The Long Beach St. 49ers are preparing for the 2012 NCAA Tournament. Although they're only a No. 12 seed, they have a decent shot at making some noise in March Madness.
SB Nation basketball editor Mike Rutherford offers five points of analysis regarding the bracket announcements. He runs down the can't-miss matchups of the second round and singles out Long Beach's first game as a must see.
Click through to the article for a full look at his early analysis. It's very insightful and well worth the read.
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