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#1 Florida vs. #4 UCLA
How Florida made it here:
March Madness has lived up to its billing once again, providing incredible upsets and fantastic performances that we saw from Thursday to Sunday. No bracket was left unscathed and Warren Buffet keeps his billion dollars. The contestants of the Player Pool also succumbed to the unpredictability of the tournament, with each of us losing at least one member of our chosen team. Here are the scores heading into the Sweet 16, along with some analysis regarding where everyone stands moving forward. An asterisk and description is placed next to players that are no longer in the tournament.
#1 Virginia versus #4 Michigan State 9:55 EST
#9 Kentucky vs. #4 Louisville
#1 Arizona vs. #4 San Diego St.
With the first weekend of the NCAA Tourney in the books and the Sweet Sixteen set, the 2014 draft is steadily coming into focus. Here is a third extended look at this year's first round with descriptions for each of the prospects.
Dang . . . just how good was that Kentucky-Wichita State game Sunday afternoon?
We’ll all be quite fortunate if there is anything nearly as entertaining, hard-fought and well-played in the Final Four as there was during the Wildcats’ 78-76 victory over the unbeaten Shockers in St. Louis.
This year we resurrected the NCAA Tournament Player Pool, gathering up members of the NBADraft.net team and holding a draft of our own on Tuesday night before the NC State/Xavier game. With a name randomizer, we produced an order and went through a snake style draft. The game is based on which of these armchair GM’s squads will score the most points over the duration of the tournament. The scoring is simple, total combined points scored by each team's players (no rebounds or assists included).
Pundits everywhere are saying the South and Midwest Regions are the most stacked. But the West region could have the most potential for pandemonium when the ball is tipped. It’s a fun little mix of the uber-consistent favorites (Arizona, Wisconsin, San Diego St.), the hot teams (Baylor, Gonzaga, Oregon), the teams with that star player who we’ve seen go off time and time again (Creighton, Nebraska, Louisiana-Lafayette)…and The Curious Case of Oklahoma St. Four teams will emerge and face off in Anaheim. Here’s a breakdown of the favorites, the