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March Madness: Who's The First To Go?

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Joe Lunardi's current Bracketology prediction has Texas, unsurprisingly, as a No. 1 seed this March. Ohio State, Pittsburgh, and Kansas join them. Incidentally, that just about jives with Ken Pomeroy's awesome rankings, which, as of Tuesday night, had each of those four teams in the top five. The one discrepancy is Pittsburgh, just a hair out of the top five, and Duke actually coming in as the No. 2 team in the country.


Now, a No. 1 seed is obviously no guarantee to be one of the last four playing, as only once since the tournament expanded to 64 teams have all four No. 1 seeds made the Final Four. So I pose the question to you: which of these four teams looking to grab top seeds is the most vulnerable right now? Will Texas become a victim of their free throw shooting? Does Ohio State fail to get to the line enough to advance? Was Kansas's loss to Kansas State a harbinger of things to come? Or is Pittsburgh's inability to force turnovers and propensity to have shots blocked going to be their undoing?


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