words // Brennan Hiro Williams

The 2012 NCAA Division I Basketball Tournament officially kicks off tomorrow with “First Four” games in Dayton, Ohio. March Madness continues through the rest of March, concluding with the championship game at the New Orleans Superdome on April 2. As most of you fill out last-minute brackets, agonizing over which 12-5 upset to pick (hint: all of them), let’s take a closer look at some of the footwear choices on the tournament’s best players in the latest edition of NCAA Watch.

Photos via Y! Sports.


Kentucky’s Anthony Davis leads the #1 seed Wildcats wearing the Air Jordan Retro 10.

Duke frosh Austin Rivers wears the Nike Zoom Hyperenforcer.


Ohio State guard William Buford launches a three in the Nike Air Huarache BBall 2012.


Kansas forward Thomas Robinson posts up in the adidas adiZero Shadow.

SDSU’s Xavier Thames (Air Jordan Retro 13) drives against New Mexico’s Drew Gordon (Nike Zoom Hyperdunk 2011).


Marquette’s Junior Cadougan (Jordan CP3.V) defends Lousiville’s Peyton Siva (adidas adiZero Crazy Light Low).