Norfolk Regional breakdown

Updated: March 21, 2013, 11:46 AM ET

Can Notre Dame, which has made back-to-back appearances in the national championship game, reach the Final Four in New Orleans? The Irish have a tough road ahead. What about the rest of the region?

Three observations

1. Notre Dame is the only one of the No. 1 seeds that is not hosting early-round games. Furthermore, the Irish might have to face No. 9 seed Iowa on the Hawkeyes' home court in the second round. How potentially dangerous is that?

No. 1 seeds have lost ...

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