Midwest region overrated, no love for UNC, more bracket thoughts

Monday March 17th, 2014
Chadrack Lufile and MVC champion Wichita State may not have as difficult a path back to the Final Four as it first seemed.
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J.P. Tokoto and the Tar Heels deserved better than a six-seed given their slew of impressive wins, including a victory at then-No. 1 Michigan State.
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While the committee granted the Cavaliers a No. 1 seed, it didn't do them any more favors. A region that includes Villanova (the Big East regular season champion; No. 2), Iowa State (the Big 12 tournament champion; No. 3), Michigan State (the Big Ten tournament champion; No. 4), Cincinnati (the co-AAC regular season champion; No. 5) and North Carolina (No. 6) will be hard for any team to win.

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