As you guys have read in my numerous meanderings over the years, I always point out that at least three preseason top 25 teams end up crapping out and not even making the NCAA Tournament field of 64. Sometimes there are even more than that, but we all know it’s still a lead-pipe cinch. 

Cruel as it may be, it’s just the reality of our sport. Some teams get ravaged by injury, some crumble under big expectations and some just plain get overrated in the preseason. Of course, this season also had the Montana-sized variable that was the Covid-19 pandemic[…]