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NCAA Tournament Sweet 16 predictions: Indiana expected to go through, Marquette's run predicted to end

Experts think the Hoosiers will make their way to the Elite Eight, and expect the Golden Eagles to end their tournament run.


The NCAA Tournament is down to its final 16 teams — and two of the top squads remaining will be on the same floor, one after the other, on Thursday. The third-seeded Marquette Golden Eagles will face the No. 2 Miami Hurricanes, while the top-seeded Indiana Hoosiers take on the Syracuse Orange.

CBS Sports' experts are predicting the Hoosiers will advance to the Elite Eight with a win over Syracuse, with only Matt Norlander believing the Orange will get past the Hoosiers. But Marquette is expected to fall to the Hurricanes, which have a number of giant killings on their resume from earlier in the season.

An Indiana and Miami win would set up an epic Elite Eight match between two of the best teams in the country from last year.

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