Arizona, Florida battle for No. 1
After Orange losses, Wildcats and Gators have edge for top overall seed
Welcome back to the expanded edition of Joe Lunardi's Rundown. This series features tournament odds, an element that will take you deeper into Bracketology. Bracketology provides a snapshot of how the bracket looks on a specific day, but through the use of Lunardi's extensive database of previous seasons, tournament odds tell you how the bracket is likely to look come Selection Sunday.
Syracuse reacted to its colossally bad two-toned uniforms in predictable fashion, dropping one game that should have been impossible (Boston College) and another that was in many respects inevitable (at Duke). The result is a new race for the No. 1 overall seed between two teams -- Arizona and Florida -- with fairly similar profiles, as well as a clearer path to No. 1 overall for the nation's lone remaining unbeaten team.
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