Bracketology: Indiana Isn’t Very Good

What do you call a team that beat Kansas and North Carolina in the early going, but now has 3 consecutive losses, as well as strength of schedule and RPI that are well into the 100s?  Out of the tournament.  You could also call them Indiana.  The Hoosiers just don’t look legit at all, and they are one of many teams who have made major moves, for better or worse, over the past few days.

With that, let’s get right to the projection.

 In since last update: Virginia Tech, Nebraska, UCF, Miami

Out since last update: Oklahoma State, Ole Miss, Providence, Indiana

1s: Baylor, Villanova, Kentucky, Kansas

2s: Louisville, Gonzaga, UCLA, Xavier (+1)

3s: Florida, North Carolina (-1), Florida State (+1), Creighton

4s: Arizona (+1), Virginia, Duke (-1), Saint Mary’s

5s: Butler, Dayton (+1), Minnesota (+1), Wisconsin (+2)

6s: Maryland (-1), West Virginia (+1), Oregon (+2), Cincinnati (+1)

7s: USC (-3), Purdue (-2), Northwestern (-1), Middle Tennessee (+1)

8s: Arkansas, Temple (-2), VCU (+1), Rhode Island (+3)

9s: Notre Dame (+1), South Carolina (-2), Pittsburgh (-1), Michigan State (+2)

10s: Clemson (+1), Wake Forest (-1), TCU (-1), SMU

11s: Virginia Tech (new), Nebraska (new), Georgia (+1), UCF (new), Wichita State (+1)

12s: Michigan (-2), Miami (new), Texas-Arlington, UNC-Wilmington (+1), Valparaiso (+1)

13s: Nevada (-2), Chattanooga, New Mexico State (+1), Florida Gulf Coast (+1)

14s: IPFW, Tennessee State (-2), Winthrop (-1), Bucknell (+1)

15s: Akron, Yale, Monmouth (-1), New Hampshire

16s: Eastern Washington, North Carolina Central, Texas Southern, Cal-Irvine, Sam Houston State, Wagner

Last Four In: Georgia, UCF, Michigan, Miami

First Four Out: Indiana, Oklahoma State, Ole Miss, Providence

Next Four Out: Houston, Auburn (-1), Charleston, Illinois (+1)

Third Four Out: Vanderbilt (+1), Seton Hall (+3), Iowa State (+2), North Carolina State (-1)

Fourth Four Out: Colorado (-1), Ohio State, Marquette, Massachusetts (-1)

Look for another update this weekend, and make sure to check out the Bracket Matrix in the meantime!

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About Mike B.

Avid sports fan, particularly of the Detroit Lions, Pistons, and Tigers, and University of Michigan.
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