Press releases land in my mailbox every day. Some get deleted automatically, the subject line a clear giveaway it won’t be of much use.
Some get read and deleted.
Some get saved randomly.
And some find their way onto the blog.
Even though I’m no gambler (well, besides a couple fantasy leagues, and even then only after some arm-twisting from people who point out how absurdly risk-averse I am), I know other people enjoy a nice wager from time to time. So when the BetOnline.com odds to win the NCAA tournament next April popped up, well, it seemed like a good thing to mention.
Especially since Louisville is at 20-1 and Texas at 30-1. Those are two teams with a good chance to reach the Final Four, by the way.
Anyway, here’s the rundown of the top 25 entering the season – for informational purposes only, of course.