The Wildcats enjoyed a total of 99 points this season, and they are two-time Big East champions. But, they have struggled in recent years, not reaching the second week in 7 years.
The highest ranked mid-major on this list made the Elite 8 in 1999. They repeated the same feat last season but have had barren spells in between.
Texas made the final four in 2003 which was the glory years for this team. But coach Rick Barnes was fired earlier this year after years of consistent inconsistency.
The Bruins are arguably the most decorated team to make this list. The have captured 11 titles, but the last one was in 1995. There were 3 straight Final Four appearances from 2006-08. But the team has fallen on tough times recently with a 2015 Sweet Sixteen appearance their best in years.
Ohio State Buckeyes
Ohio State is growing in strength each season following their final appearance in 2007. They have enjoyed an up and down time of things since, with only a round-of-32-appearance last season.