Writers Picks: Final Four & National Champion

    
November 10th, 2008
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Writers Predictions: Final Four & National Champion

 

Who will make the deepest runs in the 2009 NCAA Tournament? CHN writers take a shot at some predictions.. and the results are mostly you'd expect.. with some intriguing exceptions.

 

Jeff Borzello

March Madness

Jason Brubaker

SEC

Jeff Fox

NBA Draft

 
Champion UNC UNC UNC
Final Four UCONN Louisville UCONN
Final Four Louisville Michigan State Louisville
Final Four Michigan State Oklahoma UCLA
Elite Eight Duke Duke Duke
Elite Eight

Oklahoma

Gonzaga

Gonzaga

Elite Eight Tennessee Duke Notre Dame
Elite Eight UCLA UCLA

Oklahoma

 

 

 

Raphielle Johnson

Football / Northeast

Kevin McNeill

Top 25

Shawn Siegel

Head Editor

 

Champion

UNC

UNC

UNC

Final Four

UCONN

UCONN

Duke

Final Four

Gonzaga

Louisville Louisville

Final Four

Pittsburgh

Oklahoma

Michigan State

Elite Eight

Arizona State

Kentucky

UCONN

Elite Eight

Louisville

 

Notre Dame

Florida

Elite Eight

Notre Dame

 

Purdue

Gonzaga

Elite Eight

Oklahoma

UCLA

UCLA

 

 

Jason Tomassini

Top Freshmen

Joel Welser

NCAA Preview

Joey Whelan

Player Analysis

 

Champion UNC UNC UNC
Final Four Duke UCONN UCONN
Final Four

Gonzaga

Texas

Louisville
Final Four Louisville UCLA UCLA
Elite Eight UCONN Duke

Gonzaga

Elite Eight Georgetown Louisville Michigan State
Elite Eight Michigan State Memphis

Pittsburgh

Elite Eight Kentucky Michigan State

Texas

 

 

Rob Carpentier

Weekly Column

Ed Lupien

ACC

Matt Ryter

Daily News

 

(new)

(new)

 

Champion UCLA UNC UNC
Final Four UNC UCONN UCONN
Final Four Purdue Louisville Louisville
Final Four

Oklahoma

UCLA Michigan State
Elite Eight UCONN

Gonzaga

Florida

Elite Eight

Miami

St Mary's

Syracuse

Elite Eight

Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh

Texas

Elite Eight

Texas

Wake Forest

UCLA

 

Consensus:

Champion = (UNC)

Final Four = UNC (11 of 12), Louisville (9 of 12), UCONN (8 of 12), UCLA (5 of 12)

 

Who do you think will make the Final Four?