We’re in the midst of three of the longest days in the college basketball season. The Sweet 16 is set, but we won’t see another NCAA tournament game until Thursday night.
We broke down every team that made it to the Sweet 16
The first weekend of the NCAA tournament may have been without replayable-for-eternity highlights -- no buzzer-beaters, no overtimes yet -- but there are still plenty of storylines. Michigan’s miraculous March, South Carolina’s upset win, the ACC’s disappearing act.
NCAA.com’s Mike Lopresti breaks down the opening weekend and future prospects of each of the 16 teams remaining, from A(rizona) to X(avier).
Here's the weekend's Upset Journal.
Here's the Sweet 16 schedule
Friday, 7:29 — (3) Baylor vs. (7) South Carolina
Friday, 9:59 — (4) Florida vs. (8) Wisconsin
Thursday, 7:09 ET — (3) Oregon vs. (7) Michigan
Thursday, 9:39 ET — (1) Kansas vs. (4) Purdue
Friday, 7:09 ET — (1) North Carolina vs. (4) Butler
Friday, 9:39 ET — (2) Kentucky vs. (3) UCLA
Thursday, 7:39 ET — (1) Gonzaga vs. (4) West Virginia
Thursday, 10:09 ET — (2) Arizona vs. (11) Xavier
Over in the NIT, the quarterfinals are set
No. 4 seed Central Florida climbed out of a 13-point halftime hole Monday night to beat top-seeded Illinois State, putting the Knights into the NIT quarterfinals. They'll meet Illinois. The other quarterfinal games pit Texas-Arlington against CSU-Bakersfield, Georgia Tech against Ole Miss and TCU against Richmond.
See the full NIT schedule and scores here.
Mark your calendar
Sweet 16 begins: Thursday
Elite Eight begins: Saturday
Final Four in Phoenix: April 1-3
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