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Monday / November 20.
  • That Didn’t Last Long…Duke Has Now Surpassed Gonzaga as NCAA Tournament Favorites

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    That didn’t last long…Duke has now surpassed Gonzaga as NCAA Tournament favorites followed by Gonzaga, Kansas, UCLA, Kentucky, and defending champ Villanova.

     

    Odds to win the 2017 NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship (Teams in red have longer odds, teams in blue have shorter odds, and teams in black stayed the same)

    2/1/17               2/13/17             Current Odds (2/17/17)             

    Duke                            10/1                  10/1                  5/1

    Gonzaga                       15/2                  8/1                    8/1

    Kansas                         8/1                    9/1                    8/1

    UCLA                            9/1                    9/1                    10/1

    Kentucky                      11/2                  11/1                  11/1

    Villanova                       10/1                  11/1                  11/1

    Arizona                         10/1                  10/1                  12/1

    Louisville                      20/1                  11/1                  12/1

    North Carolina               9/1                    12/1                  12/1

    Oregon                         28/1                  10/1                  12/1

    Florida State                 20/1                  18/1                  20/1

    Florida                          50/1                  22/1                  22/1

    Virginia                         25/1                  18/1                  22/1

    West Virginia                 14/1                  20/1                  22/1

    Baylor                           20/1                  33/1                  28/1

    Maryland                       66/1                  33/1                  33/1

    Wisconsin                     22/1                  33/1                  33/1

    Purdue                          50/1                  40/1                  40/1

    Cincinnati                      100/1                40/1                  50/1

    Notre Dame                  50/1                  40/1                  50/1

    Creighton                      50/1                  50/1                  66/1

    Syracuse                      100/1                50/1                  66/1

    Butler                            50/1                  66/1                  75/1

    Indiana                          66/1                  100/1                100/1

    Michigan                       150/1                200/1                100/1

    Michigan State              66/1                  75/1                  100/1

    SMU                             250/1                200/1                100/1

    South Carolina              100/1                75/1                  100/1

    St Mary’s CA                 75/1                  150/1                125/1

    Iowa State                     300/1                150/1                150/1

    USC                             150/1                150/1                150/1

    Wichita State                 150/1                200/1                150/1

    Xavier                           100/1                100/1                150/1

    Kansas State                Off the Board    200/1                200/1

    Northwestern                 200/1                200/1                200/1

    Oklahoma State            150/1                200/1                200/1

    Dayton                         500/1                250/1                250/1

    California                      500/1                500/1                300/1

    Marquette                     Off the Board    150/1                300/1

    Miami Florida                300/1                250/1                300/1

    Seton Hall                     500/1                500/1                300/1

    Virginia Tech                 200/1                200/1                500/1

    Alabama                       500/1                500/1                500/1

    Arkansas                      500/1                500/1                500/1

    Clemson                       500/1                500/1                500/1

    Illinois State                  Off the Board    Off the Board    500/1

    Rhode Island                 300/1                500/1                500/1

    Tennessee                    Off the Board    Off the Board    500/1

    Texas A&M                   500/1                500/1                500/1

    Ohio State                    200/1                500/1                Off the Board

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    Adam Zagoria is a Basketball Insider who covers basketball at all levels. A contributor to The New York Times and SportsNet New York (SNY), he is also the author of two books and is an award-winning journalist and filmmaker. His articles have appeared in ESPN The Magazine, SLAM, Sheridan Hoops, Basketball Times and in newspapers nationwide. He also won an Emmy award for his work on the SNY mini-documentary on Syracuse guard Tyus Battle. A veteran Ultimate Frisbee player, he has competed in numerous National and World Championships and, perhaps more importantly, his teams won the Westchester Summer League (WSL) championships in 2011 and 2013. He lives in Manhattan with his wife and children.