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Joe Lunardi Sucker Punches Husky Fans

In an excerpt from this article on ESPN.com (FYI: You must be an ESPN Insider to access the full text), a panel of ESPN college basketball analysts are asked which, of the three double-digit seeds left in the NCAA Tournament, has the best chance of winning their Sweet 16 matchup. The three-double digit seeds in question include Washington, Cornell, and Saint Mary’s. The panel of analysts includes game analysts Jay Bilas and Fran Fraschilla; “bracketologist” Joe Lunardi; and studio analyst Jay Williams.

Bilas and Williams make legitimate arguments for Saint Mary’s to triumph over Baylor. Fraschilla and Lunardi trumpet the Huskies over West Virginia. Lunardi, however, doesn’t respect the Huskies without the proper caveats.

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