We started with 351 schools and we’re now down to two. Wai Sallas, breaks down the non-basketball factors that will drive who will win the NCAA Championship game.
Carlton Suede is about to dunk the ball. Without an ounce of grace — his mutt of a mother used to call him “our clubfooted son” — he is rising through the lower ether. Above the marshmallow-thick white soles, higher than the tense, ribbed socks, surpassing even the shiny mesh culottes of his despairing opponents. […]