Teams most vulnerable to upsets
March, 6, 2012
By Peter Keating | ESPN Insider
Joe Robbins/Getty ImagesBoth Louisville and Vanderbilt could be vulnerable to early-round upsets this tournament.With bracketological debates reaching a fever pitch, here are the nation's 10 most vulnerable Giants, as projected by our 2012 Giant Killers statistical model.
A few reminders: A Giant Killer is any team that beats an NCAA tournament opponent seeded at least five spots higher in any round, except for squads from the six BCS power conferences plus Butler, BYU, Gonzaga, Memphis, Temple, UNLV and Xavier, who are ineligible. And a Giant is simply any team that could lose to a Killer.