Every college basketball coach wants to hit March Madness at full speed. Rather than back their way into the NCAA tournament, teams want to play their best ball when Selection Sunday arrives and the committee announces the pairings.
Here are the 10 hottest teams in college basketball heading into the NCAA tournament.
These teams have not only won their most recent conference tournament games, but also some significant ones dating back into the regular season.
Make your picks for the 2013 NCAA tournament here with the Bracket Challenge Game.