Sweet Sixteen

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Sweet Sixteen

  1. (basketball, US, informal) The sixteen teams participating in the regional semifinals of the NCAA Division I tournament, one of whom will become the national champion.
  2. (basketball, US, informal) The round of the NCAA Division I basketball tournament where all but 16 teams have been eliminated.
  3. (basketball, US, informal) An appearance in the Sweet Sixteen.
    The new coach has just led the Nimrods to their first Sweet Sixteen.

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