Bold predictions for the 2018-19 NCAA basketball season

13These predictions could go very wrong…

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When it comes to doing college basketball predictions it’s a lottery. This is where smaller schools and traditional powers mix it up on the hardwood, from the opening night until the nets are cut down in April.

This is a sport where the unexpected can often become reality, making it risky to lay down some bold predictions as we head towards opening day on Thursday, November 15.

Here are 12 such predictions.