Picking the bracket: Big Ten resurgence, but title goes West
March 13, 2022
Last season's NCAA Tournament ultimately unfolded in familiar fashion.
Upsets early — hi, Oral Roberts! — before the powerhouses eventually took over.
By the time the championship game rolled around, undefeated Gonzaga and twice-beaten Baylor — two No. 1 seeds — were playing for the title. The lesson, then, is simple: By all means, have fun picking those first-weekend upsets, but in the end, don't be surprised if the champion is a team that's looked like a contender all season.
Who is that this year? Let's take a look at some of the most popular analytical websites for some answers....