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Arizona Wildcats are not the favorite, but they are a favorite

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The Arizona Wildcats are not the favorite to win the 2015 NCAA Tournament. That honor, of course, belongs to unbeaten and seemingly invincible Kentucky.

However, Sean Miller’s team, which went 31-4 during the season and won both the Pac-12 regular season championship as well as the Pac-12 Tournament championship, is a popular pick among quite a few experts.

At least, they’re popular among those who are willing to go against the Kentucky grain.

Here’s a sampling of some who advise picking Arizona either because they’re going to win the championship or, at the very least, provide the best opportunity to come out on top in your bracket.

ESPN NCAA analyst (and former Duke Blue Devil) Jay Williams


Forbes.com: NCAA Basketball Tournament: Arizona Is The One Team That Can Beat Undefeated Kentucky

Look out for the Arizona Wildcats, especially if they meet up with Kentucky in Indianapolis in the Final Four. NBA scouts are already salivating over a potential match-up.


ESPN.com: Final Four, national champ picks