Sweet 16: Big 10, Bill Self have some explaining to do

The NCAA Tournament has plenty of intriguing storylines to follow as action resumes Sunday. Just as interesting are some of the ousted teams' storylines as well.

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March 26, 2021 - 1:22 PM

Head coach Bill Self of the Kansas Jayhawks reacts on the sidelines during the first half against the Eastern Washington Eagles in the first-round game of the 2021 NCAA Tournament March 20. Photo by Maddie Meyer / Getty Images / TNS

Who’s up and who’s down as the 2021 men’s NCAA Basketball Tournament enters the round of 16:

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UP: The Pac-12. When Bill Walton projected five teams from the “conference of champions” to make the Final Four, it seemed ludicrous even beyond the mathematical impossibility.

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