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Sweet 16 Survivors: An Early Final Four Prediction

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What’s better than picking the next round of the NCAA tournament? Picking the next two rounds of the NCAA tournament at once. With that in mind, here are my picks to survive this weekend and head to Minneapolis for the Final Four:

Surviving Sunday night’s scare against UCF required a bit of good fortune, but being in such a tight game was the result of the Golden Knights’ atypical ability to shut down the paint by packing it around 7’ 6” center Tacko Fall, plus an otherworldly performance from Aubrey Dawkins.