NCAA Bracket 2013 Predictions: Power Ranking the 20 Best Cinderella Candidates

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NCAA Bracket 2013 Predictions: Power Ranking the 20 Best Cinderella Candidates
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Cinderella's slipper may no longer fit Gonzaga, but there are plenty of schools looking to take the Bulldogs' place as everyone's favorite sleeper. 

And as we move closer to Selection Sunday, there's no better time for those under-the-radar teams to win over America. The NCAA tournament is the perfect opportunity for underdogs to take down the giants, and every year, at least a few lower seeds inevitably take center stage with chill-inducing upsets. 

With parity running rampant during this year's college hoops season, the amount of potential sleepers to pick from is at an all-time high. 

Let's take a closer look at the best. 

Note: All stats are from games played up to March 10

Also note: To qualify as a "Cinderella candidate" a big-six conference team has to be seeded ninth or lower and a mid-major team has to be seeded sixth or lower. Seeds come from Joe Lunardi's projections

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