Team-by-team look at the Sweet 16 |

Team-by-team look at the Sweet 16


Ohio State, 34-2

Region: East. Seed: No. 1.

Scoring: Team (77.6); Jared Sullinger 17.1; William Buford 14.6; Jon Diebler 12.6; Dave Lighty 12.1.

Rebounds: Team (34.5); Jared Sullinger 10.0; David Lighty 4.1; William Buford 4.0.

3-pointers: Team (.424); Jon Diebler 110; William Buford 60; David Lighty 50.

Skinny: The Buckeyes advanced to the second weekend, winning their games by an average of 31.5 points. After falling behind 11-2, the Big Ten champions used their devastating inside-outside attack to post the most lopsided tournament victory in school history. Ohio State made 16 3s to advance in the NCAA tournament with a jaw-dropping 98-66 win over George Mason. Ohio State started the tournament with a 75-46 rout of Texas-San Antonio. The Buckeyes are 5-0 in NCAA tournament matchups with Kentucky.

Kentucky, 27-8

Region: East. Seed: No. 4.

Scoring: Team (75.8); Brandon Knight 17.4; Terrence Jones 16.1; Doron Lamb 12.6; Darius Miller 11.2.

Rebounds: Team (37.6); Josh Harrellson 8.8; Terrence Jones 8.7; Darius Miller 4.7; DeAndre Liggins 4.1.

3-pointers: Team (.396); Brandon Knight 78; Doron Lamb 61; Darius Miller 54; DeAndre Liggins 33, Terrence Jones 22.

Skinny: Freshman Brandon Knight went 1-for-8 against Princeton, including a game-winning layup with 2 seconds remaining, to give the Wildcats a 59-57 win. He followed with a career-best 30 points against West Virginia to help the Wildcats back into the round of 16. John Calipari is trying to join Rick Pitino as only the second coach to lead three programs to the Final Four.