Friday's Sweet 16 Thoughts

March 22nd, 2012
Marquis Teague is a player to watch on Friday

Thursday's Sweet 16 Preview

When compared to Thursday's slate the four matchups on Friday may leave a little to be desired for the casual fan, with a double-digit seed playing in three of the four games. The lone exception is Kentucky/Indiana, who staged a classic back in December. Here are some thoughts on the four games to be played in Atlanta and St. Louis.

South Region (Atlanta)

Kansas vs NC State: Prediction

March 20th, 2012
Tyshawn Taylor and the Jayhawks made a statement


(2) Kansas vs. (11) North Carolina State: Midwest Region



Poll: Which Surprise Team Has Best Chance of Advancing to Elite 8?

March 19th, 2012

Dereck Whittenburg: NCAA Tournament Interview

March 17th, 2012
whittenburg.jpgAs part of Jon Teitel's NCAA Tournament Interview series, he had a chance to chat with Dereck Whittenburg. Whittenburg was the starting guard on the famed 1983 NC State squad that won the National Title, and he worked his way into March Madness lore by putting up the shot that Lorenzo Charles eventually finished for the winning basket. Besides his playing career, Whittenburg also had a lengthy coaching career that included head-coaching stops at Wagner and Fordham.

Georgetown vs NC State: Prediction

March 17th, 2012
Hollis Thompson made the game-winning basket

(3) Georgetown vs. (11) North Carolina State: Midwest Region



San Diego St vs North Carolina St: Prediction

March 14th, 2012
NC State

(6) San Diego State vs. (11) North Carolina State: Midwest Region



Bracketology Poll: Who is the Worst At-Large Team?

March 11th, 2012