There are do's and don'ts to filling out a bracket every year. Here are a few that spring to mind a day after the 68-team field was announced.
Duke's path to a second straight national championship will take the Blue Devils west.
Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski says freshman point guard Kyrie Irving has been cleared for "a few basketball-related activities" as he recovers from a toe injury that has sidelined him most of the season.
Kyle Singler scored 22 points, Nolan Smith had 21 and No. 5 Duke defeated Maryland 80-62 on Wednesday night to avoid its first losing streak in nearly two years.
Teams that beat Duke have reason to celebrate. Teams that blow Duke out of the building should be able to party all night. So, how long will the St. John's players be allowed to celebrate Sunday's 93-78 victory over No. 3 Duke — a game that wasn't as close as the final score indicated?
Taylor King should have been easy to spot this weekend.
Whether he's shooting or passing, Nolan Smith always seems to make the right decision with the ball.
Coastal Carolina coach Cliff Ellis has a hard and fast rule for road trips back to campus: Win and the players watch a movie, lose and they slog through game film.