The Nova problem for 2010

Two straight Final Fours is dicey because of offensive imbalance

Updated: March 5, 2010, 1:58 PM ET
By Matt Giles | Special to ESPN Insider
Getty ImagesThe high-fives might be fewer and farther between in about three weeks, gents.

On paper, the rosters of the Villanova Wildcats and West Virginia Mountaineers are different to the point where a college basketball-viewing novice could predict both teams' style of play just by glancing at the players' heights. For those eager to do so: Don't believe your eyes.

And by investigating both squads' uncharacteristic style of play, one is given a prescient indication of why West Virginia has a better chance of reaching Indianapolis than Villanova.