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NCAA Sweet 16 Preview: Kansas vs Villanova


It is a right of passage in March that you just assume Kansas will choke. In fact, the sound of Kansas gagging has been known to help but babies to sleep in some Far East countries thanks to its repetitive annual existence. The Kansas choke jobs were made even more resolute in recent years with the addition of Bill Self, who showed that he could take a program like Kansas and lose to Bucknell and Bradley as good as any other coach in the country. This has led most Kansas fans to have the emotions we see in the picture above on a yearly basis. But finding a Kansas choke job before the Final Four may be difficult. They are in the easiest remaining bracket and they are playing very well. Still you feel it is coming as you stand ready to mock any of your friends who have Kansas winning the whole thing.

Well whenever it comes, it wont be tonight. Villanova is not good and is only here because they drew the gag-worthy Clemson team in the first round and were the beneficiaries of the Vanderbilt meltdown to Siena in the second. Kansas will win this game relatively easily and then hope Bo Ryan doesnt catch them on Sunday. This is the official “Game you want to Ignore” tonight, so lets not speak of it again. Kansas by 14

Article written by Matt Jones