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March Madness Sweet 16 predictions: La Salle could keep Cinderella run going

La Salle hopes to become the first No. 13 seed ever to make the Elite Eight, and they have a favorable matchup to do so.


The NCAA Tournament continues on Thursday with the Sweet 16 round. While most of the experts predict this round to play out favorably for the higher seeds, there are still a few games with upset potential. One of those upsets could end up being historical.

The No. 13 La Salle Explorers have played more games than any other tourney team thanks to starting in the First Four. On Thursday night, they hope to defeat Wichita St. and become the lowest seed ever to make the Elite Eight. CBS Sports' panel of experts is split in their predictions -- Jeff Goodman and Jeff Borzello both believe they can pull it off, while Gary Parrish and Matt Norlander have the Shockers continuing their run.

There is less dissent in their other predictions. All four experts have Miami, Louisville, Michigan, Duke and Florida winning their respective matchups to move on to the regional finals. Norlander is the only person who believes that Syracuse can upset Indiana. They're also split on Ohio St. vs. Arizona -- Goodman and Norlander pick the Wildcats, while Parrish and Borzello have the Buckeyes winning.

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