NCAA Tournament Grades: A+ for Purdue, Duke and UConn, D for Kentucky

March Madness Report Card: UConn Shines with ‘A+’ while Kentucky Falls Short with ‘F’ in Opening Weekend

The 2024 NCAA Tournament has reached the Sweet 16 stage, with just 16 teams remaining. In this spirit, I have provided grades for each team, highlighting their performances through the first two rounds of action.

The good has been very good, with teams like Purdue, Duke, and UConn receiving top marks for their dominant play. These teams have earned A+ grades for their impressive performances. On the other hand, there have been some disappointments in the tournament. Kentucky, the highest-seeded team to be eliminated in the first round, received a low grade for their underwhelming performance. While there were other teams that also struggled, Kentucky’s loss to a No. 14 seed Oakland team was particularly notable.

Overall, the tournament has been full of excitement and surprises. As we move into the Sweet 16, teams will be looking to continue their success and advance to the next round. Stay tuned for more updates and analysis as the NCAA Tournament progresses.

Sophia Reynolds

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