The West Region of the 2011 NCAA Tournament bracket presents Duke as the #1 seed, followed by San Diego State at the #2 and UConn at the #3. The West has as many as six teams that appeared in the top 10 of the AP ranking at some time during the season, a list that includes Tennessee, Texas, and Missouri in addition to the three noted above. No other bracket has a former top 10 team ranked as lowly as Missouri is ranked in the West, coming in at the #11 seed. This reflects the Tigers’ struggles late in the season, but also can be seen as a testament to the depth of good teams in the region.
Final Four Fav’s: Looking at the potential matchups in the bracket, it’s hard to pick against UConn as a good candidate to make it to the Final Four. Read More