The NCAA Tournament is in full swing and Thursday's matchups are sure to be interesting. Thursday will feature some of the top teams in the nation, including the No. 1 overall seed Duke, as well as several teams looking to make a deep run in the tournament. Here are some of the matchups to watch on Thursday:
No. 1 Duke vs. No. 8 San Diego State University: This is a showdown between two of the top teams in the nation. Duke has been dominant this season, winning 23 straight games and leading the nation in scoring offense. San Diego State has been one of the most consistent teams in the tournament, making the Sweet 16 in each of the last four years. This should be a very competitive game with a great atmosphere.
No. 4 Purdue vs. No. 5 Villanova: This matchup features two storied programs that are both looking to make a deep run in the tournament. Purdue has been led by star guard Carsen Edwards, while Villanova has been led by guard Phil Booth and forward Eric Paschall. This should be a great battle between two teams that have a lot of talent.
No. 2 Kentucky vs. No. 7 Wofford: This game features two teams that are both looking to make a deep run in the tournament. Kentucky has been led by freshman forward PJ Washington, while Wofford has been led by guard Fletcher Magee. This game could be close, as Wofford has been a surprise team this season, winning 24 straight games, and Kentucky is always a tough matchup.
No. 3 LSU vs. No. 6 Maryland: This is a matchup between two teams that are always in the mix come tournament time. LSU has been led by guard Tremont Waters, while Maryland has been led by guard Anthony Cowan. This could be a great game, as both teams have the talent to make a deep run in the tournament.
No matter which teams win on Thursday, it should be an exciting day of basketball. With some of the top teams in the nation squaring off, there will be plenty of exciting matchups to watch. Be sure to tune in to see who advances to the next round.