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Giant Killers: 10 teams to watch during Champ Week

UNC Wilmington hung with Duke in the first round of the 2016 NCAA tournament. Fred Kfoury III/Icon Sportswire

If you love NCAA tournament upsets anywhere near as much as we do here at Giant Killers Central, Champ Week -- right now! -- is the time for maximum optimism. We have had a full season to track our favorite underdogs and can imagine them taking down Villanova or Duke or UCLA, but first they must avoid letting a loss in their conference tournaments bring a rude, premature end to their seasons. So it's time for our annual look at the teams to root for in those preliminary tournaments, in the hopes that they will survive to wreak maximum carnage later in March.