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Archive - Mar 2010

March 24th

Sweet 16 Preview: East Region

Wed, 03/24/2010 - 2:37pm

As we prepare for the second weekend of March Madness, one thing has become abundantly clear: There are a handful of top echelon teams --- and everybody else. For a lucid snapshot of the current college hoops landscape, look no further than the East Region. The two top dogs, Kentucky and West Virginia are still standing, but the rest of the bracket has been decimated.

March 23rd

Home finale tonight for Illini's McCamey

Sweet 16 Preview: Midwest Region

Tue, 03/23/2010 - 11:01pm
As a believer in accountability, the first step here is to discuss why Kansas will not be winning the Midwest Region in this year's NCAA Tournament, as I've been projecting since Cole Aldrich decided to return to school about 11 months ago. The Jayhawks dragged their feet. They didn't make in-game adjustments until it was too late. And they threw up far, far, far too many 3-pointers in a game where that might have been their only disadvantage. Kansas could have won a national championship. Bill Self deserves the blame more than anyone for why they didn't.

NCAA Power "Sweet" 16 Rankings

Tue, 03/23/2010 - 8:56pm

By Josh Cochran and Joel Steiner
NCAA Power "Sweet" 16: March 23rd

Sweet 16 Preview: West Region

Tue, 03/23/2010 - 10:51am

After watching the first 2 rounds of this year's NCAA Tournament, it's almost a surprise that Syracuse and Kansas State are still alive for the Sweet 16. Despite all the mighty underdogs and wild upsets, the Orange are living up to their top seed status after pouncing on Vermont and Gonzaga, while Kansas State has quietly demonstrated it could be a viable Final Four candidate.

March 22nd

Self: Freshman Henry ready for NBA