Washington and North Carolina tip off at 12:15 p.m., followed by Michigan vs. Duke at 2:45 p.m. Who knows, maybe Jalen and Bobby and Grant and Tom will put on a halftime slap fight.


Then, and only then, Gus Johnson (shown flexing, courtesy of tipster Craig S. on behalf of the Terre Haute Tribune-Star) rocks up on the mic and rocks the mic right for George Mason vs. Ohio State.


Huskies face tough task against North Carolina in Charlotte [Seattle Times]

Michigan has changed — and so has Duke [Free Press]

This year's version of George Mason doesn't do the Cinderella act [Washington Post]

Getting To Know Gus [BoxLunch]