Wednesday, March 19, 2008

2008 NCAA Tournament Preview (cont.)

South (Houston)

Best Player
Brook Lopez, Stanford

Best Matchup
Mississippi St. (8) v. Oregon (9)

Biggest Sleeper
Temple (12)

Upset Special
Temple (12) over Michigan St. (5)

First Round
Memphis over Texas-Arlington
Mississippi St. over Oregon
Temple over Michigan St.
Pittsburgh over Oral Roberts
Marquette over Kentucky
Stanford over Cornell
St. Mary's over Miami
Texas over Austin Peay

Second Round
Memphis over Mississippi St.
Pittsburgh over Temple
Stanford over Marquette
Texas over St. Mary's

Third Round
Memphis over Pittsburgh
Texas over Stanford

South Regional Final
Texas over Memphis


West (Phoenix)

Best Player

Kevin Love, UCLA

Best Matchup
West Virginia (7) v. Arizona (10)

Biggest Sleeper
Baylor (11)

Upset Special
Baylor (11) over Purdue (6)

First Round
UCLA over Mississippi Valley St.
Texas A&M over BYU
Drake over Western Kentucky
Connecticut over San Diego
Baylor over Purdue
Xavier over Georgia
West Virginia over Arizona
Duke over Belmont

Second Round
UCLA over Texas A&M
UConn over Drake
Xavier over Baylor
Duke over West Virginia

Third Round
UCLA over UConn
Xavier over Duke

West Regional Final
UCLA over Xavier


FINAL FOUR PICKS

North Carolina over Kansas
UCLA over Texas


UCLA over North Carolina

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