SI.com Stewart Mandel describes Washington as a bracket buster and labels Marquette a "suspect team."

Mike DeCourcy at Sporting News picks the Golden Eagles to beat the Huskies and advance to the Sweet 16, but he says the UW-MU game is the best first-round matchup in the East and caution don't be surprised if Washington redeems the Pac-10's honor by making a Sweet 16 charge.

In the brackets of the ESPN's fantasy college basketball experts: Christopher Harris has UW making it to the Sweet 16 and losing to West Virginia while Keith Lipscomb and AJ Mass thinks they'll get past MU, but lose to New Mexico in the regional quarterfinals.

Andy Katz at ESPN gives UW the blueprint to a victory. He writes: "If the Huskies can get out and run against Marquette's stingy defense, they'll win. If it's a...

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