The race to the Final Four in Indianapolis officially began with Sunday’s release of the 68-team
It remains to be seen, over the next three weekends, whether this is essentially a one-team race to history.
Kentucky enters the tournament six wins shy of a perfect 40-0 season. The
And what do you know? Kentucky, with eight
Proving the NCAA selection committee has a sense of humor, it pitted UCLA in Louisville against former UCLA coach Larry Brown, who now leads Southern Methodist.
Other top seedings were awarded to
Wisconsin's overtime win over
Connecticut, last year's national championship, were faced with winning four games in four days to win the automatic bid from the American Athletic Conference.
It didn't happen. The Huskies fell short with Sunday's loss to SMU in the tournament finals.