Now that the field has been set, Andy is posting team profiles of all 68 teams, broken down by regions. Next up is the St. Louis region, which features perennial contenders North Carolina and Kansas as well as regular season champions from the Big Ten, Atlantic 10, and Mountain West.
After crushing Duke in the season finale, North Carolina will be playing to maintain its grip on a one seed when the ACC Tournament tips off on Thursday. If things go according to seed, the final will be the rubber match between UNC and Duke, but don’t count out a Florida State team that has summoned its share of late-game heroics throughout the season.
With Selection Sunday less than a week away, Andy Bottoms unveils his final College Basketball Power Rankings of the season.
If Saturday’s glut of upsets, exciting games, and nail-biting finishes is any indiation, this year’s NCAA Tournament is going to be fantastic. As it stands, this looks like Andy Bottoms’ second the last set of Power Rankings for the season, because once the field is announced and March Madness begins, any lingering debates will be settled on the floor.
Duke, North Carolina, and Florida State are within one game of each other atop the ACC standings, which should make for an entertaining conference tournament when things get rolling in Atlanta on March 8th.