Everything you need to know for Thursday's Sweet 16 games
Michigan and Gonzaga, two of the hottest teams in the nation, are on a collision course in the West Region. In the South Region, will Kentucky's smooth path to the Final Four be derailed?
Here's who will make the Final Four
What happened in the first two rounds? It was crazy, but we're moving on because the Sweet 16 has arrived. The blue bloods are here, but so are the wild cards, including two (!) 11-seeds. Enjoy the games, but here's what's going to happen this weekend.
Don't be fooled, we've seen all this before
OK, let's get a few things straight: A revolution is not happening in college basketball. Nor is what is happening in this NCAA tournament unprecedented. We've had crazier tournaments. What isn't crazy is The Bilastrator's order of the 16 remaining teams.
How they got here and what's next for every team in the Sweet 16
The field has been trimmed. Only 16 are left standing. It's time to look at what they did to get here and, more importantly, what they need to do if they hope to keep moving along in March.
Duke solved its defensive problems by taking a page from Syracuse's playbook
The seed was planted when Mike Krzyzewski took Jim Boeheim's advice and went to a 2-3 zone during a Team USA exhibition in 2010. Coach K turned to the zone again this season to save his defense and get the Blue Devils to the Sweet 16.
Lost in Atlanta: Loyola-Chicago has all kinds of trouble getting to arena
Things haven't started well for the Ramblers. First, their police escort failed to show. Then their bus driver had no idea how to get to the arena.
Barefield hits back-to-back 3s as Utes advance.
Sedrick Barefield powers Utah's offense with consecutive 3-pointers in overtime against Saint Mary's.
Wooden Watch: Did early tourney exits open door for new winner?
Early exits by Arizona and Oklahoma might have opened the door for the likes of Duke's Marvin Bagley III, Kansas' Devonte' Graham and Villanova's Jalen Brunson to win the Wooden Award.
Rui Hachimura is crossing barriers on his way to his comfort zone
Gonzaga's Japanese-born big man has learned how to talk to his teammates on and off the court, and it has created a new level to his game.
Sweet 16 stars compared to NBA standouts.
From Marvin Bagley III to Mikal Bridges, this year's Sweet 16 has its rising stars. Find out who their NBA comparisons are.
Need a new team to root for? We got you
So your bracket is busted, your original champion is already out of the tournament and you need someone new to follow. We've done the research for you already. All you have to do now is pick the team that best fits your style.
Who will be Louisville's next head coach?
Jeff Goodman reports why Xavier's head coach Chris Mack is the leader to be Louisville's next head basketball coach.
What separates each coach in the Sweet 16
The Sweet 16 coaches are a blend of the familiar (Jim Boeheim, Coach K, John Calipari) and some surprises (Loyola-Chicago's Porter Moser). What defines each leader and what are their weak spots?
With so many top seeds eliminated, it's time to reseed the Sweet 16
Let's try this again. It's not exactly the 16 teams we expected, but it's time to take a good look and put them in the proper order. The top teams aren't that shocking, but then the surprises start.
NCAA tournament Sweet 16 field contains more surprises than sure things
Welcome to the Sweet 16, Sister Jean. Loyola-Chicago's Cinderella story is just one delightful development in this year's field. Half the 1-seeds are gone, and there's no telling who has the upper hand to reach the Final Four.
Being UMBC: Inside 72 hours of college basketball's biggest upset
Nobody knew UMBC before the Retrievers pulled off college basketball's biggest upset. But suddenly stars and celebs were talking about them and fans were waiting until all hours to congratulate them. Inside the 72 hours that changed their lives.
What the Sweet 16 seeds look like based solely on the NBA careers of their alums
You might think Kentucky would be No. 1 - you'd be wrong
Best bets for the Sweet 16
Only 16 teams remain in the 2018 NCAA tournament. To help sort through Thursday's and Friday's Sweet 16 contests and find betting value, Andrew Lange and Seth Walder provide their best bets for the round's action.
Ranking the Sweet 16 uniforms
On the eve of the Sweet 16, let's rank the uniforms left in the tournament.
Trae Young on declaring for NBA draft: 'I am ready to get to work.'
Oklahoma guard Trae Young always dreamed of making the NCAA tournament, but now he's moving on to his next big goal -- the NBA.
Trae Young's time has come.
After a stellar freshman year, Oklahoma's Trae Young is headed to the NBA draft to achieve his dream and potentially become a top pick.
The mostly bad history of NBA All-Stars as college coaches
Penny Hardaway won't be the first former NBA All-Star to try his hand at being a college head coach. A look back at those who tried before should worry Memphis fans.
Will Penny successfully recruit for Memphis?
Seth Greenberg and Jay Williams weigh in on how new Memphis coach Anfernee "Penny" Hardaway will fare on the recruiting trail.
Penny hoping to relive glory days at Memphis.
With Anfernee "Penny" Hardaway returning to Memphis, this time as head coach, look back at his glory days as a star point guard for the Tigers.
Penny Hardaway reveals his plans for the team as University of Memphis head coach
'Everything I do, I do it for the city'
Marty Blazer's attempt to cover his losses from a film, along with another movie and a country music venture, landed him as the catalyst in an investigation that might actually make a great movie one day.
Can the NCAA tournament's top teams make another run next year? That'll be determined, in large part, by their recruiting. Here's what the future holds for these teams.