn't enough to secure them a spot in the next round. The game ended with a final score of 92-80.

Later on, the South Carolina Gamecocks #7 seeded in the East Region faced the #3 seeded Baylor Bears at Madison Square Garden. South Carolina had a 15 point lead in the first half and did not slow down for the rest of the game. South Carolina defeated Baylor 70-50 in a total blowout.

In Memphis, the #3 seeded UCLA Bruins suited up to take on the #2 seeded Kentucky Wildcats. At the first half Kentucky was up by 6, but as the night went on they continued to steamroll the competition, with a final score of 86-75.

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To close out the night the #7 seeded Wisconsin Badgers and the #4 seeded Florida Gators entered Madison Square Garden ready for battle. After the first half, Florida was ahead by only 2 points, but Wisconsin wasn't going to give up that easily, coming back to tie the game at 72-72 in the second half. In a nail-biting overtime, Florida secured their position in the Elite 8 with a 3 pointer at the buzzer to win the game with a final score of 84-83.

Take a look at the best photos from last night's game and make sure to check back tomorrow for more March Madness coverage:

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Mar 24, 2017; Memphis, TN, USA; North Carolina Tar Heels forward Kennedy Meeks (3) reacts on the Tar Heels bench in the first half against the Butler Bulldogs during the semifinals of the South Regional of the 2017 NCAA Tournament at FedExForum. Mandatory Credit: Nelson Chenault-USA TODAY Sports
Mar 24, 2017; Memphis, TN, USA; North Carolina Tar Heels forward Theo Pinson (1) loses the ball as he collides with Butler Bulldogs forward Andrew Chrabascz (45)in the first half during the semifinals of the South Regional of the 2017 NCAA Tournament at FedExForum. Mandatory Credit: Justin Ford-USA TODAY Sports
Butler's Kethan Savage (11) and Tyler Wideman (4) battle North Carolina's Kennedy Meeks (3) for a rebound during the first half in the NCAA Tournament South Regional semifinal at FedExForum in Memphis, Tenn., on Friday, March 24, 2017. UNC advanced, 92-80. (Ethan Hyman/Raleigh News & Observer/TNS via Getty Images)
MEMPHIS, TN - MARCH 24: Justin Jackson #44 of the North Carolina Tar Heels shoots against Avery Woodson #0 of the Butler Bulldogs in the second half during the 2017 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament South Regional at FedExForum on March 24, 2017 in Memphis, Tennessee. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)
MEMPHIS, TN - MARCH 24: Kennedy Meeks #3 of the North Carolina Tar Heels shoots against Tyler Wideman #4 and Kamar Baldwin #3 of the Butler Bulldogs in the first half during the 2017 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament South Regional at FedExForum on March 24, 2017 in Memphis, Tennessee. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)
MEMPHIS, TN - MARCH 24: Tyler Lewis #1 of the Butler Bulldogs reacts as he walks off the court after being defeated by the North Carolina Tar Heels during the 2017 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament South Regional at FedExForum on March 24, 2017 in Memphis, Tennessee. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)
Mar 24, 2017; New York, NY, USA; South Carolina Gamecocks guard Rakym Felder (4) dives for a loose ball against Baylor Bears guard Manu Lecomte (20) during the second half in the semifinals of the East Regional of the 2017 NCAA Tournament at Madison Square Garden. Mandatory Credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports
Mar 24, 2017; New York, NY, USA; South Carolina Gamecocks guard Sindarius Thornwell (0) drives to the basket against Baylor Bears guard Ishmail Wainright (24) during the first half in the semifinals of the East Regional of the 2017 NCAA Tournament at Madison Square Garden. Mandatory Credit: Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports
NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 24: Rakym Felder #4 of the South Carolina Gamecocks shoots the ball against Johnathan Motley #5 of the Baylor Bears during the 2017 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament East Regional at Madison Square Garden on March 24, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 24: Duane Notice #10 of the South Carolina Gamecocks drives to the basket against Manu Lecomte #20 of the Baylor Bears during the 2017 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament East Regional at Madison Square Garden on March 24, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 24: Johnathan Motley #5 of the Baylor Bears fights for the ball against Chris Silva #30 of the South Carolina Gamecocks during the 2017 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament East Regional at Madison Square Garden on March 24, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 24: Justin McKie #20 and Hassani Gravett #2 of the South Carolina Gamecocks react from the bench against the Baylor Bears during the 2017 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament East Regional at Madison Square Garden on March 24, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)
MEMPHIS, TN - MARCH 24: De'Aaron Fox #0 of the Kentucky Wildcats goes up for a dunk in the second half against the UCLA Bruins during the 2017 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament South Regional at FedExForum on March 24, 2017 in Memphis, Tennessee. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)
Mar 24, 2017; Memphis, TN, USA; UCLA Bruins guard Isaac Hamilton (10) shoots against Kentucky Wildcats forward Derek Willis (35) in the second half during the semifinals of the South Regional of the 2017 NCAA Tournament at FedExForum. Mandatory Credit: Nelson Chenault-USA TODAY Sports
MEMPHIS, TN - MARCH 24: De'Aaron Fox #0 of the Kentucky Wildcats shoots against TJ Leaf #22 of the UCLA Bruins in the second half during the 2017 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament South Regional at FedExForum on March 24, 2017 in Memphis, Tennessee. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)
MEMPHIS, TN - MARCH 24: De'Aaron Fox #0 of the Kentucky Wildcats drives to the basket against Bryce Alford #20 of the UCLA Bruins in the second half during the 2017 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament South Regional at FedExForum on March 24, 2017 in Memphis, Tennessee. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)
MEMPHIS, TN - MARCH 24: Aaron Holiday #3 of the UCLA Bruins and De'Aaron Fox #0 of the Kentucky Wildcats compete for a loose ball in the second half during the 2017 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament South Regional at FedExForum on March 24, 2017 in Memphis, Tennessee. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)
MEMPHIS, TN - MARCH 24: Bryce Alford #20 of the UCLA Bruins reacts late in the second half against the Kentucky Wildcats during the 2017 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament South Regional at FedExForum on March 24, 2017 in Memphis, Tennessee. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)
Mar 24, 2017; New York, NY, USA; Florida Gators guard KeVaughn Allen (5) shoots the ball against Wisconsin Badgers forward Ethan Happ (22) during the first half in the semifinals of the East Regional of the 2017 NCAA Tournament at Madison Square Garden. Mandatory Credit: Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports
Mar 24, 2017; New York, NY, USA; Florida Gators forward Kevarrius Hayes (13) drives to the basket against Wisconsin Badgers guard Khalil Iverson (21) during the second half in the semifinals of the East Regional of the 2017 NCAA Tournament at Madison Square Garden. Mandatory Credit: Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports
NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 24: Nigel Hayes #10 of the Wisconsin Badgers reacts in the second half against the Florida Gators during the 2017 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament East Regional at Madison Square Garden on March 24, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 24: Zak Showalter #3 of the Wisconsin Badgers makes a three point basket with 2.5 seconds left in the second half to tie the game 72 to 72 against the Florida Gators during the 2017 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament East Regional at Madison Square Garden on March 24, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 24: Nigel Hayes #10 of the Wisconsin Badgers shoots the ball in the first half against the Florida Gators during the 2017 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament East Regional at Madison Square Garden on March 24, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 24: Ethan Happ #22 of the Wisconsin Badgers drives to the basket against Kevarrius Hayes #13 of the Florida Gators during the 2017 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament East Regional at Madison Square Garden on March 24, 2017 in New York City. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)
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