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Sweet 16, San Diego St. Vs. Connecticut: Game Preview, Game Time, TV, Lineups, Etc

The Sweet 16 kicks off tonight with possibly the best matchup in the NCAA Tournament. In the only matchup of top ten teams of the Sweet 16, the No. 2 seed San Diego State Aztecs battle the No. 3 seed Connecticut Huskies tonight in a West Regional tilt at Honda Center in Anaheim. Here are the relevant details of tonight's game:

  • Combatants: SDSU (34-2); UConn (28-9)
  • Tip-Off: 4:15 p.m. PDT
  • TV: CBS; Verne Lundquist, Bill Raftery, and Leslie Visser are on the call.
  • Common Opponent: SDSU beat Wichita St. 83-69 at home on December 4; UConn beat Wichita St. 73-69 in Hawaii on November 22
  • History: This is the first-ever matchup between these schools

Probable starting lineups:

SDSU

  • Guard: D.J. Gay
  • Guard: Chase Tapley
  • Forward: Kawhi Leonard
  • Forward: Billy White
  • Forward: Malcolm Thomas

UConn

  • Guard: Kemba Walker
  • Guard: Jeremy Lamb
  • Forward: Tyler Chandler
  • Forward: Roscoe Smith
  • Forward: Alex Orakhi

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