Tourney trends, bracket busters and more


Texas is in the Big Dance, but it's a long week until the Longhorns face Cincinnati on Friday at 11:15 a.m. CT.

Here are a few links to get you ready for the NCAA tournament and help you fill out your brackets:

• Eamonn Brennan makes 10 bold predictions.

• After spending his time predicting who would get in, Joe Lunardi has turned his attention to the teams who actually will be dancing. Lunardi looks at all 68 teams and their matchups.

• There will be a few upsets. Peter Keating and Jordan Brenner do a little number crunching to look at which teams have the best chance at knocking off a higher seed. Here's the Giant Killers blogInsider.

• If you don't want to make your own guesses, let the Bracket PredictorInsider do it for you.