It’s the age-old question every March Madness as you’re filling out your bracket: Which upsets should I choose? It’s a question that lingers not just as you survey the first round, but also when deciding which lower-seeded teams to advance to the Sweet 16 and beyond.
Have no fear—with fewer than 48 hours left to fill out your men’s NCAA tournament bracket, we’re here to help. We asked five of our college hoops writers five questions relating to upsets and bold predictions, ranging from the first round to the Final Four. Who are we confident will win? Who are we confident won’t win? Read on for our insight and advice—and follow it if you wish.
1. First-round upset I feel good about
Pat Forde: Winthrop over Villanova is only obvious because it makes so much sense. Winthrop is very good; Villanova is without one of its two most important players (Collin Gillespie) and has…