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Sleeper teams to watch

Kentucky, UConn among four teams that could surprise the favorites

Updated: March 18, 2014, 10:54 AM ET
By Dick Vitale | ESPN.com

What is the definition of a sleeper team in the NCAA tournament?

Some people may say a team like Michigan State or Louisville, both seeded No. 4, is a sleeper. I beg to differ. My criteria for a sleeper team is you have to be seeded fifth or lower.

Each year, I pick one team in each regional that is a real sleeper. These teams have a lot of talent but have been given lower seeds.

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