No one is more Villanova basketball than Ryan Arcidiacono, a four-year captain who grew up a Wildcats superfan. With head coach Jay Wright, his last goal is to exorcise some ghosts of NCAA tournaments past.
Every year, some obscure upstart comes to the NCAA tournament and makes things painful for college basketball's big dogs. This year, Stephen F. Austin is gunning for that spot.
Being a bulldog is difficult enough without adding the pressures of Madison Square Garden to the equation. Blue, Butler's mascot, puked, then rallied like a champ.