The Indiana Hoosiers have a trip to the Elite 8 and a second victory over a hated arch-rival on the line tonight, but those reasons are not anywhere close to the main reason why Jerod hopes IU prevails tonight. He, like many IU fans across the globe, just really, really does not want this season, with this team, to end.
In episode #28 of The Bottoms Line College Basketball Podcast, Andy is once again joined by Troy Machir of NBC Sports’ College Basketball Talk and Raphielle Johnson of CollegeHoopsNet.com to quickly recap the NCAA Tournament’s first weekend and then look ahead to the Sweet 16.
March Madness: What The History Of Double-Digit Seeds In The Sweet 16 Suggests For Ohio, NC State, and Xavier
Jerod broke down every Sweet 16 that had a double-digit seed participant and was struck by three observations: 1) how impossible Ohio’s task seems based on history; 2) how much precedent there is for Xavier fans to hang their hats on; and 3) the incredible record of #11 seeds in the Elite 8…if NC State can only get there.
Before tonight’s Sweet 16 game, players from Kansas and Richmond got into a little bit of an altercation in the tunnel before the game.
Sweet 16 Friday TV Schedule and Live Blog: UNC-Marquette, Kansas-Richmond, Ohio State-Kentucky, Florida State-VCU
To set the stage for the Friday Sweet 16 games, here is the TV schedule plus links to our previews of the four games to be played tonight. And starting at 7:00 ET we’ll be live blogging the action yet again.