Notre Dame's Chris Thomas, left, help lead his team to the Sweet 16 after defeating Illinois Saturday, March 22, 2003.
Illinois's forward Brian Cook puts up a shot against Notre Dame's Jordan Cornette in the NCAA West Regional second-round game in Indianapolis, Saturday, March 22, 2003.
Notre Dame's Chris Thomas celebrates their 68-60 win over Illinois in an NCAA West Regional second-round game in Indianapolis. Thomas finished the game with 17 points.
On The Offense
Stanford's Julius Barnes (24) drives on Connecticut's Tony Roberston in the first half of their second-round NCAA South Regional game in Spokane, Wash., Saturday, March 22, 2003.
It's a Wrap
Connecticut's Taliek Brown (12) passes off under the basket with Stanford's Matt Haryasz defending during the first half in the second round of the NCAA South Regional, Saturday, March 22, 2003, in Spokane, Wash.
Missouri guard Ricky Clemons reacts after Missouri lost 101-92 in overtime to Marquette in an NCAA Midwest Regional second-round game in Indianapolis, Saturday, March 22, 2003.
Marquette's Travis Diener reacts after hitting a free throw in the overtime period against Missouri in the second round of the NCAA Midwest Regional in Indianapolis. Diener finsihed with 26 points as Marquette won 101-92.
Passing Big Man
Arizona's Luke Walton (4) flips the ball over Gonzaga's Ronny Turiaf (35) during the second half of a second-round NCAA West Regional. Arizona won 96-95.
Joy and Pain
California's Gabriel Hughes, right, walks off the court in front of Oklahoma's Blake Johnston, left, following his team's loss in this NCAA East Regional second round game, Saturday March 22, 2003, in Oklahoma City.
Protecting a Win
Pittsburgh's Brandin Knight (20) protects the basketball in Pittsburgh's 74-52 win over Indiana in the NCAA Midwest tournament game in Boston.
Purdue center Ivan Kartelo, right, collides with Texas center James Thomas (0) in the NCAA South regional second round game in Birmingham, Ala. Texas won 77-67.