Nobody at Wells Fargo Center was particularly happy with what they saw through the first 30 minutes of Notre Dame's Sweet 16 showdown with Wisconsin Friday night.

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This is Greg Gard's Wisconsin team in the Sweet 16, but even the magnitude of the stage couldn't save the Badgers' head coach from being peppered with questions Thursday about the last man in his position, longtime head coach Bo Ryan.

Georges Niang had 28, six rebounds and three assists to lead the Cyclones past upstart Arkansas-Little Rock 78-61 Saturday at the Pepsi Center in Denver. Niang also had 28 points, six rebounds and three assists in Thursday’s 94-81 win over 13-seed Iona.

Georges Niang had 28, six rebounds and three assists to lead the Cyclones past upstart Arkansas-Little Rock 78-61 Saturday at the Pepsi Center in Denver. Niang also had 28 points, six rebounds and three assists in Thursday’s 94-81 win over 13-seed Iona.

What else would be expected of Linc Darner? In the first year as coach of the NCAA Division I Green Bay Phoenix, Darner has gotten his men's basketball team into the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 1996.

The NCAA Tournament may be the most treasured of our postseason spectacles, with its single elimination format giving the biggest underdogs a chance against college basketball's elite. Sometimes, those contests come down to the final seconds and give us the most unforgettable finishes. As this year's tournament gets underway, here are some classic buzzer beaters.

We watch the Selection Show, we process whom the teams we follow are playing, what region they're in and where they're seeded, and where they're going to play. Then, we look at the overall bracket, take note of the snubs, and spend about 24 hours passionately making arguments one way or another. Then, the anger fades.

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