Friday’s Southwest bracket semifinal duels at San Antonio’s
Alamodome assure at least one low-seeded squad to reach the Elite Eight.
The Sweet 16 gets underway officially at 7:15
PM ET on Thursday when No. 2 San Diego St. meets No. 3 Connecticut.
The United Center, Chicago, Illinois will play host to the number
seven seed Texas A&M as they try to get past the number ten seed Florida
State in the Southwest region.
The No. 2 San Diego State Aztecs and No. 15 Northern Colorado
Bears rolled through their respective conference tourneys, becoming champs of
the Mountain West and Big Sky, respectively.
This game based on the simulator projections is lined correctly
and there is minimal probability of an upset. So UCONN wins and advances, but
making a call on the spread is nearly impossible.
Tampa, Florida will host a battle between “name” teams in
the Southeast Region of the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament when the
seventh-seed UCLA Bruins (22-10) meet the tenth-seed Michigan State Spartans
(19-14) on Thursday night.
At the surface the Texas Longhorns are the obvious favorite
but will it really be smooth sailing? The Golden Grizzlies will look to pull
off the upset this Friday in the NCAA 2011 tournament.
first trip to the NCAA tournament as a head coach will have an extra special
meaning when his 12th seeded Tigers take on his alma mater, the Wildcats.
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