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NCAA Men's Basketball Bracket 2011: Sweet 16 Bracket Is Set

The 2011 NCAA men's basketball tournament is officially one-third of the way through. The first week of action, which technically included the first, second and third rounds this year, is in the books, and now all sights are set on the Sweet 16. The final 16 teams will play on Thursday and Friday, leading to the Elite Eight on Saturday and Sunday. By the end of the weekend, the Final Four will be set, as only one team from each region will remain.

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Below is a region-by-region breakdown of the Sweet 16 bracket. Remember, the winner of the East Region will take on the winner of the West Region at the Final Four in Houston, just as the winners of the Southwest and Southeast Regions will play each other in Houston.

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East Region

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No. 1 Ohio State vs. No. 4 Kentucky
No. 2 North Carolina vs. No. 11 Marquette

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West Region

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No. 1 Duke vs. No. 5 Arizona
No. 2 San Diego State vs. No. 3 UConn

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Southwest Region

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No. 1 Kansas vs. No. 12 Richmond
No. 10 Florida State vs. No. 11 VCU

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Southeast Region

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No. 4 Wisconsin vs. No. 8 Butler
No. 2 Florida vs. No. 3 BYU

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To keep track of the games that have already been played and the games set to be played this week and beyond, check out SBNation.com's printable NCAA tournament 2011 bracket. SB Nation Detroit's NCAA tournament StoryStream has a Sweet 16 schedule.