March 20, 2012 BY Aaron Kr.
After we kicked off the Sweet Sixteen Round of Tournament play, the Sneaker News March Madness Non-OG Air Jordan Tournament continues with a look at the West regional bracket, where all four top seeded Air Jordans advanced. No upsets thus far, but could we be in for a surprise with the following two match-ups? First, the Air Jordan XI ‘Cool Grey’ takes on the Air Jordan XII ‘French Blue’, while two of Jordan Brand’s more ambitious colorways in the Altitude XIII and Lightning IV face off for a shot at the Elite 8. The Sneaker News March Madness Non-OG Air Jordan Tournament Voting for the West region is now open, so head on the to the polls below! Remember, voting for the Sweet 16 Round will close on Sunday, March 25th, at 11:59 PM EST.
Sweet Sixteen Round
SWEET 16 VOTING – WEST REGION
 Air Jordan XI ‘Cool Grey’ vs.  Air Jordan XII ‘French Blue’
MATCHUP #1 – Perhaps the overall top seed of the entire Tournament faces off against the ‘French Blue’ XII – a sneaker that has gained a formidable cult following since its debut in 2004.
 Air Jordan IV ‘Lightning’ vs.  Air Jordan XIII ‘Altitude’
MATCHUP #2 – No Air Jordan is as electrifying as the Air Jordan IV ‘Lightning’, but does it reach the height of popularity of the Altitude XIII?