Before either getting enamored with the post brilliance of Karl-Anthony Towns or analyzing the merits of Mike Brey's approach, you have to take into consideration a distinct difference in how post up play works at the NBA and college level.
The biggest question NBA teams will have with Karl-Anthony Towns is whether to utilize him in post-ups or pick-and-rolls. What makes him such a great prospect is it can work either way.
A surprisingly weak set of games on the higher end means the edges of the playoff picture can get some non-national attention.
The numbers that suggest Mark Few and Sean Miller are the best active coaches without a Final Four appearance, plus more on Okafor, Blackshear, and the Elite Eight.
How Tom Izzo, Rick Pitino, and Mike Krzyzewski ended up in another Elite Eight, and how Mark Few made the Elite Eight for the first time since 1999.