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Quint Kessenich: NCAA tournament first-round preview

Crunch time is here. The brackets have been slotted. This year's NCAA men's tournament features some new faces and the old guard. Upsets hinge on creating a possession disparity through ground-ball wins, faceoffs, goaltending and an accurate shooting percentage. Who will handle the stress? Who will melt in the spotlight? This weekend will be packed with excitement, drama and quality teams going to head-to-head with everything on the line. Let's take a closer look (order based on game times): — By Quint Kessenich, Special to The Baltimore SunBy Quint Kessenich, Special to The Baltimore Sun