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Podcast Episode #5

Hindsight is 20/20, so on this episode of the "Zane Douglas and Two Other Guys" Podcast, we decided to wait to post our thoughts on the field of 68 until just 16 teams remained. None of our upset picks played out the way we expected, although UCF did come close to taking down Duke. Listen in as we predict exactly how it was possible for a nine seed to go toe-to-toe with the nation's top team, and Jacob mentions Oregon could make some noise (even though Zane didn't agree...).

Predicting* Some Conference Champions

With conference tournament season upon us, I decided to shake it up a bit in our coverage of March Madness. There will still be a new podcast released prior to the First Four in Dayton but in the meantime, we wanted to cover the slate of conference tournaments that decide the 32 at-large bids. But having an informed follower of college basketball pick the most likely winners of each tournament is old news. I wanted a challenge.

So, I enlisted podcast member Erik to give me a list of potential conference champions and I was tasked with forming an argument in favor of said teams making it to the big dance. I have split his predictions into four categories: Favorites, Toss-Ups, Hot Takes, and 🔥🔥🔥Takes. Obviously, some conference tournaments have already finished, and some teams are already locked into the tournament with at least an at-large bid, so I’m going to focus on the 19 of the 25 tourneys still in play. I’m also skipping the Big Sky, because as Erik put it so nicely, “Who care…