Ohio State -- More than a one-school sport
By Kyle MasonYes, Ohio State got its butt kicked in the second round of last year's tournament by Georgetown, but last year's squad was a completely different team than the one that will take the floor on Saturday. We replaced our four seniors with four fantastic freshmen and a junior college transfer who has performed above expectations. Formerly known as The Stonewalls years ago, the Hoyas reached the Final Four for the first time since 1985, the year I was born. Meanwhile, the Buckeyes return to the Final Four after their last appearance in 1999.
Georgetown -- Because D.C. destroys Columbus
By Anthony FrancavillaAs I stroll down the streets of D.C. and observe the wonderful architecture of our nation's capital, I am reminded of how lucky I am to live here and not in a place like, say, Columbus, Ohio.