- Luke Cyphers
With 25 straight NCAA appearances, Arizona has a vaunted basketball tradition. But the 12th-seeded Wildcats opened the game against Utah as if they were, well, Cleveland State -- scrappy and determined to prove they deserved more respect than their 9-9 Pac-10 record earned them. From the opening tip, Arizona kept the fifth-seeded Utes on their heels, almost literally.
Arizona's three-headed monster and overall athleticism were too much for Utah, but Cleveland State has quickness to match the Wildcats'.