(teams to count on an early exit from)
There isn’t an obvious reason to dislike the Bears, who reached the Big 12 title game last week. But with four losses (out of seven) by at least a dozen points, it’s clear Baylor can be blown out.
There’s no way to top the Jackrabbits in this category. South Dakota State wasn’t even in Division I a decade ago, but enters its first NCAA tournament on an eight-game winning streak. Remember the name Nate Wolters, who can both score (21.3 points per game) and distribute (six assists per game)