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CHN writer Jon Teitel was able to spend some time with Hawai'i great Tom Henderson, who also played in three NBA Finals and won a title with the Bullets in 1978. Henderson was also a member of the 1972 U.S. National Team that was famously robbed of the gold medal in the 1972 Summer Olympics.
Jon Teitel: You grew up in the Bronx and played for high school power DeWitt Clinton (alma mater of such NBA legends as Dolph Schayes and Nate Archibald). How big a deal was basketball at your high school?
(4) Indiana vs. (13) New Mexico State: South Region
On Monday CHN writer Jon Teitel took part in New Mexico State's pre-tournament teleconference. Marvin Menzies' Aggies, winners of the WAC tournament, take on four-seed Indiana in a South Region matchup in Portland on Thursday. Keep an eye on Wendell McKines, one of the best players not talked about nationally on a daily basis.
New Mexico State head coach Marvin Menzies
Top 10 Most Likely Upsets
March is no time to play it safe. When you fill in your brackets over the next few days, here are the 10 most likely First Round upsets to focus on:
Pac-12 - Title Game
#4 Arizona vs. #6 Colorado, 6:10 p.m. (CBS)
Cincinnati and Louisville advance to the Big East final, marking the first time that no original members will be in the game.