The 10 Toughest Teams to Prepare for in 2013 NCAA Tournament

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The 10 Toughest Teams to Prepare for in 2013 NCAA Tournament
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At least 10 head coaches have not been able to sleep since the Selection Show.

Who you draw in the NCAA tournament is exponentially more important than your region or your seed, and some coaches are finding that out the hard way.

Tom Izzo had to have been thrilled to get the No. 3 seed in the Midwest and a path to the Final Four that runs through Auburn Hills and Indianapolis. However, he can't be pleased at all with a first-round pairing against Valparaiso.

Read on for thoughts on why the Crusaders could pose a threat to Michigan State, as well as the other nine teams that no coach wants to face. Each slide will successively feature an even bigger headache than the one before.

Check out the links below for all of your other bracket needs, and be sure to follow me on twitter throughout the tournament: @kerrancejames


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