Demon Deacons look like the favorites to repeat

August 18, 2008
By Maria Burns Ortiz
After how last season's NCAA tournament shook out, I was tempted to pull my 2008 preseason rankings out of a hat. That's the only way a person would have picked Wake Forest, UMass, Ohio State and Virginia Tech for the College Cup heading into last season.

However, I restrained myself (for the most part) and used my own version of the RPI -- Randomness, Probability and Intuition.

I'll have to wait until Dec. 14 to see how my interpretation stacked up, but here's how I see ...

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