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Expert picks for the 2024 men’s NCAA Tournament: Forecasts for the Elite Eight games on Saturday

Expert picks for the 2024 men's NCAA Tournament: Forecasts for the Elite Eight games on Saturday
Expert picks for the 2024 men’s NCAA Tournament: Forecasts for the Elite Eight games on Saturday

The fourth seed Following its 89-87 victory over No. 1 seed North Carolina on Thursday night, Alabama advanced to the Elite Eight for the second time in the team’s history.

The Crimson Tide, led by Grant Nelson, who scored 19 of his game-high 24 points in the second half, advance to the Elite Eight for the first time since 2004.

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The sixth seed Additionally, Clemson is going to its second Elite Eight in school history after defeating Arizona, the No. 2 seed, 77-72, in Los Angeles. With a crucial three-pointer late in the game, Chase Hunter led the Tigers with eighteen points.

On Thursday night in Boston, No. 1 seed UConn outplayed No. 5 seed San Diego State 82-52, putting on a show after the break. Four Huskies scored in double figures, with Cam Spencer leading the way with 18 points.

With a trip to the Final Four on the line, the reigning national champion takes on No. 3 seed Illinois, who defeated No. 2 seed Iowa State 72-69.

 

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