March 12, 2012 BY John Kim
The field of 32 has been set in the Sneaker News March Madness Non-OG Air Jordan Tournament, and if you thought the ‘Play-In’ round was tough, well, brace yourself for some real fun. With no clear cut winner, there’s a ton of bracket-buster potential, and we’ll kick things off with the ‘WEST’ bracket of the tournament, which features four outstanding Air Jordan Retro match-ups that can go either way. This list of eight seeded players consist of general releases to limited offerings, so vote with the best of your abilities below and stay tuned to Sneaker News for the remainder of the First Round regionals of the Sneaker News March Madness Non-OG Air Jordan Tournament! Remember, the polls will stay open until 11:59 PM EST this Sunday, March 18th.
MATCHUP #1 – Is the Ice Blue Air Jordan X ‘cool’ enough to pull off a major upset against the Air Jordan XI ‘Cool Grey’?
 Air Jordan XI ‘Cool Grey’ vs.  Air Jordan X ‘Ice Blue’
MATCHUP #2 – The ‘Lightning’ Air Jordan IV squares off against Ray Allen’s Air Jordan XIII in a battle of two of the most limited Air Jordan releases.
 Air Jordan IV ‘Lightning’ vs.  Air Jordan XIII ‘Ray Allen’
MATCHUP #3 – The 2005 classic Altitude XIII takes the battle to the global scale as it faces off against the Spain-exclusive Miro VII.
 Air Jordan XIII ‘Altitude’ vs.  Air Jordan VII ‘Miro’
MATCHUP #4 – The Air Jordan XII ‘French Blue’ goes toe to toe with the fully-reflective Air Jordan V in what might be the closest battle of this region.
 Air Jordan XII ‘French Blue’ vs.  Air Jordan V ‘Green Bean’