FOR MARCH 24, 2014
Only three times since 1979 has a No. 1 seed not made it to the Final Four. How far will each go this year? Will Ron Baker and Wichita State (34--0) be the first school to finish undefeated since Indiana in 1976? Or can Scottie Wilbekin lead Florida to its third national crown? Who's more susceptible to Cinderella's charms: Aaron Gordon and Arizona, or Malcolm Brogdon and Virginia? Get answers to these questions and complete tournament coverage at One And One, SI.com's college basketball blog. Go to SI.com/cbb
March 24, 2014
Before the day's games begin, check out SI.com's Tournament Tip-off Live, Thursdays and Fridays at 11:30 a.m. EDT as host Maggie Gray sits down with college hoops experts to analyze the matchups and predict which teams will bust your bracket.
Syracuse frosh Tyler Ennis, who is second on the team in scoring (12.7 ppg) and leads the Orange in assists (5.6) and steals (2.1), is one of this week's Rising Stars, presented by Symetra. To see his video profile, go to SI.com/risingstars
Do you have what it takes to win a cool $1 million? Take the 2014 SPORTS ILLUSTRATED Bracket Challenge to see just how your madness for March Madness could pay off. Go to SI.com/bracketchallenge to enter your NCAA tournament picks for every game. Your entire bracket must be filled out by noon EDT on March 20. Leaders will be posted on SI.com after each round of the tournament.
Not Alone at the Top
FROM THE SI VAULT | Feb. 22, 1982
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Thirty-two years ago Ralph Sampson, Virginia's 7'4" sophomore phenom, towered over opponents as the national player of the year. But he wasn't the only reason the Cavaliers were No. 1
By Curry Kirkpatrick