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NCAA Bracket Predictions, Sweet 16: Are There Upsets In The Making?

The 2012 NCAA Tournament has entered the Sweet 16, which begins play on Thursday evening. We'll have two No. 1 seeds in action against two No. 4 seeds to kick off the action while the late games feature a No. 2 seed, a No. 3 seed, a No. 6 seed and a No. 7 seed. Boston and Phoenix will be rocking on Thursday night with high drama.

Let's predict the winners based on the highest total of the numerical value of each team's nickname (A=1, B=2 ... Z=26).


Related: March Madness for the Rocky Mountain Region | Printable NCAA Bracket


No. 4 Wisconsin vs. No. 1 Syracuse (Boston), 5:15 p.m. MT on CBS - Badgers=56, Orange=60 SYRACUSE

No. 4 Louisville vs. No. 1 Michigan State (Phoenix), 5:47 p.m. MT on TBS - Cardinals=81, Spartans=109 MICHIGAN STATE

No. 6 Cincinnati vs. No. 2 Ohio State (Boston), 7:45 p.m. MT on CBS - Bearcats=70, Buckeyes=91 OHIO STATE

No. 7 Florida vs. No. 3 Marquette (Phoenix), 8:17 p.m. MT on TBS - Gators=80, Golden Eagles=106 MARQUETTE

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