Experts' Final Four, title picks
Bilas, Gasaway, Greenberg, Lunardi and Pomeroy explain their choices
ESPN Insider asked several of its expert analysts -- Jay Bilas, John Gasaway, Seth Greenberg, Joe Lunardi and Ken Pomeroy -- to explain their Final Four and national championship picks now that the NCAA tournament field is set.
Midwest: Louisville Cardinals
Like the VCU Rams, the Cardinals thrive on full-court pressure and forcing turnovers, but they also possess a potent frontcourt anchored by Gorgui Dieng and his 9.2 percent block rate. Offense can occasionally be a concern, as there aren't any consistent deep shooting threats beside Luke Hancock. But Louisville will exploit teams in the transition game. Peyton Siva and Russ Smith are lightning-quick and can turn steals into points in a hurry.
(Note: Check out Jay's pick-by-pick analysis of his complete bracket here.)
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