John Gasaway explains how Russ Smith has been the best player in the NCAA tournament and looks at whether he can keep it up against a very good Duke defense. Plus, a look at Will Yeguete's effect on Florida's defense.
Seth Greenberg provides his list of matchup nightmares for every Sweet 16 team, explaining why each player will play a pivotal role. He leads off with Jeff Withey, who will challenge Michigan at both ends of the floor.
Peter Keating breaks down the upset odds surrounding the two Sweet 16 games with Giant Killing implications. Although Oregon has a small shot at spoiling Louisville's tournament, things don't look so good for Florida Gulf Coast versus Florida.
John Gasaway provides four initial NCAA tournament observations, including why the Gonzaga Bulldogs weren't given as generous a draw as some may think. He also writes about Florida's chance to reach the Sweet 16.