College basketball is back. Here's a first crack at the March Madness bracket.
One of the great curiosities each preseason is realizing the value so many people place on an NCAA tournament run the previous year. Couple that with a solid returning core group, and expectations immediately shoot through the roof when they probably shouldn't.
Take a pair of teams that made surprise Elite Eight appearances last year.
Kansas State went 25-12, but what everyone remembers is the Wildcats dismissing Creighton, UMBC and especiall...