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Dick Vitale Names College Basketball's 3 Most-Disappointing Teams

Dick Vitale calling a game for ESPN.

LAS VEGAS, NV - MARCH 06: Sportscaster Dick Vitale broadcasts before a semifinal game of the West Coast Conference Basketball Tournament between the Santa Clara Broncos and the Gonzaga Bulldogs at the Orleans Arena on March 6, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Gonzaga won 77-68. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

The 2019-20 men's college basketball regular season is entering its home stretch. Only a couple of weeks remain before the start of March Madness.

Several teams are starting to surge heading into the most-important time of the year. Maryland has won eight straight Big Ten games, including a big one at Michigan State on Saturday night. The Terps are in first place in the conference and could be in line for a No. 1 or No. 2 seed in the NCAA Tournament.

Gonzaga and San Diego State continue to roll, and both programs are likely currently on the No. 1 line. Duke, meanwhile, is starting to look like the clear-cut best team in the ACC.

Not everyone is impressing, though. Three major programs have "disappointed" based on their preseason expectations.

ESPN college basketball analyst Dick Vitale named his most-disappointing teams on Twitter on Sunday morning:

  • North Carolina
  • Washington
  • Texas

North Carolina is having one of its worst seasons in decades. The Tar Heels are not close to being an NCAA Tournament team. Outside of Cole Anthony, who's battled injuries, Roy Williams' team has very little impactful talent.

Texas and Washington, meanwhile, have also both underperformed. The Longhorns are 14-11, 4-8 in the Big 12, while the Huskies are 12-14, 2-11 in the Pac-12.

All three of these programs will need to pull off a miraculous conference tournament run in order to be dancing come March.