Kw-logo-smaller

2012 March Madness Preview

Mar 13, 2012

The 2012 NCAA Basketball tournament is all set for blast off. 68 teams have earned their spot in the famous Final Four bracket... have you filled out your guesses yet? Here is a little March Madness preview to help you get up to date on your college hoops!

Wildcats to Win

Kentucky Star
Anthony Davis
Courtesy of the NCAA
 

The big favorite to win the whole tourney is the Kentucky Wildcats. Kentucky went the whole year only losing two games. If defense is the key to win in College hoops, then you can count on the Wildcats to shut down any of the league's top scorers. Anthony Davis is one of the best defenders in NCAA history and as long as he stays out of foul trouble, you can expect Kentucky to cruise through most of their games.

 

Cinderella Stories?

The most exciting thing about the Final Four tournament is that it's a single-game knockout format. That means if an underdog gets hot, all of a sudden there could be a few upsets that surprise us all. Of course, it's hard to predict these Cinderella stories, but that's what makes filling out the bracket so much fun. Here are a few Cinderellas to look out for:

  • #5 - Wichita State Shockers have a great name to shock us all if they make it to the Final Four past the Kentucky Wildcats
  • #14 - Belmont Bruins are 4th in the nation in points per game... can they outshoot #3 Georgetown in their first game?

 

Baylor's Britney

Baylor's Britney Griner
Britney Griner Dunks
Courtesy of the NCAA
 

The women's Final Four tourney is also on the run, however it will be much easier to predict the winner. Baylor's Britney Griner has led her team to an undefeated season and they look impossible to beat.

Predictions

Filling out the bracket is one of the best ways to get excited about the tournament. If you don't know everything about the teams, that's ok, nobody can possibly know everything about all 68 teams. So just guess... pick your favorite colors... choose the team with the better mascot... use your intuition... it's just about having some fun! Here's the KW bracket if you want to follow with us...

2012 NCAA Bracket
KW Bracket Predictions
Courtesy of the NCAA
 

Web Watching

You can watch very game of the tourney on your cell phone! The NCAA.com website will be broacasting every game if you feel like catching a game.

Watch all 67 games
NCAA Website
Courtesy of the NCAA
 

Have Your Say...

Who do you think will make it to the Final Four? Let us know in the comments below.

Related Stories
>
>

readers voted!

Comments

bknight

bknight wrote:

NO WAY
commented: Sat Mar 24, 2012

bknight

bknight wrote:

Kentucky all the way. :)
commented: Sat Mar 24, 2012

dj245

dj245 wrote:

go north carlina
commented: Thu Mar 15, 2012

there are 7 more comments

Please login or register to add comments

share with your friends


Twitter Facebook Myspace Digg


like this article?
get more just like it in your email

Uclapoll

Who Will Win the 2008 NCAA Tournament?

  • North Carolina.
  • Memphis
  • UCLA.
  • Kansas.

related stories

Micro_a mic
Ever heard of a young football player named Robert Griffin… the third? Well he just won the NCAA ...
Micro_a mic
The Final Four final game was played between the #3 Uconn Huskies and the #8 Butler Bulldogs... a...
Micro_a micro
You might be asking yourself what does Cinderella have to do with basketball… but if you are a Fi...

latest videos

Sports in the forums

chole459902
who does both or one of them! I do both
reply about 12 hours
chole459902
Who loves Cheer and its your life then post how much you love it right here right now
reply about 12 hours
-Gwen42--
Last Race: Darlington Results: 1. Chase Elliot #9 2. Elliot Sadler #11 3. Kyle Busch #54 4. Kevin Harvick #5 5. (unknown) 6. Kyle Larson #42 NEXT RACE: RICHMOND!!!!
reply about 15 hours
-Gwen42--
I love the NASCAR series. They have 5 different types.
reply about 15 hours
Monica Rogue
Monica Rogue posted in Dance:
"Tawni13" wrote: hip hop i cant stand ballet Yeah..me too i prefer hip hop..! I can't stand ballet
reply about 18 hours

play online games

Candy-100

A great online version of the famous Candy Crush. This is the best game launched...

1515_gl_kidzworld_100x100_jpg_fz

Intriguing planets, weird and wonderful characters; challenge friends and find a...

100x100_ra_logo_girl

Uncle George has left you his farm, but unfortunately it’s in pretty bad shape. ...

_thumb_100x100

Shoot blobs with different properies to merge yellow blobs. Your blobs can be re...

_thumb_100x100

We have all played the famous game Sudoku, now play it online with this Classic ...