For every upset early in the NCAA Tournament, there’s a team on the other end heading home with unfulfilled expectations.
The top four seeds enjoy the most beneficial status in the field -- playing closer to home, playing against weaker competition. But every year, some of these will watch the Sweet 16 from their couches.
March Madness is now upon us. It's that time of year when everyone—even the guy in the cubicle next to you who still plays Dungeons & Dragons—starts caring about college basketball. Most of the excitement comes from NCAA Tournament bracket games, where anyone can fill out a March Madness bracket in hopes winning cash, prizes and bragging rights among friends and co-workers.