The first week of the NCAA Tournament has come and gone, and we have cut down the field to the Sweet 16. Northern Iowa, Stephen F. Austin and Middle Tennessee tried their best to play the role of Cinderella, but the clock has struck midnight on the mid-majors, as the Sweet 16 has turned into a battle of the college basketball big boys — including a record six ACC teams.
Day one of the first round of the 2016 NCAA Tournament brought us a smattering of exciting upsets and fantastic finishes. From Arkansas-Little Rock's double overtime rally against Purdue to Yale's first-ever NCAA Tournament victory, college basketball fans got to enjoy the type of moments that make March Madness so captivating. And that was just on Thursday.
For the second time in three seasons, the Virginia Cavaliers will enter the NCAA Tournament as a No. 1 seed. Virginia, top seed in the Midwest Region, will take on the Hampton Pirates in the first round in Raleigh, N.C., on Thursday.
Having survived to play another day, the seventh-seeded Michigan State Spartans and second-seeded Virginia Cavaliers get together in the third round of the East Region of the 2015 NCAA Tournament on Sunday afternoon from Time Warner Cable Arena.
The Virginia Cavaliers begin their quest for a possible national championship when they take on the Belmont Bruins in the second round of the 2015 NCAA Tournament from Time Warner Cable Arena on Friday afternoon.
A Top-25 matchup in the ACC Tournament semifinals is on tap at the Greensboro Coliseum on Friday evening, as the third-ranked and top-seeded Virginia Cavaliers take on the 19th-ranked and fifth-seeded North Carolina Tar Heels.
The third-ranked and top-seeded Virginia Cavaliers take aim at their second straight ACC Tournament title, as they begin postseason play on Thursday, with a quarterfinal matchup against the ninth-seeded Florida State Seminoles.