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FILLING THE BRACKETS
LUKE WINN
November 21, 2005
The 65-team NCAA tournament includes 31 automatic bids and 34 at-large selections. SI predicts the 45 teams to round out the field
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November 21, 2005

Filling The Brackets

The 65-team NCAA tournament includes 31 automatic bids and 34 at-large selections. SI predicts the 45 teams to round out the field

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OLD DOMINION | COLONIAL | 4 | The mid-major Andrew Bogut? Alex Loughton, a 6'9" senior from Australia, is reigning conference player of the year.

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OREGON | PAC-10 | 4 | Juco transfer Ivan Johnson, a 6'8" menace who left Cincinnati after Bob Huggins's firing, will help solidify Ducks' shaky frontcourt.

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CINCINNATI | BIG EAST | 4 | Mercurial point guard Jihad Muhammad will move to wing if freshman burner Devan Downey (36.9 ppg as high school senior) develops.

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MIAMI | ACC | 4 | High-flying guard Guillermo Diaz (a youth volleyball star in Puerto Rico) leads backcourt-rich team to its first tournament bid since '02.

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FLORIDA | SEC | 2 | Long-armed sophomore forwards Corey Brewer (46 steals) and Al Horford (51 blocks) give Gators, for once, tough defensive rep.

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