Bracketology

Real time updates by CBS College Hoops expert Jerry Palm on NCAA March Madness Bracket Projections

CBB: Preseason Top 4 in a class of their own

College basketball writer Matt Norlander joins Hana Ostapchuk to discuss how the preseason Top 4 have already separated themselves, an influx of talent that is headed south, and teams that are ranked unusually low heading into the season.

Bracket Predictions UpdatedNov 05, 5:57am

First Four

Midwest

South

South

First Round

East

Columbia, SC

 

Hartford

 

Hartford

 

San Jose

 

    West

    Columbia, SC

     

    Salt Lake

     

    Jacksonville

     

    Salt Lake

     

      South

      Columbus

       

      Des Moines

       

      Tulsa

       

      Jacksonville

       

        Midwest

        Tulsa

         

        San Jose

         

        Des Moines

         

        Columbus

         

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          Last 4 In

          Team RPI
          Vanderbilt(2-0) 6
          Texas Tech(3-0) 112
          Alabama(2-0) 160
          Saint Joseph's(2-0) 55

          First 4 Out

          Team RPI
          Texas(3-0) 32
          NC State(3-0) 173
          Missouri(1-1) 195
          Butler(2-0) 160
          Team Bracket Index UpdatedNov 05, 5:57am

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          Seed Team Conf Stk Rpi* Tier 1* Tier 2* Tier 3* Tier 4* Sos* Nc Sos* Next Game
          1 E Duke(2-0) ACC (0-0) W2 4 0-0 1-0 1-0 0-0 6 5 Nov 14, 7:00pm ET
          M Kansas(2-0) BIG12 (0-0) W2 2 1-0 0-0 1-0 0-0 2 1 Nov 16, 8:00pm ET
          S Kentucky(1-1) SEC (0-0) W1 102 0-1 0-0 0-0 1-0 94 93 Nov 14, 9:00pm ET
          W Virginia(2-0) ACC (0-0) W2 173 0-0 0-0 1-0 1-0 245 244 Nov 16, 7:00pm ET
          2 E Nevada(2-0) MWC (0-0) W2 8 0-0 0-0 2-0 0-0 25 24 Nov 16, 11:00pm ET
          M Tennessee(3-0) SEC (0-0) W3 36 0-0 1-0 0-0 1-0 94 93 Nov 21, 5:00pm ET
          S North Carolina(3-0) ACC (0-0) W3 5 0-0 3-0 0-0 0-0 8 7 Nov 16, 7:00pm ET
          W Gonzaga(2-0) WCC (0-0) W2 10 1-0 0-0 1-0 0-0 32 31 Nov 15, 11:30pm ET
          3 E Villanova(2-0) BIGE (0-0) W2 173 0-0 0-0 1-0 1-0 245 244 Nov 14, 6:30pm ET
          M Michigan St.(1-1) BIG10 (0-0) W1 112 0-1 0-0 0-0 1-0 117 116 Nov 14, 7:00pm ET
          S Kansas St.(2-0) BIG12 (0-0) W2 36 0-0 0-0 2-0 0-0 94 93 Nov 16, 7:30pm ET
          W Auburn(2-0) SEC (0-0) W2 13 1-0 1-0 0-0 0-0 44 43 Nov 14, 8:00pm ET
          4 E LSU(3-0) SEC (0-0) W3 28 0-0 0-0 2-0 1-0 82 81 Nov 16, 8:00pm ET
          M Oregon(2-0) PAC12 (0-0) W2 36 0-0 0-0 2-0 0-0 94 93 Nov 15, 9:00pm ET
