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Notre Dame vs Xavier: Prediction

March 14th, 2012
Notre Dame

(7) Notre Dame vs. (10) Xavier: South Region

 

Records

Florida St vs St Bonaventure: Prediction

March 14th, 2012
Florida St

3) Florida State vs. (14) St. Bonaventure: East Region

 

Records

NCAA Tournament Preview: Backcourts to Watch

March 13th, 2012

It's stated all the time this season. Guard play makes all the difference in the NCAA tournament, and to be honest it's hard to argue with that statement. So who are some of the top guard groups in this year's field? Here are 12 below along with a few superlatives. Not all of the usual suspects make the list, but try not to automatically dismiss the less heralded names either. 

South Region 

Tournament Poll: Most Likely 12 vs 5 Upset?

March 11th, 2012
California

Eight NCAA Tournament Sleepers

March 11th, 2012
The McCallums make their first NCAA appearance

One of the tricky aspects of filling out a bracket is figuring out which team(s) can jump up and spring a surprise or two. Last season two teams from non-Power 6 leagues (Butler and VCU) reached Houston, and throughout the history of the 64/65/68-team era there have been teams who have made runs. Below are eight teams who can make surprising runs in the bracket, some to win a game or two and a couple others capable of getting to New Orleans.