Is there any shot that Duke freshman Kyrie Irving returns in the Big Dance? Remember, Irving went down with a toe injury on Dec. 4 and hasn’t played since. It appears unlikely he comes back, but no one has completely closed the door on it, either.
Is San Diego State for real? The Aztecs earned a No. 2 overall seed and will need to make shots from the perimeter in order to make a deep run.
Memphis coach Josh Pastner gets his first NCAA tournament bid as a head coach and opens up against his alma mater. The Tigers are extremely young, but have more overall talent than Arizona.
How will UConn respond to its Big East tournament run in which the Huskies won five games in five days. Kemba Walker & Co. will play Saturday in Washington, D.C.
Could this be the last hurrah for Tennessee coach Bruce Pearl? The Vols’ head coach is the focal point of an NCAA investigation and this could be his swan song in Knoxville. He opens up against Michigan and John Beilein – the head of the ethics committee - in the first round. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)