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2013 NCAA Tournament Region Previews

We break down every region, including such valuable information as Best Matchup, Worst Mascot, the God Shammgodd recipient for Best Name, the All-Tyrion Lannister team for Tiny Terrors, and the Downtown Abbey squad for guys who sound like they're from English aristocracy. That's right - we're here to enlighten AND entertain!

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South Region Breakdown: Even-Handed Strength

The Tar Heels can't be happy with their placement in a bracket that is very strong at the top (and can the committee stop EVER AGAIN with any "We don't look at storyline matchups" nonsense giving us Roy vs Kansas). My guess is this corner of the tournament will have the most even distribution of Final Four representatives.

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Midwest Region Preview: Giant-Killers Die Here

Duke fans are worried about their team being ripe for an upset, but when you actually take the lay of the land here, this is a Region ruled by Goliaths, of which the Blue Devils are a formidable one.

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West Region Preview: Up For Grabs

This might be the deepest and most competitive region, top to bottom.

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East Region Preview: Chalk Central?

If the Midwest is the Heavyweight region, here's your flyweight.

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