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Six major-conference sleepers for March

Originally Published: February 11, 2007
By Doug Gottlieb | Special to ESPN.com
Typically, March sleepers hail from smaller conferences operating outside the bright TV lights, but here are six major-conference teams that can do some serious bracket damage.

BCBoston College: If there are prerequisites for an NCAA Tournament run, they include veteran perimeter players, quality 3-point shooting, a go-to scorer, and solid rebounding inside. Boston College seems to have all of these qualifications.

Tyrese Rice not only is knocking down the 3, but he also is averaging over six assists a game in just his second season. While he is the lone true ball-handler on the squad, the Eagles' "tight-flex" offense does not have the need for over-dribbling, and therefore their turnover numbers can remain low.

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