Kentucky, featuring its much ballyhooed freshman class, has the target firmly affixed to its jerseys as the Wildcats begin the season as the No. 1-ranked team in the USA Today preseason coaches' poll released Thursday.
John Gasaway examines Syracuse's impressive run to the Elite Eight, and looks at whether the Orange's amazing defensive performance is sustainable. Plus, a look at Wichita State's chances to beat Ohio State.
In the March 11 edition of The Bilas Index, Jay Bilas gives his rankings and analysis of the 68 best teams in college basketball, and looks at what could go right or wrong for each in the NCAA tournament.