Around the Hall: Varying opinion on IU’s tournament outlook
Around 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 ESPN.com 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 ESPN.com 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 NBCSports.com 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.
Filed to: 2013 NCAA Tournament