NCAA Tournament 2012: Syracuse, Ohio State Prepare For Sweet 16

Syracuse and Ohio State highlight Thursday's action in the Sweet 16 round of the 2012 NCAA Tournament at TD Garden in Boston, as the Orange will face the Wisconsin Badgers and the Buckeyes will play the Cincinnati Bearcats for the right to advance to the Elite Eight round, which will be played on Saturday at the Garden.

Syracuse and Wisconsin will tip off first at 7:15 p.m. EDT. The Orange, the No. 1 seed in the East, narrowly escaped with a win over No. 16 seed UNC-Asheville in the second round before coasting past Kansas State in the Round of 32. After that, Ohio State and Cincinnati will meet (tip off is scheduled for 9:45 p.m., but the game will start 30 minutes after the conclusion of the Syracuse-Wisconsin game. Ohio State, the East's No. 2 seed, beat Loyola-MD and Gonzaga in its first two tournament games. The winners of each game will play each other in the Elite Eight round Saturday.

SB Nation Boston will have your Sweet 16 and Elite Eight coverage live from TD Garden all weekend long, so don't touch that dial (or mouse, I guess). We've got you covered.

For more 2012 NCAA Tournament coverage, follow our StoryStream. Also visit SB Nation for more March Madness coverage. Printable bracket can be viewed by clicking here.

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