One week ago, it was 64....today, it's down to the 'sweet-16' which tips off Thursday to decide the men's NCAA college basketball championship.
16-teams remain alive, and Saturday, one of the four #1-seed teams was eliminated in defending national champion Baylor being ousted losing to North Carolina in overtime, 93-86.
The overall #1 seed Gonzaga advances to its 7th straight 'sweet-16' as the zags came from behind in Portland Saturday to beat Memphis, 82-78.
The zags face Arkansas Thursday at 4pm in San Diego in the west regional semifinal.
Elsewhere, #1 seed Kansas in the Midwest advances, and the fourth #1 seeded team Arizona managed, in overtime, to get by a tough t-c-u team last night, 85-80.
The pac-12 champion wildcats head to San Antonio and meet Houston Thursday.
UCLA moves on, also, after the bruins 72-56 win over St. Mary's.
So, there are 4-games Thursday starting with Gonzaga playing Arkansas. Michigan meets Villanova. Duke battles Texas tech, and...Arizona facing Houston.
On Friday, 15-seed St. Pete plays Purdue, Kansas faces providence, UCLA and North Carolina clash, Miami meets Iowa state.
You can follow the bracket, tip off times, and more online at ‘NCAA dot org.'