Man, I was close last year. I almost had it. I was right that it would be a #1 seed to win the NCAA tournament; I was just wrong about the region. That ends my streak of correct March Madness predictions at one (yes, I know, one doesn't meet the definition of a streak, don't be a hater), but I'm back, and I'm better....

Here at the ICT Zone, we rely on a satirical and unconventional ranking system. No analysis, no subjectivity, if a lower-ranked team defeats a higher-ranked team, then the two teams automatically switch rankings. After all, you're only as good as your last game.

The last few decades of women's college basketball were synonymous with the dominance the top programs showed. It was not uncommon to see the four #1 seeds make the final four. But we are headed for a new era that is going to flip the script altogether. A new era of parity, an era where the talent is spread evenly across the country. ...