It is officially Christmas for college basketball fans now that the almighty NCAA tournament bracket has been released. If the regular season was any indication, 54 teams are going to lose in the first round, but that also means the championship race is wide open.
It is certainly feasible that a squad like the No. 2 seeded Ohio State Buckeyes in the West Region could get hot for a month and take home the national title.
However, if the Buckeyes are going to win the whole thing, absolutely everything has to break the right way. Thad Matta’s squad is immensely talented, but probably not talented enough to overcome any facet of its overall game not clicking.
Read on to see the Buckeyes' blueprint for the national title.