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The Blue Devils will grow weary of Fab Five comparisons well before they reach Minneapolis, but nothing can slow the young juggernaut as it blitzes the field and delivers a sixth national title to coach Mike Krzyzewski

EAST

1 DUKE

16 N.C. CENTRAL/ NORTH DAKOTA STATE

8 VCU

9 CENTRAL FLORIDA

5 MISSISSIPPI STATE

12 LIBERTY

4 VIRGINIA TECH

13 SAINT LOUIS

6 MARYLAND

11 BELMONT/TEMPLE

3 LSU

14 YALE

7 LOUISVILLE

10 MINNESOTA

2 MICHIGAN STATE

15 BRADLEY

DUKE

CENTRAL FLORIDA

LIBERTY

Timely treys from senior Lovell Cabbil (44.5%) help tame the Bulldogs.

VIRGINIA TECH

MARYLAND

LSU

LOUISVILLE

MICHIGAN STATE

Forward Jordan Nwora, one of Rick Pitino's last recruits for Louisville, trips up son Richard's Gophers in Des Moines.

DUKE

VIRGINIA TECH

MARYLAND

MICHIGAN STATE

DUKE

MICHIGAN STATE

DUKE

Not even Tom Izzo (left) and his veteran squad can stop RJ Barrett (5) & Co. from reaching the Final Four.

DUKE

WEST

1 GONZAGA

16 FAIRLEIGH DICKINSON/ PRAIRIE VIEW A&M

8 SYRACUSE

9 BAYLOR

5 MARQUETTE

12 MURRAY STATE

4 FLORIDA STATE

13 VERMONT

6 BUFFALO

11 ARIZONA ST./ST. JOHN'S

3 TEXAS TECH

14 NORTHERN KENTUCKY

7 NEVADA

10 FLORIDA

2 MICHIGAN

15 MONTANA

GONZAGA

SYRACUSE

MURRAY STATE

FLORIDA STATE

BUFFALO

TEXAS TECH

FLORIDA

MICHIGAN

Super soph Ja Morant justifies lottery buzz and Russell Westbrook comparisons with a triple double.

GONZAGA

FLORIDA STATE

TEXAS TECH

MICHIGAN

FLORIDA STATE

MICHIGAN

Streaky 6'5" sophomore M.J. Walker catches fire from deep to spark an upset of the 'Zags.

MICHIGAN

In a clash of big D's, the ability of 6'7" Ignas Brazdeikis and his mates to minimize fouls proves to be the difference against the 'Noles.

SOUTH

TENNESSEE

Junior Grant Williams's versatility helps the veteran Vols break down the Cavs' Pack Line defense.

VIRGINIA

TENNESSEE

VIRGINIA

Senior Ethan Happ adds another double double to his Badgers record.

WISCONSIN

PURDUE

Junior 6'1" guard Carsen Edwards breaks out of his slump just in time.

TENNESSEE

VIRGINIA

MISSISSIPPI

WISCONSIN

KANSAS STATE

VILLANOVA

PURDUE

CINCINNATI

TENNESSEE

VIRGINIA 1

GARDNER-WEBB 16

MISSISSIPPI 8

OKLAHOMA 9

WISCONSIN 5

OREGON 12

KANSAS STATE 4

UC IRVINE 13

VILLANOVA 6

SAINT MARY'S 11

PURDUE 3

OLD DOMINION 14

CINCINNATI 7

IOWA 10

TENNESSEE 2

COLGATE 15

MIDWEST

NORTH CAROLINA

NORTH CAROLINA

Freshman forward Nassir Little knows how to dispatch Kentucky: Take care of the ball, and play fast.

NORTH CAROLINA

KENTUCKY

NORTH CAROLINA

Freshman Neemias Queta (6'11", 240 pounds) is a brute force at both ends.

AUBURN

IOWA STATE

Talen Horton-Tucker and the Cyclones ride the momentum of their Big 12 tournament title.

KENTUCKY

NORTH CAROLINA

UTAH STATE

AUBURN

KANSAS

IOWA STATE

HOUSTON

WOFFORD

KENTUCKY

NORTH CAROLINA 1

IONA 16

UTAH STATE 8

WASHINGTON 9

AUBURN 5

NEW MEXICO STATE 12

KANSAS 4

NORTHEASTERN 13

IOWA STATE 6

OHIO STATE 11

HOUSTON 3

GEORGIA STATE 14

WOFFORD 7

SETON HALL 10

KENTUCKY 2

ABILENE CHRISTIAN 15

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