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Louisville (4:1): The Cardinals are the No. 1 overall seed and are the favorites to cut down the nets in Atlanta.
Indiana (17:3): Tom Crean has done an excellent job rebuilding the program, and the Hoosiers are in a position where anything less than a national title would be a little disappointing.
Kansas (22:3): After getting blown out at Baylor to close the regular season, Kansas breezed through the Big 12 tournament with three double-digit wins.
Gonzaga (9:1): The Zags earned their first No. 1 seed in program history and have a decent path to Atlanta.
Miami (9:1): Winning the ACC tournament in the state of North Carolina is no small feat. Miami will need to get big man Reggie Johnson going to win it all.
Duke (23:2): After seeing Duke lose to Maryland in the ACC tournament, everyone in the field now knows it is possible to beat the Blue Devils with Ryan Kelly in the lineup.
Florida (37:3): The advanced stats love the Gators, but they have not won a game by single digits all year.
Ohio State (37:3): There aren’t many teams in the field hotter than the Buckeyes. Ohio State has won eight in a row.
Michigan State (24:1): Tom Izzo’s club is balanced with threats on the interior and on the perimeter. He’ll need point guard Keith Appling to up his game to win his second national title in East Lansing.
Georgetown (24:1): Georgetown has been a No. 2 or 3 seed in three of the last five tournaments, but the Hoyas have not advanced past the first weekend since 2007.
Field (49:1): Plenty of teams outside this group could make a Final Four run, but it's tough to envision anyone outside of those 10 prevailing at the end of the Madness.