In two of the last three years, the Wildcats have fallen short of making the Sweet Sixteen as a No.1 seed.
In fact, three teams in the West - No. 2 North Carolina, No. 3 MI and No. 4 Gonzaga - have better advanced efficiency metrics than Xavier, which means in order to even make the Final Four, it would likely have to win two games as an underdog. The Cavaliers face UMBC at 9:20 Friday night. This year he has the Spartans beating Virginia for the national championship.
If you believe in Roy Williams and his Tar Heels, you could make a fortune on North Carolina winning its second-straight national championship.
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Ten teams have better odds than Xavier, who is the fourth No.1 seed.
In a region that also features a potential bracket-buster in No. 5 seed West Virginia, it's a risk to put a generous wager on the Wildcats. Look for Villanova to run the table for another Final Four appearance.
Of course, a week from now everyone will be rooting for that one Final Four team they've got left to hang on after a wild first weekend of the tournament...or something like that.
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On the women's side, Obama has the unbeaten Huskies, the overall No. 1 seed, defeating Saint Francis, Quinnipiac, Duke, and SC to reach the Final Four along with Louisville, Notre Dame and Mississippi State.
Radford vs Villanova 6:50 p.m.
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