NCAA Bracket 2012: Heavyweights Advance On Sunday; Sweet 16 Set

The final batch of 2012 NCAA Tournament round three games was played on Sunday, and now the Sweet 16 is set for next weekend. Three double-digit seeds -- Xavier, North Carolina State and Ohio -- punched their tickets to the next round, while both Michigan State and Kansas survived tough battles against lower seeds.

Here's the breakdown of Sunday's results:

East Region
No.6 Cincinnati 62, No. 3 Florida State 56

South Region
No. 10 Xavier 70, No. 15 Lehigh 58

Midwest Region
No. 11 NC State 66, No. 3 Georgetown 63
No. 1 North Carolina 87, No. 8 Creighton, 73
No. 2 Kansas 63, No. 10 Purdue 60
No. 13 Ohio 62, No. 12 South Florida 56

West Region
No. 1 Michigan State 65, No. 9 Saint Louis 61
No. 7 Florida 84, No. 15 Norfolk State 50

A bracket with the next round's matchups is available here.

For more on the 2012 NCAA Tournament bracket, stay with SB Nation's Selection Sunday StoryStream, and stick around SB Nation's NCAA Tournament hub for a complete printable NCAA Tournament bracket and tons of analysis on who was snubbed, who got the best bracket, and who will make it all the way to New Orleans and the Final Four.

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