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The Seed Report
George Dohrmann
March 17, 2003
With Selection Sunday just days away, we turn over to the real Selection Committee our findings—four nearly unanimous No. 1 seeds. Barring total flameouts in their conference tournaments, Arizona, Texas, Kentucky and Kansas should all be top-seeded.
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March 17, 2003

The Seed Report

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With Selection Sunday just days away, we turn over to the real Selection Committee our findings—four nearly unanimous No. 1 seeds. Barring total flameouts in their conference tournaments, Arizona, Texas, Kentucky and Kansas should all be top-seeded.

But the way this season has gone, there are no guarantees. Three weeks ago Louisville was a No. 1, but after dropping five of their last eight, the Cardinals aren't even a top-four seed (and are likely to lose the advantage of playing close to home). Similarly, Duke, which has been a No. 1 seed in the last five tournaments, is barely hanging on to a No. 3 seed. After the Blue Devils' 82-79 defeat at North Carolina, all six of their losses had come on the road.

[This article contains a table. Please see hardcopy of magazine or PDF.]

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