Michigan wondered what would happen if its best player, Trey Burke, went cold in a big game. It happened Saturday but the rest of the Wolverines rallied to beat Syracuse and reach Monday's national title game.
Louisville's Peyton Siva, Wichita State's Malcolm Armstead, Syracuse's Michael Carter-Williams and Michigan's Trey Burke bring a unique skill set to their teams and will take center stage in Atlanta.
The traditional big man is a dying breed in the college game. The reasons have as much to do with the lure of the NBA as it does with the evolving nature of the position itself.
There's plenty of intrigue in the East Region. Myron Medcalf provides a breakdown.