Jordan Price scored 21 points to lead La Salle to victory over Dayton.
Dayton handed St. Joe’s their second straight loss on Thursday.
Steve Zack and Cleon Roberts led La Salle with 10 points apiece.
Kentucky, the preseason No. 1 that entered the Big Dance unranked, has reached the Final Four as an eight seed. The Wildcats will face Wisconsin, which upset top seed Arizona in a thriller.
By far the most unlikely Sweet 16 matchup is Dayton-Stanford. The 11 seed Flyers started Thursday’s madness by beating Ohio State 60-59.
Ronald Roberts Jr. scored 22 points and Chris Wilson added a career-high 20 as Saint Joseph’s defeated Dayton 79-53 on Tuesday night, winning its fifth straight and ending a six-game streak of Dayton’s.
Jerrell Wright led the Explorers (12-13, 4-7) with 15 points and five rebounds.
Kevin Dillard scored 23 points and Dayton won its fourth straight game, beating Saint Joseph’s 60-54 Wednesday night in Atlantic 10 Conference play.
Kevin Dillard and Josh Parker scored 16 points apiece to lead five Flyers in double figures as Dayton picked up an 87-77 win over Temple Saturday.