Sweet 16 cut down to Elite 8

By Alejandro Freixes, CCNN Head Writer

Well, after a ferocious set of Sweet 16 matches on Thursday and Friday, the March Madness teams are now down to the Elite 8.  In the South games, No. 4 UCLA was eliminated by No. 1 Florida 79-68, and the Gators will now be facing No. 11 Dayton, since the Flyers took out the No. 10 Stanford Cardinal 82-72. Then, for the West, No. 1 Arizona’s 70-64 win over No. 4 SDSU is sending them against No. 2 Wisconsin, after the Badgers rocked the No. 6 Bears 69-52. On the East side, the No. 4 Spartans knocked out the No. 1 Cavaliers 61-59, which means they’ll face No. 7 Connecticut, whose Huskies beat the No. 3 Cyclones 81-76. Meanwhile, the Midwest matches will feature the No. 2 Michigan Wolverines, who beat Tennessee 73-71, against the No. 8 Kentucky Wildcats, who defeated the Louisville Cardinals 74-69. Who will make it to the Final Four after the March 29-30 games?

E8 West


E8 East

Featured image courtesy of NCAA Men’s Basketball March Madness Facebook. Image of brackets courtesy of USA Today.