NCAA Tournament 2012: Winners, Losers, Heroes and Goats from Sunday's Action

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NCAA Tournament 2012: Winners, Losers, Heroes and Goats from Sunday's Action
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And then there were 16.

After six days of March Madness, the original 68-team field for the 2012 NCAA tournament has been whittled down to a Sweet remainder, setting up an exciting slate of games for Week 2. 

Sunday granted college basketball fans everywhere a decidedly mixed bag of games to serve as a backdrop for a recovery from the festive activities of St. Patrick's Day. Five of the eight contests came down to the wire, while the other three saw the squashing of two Cinderellas (Norfolk State and Lehigh) and the national title hopes of North Carolina (see: Kendall Marshall's wrist).

Not a bad way to head into three whole days without the Big Dance.

Let's have a look, then, at some of the best and the worst that Day 6 of the tourney had to offer.

 

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