The Sweet 16 bracket has been revealed and these 'sweet' sixteen teams will narrow down to eight by Friday night.
The 16 teams remaining in NCAA Bracket 2010 include four lower seeds: a 9 (Northern Iowa), 10 (St. Mary's), 11 (Washington) and 12 (Cornell). Three No. 1 seeds are still playing (Kentucky, Syracuse, and Duke), while top-ranked Kansas was ousted in the second round.
Here is the Sweet 16 Bracket, compliments of the official NCAA Web site:
Here is the updated Sweet 16 schedule:
Thursday, March 25:
SALT LAKE CITY (WEST BRACKET)
No. 1 Syracuse vs. No. 5 Butler, 7:07 p.m. Eastern Time, Salt Lake City
No. 2 Kansas State vs. No. 6 Xavier, 9:37 p.m. Eastern Time, Salt Lake City
SYRACUSE (EAST BRACKET)
No. 2 West Virginia vs. No. 11 Washington, 7:27 p.m. Eastern Time, Syracuse
No. 1 Kentucky vs. No. 12 Cornell, 9:57 p.m. Eastern Time, Syracuse
Friday, March 26:
ST. LOUIS (MIDWEST BRACKET)
No. 2 Ohio State vs. No. 6 Tennessee, 7:07 p.m. Eastern Time, St. Louis
No. 5 Michigan State vs. No. 9 Northern Iowa, 9:37 p.m. Eastern Time, St. Louis
HOUSTON (SOUTH BRACKET)
No. 3 Baylor vs. No. 10 St. Mary's (Calif.), 7:27 p.m. Eastern Time, Houston
No. 1 Duke vs. No. 4 Purdue, 9:57 p.m. Eastern Time, Houston
The Elite 8 will take place on March 27 and March 28. The Final Four is set for Saturday, April 3. The NCAA 2010 Championship will tip off on Monday, April 5 in Indianapolis.