Ten Takeaways From the Men’s NCAA Tournament Bracket

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Sports Illustrated

By Pat Forde The field looks particularly ripe for early upsets. Here are my 10 takeaways from the NCAA tournament men’s bracket reveal on Selection Sunday: 1. The potential for mayhem is real and spectacular.As has been chronicled all season, the sport’s top tier is thin and fickle. No teams from Power 6 conferences have lost fewer than five games; the AP No. 1 ranking changed hands seven times and 14 different teams have been ranked in the top five; only three teams among the top 12 seeds won both their regular-season and postseason championships (Alabama, Purdue and Marquette). And there ar…

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