Before a four-day holiday break from games arrived, Stanford showed why the road to No. 1 still runs through the Bay Area.
Sure, Baylor and Maryland suffered upsets. But the Lady Bears and Terps shouldn't give the losses a second thought -- nor should we.
As the curtain closed on the opening weekend of games, it's clear that there might not be a better race for bragging rights than the one in the state of Tennessee.
Baylor is the top seed but might have the toughest road to the Final Four.
As the focus shifts from college football to basketball, let's recap what we've learned so far, things we thought we knew, and some preseason assumptions that need to be revised.
When the Sweet 16 gets under way on Saturday afternoon, some of the biggest stars on the court will be the smallest players on the court, the point guards.
When is it almost a disadvantage to be a No. 2 seed? Will UConn meet its archrival in St. Louis? Who else will be there? More predictions for the 2009 NCAA tournament.
The 16 are set. Time to catch your breath? Hardly. Here are five questions to ponder before action resumes Saturday.