Kansas vs Purdue: Prediction

March 17th, 2012
Lewis Jackson scored 18 points in the Purdue victory

(2) Kansas vs. (10) Purdue: Midwest Region



Syracuse vs Kansas St: Prediction

March 16th, 2012
Dion Waiters has gotten off to a good start

(1) Syracuse vs. (8) Kansas State: East Region



Kentucky vs Iowa St: Prediction

March 16th, 2012
Michael Kidd-Gilchrist was one of the standouts for UK

(1) Kentucky vs. (8) Iowa State: South Region



Baylor vs Colorado: Prediction

March 16th, 2012
Baylor guard Pierre Jackson

(3) Baylor vs. (11) Colorado: South Region



Thursday's Action Underwhelms But Colorado & VCU Win

March 16th, 2012
Darius Theus' shot gave VCU a 3-point lead

The first full day of action in the NCAA tournament didn't produce the number of surprises that many fans both expected and wanted, with just two lower-seeded teams advancing to Saturday's action. While one should come as no surprise to the country the other finds itself carrying the banner for an entire its first season in the league. Here are the key happenings by location, highlighted by wins for Colorado (Albuquerque) and VCU (Portland).

Thursday's NCAA Tournament Games to Watch

March 15th, 2012
Jim Calhoun's return wasn't a triumphant one

With CHN's Greg Mengelt handling previews and predictions for every game the daily preview will look a little different for the NCAA tournament, with the focus being the game of the day in each region. Below are the games on Thursday's slate that you should make time for, and with four networks (CBS, TBS, TNT and truTV) showing every game in its entirety, there's no excuse (besides a lack of TVs or laptops) for you to not have a multiple TV/computer setup in your home. Enjoy the games. 

Kansas vs Detroit: Prediction

March 14th, 2012

(2) Kansas vs. (15) Detroit: Midwest Region



Missouri vs Norfolk St: Prediction

March 14th, 2012

(2) Missouri vs. (15) Norfolk State: West Region



Cincinnati vs Texas: Prediction

March 14th, 2012
Cincy was in good hands with Sean Kilpatrick

(6) Cincinnati vs. (11) Texas: East Region



NCAA Tournament Preview: Frontcourts to Watch

March 13th, 2012
Anthony Davis provided another virtuoso performanceWhile you definitely need guards to win a national title big men are very important in their own right. Whether a team has projected lottery picks or guys who have been solid throughout their careers, a team has to be able to hold their own in the paint. If not a tournament experience that can last two or three weeks gets derailed far sooner. Here are some front courts you'll need to know this week.

South Region