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Veteran sports writer Caulton Tudor is writing for WNCN during the March basketball madness. Here are his picks for the NCAA Tournament.

The winner? Tudor is picking Indiana to claim this year's championship. And he's also picking Duke to make it all the way to the NCAA championship game before falling to the Hoosiers.

Here are his game-by-game picks:

MIDWEST REGIONAL

Second Round (Thursday, Friday games)

No. 1 Louisville over No. 16 N.C. A&T

No. 9 Missouri over N. 8 Colorado State

No. 12 Oregon over No. 5 Oklahoma State

No. 4 Saint Louis over No. 13 N.M. State

No. 6 Memphis over No. 11 Middle Tenn.

No. 3 Mich. State over No. 14 Valparaiso

No. 10 Cincinnati over No. 7 Creigton

No. 2 Duke over No. 15 Albany

Third round (Saturday, Sunday games)

No. 1 Louisville over No. 9 Missouri

No. 12 Oregon over No. 4 Saint Louis

No. 3 Mich. State over No. 6 Memphis

No. 2 Duke over No. 10 Cincinnati

Semifinals

(March 29 Indianapolis)

No. 1 Louisville over No. 12 Oregon

No. 2 Duke over No. 3 Mich. State

Midwest Final    

(March 31, Indianapolis)

No. 2 Duke over No. 1 Louisville

 

WEST REGIONAL

Second round (Thursday, Friday games)

No. 1 Gonzaga over No. 16 Southern

No. 8 Pitt over No. 9 Wichita State

No. 5 Wisconsin over No. 12 Ole Miss

No. 4 Kansas State over No. 13 La Salle

No. 6 Arizona over No. 11 Belmont

No. 3 New Mexico over No. 14 Harvard

No. 7 Notre Dame over No. 10 Iowa St.

No. 2 Ohio State over No. 15 Iona

Third round (Saturday, Sunday games)

No. 1 Gonzaga over No. 8 Pitt

No. 4 Kansas State over No. 5 Wisconsin

No. 6 Arizona over No. 3 New Mexico

No. 2 Ohio State over No. 7 Notre Dame

Semifinals

(March 28, Los Angeles)

No. 4 Kansas State over No. 1 Gonzaga

No. 6 Arizona over No. 2 Ohio State

Regional final

(March 30, Los Angeles)

No. 6 Arizona over No. 4 Kansas State

 

SOUTH REGIONAL

Second-round games (Thursday, Friday games)

No. 1 Kansas over No. 16 W. Kentucky

No. 8 UNC over No. 9 Villanova

No. 12 Akron over No. 5 Va. Commonwealth

No. 4 Michigan over No. 13 S. Dakota St.

No. 6 UCLA over No. 11 Minnesota

No. 3 Florida over No. 14 Northwestern St.

No. 7 San Diego St. over No. 10 Oklahoma

No. 2 Georgetown over No. 15 Fla. Gulf Coast

Third round (Saturday, Sunday games)

No. 8 UNC over No. 1 Kansas

No. 4 Michigan over No. 12 Akron

No. 3 Florida over No. 6 UCLA

No. 2 Georgetown over No. 7 San Diego St.

Semifinals

(March 29, Arlington, Tex.)

No. 4 Michigan over No. 8 UNC

No. 3 Florida over No. 2 Georgetown

Regional final

(March 31, Arlington, Tex.)

No. 3 Florida over No. 4 Michigan

EAST REGIONAL

Second round (Thursday, Friday games)

No. 1 Indiana over No. 16 James Madison

No. 8 N.C. State over No. 9 Temple

No. 5 UNLV over No. 12 Cal

No. 4 Syracuse over No. 13 Montana

No. 6 Butler over No. 11 Bucknell

No. 3 Marquette over No. 14 Davidson

No. 10 Colorado over No. 7 Illinois

No. 2 Miami over No. 15 Pacific

Third round (Saturday, Sunday games)

No. 1 Indiana over No. 8 N.C. State

No. 4 Syracuse over No. 5 UNLV

No. 3 Marquette over No. 6 Butler

No. 2 Miami over No. 10 Colorado

Semifinals

(March 28, Washington, D.C.)

No. 1 Indiana over No. 4 Syracuse

No. 2 Miami over No. 3 Marquette

Regional final

(March 30, Washington, D.C.)

No. 1 Indiana over No. 2 Miami

FINAL FOUR

•SEMIFINALS

(April 6, Atlanta)

Duke over Arizona

Indiana over Florida

•75th TITLE GAME

(April 8, Atlanta)

Indiana over Duke

 

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