The Sweet 16 continues tonight with four more enticing matchups. Half of the Elite Eight is already set, and we'll have it all lined up after tonight.
Three of college basketball's blue bloods--Duke, Kentucky and North Carolina--are in action tonight. Should the Wildcats and Tar Heels both win, they'll face off on Sunday for a chance to reach the Final Four.
Of the eight teams playing this evening, none is ranked lower than a five-seed. All of these games have the potential to be a classic.
ESPN updates its BPI predictions every day. One of the metrics used is "predicted point differential."
Here are ESPN's point differential projections for tonight's games:
- Kentucky is a 3.1-point favorite over Houston
- North Carolina is a 4.8-point favorite over Auburn
- Duke is a 6.3-point favorite over Virginia Tech
- Michigan State is a 9.8-point favorite over LSU
You can see the full BPI predictions for tonight here.
The foursome of games will start at 7:09 p.m. ET on CBS, with LSU meeting Michigan State. Duke and Virginia Tech will be the nightcap.
On TBS, UNC and Auburn get going at 7:29 p.m. ET, followed by Kentucky and Houston in the late slot.