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Keith Appling
Even the best NCAA tournament teams have their flaws
Even the best NCAA tournament teams have their flaws

Only the very best teams in college basketball have advanced to the NCAA tournament's round of 16. Take Dayton versus Stanford in the South Regional … please. Dayton finished fifth in the Atlantic 10 Conference and absorbed a 26-point loss this season at St. Joseph's. Stanford tuned up for the NCAA tournament with an invigorating 25-point loss to UCLA. UCLA is not one to talk, though, losing its last Pac-12 Conference regular-season game, by 18, at doormat Washington State. Virginia, seeded first in the East Regional and playing Michigan State at Madison Square Garden, was uprooted by 35 points at Tennessee. Michigan State is the hot pick to win the national...

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