The second weekend of the NCAA tournament represents a new level of competition for the 16 teams remaining in the competition. For the higher seeds and elite programs, the thought of having an easy game has disappeared, because every team remaining has been steeled by winning two games and is presumably ready for more. For the lower seeds or those that were not expected to get into or past the round of 32, the Sweet 16 represents a chance to raise their basketball program considerably in the eyes of the public. The term “upset” has a different tone to it at this point in the tournament. Since every team has already proven itself capable of winning NCAA tournament games, there are no Cinderellas left in the competition. -Steve Silverman, bleacherreport.com– Read More
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