A quick look at South Carolina-Marquette in the NCAA tourney

Last year, Wichita was an 11-seed and won a First Four and Round of 64 game. As a No. 1 seed, the Tar Heels made it to the NCAA National Championship Game, where they lost to No. 1 Villanova by a score of 77-74 on a last-second buzzer-beater. Point guard Lonzo Ball, who led the country in assists per game and could go No. 1 in the NBA Draft, has revitalized UCLA with a Showtime Lite.

Luke Kennard had 16 points for Duke and was selected tournament MVP, but it was really Tatum's time in NY.

Vegas's love of the Blue Devils stems from two sources.

The victor of the Duke/Hampton game will advance to face the victor of the No. 7 seed Temple vs.

Despite being a No. 2 seed in the tournament, Duke remains one of the favorites to cut down the nets when all is said and done. The second round contest will be played Monday, March 20 in Cameron Indoor Stadium (time TBD). MI can be found at 60-1 to win the tournament. Marquette repeatedly came up short in close games, going 3-6 in games decided by six or fewer points.

OR enters the NCAA Tournament with a 20-13 overall record and was awarded an at-large bid to the dance. The Gamecocks no doubt will miss Coates, a 6-foot-4 center who averaged 12.9 points and 10.7 rebounds this season, shooting 67 percent from the field. Duke is now ranked No. 9 nationally in the Associated Press ledger, after advancing to the ACC Championship. After their plane skidded off the runway when the team was trying to get to Washington, DC, they had to play a game in warm ups and then win the Big Ten Conference tournament championship. The Gamecocks even thought Baylor's loss in the Big 12 Tournament might open the spot in Oklahoma City over that No. 1 seed. The Blue Devils were ACC Tournament runners-up to Notre Dame this year.

Beating Gonzaga in the Final Four?

Kansas-Iowa State. The selection committee has relaxed its bracketing rules, opening the door to a Sweet 16 matchup between rivals Kansas and Iowa State.

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"We're excited and hungry - it's a long wait. This whole week should be a week of celebration for our players and our fans". And it's a reward for our team.

"The seeds are definitely a reward for your body of work".

"It just puts a fire up under me when I go out on the court", Berry said.

I know, I know.

In this article, we discuss five games that took place in the first and second rounds of previous NCAA tournaments. Anytime you make it to the Final Four you understand the principle very well. "They think it is best she rehabs and stays off of it", Staley said.

We will be bouncing back and forth between Columbia and Greenville with updates fromall the tournament teams.

With the hoops high-born in tow, the South is the toughest region. There's a lot of competition. The Tar Heels are the hardest team to pick against in this bracket. "It's going to be great". The most unsafe team to the Blue Devils is the Wildcats, simply because they have been clawing their way through tough Pac-12 competition to get to this point. But we're not satisfied with that. "We didn't lose to bad teams".

"We played to defeat the odds". It has just been introduced for iPhones, but we are working on the Android version!

"Being at home is a huge advantage". As the leading shot-blocker, Egbunu set the edge on defense for the Gators, something Florida hasn't been able to find of late. OR ousted Duke past year and was also from the Pac-12. "It's really nothing different that we haven't been doing in the past except instead of having two posts instead of one". Everybody's record is 0-0. "You can't look too far ahead and you've got to play with all the confidence in the world because everyone is playing for the same championship now".

  • Julie Sanders