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The opening week of the 2016 NCAA tourney will have a special place in the history of a storied event that often causes our hearts to stop. It was four full-throated days of magical mayhem, with big shots and zany upsets the order of the day.
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And then there were three.
A trio of Big Ten teams are in the Sweet 16, starting Thursday night, including reigning national runner-up Wisconsin, which is making its third consecutive regional semifinal appearance and nation’s best fifth in the last six seasons.
The men’s and women’s NCAA basketball tournaments just began, and we’ve already seen plenty of surprises. For the Big Ten, some of those have been pleasant (Indiana) and others not so much (Michigan State).
Current and former Indiana athletes took to Twitter to congratulate the Hoosiers on their win over Kentucky. Here is a look at the top tweets.
Move over, Kentucky. This day belongs to the Indiana Hoosiers!
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Three Big Ten women’s basketball teams were in action today in the NCAA Tournament, while Michigan took on Bucknell in a WNIT contest.