As we enter the middle stretch of the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament, we look at the bracket-busting disappointments that are now home watching (I'm talking about YOU, Georgetown and Kansas!) as well as the underdog darlings who are still playing for a trip to Indianapolis for the Final Four.
Part of the beauty of the single-elimination tournament is that any team, regardless of talent, coaching, or the size of their student body, can have a bad day on the court. On the other hand, a small school a tenth the size of its competitor can take on the role of David if Goliath is not up to task.
Let's take a look at some intriguing player matchups should the stars align and these particular teams meet in the next week or so.
Some of these matchups are already scheduled to take place, while the others can only occur if certain teams win and fate dictates these circumstances.