While Kentucky will enter the season as preseason No. 1 and defending champ Louisville will be formidable, Michigan State may have its best team since Tom Izzo arrived in East Lansing and could be a title contender.
There's still plenty of time before Midnight Madness, but Dick Vitale has an early look at his top 12 teams in college basketball for 2013-14.
By Friday night, the Sweet 16 will be cut in half, with eight teams going home for the season. Which teams will advance to the Elite Eight? Dick Vitale makes his picks.
Tom Izzo's Michigan State squad has flown under the radar this season, but the Spartans will play host to Indiana with first place in the Big Ten on the line.
Indiana fans have plenty of reason to be excited about their Hoosiers this season, but they shouldn't be planning a conference title celebration just yet.
Dick Vitale takes a look at each of the eight Sweet 16 games, breaking down the key matchups and making his picks.
Two future Hall of Fame coaches, Tom Izzo and Rick Pitino, will meet in a marquee matchup in the Sweet 16.
Dick Vitale says the Coach of the Year race will go down to the final week of the season, and these 10 candidates lead the way
The best rivalries feature teams in close proximity with a fierce dislike for each other who compete at a high level. Dick Vitale picks the top five today in major college sports.
Dick Vitale breaks down the latest news in college basketball