Every time Kentucky coach John Calipari starts to praise his latest crop of talented freshmen, he's just as quick to point out that the preseason No. 1 team is a work in progress.
Eamonn Brennan takes a closer look at the 2013 NCAA tournament's East Region, including players to watch and potential matchups to root for.
C.J. Fair had 16 points and a career-high 13 rebounds, Michael Carter-Williams added 15 points and 10 assists, and No. 4 Syracuse beat Long Beach State 84-53 on Thursday night.
Brandon Triche had 18 points, including a pair of free throws that broke the final tie with 88 seconds left, and Syracuse (No. 4 ESPN/USA Today, No. 3 AP) beat West Virginia 63-61 on Saturday.
No. 5 Syracuse 69, Virginia Tech 58
Will Brandon Jennings be the first of many players to skip college and instead play in Europe? These college coaches don't think many teenagers will take that gamble, writes Dana O'Neil.
Kansas will win the national title. Why? Didn't you see Saturday's semifinal against Marquette?