March Madness: 5 Under The Radar Players To Watch In Sweet 16

UCLA Bruins guard Lonzo Ball slaps hands as he walks to the locker room after UCLA beat Cincinnati 79-67 in a second-round game of the men's NCAA college basketball tournament in Sacramento Calif. Sunday

Dillon Brooks is one of the country's elite scorers, and point guard Tyler Dorsey's hot streak (23.6 ppg in last five games) has the Ducks clicking on all cylinders. West Virginia, at San Jose, Calif., TBS, 6:39 p.m.

The South Region easily has the best two matchups of the night. However, that's no longer the case with a No. 1 seed, two No. 2 seeds and a No. 3 seed all failing to make the Sweet 16.

The 16-team field left in the NCAA Tournament features three No. 1 seeds and endless optimism.

No. 2 seed Arizona minus-7.5 vs.

The East Region is also in action Friday, as No. 3 seed Baylor takes on No. 7 seed SC, which upset Duke in the Round of 32.

The Jayhawks are the No. 1 seed in the Midwest Region, which holds its semifinals in Kansas City, Missouri.

The NCAA Tournament will pick back up tonight with four Sweet 16 games, starting with the #7 Michigan Wolverines vs the #3 Oregon Ducks at 7:09pm EST on CBS.

The Sprint Center in Kansas City will be the site for the midwest region's sweet sixteen match ups. It started with the first game of the night between MI and Oregon. SC is just 3-7 ATS in its last 10 versus teams with winning records, and Baylor is 9-1 SU in its past 10 against the SEC.

The Jayhawks will take the court afterward and face the Purdue Boilermakers (No. 4), who recently have had disappointing first round exits in past tournaments, have played well up to this point beating Vermont and Iowa State in rounds one and two. The Zags ended up pulling the game out thanks to a key three-pointer by Jordan Mathews.

Talking Points wants to take full advantage. His father LaVar has been in the news lately for making bold and braggadocios comments on his son Lonzo's ability, such as saying he's already then the Golden State Warriors point guard and two time NBA MVP, Stephen Curry. He also had 9 assists, all of which came in the second half. No. 3 seed UCLA The cure to all of the Wildcats' recent offensive ills will be found by facing the Bruins. Before we get to the UCLA-Kentucky matchup, North Carolina and Butler get Friday started. The Mountaineers could easily add to the Bulldogs' history of March Madness disappointment, but there are a few factors that make it more hard than the betting line indicates.



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