NCAA Tournament Midwest Regional Sweet 16 Breakdown

By: David Kay

Un-doubtedly the toughest of the four brackets, the Midwest Regional suffered a major shake-up the opening weekend when Georgetown was stunned in the first round by Ohio and then Northern Iowa shocked the sports world by beating the Smoke Monster, Kansas in the second round.  Now the Midwest seems to be Ohio State’s to lose. But you sure cannot count out Northern Iowa especially with a Sweet 16 match-up against a Kalin Lucas-less Michigan State team.
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What Kalin Lucas means to Michigan St.

By Paul M. Banks and Jeff Ghiringhelli

By now you all know that Michigan State’s Kalin Lucas will be out for the remainder of the tournament with a ruptured achilles tendon. Rehabilitation will last 4-6 months, but head coach Tom Izzo is confident that he will make a full recovery and be ready for next season.

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