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Baylor: The Bears are one of the most talented teams in the country this season, behind forward Perry Jones III and guard Quincy Acy. They have depth, and when they're focused, they're extremely tough to beat. They had a serious funk in midseason, but now that they're playing well again they can hang with anyone. Keep an eye on them, as they're a possible Final Four team.
Duke: I know, I know, the Blue Devils are a perennial Final Four contender. But they're slightly under-the-radar thanks to a team that has struggled with its scoring at times. Led by freshman Austin Rivers, though, Coach K's squad has the talent to make a deep run, and won't back down from a fight. If Rivers gets hot, this team is going to be a very tough out.
Ohio State: The Buckeyes have struggled with their consistency this season, particularly with forward Jared Sullinger battling injury throughout the season. But there's no denying the talent of their starting-five, led by Sullinger and guards Aaron Craft and William Buford. There's not a ton of depth in Columbus, but with the talent in their rotation, Thad Matta's squad is a legitimate Final Four contender.
Louisville: This is entirely dependent on which Louisville team shows up. If its the team from the regular season who struggled to find offensive consistency behind streaky point guard Peyton Siva, the Cardinals are sunk. But, if they show the same explosiveness they had in the Big East tournament, going on a UConn-esque tear as the fourth seed, they're a real Final Four threat.
Kansas: Sure, they've struggled as a high seed under Bill Self, who has a compulsive inability to beat mid-majors. But the Jayhawks have been beating good teams all season, and the trio of forwards Jeff Withey and Thomas Robinson and guard Tyshawn Taylor won't let this team go quietly. If they stay focused, their soft bracket could see them back in the Final Four for the first time since they won the whole thing.