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March Madness: Which 1 Seed Has the Toughest Road to the Final Four?

Every 1 seed hopes their road through March Madness leads to April, but not all roads are created equal.

Receiving one of the four 1 seeds in the NCAA Tournament is an honor and testament to the hard work that goes into a grueling regular season. Earning this distinction means that if everything goes according to plan, the road to the Final Four should be easier than any other team in their respective bracket.

But of course, a high seed also brings high expectations, and any loss that comes before the Final Four is deemed an upset and a disappointment. Like always, the journey for each of the 1 seeds consists of four games, but some roads are easier than others.

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Using the highest seeded potential opponent for each round, here is the ranking of the toughest roads to the Final Four amongst the four 1 seeds, according to total nERD.

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