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NCAA tournament preview: South Regional

NCAA tournament preview: South Regional

A look at the NCAA tournament's South Regional:


1 Kansas: As they did this year, the Jayhawks won the Big 12 Conference regular-season and tournament titles in 2008, when they last claimed the national championship.

2 Villanova: The Wildcats have not survived beyond the first weekend in the last four tournaments. Plus, they miss out on a regional final in Philadelphia.

3 Miami: The Hurricanes have an envious trait: a pair of fifth-year senior guards. Coach Jim Larranaga had a Cinderella moment guiding George Mason in 2006.

4 California: If this were an NBA tryout camp, the Golden Bears would be one...