Sweet 16 teams bursting with confidence
Even to surprise arrivals in region semifinals, no team seems unbeatable.
Wisconsin’s win over defending national champion and overall No. 1 seed Villanova shook up office pools around the country, though the tested Badgers aren’t a typical No. 8 seed in the NCAA Tournament.
Eleventh-seeded Xavier might be a surprise team in the regional semifinals, but with their 3-point prowess, the Musketeers are capable of shooting their way past any opponent.
At this stage of the NCAAs, every team left is brimming with confidence. No team seems unbeatable to even the most unlikely Cinderella.
Anything can happen in the Sweet 16.
Two more victories for Wisconsin, and the Badgers’ senior class will have advanced to a very impressive third Final Four in four seasons.
A look at Sweet 16 matchups:
No. 8 seed Wisconsin (27-9) vs. No. 4 seed Florida (26-8): The »