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The most likely scenario for this group of Cats is to advance to, but no further than, the Sweet 16. The road to the third round will be quite easy. The first round will consist of a poor team, as Arizona will be a high seed (a No. 2 or No. 3) and should not pose difficulty. As stated earlier, the second-round game may be hard-fought, but Arizona will have a bit too much for non top-20 opponents.
Unfortunately, once the Wildcats enter the Round of 16, the season will most likely come to an abrupt end. They would play either a No. 2 or No. 3 seed or a team playing at a level high enough to beat a No. 2 or 3. These are usually top-10 teams.
While Arizona has all the ability to beat any team in the nation, they have ended up in 10 point deficits against every good team they have played (see Florida, San Diego State, Colorado, Oregon, UCLA). And with the offense as stagnant as it has been, this trend would likely continue.
And for the most part these deficits have not mattered. The Cats have shown an incredible ability to come back and pull out close games. But it won't happen during the tournament at the Sweet 16 level. The teams playing to the second weekend are not only talented, but they are also playing good ball.
Falling behind by double digits against teams at this level is simply a recipe for elimination. And after a great season which brought many more ups than downs, the Wildcats will fall to a team in the Sweet 16.