A look at what’s coming up on the East Coast and around the world. This week, that includes several sporting events, the Orthodox Christians’ celebration of Christmas, the possible start of a hunger strike in India and the release of international trade numbers.
The 2010 basketball recruiting class in Baltimore was one of the most highly touted groups in the history of this city, and for good reason. Those players are now seniors in college, and the 2013-14 edition of The Baltimore Sun’s Sweet 16 features 12 of them.
The Sweet 16, which highlights the best Division I men’s college basketball players from this area, is based on prior accomplishments and projected success for this season. Eligible athletes are returning players and transfers who can play right away.
There are 89 local players on DI rosters this season. After the jump, we’ll look a little closer at the top 16, and address some who just missed the cut.
The Louisville Cardinals beat out the Michigan Wolverines 82-87 for the top basketball title in the 2013 NCAA Men’s Championship at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta Monday.
Look back at our March Madness in review at the dunks, dribbles and “do you believe it?” wins of the 2013 NCAA men’s basketball tournament.