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One bettor has $20 on Mason to win it all

Updated: March 27, 2006, 1:49 PM ET
By Darren Rovell | ESPN.com

George Mason fans who believed in their team enough to place a wager on them might want to preserve those betting slips.

The Patriots' chances of winning the NCAA Tournament were as high as 400-to-1 at some sports books when March Madness began.

"There has been no truly dominant team this year, so if there was a year to take a longshot this might have been it," said John Avello, director of the race and sports book at Wynn Las Vegas.

Avello opened the Patriots, a No. 11 seed, ...

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