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CRAWFORD BLOG | Russ Smith the Vegas favorite to win NCAA Tourney MVP

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Russ Smith is the Las Vegas favorite to win the NCAA Tournament's Most Outstanding Player award.

Smith's odds are at 6-1, according to RJ Bell of Pregame.com. Next are Victor Oladipo at 8-1, Cody Zeller at 9-1, Peyton Siva at 10-1, Duke's Seth Curry at 12-1 and Trey Burke of Michigan at 14-1.

U of L, the No. 1 overall seed, remains the favorite to win the championship heading into Sweet 16 play, at 3-1. Indiana is 4-1, Florida at 5-1 and Ohio State at 8-1.

U of L and Florida are the only two teams that Vegas gives a better than 50 percent chance to win the championship.

Kansas is the only No. 1 seed left not favored to win its region.

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