Photo Gallery - Practice Day in Atlanta

Texas and Xavier worked out in the Georgia Dome Thursday afternoon in anticipation of their Sweet Sixteen square-off Friday evening in Atlanta.

Rick Barnes' teams used to have a reputation of playing uptight in the tourney, but three straight Sweet Sixteen appearances have turned that reputation on its head. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

James Thomas drives against P.J. Tucker during UT's practice at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

Royal Ivey, shown here working out in the Georgia Dome Thursday, gets the tough assignment Friday of defending Xavier scoring machine Lionel Chalmers. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

Brandon Mouton eyes the basket during practice time Thursday and hopes to continue his two-year run of post-season success. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

Xavier guard Romain Sato averages just over 16 points per game and leads the Musketeers in rebounding. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

Xavier's Lionel Chalmers leads the Musketeers in scoring, including a blazin' 20-plus ppg start in the NCAA Tourney. (AP Photo/Dave Martin)

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