Calling all Cinderellas: looking for a March Madness contestant – not seeded first or second – that can surprise some people, bust some brackets and become the sweetheart of the Big Ball.
The March Madness brackets are set and fans are frantically filling out their predictions. Before you put everything down in pen, have a look at our five favorite teams to make a deeper-than-expected run in the tournament and become this year’s Cinderella story:
Florida State Seminoles
East Region If we’re following the Cinderella blueprint from last year, the Florida State Seminoles are the pattern
Virginia Commonwealth Rams
Last year’s surprise Final Four entrant could be ready for some more exploits this year. Head coach Shaka Smart was tempted with lucrative offers from bigger programs but instead stayed in Richmond, and has once again brought his team to the dance.
Heading into the Tournament, the Wolverines might be overlooked a little bit considering they took a 22-point loss from Ohio State in the Big Ten Tournament and dropped down to a four seed.
Kansas State Wildcats
All of the attention in the Big 12 is focused on Missouri, their Big 12 tournament win, their departure to the SEC and their snubbing of a top seed. But another Big 12 team coming off a good season could make some noise at the Big Dance.
New Mexico Lobos
If you haven’t met Lobos forward Drew Gordon, you might get to know him better in the coming weeks. When he’s on (17 double-doubles on the season), the Lobos are one tough team to beat. Just ask 18th-ranked San Diego State, who saw him take control with 12 points and 12 rebounds in the Mountain West Championship Game en route to the upset.
Peyton Manning and Colts part ways!Peyton Manning’s 14-year career as a member of the Indianapolis Colts is coming to an end.
The four-time league MVP missed the entire 2011 season after having his third neck surgery in 19 months, a fusion of two vertebrae. His doctors have medically cleared him to resume his career and Manning has increased his throwing regimen.
The decision to pass on the $28 million bonus owed Manning and not to pick up the four remaining years on his contract means Manning will become a free agent
What are your thoughts on the release of Peyton Manning!
Mathis finds his “POT OF GOLD”
Does 4 years 36 million sound like a good number?
You better believe it does to Colts DE Robert Mathis.
Mathis is Robert Mathis, one of the NFL’s most dangerous pass-rush ends. The Colts are expected to move from its traditional 4-3 alignment to a 3-4 under first-year coach Chuck Pagano, Mathis’ skills and forcefulness are still needed by The Colts!
Pagano is a defensive guy and I think he just made his first bold statement as a head coach!
The real multi-million dollar question is does this mean that we could be saying goodbye to Freeney
And the other question we are waiting for answers will be soon…Yeah I know what your saying you almost made it thru an entire article without saying his name….
Joke is on you because I didnt say his name!
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