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NCAA tournament preview: Midwest Regional

NCAA tournament preview: Midwest Regional

A look at the NCAA tournament's Midwest Regional:


1 VIRGINIA: The Cavaliers are a surprise No. 1 seed after losing to North Carolina in the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament final. They give up just 59.7 points per game.

2 MICHIGAN STATE: This is the team most people figured had earned a No. 1 slot with a victory over Purdue for the Big Ten tournament title.

3 UTAH: The Pac-12’s Conference second-best team relies on 7-foot sophomore Jakob Poeltl from that basketball hotbed of Vienna.

4 IOWA STATE: Averaging 81.8 points, the Cyclones rank among the top offensive teams in the...