Sixteen sweet friends set to flex their friendship firepower.
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Second-chance friends ready to clash
They've both been all the way to the end before, but neither has claimed a title. Jake has been waiting to return since 2013; Brian felt the sting of falling just short last year. The pair seem poised for an exciting fight to the finish in the 2018 championship.
Friendly Four vets favored for championship
Four friends remain, but two are confident they have the only real shot at winning. Brian Henry (Villanova) and Jared Lovelady (Kansas) believe the Best Friend will be the survivor of their contest, but previous runner-up Jake Lovett (Michigan) and tournament darling Craig Marose (Loyola-Chicago) will not go quietly.
Wild opening topples giants, christens new stars
Historic upsets, shocking eliminations, stalwart mainstays -- the opening weekend of Friendship Madness produced a little bit of everything. Because all previous champions were eliminated before the Sweet Sixteen, the Best Friend title is guaranteed to go to a fresh face.