Sweet Sixteen 2022: Sixteen teams remain in the 2022 NCAA Tournament bracket, including 15th-seeded Saint Peter’s. The Peacocks are headed to the March Madness Sweet 16 for the first time in school history after upsetting Kentucky and Murray State in the NCAA Tournament 2022.
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Sweet Sixteen 2022: Bracket, Schedule, Game Times, Location
SportsLine’s model also identified an underdog who wins in Sweet 16 in more than 60 percent of simulations. It’s also calling for a shocking team to score a run in the championship game.
With the model’s proven track record of calling out bracket-busting upsets, you’ll want to see what stunners are calling for this year before locking in any bracket picks.
Purdue’s size advantage will limit St. Peter’s second-run scoring opportunities, as the Boilermakers average 27.58 defensive rebounds per game, ranking 35th in the nation.
Thursday, March 24
7:09 p.m.: No. 1 Gonzaga vs. No. 4 Arkansas at San Francisco (CBS)
7:29 p.m.: No. 2 Villanova vs. No. 11 Michigan at San Antonio (TBS)
9:39 p.m.: No. 2 Duke vs. No. 3 Texas Tech at San Francisco (CBS)
9:59 p.m.: No. 1 Arizona vs. No. 5 Houston at San Antonio (TBS)
Friday, March 25
7:09 p.m.: No. 3 Purdue vs. No. 15 Saint Peter’s at Philadelphia (CBS)
7:29 p.m.: No. 1 Kansas vs. No. 4 Providence at Chicago (TBS)
9:39 p.m.: No. 4 UCLA vs. No. 8 North Carolina at Philadelphia (CBS)
9:59 p.m.: No. 10 Miami (Fla.) vs. No. 11 Iowa State at Chicago (TBS)
Saturday, March 26
6:10 p.m. (approximate): Matchup TBD at San Antonio or San Francisco (TBS)
8:50 p.m. (approximate): Matchup TBD at San Antonio or San Francisco (TBS)
Sunday, March 31
2:20 p.m. (approximate): Matchup TBD at Chicago or Philadelphia (CBS)
5:05 p.m. (approximate): Matchup TBD at Chicago or Philadelphia (CBS)
Saturday, April 6
6:09 p.m.: Matchup TBD at New Orleans (TBS)
8:49 p.m.: Matchup TBD at New Orleans (TBS)
The tournament continues with four games on Thursday, starting with Gonzaga facing Arkansas at 7:09 p.m.
The tournament will wrap up with the Final Four on April 2 and the national championship on April 4 in New Orleans.
Purdue averages 16.4 assists per game, which is the 14th-best score in college basketball. That’s a big reason the model has ended Purdue ending St. Peter’s Cinderella in March Madness 2022.
- West Region: Chase Center, San Francisco, Calif.
- South Region: AT&T Center, San Antonio, Texas.
- East Region: Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia, Pa.
- Midwest Region: United Center, Chicago, Ill.
There are four double-digit seeds still in the mix. Miami punched its ticket with the win over Auburn, while Saint Peter’s kept its Cinderella run alive with a win over No. 7 Murray State on Saturday.
No. 11 Michigan moved on in the South Region with victories over No. 6 Colorado State and No. 3 Tennessee, and No. 11 Iowa State beat No. 6 LSU and No. 3 Wisconsin on its way to the Sweet 16.