John Gasaway provides his list of five teams not expected to have the same amount of success next season. Gonzaga, which likely loses star Kelly Olynyk to the NBA, won't have nearly the amount of talent it did in 2012-2013.
John Gasaway evaluates each of this season's top teams against the per-possession performances of past Final Four teams to identify which are legitimate contenders to win a national title in 2013 and which aren't.
John Gasaway tracks this season's top teams against the statistical benchmarks of past Final Four teams in order to separate the contenders from the pretenders. The result: Only seven teams are currently setting a national championship pace.
John Gasaway writes that it's too early to simply hand the ACC regular-season title to Duke. Miami's elite defense is keeping the Hurricanes in the mix and could fuel a deep tournament run for Jim Larranaga's team.