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THE FINAL FOUR BRACKET
SETH DAVIS
April 02, 2012
WHO WILL WIN THE BATTLES IN THE BIG EASY
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April 02, 2012

The Final Four Bracket

WHO WILL WIN THE BATTLES IN THE BIG EASY

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Combined Final Four appearances for Kentucky (15), Kansas (14), Ohio State (11) and Louisville (9).

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Times the teams in the Final Four have all been past national champions. Ohio State (51 years) has the longest title drought.

SOUTH KENTUCKY

"THE KIDS PLAY SO WELL TOGETHER, SOMETIMES YOU JUST SIT BACK AND ADMIRE THEM."

SCOUT'S TAKE

"Teams make the mistake of pump-faking Anthony Davis. You must go right at his chest; he's not a kid who'll take charges. On defense, keep Doron Lamb inside the three-point line—he's their biggest long-range threat—and get physical with Terrence Jones in the post. The player you want to make beat you is Marquis Teague, because he can struggle."

WEST LOUISVILLE

"YOU DON'T WORRY ABOUT PREPARING FOR THEIR OFFENSE—IT'S THEIR DEFENSE."

SCOUT'S TAKE

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