Three best teams in the first weekend

Kentucky looked awesome. They were hitting their three-pointers, playing their usual in-your-face defense and controlling the paint with DeMarcus Cousins and Patrick Patterson. They look great at this point. Next up for Kentucky is Cornell, who, along with Northern Iowa, is the best story in the tournament. Cornell has a monumental challenge ahead of them, but they've been very impressive so far. Kentucky is a big step up from Temple and Wisconsin though.

Northern Iowa is a great story with their improbable victory over Kansas. Just a bunch of hustlers who play smart and play hard and can shoot the ball. They play Michigan State next. Should be a classic.