Mar 20, 2013; Salt Lake City, UT, USA; Arizona Wildcats head coach Sean Miller speaks to his team during practice the day before the second round of the 2013 NCAA tournament at EnergySolutions Arena. Mandatory Credit: Steve Dykes-USA TODAY Sports

NCAA Tournament: How the Experts Think the Arizona Wildcats Will Fare

The Arizona Wildcats received the No. 6 seed in the West. Below is a breakdown of exactly how far the national experts think the Wildcats will get in this years tournament:

President Obama

– Opening Round! Ouch! No faith from Mr. President. Knocked out by Belmont.

CBS Sports:

– Round of 32! Ousted by New Mexico – Gary Parrish, College Basketball Insider @garyparrishcbs

– One-and-Done!  Beat by Belmont – Gregg Doyel, National Columnist @greggdoyelcbs

– Elite 8! Ousted by Gonzaga – Jeff Goodman, College Basketball Insider @goodmancbs

– Round of 32! Knocked out by New Mexico – Peter Tiernan, Bracket Scientist @bracketscience

– One-and-Done! Upset by Belmont – Jeff Borzello, College Basketball Blogger @jeffborzello

– One-and-Done! Ousted by Belmont – Matt Norlander, College Basketball Blogger @mattnorlander

– Round of 32! Eliminated by the Lobos – Dennis Dodd, Senior Writer @dennisdoddcbs

–  Round of 32! Ousted by New Mexico – Doug Gottlieb, Contributor

– Sweet 16! Beat by Ohio State – Mateen Cleaves, Studio Analyst, CBS Sports Network

– Sweet 16! Taken out by the Ohio State Buckeyes – Wally Szczerbiak, Game and Studio Analyst, CBS Sports Network


– Round of 32! Ousted by UNM – Jay Bilas

– Opening Round! The “Best Bet” Upset in the West is Belmont over AZ. The upset chance is posted at 46.8 %

USA Today

– One-and-Done! A Belmont upset was the majority pick by the USA Today writers.

Sports Illustrated

– One-and-Done! Knocked out early by Belmont. – Seth Davis

– Sweet 16! Ousted by Ohio State. – Pete Thamel


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