Bracket projection: Saint Louis
Defense fuels Billikens but lack of depth and deep shooting could derail them
The Saint Louis Billikens enter the 2014 NCAA tournament fresh off a regular season that at one point saw their highest national ranking in over four decades and they seem primed to make some noise as the top team out of the Atlantic 10. What has to go right for the Billikens to win big, and what potential issues could keep them from reaching the Final Four?
ESPN Insider has your answers, as Joe Lunardi has enlisted a team of Bracketologists to compile advanced metrics, key scouting intel and best- and worst-case tournament scenarios for all 68 teams, in order to help you make smart picks in your bracket. Plus, as Lunardi fills out his bracket, he'll give you his prediction on how each team will fare.
Best wins: VCU, GW, at UMass
Worst losses: Duquesne, Dayton
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