NCAA Tournament 2013: Cinderella Rankings for March Madness Hopefuls at Week 17

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NCAA Tournament 2013: Cinderella Rankings for March Madness Hopefuls at Week 17
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After months of slaving away in anonymity, Cinderella is ready for the Big Dance.

With BracketBusters now in our rear-view mirror, which mid-major teams are most prepared to actually bust the brackets?

We first need to establish the criteria used to identify the proper candidates. Telling you to watch out for Gonzaga or Butler would be pointless, because you're already well aware of their tournament abilities.

1) Cannot be from a BCS conference or the Atlantic 10.

2) Cannot have won a tournament game in the past four seasons.

3) Cannot be better than a No. 10 seed in the latest projected bracket.

Without further ado, here are the teams most likely to fit into this year's glass slipper, starting with some honorable mentions and building up to a couple of mid-majors that could make a deep tournament run.

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