Could you imagine if the UCF Knights, or even the Florida Gators or FSU Seminoles, had star basketball players on their rosters who were named in a federal trial and suspected of accepting illicit cash payouts orchestrated by coaches and funded by shady sneaker-company reps?
Once a mighty mid major, Northern Iowa has lost more games than it has won over the past two seasons. The Panthers are hoping four-star freshman point guard A.J. Green can help them get back to the top of the Missouri Valley standings.
North Carolina has been to the Final Four 20 times, the most in the NCAA. But the other three teams have combined for just four appearances. Here's a rundown of the men's basketball Final Four teams and how they got there.