By: Alhaji Koita
March Madness is back again and better than ever! Students around SLA, are getting their couches ready & setting their brackets up to perfection. The reason behind this massive overload, he love for basketball, obviously. And also the chance to win major prizes and luxuries. The country is glued to their screens for 3 weeks, anxiously waiting for that national championship game.
Here are a few of my predictions…
Who I want to win
I have been a Wildcats fan since 06’, they are the best team in the country right now sitting at a perfect 31-0 demolishing teams left and right. Having the one of the country’s tallest teams. Kentucky is high flying- electrifying team. Every team needs to play their best basketball while attempting to take down that mammoth of a backcourt. They are chasing history right now attempting to become one of the few teams to have a perfect record.
Who WILL win the NCAA Championship
The experts say that its a 3-way race between Wisconsin, Kentucky & Arizona.
All three teams have depth, experience and a well oiled coaching staff. Even though its a race, Kentucky is voted highest among all 64 teams to reach the Final Four. While records and highlights do say a lot, this is March Madness after all; anything goes.
Possible Sleeper Team?
The Wichita State Shockers have a well balanced offense and defence, their record is undeniable 30-4. Teams in the midwest should look out for the Shockers backcourt as they have one best shooting teams in the country.
The Upsetter match for the National Match
The match would consist of Notre Dame and Michigan State. While both of these are both popular by name and sports in a whole. They are very two high proficient teams that are under the radar.The number 23 michigan state has been on roll these past couple of weeks, beating their opponents by a margin of over 10+ points. While the Notre Dame Irish are finally finding their stride, as the front court and back court have reached a perfect harmony.