NCAA Bracket 2011 Predictions: 10 Teams That Will Likely Stumble Early

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NCAA Bracket 2011 Predictions: 10 Teams That Will Likely Stumble Early
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Probably the most difficult aspect of filling out the NCAA Tournament bracket is figuring out what top team will lose early, and then avoiding them to prevent the ripping up of one's bracket. It happens every year and every year it ruins many people's hopes of making some money.

Last year, it was Kansas and Villanova losing in the second round.

With few elite teams in college basketball this season, virtually every team has enough flaws to plausibly lose in the first weekend like the Jayhawks and Wildcats did last season.

Because of this, faith will be put into teams to go far that in most other years would not deserve it. I know, because one of the teams on this list I have going to the Final Four.

However, by avoiding some of these teams, not necessarily all, it could prevent you from letting your bracket survive for more than a few days.

In this list, I have included teams seeded six and above, because I view the 7-10 and 8-9 games as toss-ups. Those teams seeded six through four I feel can lose in the first round (yes it's still the first round despite what CBS thinks), while teams seeded higher I think can lose in the second round. Enjoy the Madness.

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