Titling The South Region

The first thing that stuck us as CBS rolled (muddled?) through the NCAA Selection Show was how title-heavy the South Region was.

Consider poor Kentucky. If the Wildcats can manage to get by their first-round opponent (TBD), they may get (in order): the defending champion (Connecticut), then a five-time titlist (Indiana) and then a four-time champion and perennial contender (Duke).

And Bruiser Flint thinks Drexel got the shaft.

Here are schools in the South Region that have won NCAA titles:

  Sd.   Team   Titles   Seasons
1  Kentucky 7  1948, 1949, 1951, 1958, 1978, 1996, 1998
2  Duke 4  1991, 1992, 2001, 2010
4  Indiana 5  1940, 1953, 1976, 1981, 1987
6  Nevada-Las Vegas   1  1990
9  Connecticut 3  1999, 2004, 2011

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