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#1 Michigan State vs. #4 Louisville
This is a matchup between two scrappy, defensively-minded teams. Who would expect anything different from a game between teams coached by Tom Izzo and Rick Pitino?
A quick look at the first six days of the NCAA Tournament . . .
*The consensus of thought during the regular season was that the Big Ten and Big East – or vice versa, if you prefer – were the two strongest college hoops conferences.
The first three rounds (Round One, of course, being the “First Four” games of last March 13-14) certainly do anything to dispel that notion.
The 2012 NCAA Player Pool is sure to be an experience of competitive wills. We gathered some of NBADraft.net and HoopsDaily.com's top basketball minds to select 64 players with a draft pool of all 68 NCAA Tournament teams. The point of the game is to pick the highest group of 8 scorers on your squad with the impending stress being similar to a bracket. Without further adieu, I will breakdown the results of Wednesday's draft:
Player Pool Draft
NBADraft.net's Seth Sommerfeld is live blogging/chatting the Thursday and Friday's NCAA Tournament action. Throughout the marathon, Seth will be joined by other NBADraft.net writers who will share their thoughts. Join in the conversation with questions and comments.
Why the Number 1 Seed Will Make the Final Four:
Why No. 1 North Carolina will make the Final Four:
By Clayton Crowe
Arnett Moultrie (Mississippi State) – After transferring from UTEP, Moultrie finally got his chance to be “the man” and didn’t disappoint. At 6’10, he has a prototypical power forward body that scouts love. He led the SEC in rebounding (10.6) and was fifth in scoring (15.8) and will be playing with a chip on his shoulder after the selection committee left the Bulldogs out of the NCAA’s.
Why Syracuse will make the Final Four: