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Kentucky players celebrate after beating Tennessee 77-72 in an NCAA college basketball championship game at the Southeastern Conference tournament Sunday The Dummy's Guide to filling out a 2018 NCAA Tournament Bracket
Freda Brock | 18 March, 2018, 03:00

As the 2018 NCAA men's basketball tournament kicked off last Tuesday, the scene is set for the wild ride that March always seems to bring us.

Turner's offering this year expands on the initial multiyear deal it signed last year with Intel, CBS and the NCAA. Double digit seeds are going to advance, it happens every single year. Loyola-Chicago took down Miami on a late three-pointer.

A ideal example of this are the Florida Gulf Coast Eagles, who used a run-and-gun style of play against the Georgetown Hoyas' methodical Princeton offense in the Round of 64 in the 2013 NCAA tournament.

Freshman sensation Young's 28 points weren't enough for Oklahoma.

The Rams meet second-seeded Duke in Saturday's second round. As for the annual 12th-seed upset win, Fivethirtyeight thinks New Mexico State (38 percent) has the best shot at winning. They shared the conference title, got a No. 5 seed in the NCAA Tournament, knocked off No. 1 seed Duke along the way and played in the national title game against Maryland.

Jay Wright knows as well as anyone that teams are judged by their performance in the NCAA tournament.

The Cougars (27-7), winners of 11 of their last 13 games, move on to face either MI or Montana on Saturday in the second round of the West Regional.

Glen 'Big Baby' Davis, the drug kingpin?
He played 29 minutes per game for the Celtics in 2010-11, taking on an important role for a team that struggled with injuries. Former NBA big man Glen Davis is back in the news again, but it is definitely not in the positive sense this time around.

Villanova is 30-4 on the season after winning the Big East Conference Championship for the second consecutive season.

My family started doing an NCAA Tournament bracket pool a few years back, with the victor picking dinner and a movie-the latter is a particularly contentious topic each and every night when we are browsing potential choices, so it's as good of a prize as you could wish for.

But fans weren't fading the Buckeyes almost as much as he thinks - more than three-fourths picked Ohio State to win in the first round, better backing than fellow No. 5 seed Clemson.

Even Kentucky coach John Calipari expects a tough battle in this all-Wildcats showdown. "This is life and death and hopefully a good lesson for us going forward". No. 1 seeds are now 134-0 in first-round games since seeding began in 1979. The AAC and Big 12 have also won a title during that time span. St. Bonaventure will get a Florida team that has lost six of 11 dating back to the end of January.

Radford never had a chance Thursday night against Villanova at PPG Paints Arena. Star guard Collin Sexton leads the Alabama Crimson Tide into an intriguing 8-9 matchup against Virginia Tech. I basketball programs in the NCAA Tournament. That means that, given those last three, our metro region fielded a quarter of the best academically performing schools in the tournament.

In Charlotte, South No. 16 seed UMBC drew top overall seed Virginia. No. 1 seed Kansas would probably beat No. 16 Pennsylvania 999 out of 1,000 times they play.

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