The greatest weekend of the year for any college basketball fan is fast approaching and it should prove to be one to remember. For the first time in the history of the NCAA tournament the Final Four is straight chalk. All four number one seeds have proven their worth and will battle in
Coach Ben Howland’s UCLA Bruins are attending their third straight Final Four, but this year’s path has been far from easy. While they remained among the nation’s top squads throughout the year they suffered two tough regular season losses and some might say won a few close ones with some “favorable calls.” Whether or not the refs are in the Bruins corner though, they have something else going for them this year that may finally push them into the championship game… Kevin Love. The freshman sensation could be the final piece that UCLA needs to come out on top.
The Memphis Tigers, however, are anxious to send the Bruins home early. Despite being a #1 seed and actually having held the nation’s top spot during the season, the Tigers have plenty to prove. Often criticized for the fact that they play in the less than stellar Conference
This game will come down to one question: Will the refs allow them to play the game like it should be played? The
Coach Roy Williams is facing off against the team he built most of his hall of fame career on, and as
The Jayhawks of Kansas, however, come in with one of the nation’s most balanced squads and are one of only a few that may match up well with
With defensive match-ups that could present problems for each team’s primary scorers, expect the team with the X-factor to come out on top in this one.