Around the Hall: Varying opinion on IU’s tournament outlook

  • 03/18/2013 12:06 pm in

031813uewAround the Hall is recommended reading from the Inside the Hall staff.

· Nate Silver of The New York Times has advancement probabilities for every region and has IU at a 52.3% chance of reaching the Final Four.

· Luke Winn of Sports Illustrated pencils in Indiana and Louisville as the favorites to win the national championship.

· Winn’s SI colleague, Pete Thamel, picks Miami to win the East region.

· Pat Forde of Yahoo! Sports delivers a NCAA Tournament edition of Forde Minutes and includes the Hoosiers among the teams with the best chance to cut down the nets in Atlanta.

· Myron Medcalf of has ten bold predictions for the tournament including this: Indiana will win every game, prior to the Final Four, by double digits.

· Eamonn Brennan of believes that despite missing out on the Midwest No. 1 seed, Indiana still got a better deal than Louisville.

· Bob Kravitz of The Indianapolis Star writes that while IU deserved the No. 1 overall seed, its initial games aren’t daunting.

· The East region preview from predicts an IU-Miami final with the Hoosiers marching on.

· The Dagger on Yahoo! Sports has the Hoosiers marching on to Atlanta.

· Bruce Pearl and John Gasaway of ESPN preview the East region.

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