Dyshawn Pierre, Carson Desrosiers

Dayton’s Dyshawn Pierre is grabbed by Providence’s Carson Desrosiers in the second half of an NCAA tournament college basketball game in the Round of 64 in Columbus, Ohio, Saturday, March 21, 2015. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

No. 11 seed Dayton claimed the lone upset of the second day of play in the Round of 64 of the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament on March 20, as the rest of the higher seeds in action advanced.

The Flyers (27-8) knocked off No. 6 seed Providence (22-12), 66-53, in an East Regional quarterfinal in Columbus, Ohio. They advanced to face No. 3 seed Oklahoma in the semifinals on March 22.

Junior forward Dyshawn Pierre led Dayton with 20 points and nine rebounds. Senior guard Jordan Sibert followed up with 15 points; sophomore guard Scoochie Smith added 11 points for the Flyers. Senior forward LeDontae Henton led Providence with 18 points and 11 rebounds.

Dayton was the Cinderella team of last year’s tournament, embarking on a run that saw the Flyers reach the Elite Eight.

In other action:

Midwest Region

– No. 5 West Virginia defeated No. 12 Buffalo, 68-62

– No. 7 Wichita State defeated No. 10 Indiana, 81-76

– No. 2 Kansas defeated No. 15  New Mexico State, 75-56

West Region

– No. 1 Wisconsin defeated No. 16 Coastal Carolina, 86-62

– No. 8 Oregon defeated No. 9 Oklahoma State, 79-73

East Region

– No. 5 Northern Iowa defeated No. 12 Wyoming, 71-54

– No. 4 Louisville defeated No. 13 California-Irvine, 57-55

– No. 3 Oklahoma defeated No. 14 Albany, 69-60

– No. 7 Michigan State defeated No. 10 Georgia, 70-63

– No. 2 Virginia defeated No. 15 Belmont, 79-67

South Region

– No. 1 Duke defeated No. 16 Robert Morris, 85-56

– No. 8 San Diego State defeated No. 9 St. John’s, 76-64

– No. 7 Iowa defeated No. 10 Davidson, 83-52

– No. 2 Gonzaga defeated No.15 North Dakota State, 86-76