Bracket projection: Kansas
Kansas will not be a favorite, but the Jayhawks are always in the hunt
The Jayhawks are a popular pick to win the Midwest Region with its championship game slated for Saint Louis. But is Kansas really better than North Carolina? Isn't the three-headed UNC monster enough to at least limit Thomas Robinson in the lane? I think so, which should not diminish a season of overachieving by KU.
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