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Sweet Sixteen Day Two Guide

Alright, today's NCAA Tournament action is the stuff Cinderella's are made of. Three of the four games include double-digit seeds, including one game entirely between double-digits.

Here's your guide to all the late games, with all the stats you need to compare matchups, courtesy of Ken Pomeroy, picks from the staff, and odds from Bet Vega.

6:15

(2) North Carolina

(11) Marquette

LINE

-210

+170

PACE

71.8 Pos/G

67.4 Pos/G

KENPOM RANK (OFF/DEF)

12 (40/7)

26 (21/54)

SHOOTING (eFG%)

49.4% Off (160)/46.1% Def (42)

51.4% Off (66)/50.1% Def (223)

REBOUNDING

36.7% Off (29)/70.4% Def (64)

35.6% Off (63)/32.2% Def (172)

FREE THROW ATTEMPTS

38.6% Off (29)/29.6% Def (64)

44.7% Off (33)/28.9% Def (25)

FREE THROWS MADE

67% (246)

69.5% (165)

TURNOVERS

18.5% Off (76)/19.5% Def (208)

18% Off (50)/21% Def (112)

MAJOR CONTRIBUTORS

40 Harrison Barnes (132% Shots)

31 john Henson (11.7  Block%)

1 Darius Johnson-Odom

(29.1% Shots)

SIGNIFICANT CONTRIBUTORS

44 Tyler Zeller (118.9 Off Rating)

2 Leslie McDonald (51.2 eFG%)

35 Reggie Bullock (8.8 TO Rate)

33 Jimmy Butler (121.2 Off Rating)

54 Davante Gardner

(62.0% True Shooting)

KenPom Chance of Win

64%

36%

KenPom Predicted Score

76

73

FanMatch: Best game of the day.

SB Nation Dallas-Ft. Worth Staff Picks
Code: UNC
Fittz: Syracuse
Griffin: Syracuse
Perryman: Syracuse
Ponting: Syracuse
Starkey: Syracuse
London: Washington

6:27

(1) Kansas

(12) Richmond

LINE

-700

+500

PACE

69.3 Pos/G

63.0 Pos/G

KENPOM RANK (OFF/DEF)

3 (5/9)

37 (40/48)

SHOOTING (eFG%)

57.6% Off (1)/44.6% Def (13)

53.6% Off (19)/44.8% Def (16)

REBOUNDING

36.4% Off (40)/78.7% Def (11)

28.5% Off (288)/67.2% Def (205)

FREE THROW ATTEMPTS

39.8% Off (111)/32.0% Def (60)

32.8% Off (294)/29.7% Def (33)

FREE THROWS MADE

68.2% (203)

68.6% (192)

TURNOVERS

19.2% Off (116)/20.4% Def (152)

16.4% Off (11)/19.7% Def (194)

MAJOR CONTRIBUTORS

22 Marcus Morris (61.5 eFG%)

21 Markieff Morris (64.3 eFG%)

0 Thomas Robinson (60.4 eFG%)

14 Kevin Anderson (1.7 Fouls/40)

32 Justin Harper (62.0 eFG%)

41 Dan Geriot (23.5 Asst Rate)

SIGNIFICANT CONTRIBUTORS

10 Tyshawn Taylor

(27.2 Asst Rate)

32 Josh Selby (18.8 Asst Rate)

5 Jeff Withey (66.7 eFG%)

 

KenPom Chance of Win

82%

18%

KenPom Predicted Score

73

64

FanMatch: Worst game of the day.

SB Nation Dallas-Ft. Worth Picks
Code: Kansas
Fittz: Kansas
London: Kansas
Perryman: Kansas
Ponting: Kansas
Starkey: Kansas
Griffin: Louisville

8:45

(1) Ohio State

(4) Kentucky

LINE

-260

+220

PACE

65.3 Pos/G

66.2 Pos/G

KENPOM RANK (OFF/DEF)

1 (1/5)

6 (7/23)

SHOOTING (eFG%)

56.8% Off (2)/48.2% Def (121)

52.5% Off (39)/44.3% Def (9)

REBOUNDING

35.7% Off (59)/71.6% Def (29)

34.1% Off (106)/70.5% Def (62)

FREE THROW ATTEMPTS

37% Off (196)/20.4% Def (1)

37% Off (195)/30.2% Def (40)

FREE THROWS MADE

70% (145)

71.5% (105)

TURNOVERS

15.9% Off (7)/23.5% Def (26)

16% Off (9)/17.9% Def (17.9)

MAJOR CONTRIBUTORS

0 Jared Sullinger (26.2 Def Reb%)

1 Deshaun Thomas (53 eFG%)

3 Terrence Jones

(6.5 Fouls Drawn/40)

SIGNIFICANT CONTRIBUTORS

23 David Lighty (54.9 eFG%)

44 William Buford (54.7 eFG%)

2 Jordan Sibert (11.1 Asst Rate)

12 Brandon Knight

(23.3 Asst Rate)

KenPom Chance of Win

75%

25%

KenPom Predicted Score

74

67

FanMatch: Second best game of the day.

SB Nation Dallas-Ft. Worth Picks
Fittz: Ohio State
Griffin: Ohio State
London: Ohio State
Perryman: Ohio State
Code: Kentucky
Ponting: Kentucky
Starkey: West Virginia

8:57

(10) Florida State

(11) Virginia Commonwealth

LINE

-190

+160

PACE

68.4 Pos/G

66.1 Pos/G

KENPOM RANK (OFF/DEF)

30 (130/1)

60 (31/109)

SHOOTING (eFG%)

49.3% Off (164)/42% Def (1)

51.1% Off (75)/50% Def (220)

REBOUNDING

35.8% Off (54)/68.8% Def (116)

31.5% Off (207)/64.2% Def (306)

FREE THROW ATTEMPTS

38.6% Off (139)/36.2% Def (135)

37.3% Off (189)/33.8% Def (90)

FREE THROWS MADE

66.5% (259)

71.8% 96

TURNOVERS

23% Off (312)/21.8% Def (70)

16.9% Off (20)/22.4% Def (50)

MAJOR CONTRIBUTORS

15 Terrance Shannon

(6.1 Fouls Drawn/40)

 

SIGNIFICANT CONTRIBUTORS

31 Chris Singleton (4.0 Steal%)

10 Okaro White (10.2 Off Reb%)

1 Xavier Gibson (6.6 Block%)

30 Ian Miller (50.5 True Shoot%)

50 Jon Kreft (50.4 True Shoot%)

12 Joey Rodriguez (29.7 Asst Rate)

21 Jamie Skeen

(61.4 True Shoot%)

32 Brandon Rozzell (9.4 TO Rate)

5 Juvonte Reddic (90.3 Off Rating)

KenPom Chance of Win

64%

36%

KenPom Predicted Score

68

65

FanMatch: Third best game of the day.

SB Nation Dallas-Ft. Worth Picks
Code: Notre Dame
Perryman: Notre Dame
Ponting: Notre Dame
Fittz: Purdue
Griffin: Purdue
London: Purdue
Starkey: Purdue

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