The Midwest region is quite a competitive region. There can be a case for each of the top 4 seeds to make the final four. The Sweet 16 games should a lot of fun. Some great stories in the other seeds as well.
Favorite: Alabama: The Crimson Tide can shoot and play defense. We believe that is the right combination for a winning team.
Contenders: Michigan, Texas, & Florida St: Each of these teams playing at their best is capable of winning four games to advance to the final four.
Concerns: Does Michigan have enough to cover for the loss of Isiah Livers?
Best 1st round game: 11) Michigan St vs 11) UCLA-
Runner up game: 5) Colorado vs 12) Georgetown
Surprise teams: LSU, UConn, Michigan St
Upset pick: Michigan St over BYU
Sweet 16: Michigan, Florida St, Texas, Alabama
Final Four: Florida St