03/26/2015 02:58 pm ET Updated Mar 26, 2015

Former NBA Star Talks Final Four And March Madness Pressure

After a thrilling opening opening weekend of the NCAA Tournament, 36-0 Kentucky is hoping to become the first undefeated national champion since Indiana, in 1976. Duke meanwhile, wants to capture title No. 5 and Tom Izzo might be the greatest coach of the modern era.

Former NBA player Desmond Mason and dunk champ joined myself on HuffPost Live to discuss why he's still picking UK, along with the distinct pressures of playing in the Big Dance.

Click below to watch Mason -- along with Bleacher Report's Adam Lefkoe and CineSport's Noah Coslov -- all think Kentucky will earn its ninth ever title.

Click here to watch the full video.

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