Complete Madness!

March Madness has always been the epitome of unpredictability, where anything can happen, and Cinderella stories are born. But the 2023 NCAA Basketball Tournament has taken this to a whole new level. The Final Four is shaping up to be a wacky and wild ride that no one could have predicted.

The Owls of Florida Atlantic University (FAU) are one of the teams that have made it to the Final Four. To put it in perspective, the Owls are more commonly known as "That school in Boca Raton, Florida", and this is the first time they have ever made it this far in the tournament. This is a program that had never even won a tournament game before this year. Yet, here they are, one of the last four teams standing, looking to continue their improbable run.

Creighton and San Diego State are two other teams that are on the cusp of making history. Either one of them could be making their first-ever appearance in the Final Four. For Creighton, they have not been in the Elite Eight since the FDR administration, so it's safe to say they have been waiting a long time for this moment. San Diego State has been a perennial contender in recent years, but they have never been able to break through to the Final Four. Could this be the year that changes everything for them?

Texas and Miami are two teams that have come close to the mountaintop but have never quite reached the summit. Miami has never made it to the Final Four, while Texas has been there three times but has never played in a championship game. This year, they both have a chance to finally be the bride and not just a bridesmaid.

But perhaps the most interesting team of the bunch is UConn. The Huskies have a rich history of success in the tournament, having won four championships since 1999. However, this year's team is different. They don't have a superstar player like Rip Hamilton, Emeka Okafor, Kemba Walker, or Shabazz Napier to lead them to glory. Instead, they have a balanced team that has been playing with a chip on their shoulder all tournament long. They showed their dominance in their last game, smashing Gonzaga, a team that has also been a bridesmaid in the past.

The Final Four of the 2023 NCAA Basketball Tournament is shaping up to be one of the most exciting in recent memory. We have a mix of perennial contenders, first-time upstarts, and a team with a storied history looking to add to its legacy. No one can predict what will happen in these games, but one thing is for sure: madness will be on full display. Stay tuned for what could be the most thrilling conclusion to a tournament in years.