          S Michigan(2-0) BIG10 (0-0) W2 102 0-0 0-0 0-0 2-0 200 199 Nov 14, 6:30pm ET
          W West Virginia(0-1) BIG12 (0-0) L1 80 0-0 0-0 0-1 0-0 28 27 Nov 15, 7:00pm ET
          5 E TCU(2-0) BIG12 (0-0) W2 173 0-0 0-0 1-0 1-0 245 244 Nov 15, 9:00pm ET
          M Florida St.(2-0) ACC (0-0) W2 1 2-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 1 313 Nov 19, 7:00pm ET
          S Syracuse(2-0) ACC (0-0) W2 112 0-0 0-0 2-0 0-0 210 209 Nov 15, 7:00pm ET
          W Miss. State(2-0) SEC (0-0) W2 160 0-0 0-0 1-0 1-0 237 236 Nov 16, 9:00pm ET
          6 E Indiana(2-0) BIG10 (0-0) W2 186 0-0 0-0 1-0 1-0 255 254 Nov 14, 8:30pm ET
          M UCF(1-1) AAC (0-0) L1 310 0-1 0-0 0-0 1-0 286 285 Nov 15, 1:30pm ET
          S Purdue(2-0) BIG10 (0-0) W2 8 0-0 2-0 0-0 0-0 25 24 Nov 15, 5:00pm ET
          W UCLA(2-0) PAC12 (0-0) W2 112 0-0 0-0 2-0 0-0 210 209 Nov 16, 11:00pm ET
          7 E Washington(2-1) PAC12 (0-0) W1 27 0-1 0-0 0-0 2-0 29 28 Nov 18, 8:00pm ET
          M St. John's(2-0) BIGE (0-0) W2 97 0-0 0-0 1-0 1-0 194 193 Nov 16, 7:00pm ET
          S Marquette(2-0) BIGE (0-0) W2 36 0-0 0-0 1-0 1-0 94 93 Nov 14, 8:30pm ET
          W Virginia Tech(1-0) ACC (0-0) W1 209 0-0 0-0 0-0 1-0 271 270 Nov 15, 11:30am ET
          8 E Cincinnati(1-1) AAC (0-0) W1 187 0-0 0-1 0-0 1-0 128 127 Nov 16, 7:00pm ET
          M Nebraska(2-0) BIG10 (0-0) W2 112 0-0 0-0 2-0 0-0 210 209 Nov 14, 7:30pm ET
          S Clemson(2-0) ACC (0-0) W2 195 0-0 0-0 1-0 1-0 258 257 Nov 14, 7:00pm ET
          W Florida(1-1) SEC (0-0) W1 13 0-1 0-0 0-0 1-0 10 9 Nov 14, 7:00pm ET
          9 E Maryland(3-0) BIG10 (0-0) W3 80 1-0 0-0 0-0 2-0 165 164 Nov 16, 7:00pm ET
          M Arizona(2-0) PAC12 (0-0) W2 36 0-0 1-0 0-0 1-0 94 93 Nov 14, 8:00pm ET
          S Loyola-Chi.(1-1) MVC (0-0) L1 168 0-0 0-1 0-0 1-0 121 120 Nov 14, 8:00pm ET
          W W. Kentucky(1-1) USA (0-0) W1 225 0-1 0-0 0-0 1-0 210 209 Nov 15, 5:00pm ET
          10 E Providence(2-1) BIGE (0-0) W1 100 0-1 0-0 0-0 2-0 121 120 Nov 17, 2:30pm ET
          M Wisconsin(2-0) BIG10 (0-0) W2 32 0-0 1-0 1-0 0-0 87 86 Nov 17, 8:00pm ET
          S USC(1-1) PAC12 (0-0) L1 108 0-1 0-0 0-0 1-0 94 93 Nov 14, 10:00pm ET
          W San Diego St(1-0) MWC (0-0) W1 281 0-0 0-0 0-0 1-0 370 324 Nov 14, 10:00pm ET
          11 E Saint Louis(3-0) ATL10 (0-0) W3 173 0-0 0-0 2-0 1-0 245 244 Nov 17, 8:00pm ET
          M Xavier(2-1) BIGE (0-0) L1 101 0-0 0-1 0-0 2-0 112 111 Nov 19, 2:30pm ET
          S Houston(1-0) AAC (0-0) W1 250 0-0 0-0 0-0 1-0 309 308 Nov 14, 8:00pm ET
          W Minnesota(2-0) BIG10 (0-0) W2 36 0-0 1-0 1-0 0-0 94