Some of the biggest names in college basketball were mentioned as allegedly being involved in improper benefit cases.
A total of 10 teams will fight for conference supremacy over the next four days, with the victor getting an automatic berth in the NCAA tournament.
How could you not feel sorry for Villanova last season?
So it will be an anxious Sunday in Louisville, where the Cardinals are 48 hours removed from a 17-point loss to expected No. 1 overall seed Virginia in the ACC Tournament.
Buffalo 76, Toledo 66 - Wes Clark led Buffalo with 26 points in the MAC championship game.
Cincinnati, another 2-seed, was 30-4 in the regular season and the Bearcats' best non-conference wins were Mississippi State and UCLA. The Capitol One Arena in Washington was more than two-thirds empty for the second round of the Atlantic 10 tournament.
It was the second time in three years they've beaten WestVirginia (24-10) in the title game.
Oregon: The Ducks (22-11, RPI 63), seeded sixth in the Pac-12 Tournament, beat Washington State and Utah to remain in the hunt but lost to USC 74-54 on Friday night in the semifinals.
This is the fifth straight year Bennett, the USBWA's national coach of the year, has guided Virginia to the NCAA tournament. One-and-done is a hot topic right now. The Cavaliers will get to finish region play in Atlanta. Then there are always the heavy favorites that, for whatever reason, aren't ready to play and make an unexpected early exit during the first weekend of the tournament.
Can Arizona overcome a tumultuous month? The top eight receiving the most votes proceed to the next step when members rank those teams 1-8. They will play in Dallas for the first two rounds, and will head to Boston if they advance to the Sweet 16. The university backs both coach and player.
Can the Big Ten get a fifth team in the field of 68?
Whatever surprises the actual tournament field holds - and, please, refrain from the misuse of the word "snub", which implies disdain - it will have been anticipated and discussed ad nauseam long before the actual brackets are released.
They shared the regular season title and outlasted Northeastern in overtime in the CAA Championship Game to lock down the automatic bid. But it appears that won't be enough for the Cornhuskers and Nittany Lions.
Here is a look at the full bracket for this year's tourney.
A conference's first four teams must be placed in different regions if they are seeded in the first four lines, and teams from the same conference can't meet until the regional final if they played each other three or more times during the season.
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