Even with Steve Alford at the helm, and even with a BIG TEN tournament victory under its belt, Iowa just can't seem to shake its label as the school AC Slater wanted to attend on a wrestling scholarship.
A college that refuses to divulge exactly which state they are located in the Northwestern region of, either because they are paranoid or because they don't want anyone to know they're from Louisiana.
Unlike UCLA and UC San Diego, UC Berkeley' basketball team refuses to acknowledge where in California they are from, probably because being from a city full of Google programmers and coffee-drinking lesbians isn't that intimidating.
School administrators thought about getting edgy for the tournament and renaming the University NC-17, but eventually decided such a move would be offensive to Jim Valvano's legacy.
Unfortunately for the Longhorn hoops squad, they won't be facing any team' coached by Pete Carroll, who was willing to tailor his defense around the Longhorn football team's offensive strengths.
Ivy League champion Penn is a 15 seed this year, officially becoming the first member of the NCAA Tournament's Pen15 club. Get it? "Pen15" looks like "penis!" This is the funniest thing since the University of 8====D appeared in the tourney back in '69, lead by captain Timothy Obvious.
The one thing you know about a John Callipari-coached team is that his kids will be as focused on the books as they are on the tournament. Speaking of which, I think DaJuan Wagner just tried to sell me weed in the parking lot.
Too easy. Pass.
ArkansasDespite a solid season under fourth year head coach Stan Heath, the Razorbacks are still primarily remembered for winning a title under a man with the worst skin in the history of human faces.
Little known fact #1: While they're probably not getting past the second round, the Bucknell Bison win the award for team name that sounds most like a gay bar. Little known fact #2: This small Pennsylvania university is actually more like high school than most high schools.