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UTEP could be this year's Cinderella

Patriots takes Power Ranking crown, but watch out for Miners in C-USA tourney

Updated: March 4, 2011, 4:20 PM ET
By Matt Giles | ESPN Insider
Randy CulpepperJim O'Connor/US PresswireRandy Culpepper averages 20 points per game, but it's UTEP's defense that makes it special.

All season long, Insider will be keeping a close eye on teams from conferences that have not usually produced multiple NCAA tournament bids to see which squads outside of the spotlight look the strongest come tournament time. In this final edition, we focus on five teams that could become the Cinderella of the 2011 NCAA tournament.


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