No. 9 Northern Iowa vs. No. 5 Michigan State – No Kalin Lucas for the Spartans means a trip to the Elite Eight for NIU.
No. 6 Tennessee vs. No. 2 Ohio State – Looks like the Buckeyes are headed to Indy.
No. 1 Syracuse vs. No. 5 Butler – The Orange won’t miss Arinze Onuaku until the Elite Eight.
No. 2 Kansas State vs. No. 6 Xavier – KState crushed Xavier back in December.
No. 1 Kentucky vs. No. 12 Cornell – Big Blue halts Big Red’s magical run.
No. 11 Washington vs. No. 2 West Virginia – No Truck Bryant but Joe Mazzulla has experience.
No. 4 Purdue vs. No. 1 Duke – No reason why the Blue Devils won’t cruise to the Final Four.
No. 10 St. Mary’s vs. No. 3 Baylor - Will be close, but Baylor wins.