Greg Rosenstein, ESPN Staff Writer 242d

Tournament Challenge: Gamecocks continue to surprise

No. 7 South Carolina defeated No. 3 Baylor 70-50 on Friday night. Here’s what it means for Tournament Challenge:

Only 1.81 percent of brackets had South Carolina reaching the Elite Eight.

  • Final Four: 0.56 percent.

  • National championship: 0.25 percent.

  • Winning the national title: 0.13 percent.

Baylor was picked to reach the Elite Eight in 14 percent of brackets.

  • Final Four: 5 percent.

  • National championship: 2.1.

  • Winning the national title: 0.8.

South Carolina will face either No. 4 Florida or No. 8 Wisconsin.

  • 0.3 percent of brackets had South Carolina facing Florida in the Elite Eight.

  • Of that group, 32 percent have the Gamecocks advancing.

  • 0.2 percent of brackets had South Carolina facing Wisconsin in the Elite Eight.

  • Of that group, 39 percent have the Gamecocks advancing.

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