Top Spots for March Madness Up for Grabs


By The Minutes' estimation, there are 11 teams still in the running to land the four No. 1 NCAA tournament seeds, which should make the jockeying for position intense and interesting down the stretch.

In an attempt to prioritize the contenders, The Minutes combined the 11 teams' rankings in the AP Top 25, RPI, Sagarin Ratings and Ken Pomeroy's numbers. The lower the number, the better: 


The case for: The nation's best offensive team is the sole leader in the nation's best conference. That's a good place to start. In a season defined by parity and unpredictability, Indiana gained some separation from the national pack the last couple of weeks with four straight victories, including road triumphs at Ohio State and Michigan State. The Hoosiers are 4-0...

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