As the college basketball season barrels toward the stretch run, we in pundit land have at least a hazy understanding of each top team and its potential.
By the same token, we've gotten a good hard look at their flaws.
Where each might lead is our topic of conversation in the 25 slides ahead.
One clerical note before we proceed: While the NCAA tournament model allows for great variation in postseason results, I tried to limit best-case scenarios to what I felt fell within the realm of reasonable possibility.
Obviously I realize that every team has at least a small chance of winning a national championship. But to focus on that sliver of hope would defeat the objective of this exercise. We cool with that?
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