Sports Illustrated DIGITAL

April 01, 2013

SWEET MATCHUPS

How will Mark Lyons's shoot-first-ask-questions-later offense fare against Aaron Craft's muscular, ball-hawking D? Get complete Sweet 16 coverage, including other showdowns you don't want to miss, videos and photo galleries, at SI.com/mag

LYONS

6'1" senior PG

43.3%

SHOOTER

15.4 POINTS

PER GAME

25

POINTS

Average in his first two NCAA tournament games

NUMBER OF SWEET 16S

First player in NCAA history to play in consecutive Sweet 16s with two different schools (Xavier in 2012)

CRAFT

6'2" junior PG

43.1%

SHOOTER

10.0 POINTS

PER GAME

8

STEALS

Total in his first two NCAA tournament games

NUMBER OF SWEET 16S

Buried game-winner with .5 seconds left to beat Iowa State 78--75 in third round

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SI VIDEO

How sweet it is! Watch SI.com's Tournament Preview LIVE Show as host Maggie Gray sits down with a panel of college basketball experts to analyze each Sweet 16 matchup, providing analysis, players to watch and which four teams will continue on to the Road to Atlanta.

ONE AND ONE

Florida Gulf Coast (page 36) isn't the only Cinderella at the Big Dance. Ron Baker and No. 9 seed Wichita State upset No. 1 Gonzaga 76--70 for a golden ticket to the Sweet 16. Can the Shockers keep grooving all the way to the Final Four in Atlanta? Check out One And One, SI.com's college basketball blog, for complete tournament coverage, including news, analysis and daily wrap-ups from every regional. Go to SI.com/mag

PHOTOJOHN W. MCDONOUGH/SPORTS ILLUSTRATED (LYONS) PHOTOJOHN W. MCDONOUGH/SPORTS ILLUSTRATED (BAKER) PHOTODAMIAN STROHMEYER/SPORTS ILLUSTRATED (CRAFT) PHOTOSI.COM (VIDEO) PHOTOERICK W. RASCO/SPORTS ILLUSTRATED (BOOK) SIX ILLUSTRATIONS

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