Wichita State and Kentucky truly defined March Mayhem, as the Wildcats outlasted the top-seeded Shockers for the right to face Louiisville.
Each week, Dick Vitale compiles news, notes and observations about the sport he loves, college basketball.
The Georgia Dome should be rocking Saturday night. As Dick Vitale prepares to call his first Final Four, he makes picks for each of Saturday's matchups.
The Wichita State Shockers may have been a 9-seed from a mid-major conference, but their run to the Final Four isn't your typical Cinderella story.
Though what happens in Atlanta will define the 2013 NCAA tournament, there have already been many lasting memories made on the road to the Final Four.
Each of the four teams in Atlanta have needed some unexpected performances to get to the Final Four, and look for these four players to keep up their surprising play this weekend.
By Friday night, the Sweet 16 will be cut in half, with eight teams going home for the season. Which teams will advance to the Elite Eight? Dick Vitale makes his picks.
Wichita State felt the Missouri Valley Conference was underrated, and the Shockers went out and backed that up by blowing out Pitt in the Round of 64.
Creighton senior Doug McDermott is Dick Vitale's player of the year for the 2013-14 season, while Jabari Parker of Duke is Vitale's diaper dandy.