Bracket projection: Louisville
Cardinals will go as far as Peyton Siva carries them
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Rick Pitino's coaching is unsurpassed. He simply drives the Cardinals to exceed expectations and did so again in the Big East tournament. But I worry about the "let-down" factor and the cross-country travel. I don't see Louisville making it to the second weekend.
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