The Final Four is set to commence Saturday in Atlanta as a quartet of programs prepare to leave a lasting impact on the legacy of March Madness. Michigan, Louisville, Syracuse and Wichita State will vie for the national crown in the upcoming days, dueling for college basketball supremacy.
Although each team currently has its sights set on the 2013 championship, there is plenty more to come on the horizon for these programs. All four squads are destined to say goodbye to key contributors at season's end but have been busy reeling in quality recruits.
Legacies are on the line in Atlanta, but universities don't build basketball programs for one year of success. So which of the four national semifinalists is in the best shape to reach this round on an annual basis?
We take a look into the crystal ball and discover which team is in store for success in the near future. Here's how they each stack up.