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NCAA Bracket 2011: Sweet 16 Bracket And Schedule

The Sweet 16 has arrived as games tip-off on Thursday and Friday on the road to the Final Four. At the four regional sites across the country, these 16 teams will battle it out to advance in the bracket with the NCAA Championship in sight. We've seen plenty of bracket surprises and a good amount of chalk so far as the twists and turns of the NCAA Tournament have been aplenty over the first weekend.

Check out how the 16 survivors made it to the regional semifinals below, beginning with the schedule for the upcoming round. From the upset-laden Southeast region to the near-perfect West region, the NCAA Tournament has lived up to its March Madness billing.

For a clean look at the tournament, be sure to grab a 2011 NCAA Tournament printable bracket.

EAST REGION
No. 1 Ohio State vs. No. 4 Kentucky, Friday at 6:45 p.m. on CBS
No. 2 UNC vs. No. 11 Marquette, Friday at 4:15 p.m. on CBS

WEST REGION
No. 1 Duke Blue Devils vs. No. 5 Arizona Wildcats, Thursday at 6:45 p.m. on CBS
No. 2 San Diego State vs. No. 3 Connecticut Huskies, Thursday at 4:15 p.m. on CBS

SOUTHWEST REGION
No. 1 Kansas vs. No. 12 Richmond Spiders, Friday at 4:27 p.m. on TBS
No. 10 Florida State Seminoles vs. No. 11 VCU Rams, Friday at 6:57 p.m. on TBS

SOUTHEAST REGION
No. 4 Wisconsin vs. No. 8 Butler, Thursday at 6:57 p.m. on TBS
No. 2 Florida vs. No. 3 BYU. Thursday at 4:27 p.m. on TBS

Round of 32

EAST REGION
No. 1 Ohio State def. No. 8 George Mason, 98-66
No. 4 Kentucky def. No. 5 WVU, 71-63
No. 2 UNC def. No. 7 Washington, 86-83
No. 3 Syracuse vs. No. 11 Marquette

WEST REGION
No. 1 Duke Blue Devils def. No. 8 Michigan Wolverines, 73-71
No. 4 Texas Longhorns vs. No. 5 Arizona Wildcats
No. 3 Connecticut Huskies def. No. 6 Cincinnati Bearcats, 69-58
No. 2 San Diego State def. No. 7 Temple Owls, 71-64

SOUTHWEST REGION
No. 1 Kansas vs. No. 9 Illinois Fighting Illini
No. 12 Richmond Spiders def. No. 13 Morehead St. Eagles, 65-48
No. 3 Purdue Boilermakers vs. No. 12 VCU Rams
No. 2 Notre Dame Fighting Irish vs. No. 10 Florida State Seminoles

SOUTHEAST REGION
No. 8 Butler def No. 1 Pittsburgh, 71-70
No. 4 Wisconsin def. No. 5 Kansas State, 70-65
No. 3 BYU def. No. 11 Gonzaga, 89-67
No. 2 Florida def. No. 7 UCLA, 73-65

To get a handle on what may happen this week, check out the rest of our Sweet Sixteen predictions StoryStream. To get caught up with the happenings from March Madness, check out our NCAA Tournament results StoryStream.