The Sweet 16 matchups for March Madness

By Alejandro Freixes, CCNN Head Writer

Are you ready for the Sweet 16?

After an intense Round of 32, the March Madness playing field has been narrowed down to the Sweet 16 matches that will take place March 27-28.

Three of the No. 1 seeds made it through, with the Florida Gators vs. the No. 4 UCLA Bruins, the Arizona Wildcats vs. the No. 4 San Diego State Aztecs, and the Virginia Cavaliers vs. the No. 4 Michigan State Spartans.

As for the underdogs, the No. 10 Stanford Cardinal will take on the No. 11 Dayton Flyers, while the No. 11 Tennessee Volunteers will face the No. 2 Michigan Wolverines.

Then, there’s the intense rivalry game between the No. 8 Kentucky Wildcats and the No. 4 Louisville Cardinals. Once these tough-as-nails teams are cut down to the Elite 8 on March 29-30, we’ll be ready for the Final Four matches on April 5 and the Championship on April 7. Here’s the latest bracket breakdown for the mega March Madness games:

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Sweet 16 images courtesy of NCAA Men’s Basketball March Madness Facebook. Images of March Madness bracket courtesy of USA Today.