By now everybody has heard just about enough of Syracuse, Wichita State, Arizona and Florida. All four are the leading candidates for 1-seeds in the 2014 NCAA Tournament. With impressive seasons thus far – a combined five losses between the four teams – all four have been heavily discussed throughout the college basketball landscape this season and deservedly so.
Except there are a number of other teams, the outliers of the year, that are having equally impressive seasons that don’t get as much publicity or media attention. They are the teams that don’t necessarily have the best team or most exciting team. They probably don’t have a sexy, marquee victory or bonafide star. Despite this, these are the teams that have a very good chance at making some noise during the home stretch of the regular season as well as during their respective conference tournaments and even the NCAA Tournament.
Who are these teams? Let’s find out.