Gonzaga No. 1 Seed in West: Breakdown and Predictions

Gonzaga received the first 1-Seed in school history in the West Region. They are no longer Cinderella. 

They are up against a tough region: Big Ten Champs Ohio State are the 2-seed, WAC champs New Mexico is the 3-seed, and Kansas State is the 4-seed. LaSalle received their first invitation to the tournament ever. 

Wisconsin is a dangerous 5-seed, and Gonzaga does need to look out for Wichita State and Pittsburgh in the second round.

However, I'm taking Gonzaga to make the Final Four even though they'll most likely be a popular upset pick. 

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Liam Boylan-Pett

Liam is a culture writing intern at PolicyMic. His work has appeared in "Running Times" and other running publications. He is also a professional middle-distance runner for the New Jersey-New York Track Club. After graduating from Columbia University with his bachelor's degree, he earned a Master's of Professional Studies in Journalism from Georgetown University. Originally from Bath, Mich, he spends his time watching TV, reading longform journalism, and thinking about who is going to be in the NCAA basketball tournament's Final Four.

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