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The first round of the men’s NCAA Tournament is in the books, and just like that the field has been halved to 32 teams after two days.
Now comes the second round, where the tests get harder for the top seeds that were able to avoid upsets in their first game.
The spotlight is also on the surprise teams that pulled off shockers on Friday. Can they move past the euphoria of their victories to continue their momentum with just 48 hours between their games?
It shapes up for an intriguing day as 16 teams will be hoping to win their way to the Sweet 16.
Ranking all eight of the games on tap Sunday: