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Here’s An Updated NCAA Tournament Bracket Before Tonight’s Sweet 16 Matchups

March Madness has lived up to its name through the first two rounds of the 2016 NCAA Tournament, with shocking upsets, buzzer-beaters and a legendary come-from-behind victory to bring it all together. As a college basketball fan, you've likely been spoiled. But, if history has proven anything, it's that the best has yet to come. 

We no longer have the tournament's overall favorite - Michigan State - in the mix, thanks to an opening round upset to Middle Tennessee, but three other No. 1 seeds live to fight another day. Without the Spartans, the Midwest Region has now wreaked havoc on everybody's bracket, leaving a tenth-seeded Syracuse to battle it out with an eleventh-seeded Gonzaga in the Sweet 16. Nobody expected that, yet here we are. That's why we love this tournament. There's no rest until somebody is cutting down those nets.

Can Kansas hold things down in the South Region against Maryland in the Sweet 16, or can the talented Terps put an end to the Jayhawks' title hopes? Can UNC continue to ride second-half surges in the East Region to make a run at its first title since 2009? Can Syracuse take advantage of a controversial tournament appearance and a Michigan State loss? Can Oklahoma's Buddy Hield continue to capture the hearts of college basketball fans?

These are all questions yet to be answered. That's why they play the games.

Here's your updated NCAA Tournament bracket ahead of the Sweet 16. 

Sweet Sixteen Bracket for the NCAA bracket.

Sweet 16 Schedule:


Miami vs. Villanova - 7:10 p.m. on CBS

Texas A&M vs. Oklahoma - 7:37 on TBS

Maryland vs. Kansas - 9:40 p.m. on CBS

Duke vs. Oregon - 10:07 p.m. on TBS


Iowa State vs. Virginia - 7:10 p.m. on CBS

Wisconsin vs. Notre Dame - 7:27 p.m. on TBS

Gonzaga vs. Syracuse - 9:40 p.m. on CBS

Indiana vs. North Carolina - 9:57 p.m. on TBS

Game times for the Elite 8 won't be announced until all Sweet 16 games have concluded.