Surprise Final Four contenders

Updated: January 21, 2013, 1:20 PM ET
By Fran Fraschilla

Predicting that there will be a surprise team in the Final Four is not exactly going out on a limb. After all, since 2006, the college basketball world has seen the George Mason Patriots, Virginia Commonwealth Rams and Butler Bulldogs get there -- and Brad Stevens' team actually appeared in the championship game in back-to-back seasons. I fully expect that it can happen again in 2013.