Bracket projection: Missouri
Undersized but talented Tigers are a Final Four-caliber team
I've been saying all season that Mizzou was a long-shot No. 1 seed because of its weak non-conference schedule. Instead, we have the weakest No. 1 seed and the weakest No. 2 seed in the same region. I see both teams, Michigan State and the Missouri, advancing to the Elite Eight with Missouri claiming its first Final Four berth in school history.
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