NEW ORLEANS -- The South Region is already considered lightweight compared to, say, the Midwest. No. 3 Baylor is getting set to face No. 14 Sam Houston State with some interesting developments taking shape.
First off, No. 11 Old Dominion just held off No. 6 Notre Dame. So, with a win Baylor would face the Monarchs on Saturday, with a trip to the Sweet 16 in Houston on the line.
If the Colonials hang on for the monumental upset, Baylor -- let's assume they get to Houston -- would play either Robert Morris, Richmond or St. Mary's.
Remarkably, that would put Baylor on a path to the Elite 8 without having to face a team from a BCS conference. Even if Villanova pulls it out, this team looks to have major issues.
What a crazy year.