John Gasaway takes a close look at the factors that will decide who wins between VCU and Michigan. Although most point to VCU's defense as a huge key, it could be Michigan's defense that decides this. Plus, Gonzaga and the Pac-12.
John Gasaway writes that the Pac-12's big three -- Oregon, Arizona and UCLA -- are legitimate threats to succeed in March, regardless of the Pac-12's current reputation. He also handicaps the league's regular-season title race.