BPI bracket observations

Looking at region strength, paths to the Final Four, and the early upset watch

Originally Published: March 12, 2012
By Alok Pattani | ESPN Stats & Information Group
John CalipariDon McPeak/US PresswireThe No. 1 overall seed, John Calipari's Wildcats appear to have a favorable road to the Final Four.

When you're filling out your bracket, you'll want every edge you can get. ESPN's College Basketball Power Index (BPI) provides exactly such an advantage to the savvy fan. To help you prep your picks, here are some of the biggest bracket observations using the lens of the BPI.