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The state of the model

Updated: March 22, 2010, 6:32 PM ET
By Peter Keating

It doesn't get much more heart-stopping around GK Central than it was during the final moments of Saturday's Murray State-Butler game, when the Racers stormed back against the Bulldogs but failed to get a final shot off and lost by two points. But in a few days, things might get even more exciting. Two Killers that our model absolutely adores, Cornell and Saint Mary's, are in the Sweet 16, after no Killer made it out of the second round last year. And as we've been writing since before this tournament began, it looks like the upsets could just keep coming this year. So, with three days to catch our collective breath before the games resume, let's take stock.

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