Bracketology

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

Bracketology: What's The Ceiling For Kentucky?

Jerry Palm breaks down the ceiling for Kentucky when it comes to its tournament seeding

Bracket Predictions UpdatedJan 24, 6:49am

First Four

First Round

South (Houston)

Omaha

 

Sacramento

 

Albany

 

Cleveland

 

    West (Los Angeles)

    Spokane

     

    Tampa

     

    Cleveland

     

    Greensboro

     

      Midwest (Indianapolis)

      Sacramento

       

      St. Louis

       

      Greensboro

       

      Tampa

       

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        Last 4 In

        Team Net
        VCU(15-5) 40
        Richmond(15-4) 54
        DePaul(13-7) 57
        Saint Mary's(17-4) 38

        First 4 Out

        Team Net
        Northern Iowa(16-3) 51
        Tennessee(12-6) 59
        Xavier(13-6) 60
        Saint Louis(14-5) 69
        Team Bracket Index UpdatedJan 24, 6:49am

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        Seed Team Conf Stk Net* Rpi* Quad 1* Quad 2* Quad 3* Quad 4* Sos* Nc Sos* Next Game
        1 E Kansas(15-3) BIG12 (5-1) W3 3 1 8-3 2-0 1-0 3-0 1 1 Jan 25, 4:00pm ET
        M San Diego St(20-0) MWC (9-0) W20 1 13 4-0 2-0 4-0 9-0 138 79 Jan 26, 4:00pm ET
        S Baylor(16-1) BIG12 (6-0) W15 2 6 5-1 4-0 2-0 5-0 56 163 Jan 25, 8:00pm ET
        W Gonzaga(20-1) WCC (6-0) W12 4 31 4-1 0-0 8-0 8-0 166 242 Jan 25, 10:00pm ET
        2 E Louisville(17-3) ACC (8-1) W6 11 11 2-3 5-0 4-0 5-0 20 89 Jan 29, 9:00pm ET
        M Florida St.(16-2) ACC (6-1) W9 13 4 3-2 4-0 5-0 4-0 39 56 Jan 25, 8:00pm ET
        S Dayton(17-2) ATL10 (6-0) W8 5 10 3-2 2-0 6-0 6-0 44 14 Jan 25, 6:00pm ET
        W Duke(16-3) ACC (6-2) W1 6 8 3-1 3-1 7-1 3-0 6 7 Jan 28, 9:00pm ET
        3 E Seton Hall(15-4) BIGE (7-0) W9 12 12 6-4 3-0 2-0 4-0 18 50 Jan 29, 6:30pm ET
        M Maryland(15-4) BIG10 (5-3) W2 14 9 2-4 6-0 3-0 4-0 14 28 Jan 26, 1:00pm ET
        S Villanova(16-3) BIGE (6-1) W6 15 5 3-3 4-0 3-0 5-0 8 42 Jan 28, 6:30pm ET
        W W. Virginia(16-3) BIG12 (4-2) W2 7 2 3-1 7-2 2-0 3-0 2 4 Jan 29, 8:00pm ET
        4 E Penn St.(14-5) BIG10 (4-4) W2 29 50 5-4 3-0 1-1 5-0 100 293 Jan 29, 8:30pm ET
        M Butler(16-4) BIGE (4-3) W1 8 17 4-4 6-0 1-0 5-0 47 145 Jan 28, 9:00pm ET
        S Oregon(16-4) PAC12 (5-2) W2 17 7 5-2 4-1 3-1 4-0 5 19 Jan 26, 5:00pm ET
        W Michigan St.(14-5) BIG10 (6-2) L1 10 20 3-5 4-0 2-0 5-0 25 33 Jan 26, 3:00pm ET
        5 E Colorado(15-4) PAC12 (4-2) W1 20 15 3-2 3-1 4-1 5-0 18 31 Jan 25, 9:00pm ET
        M Kentucky(14-4) SEC (5-1) W2 24 46 4-1 2-2 2-0 6-1 85 172 Jan 25, 6:00pm ET
        S Auburn(17-2) SEC (4-2) W2 18 3 1-2 5-0 7-0 3-0 34 21 Jan 28, 9:00pm ET
        W Creighton(15-5) BIGE (4-3) W2 27 24 5-5 1-0 3-0 5-0 40 116 Jan 26, 4:00pm ET
        6 E Rutgers(15-5) BIG10 (6-3) W1 19 18 3-4 2-0 2-1 6-0 22 62 Jan 28, 8:00pm ET
        M Marquette(14-6) BIGE (4-4) L1 26 28 3-5 4-0 2-1 5-0 30 114 Jan 29, 8:30pm ET
        S Iowa(14-5) BIG10 (5-3) W4 21 42 5-3 3-1 2-1 4-0 64 139 Jan 27, 8:30pm ET
        W Indiana(15-4) BIG10 (5-3) W2 42 25 3-3 2-1 4-0 6-0 54 69 Jan 26, 1:00pm ET
        7 E Illinois(15-5) BIG10 (7-2) W6 32 41 3-3 2-1 1-1 7-0 60 199 Jan 30, 7:30pm ET
        M Arkansas(14-4) SEC (3-3) L2 33 16 1-3 3-1 7-0 3-0 36 24 Jan 25, 4:00pm ET
        S Stanford(15-3) PAC12 (4-1) L1 16 33 1-3 2-0 5-0 7-0 92 128 Jan 26, 6:00pm ET
        W LSU(15-4) SEC (6-0) W8 25 14 1-2 6-2 2-0 5-0 10 15 Jan 29, 7:00pm ET
        8 E Houston(15-4) AAC (5-1) W3 34 36 2-3 4-0 5-1 4-0 78 179 Jan 26, 2:00pm ET
        M USC(15-4) PAC12 (4-2) L1 45 20 3-3 4-0 2-1 6-0 55 92 Jan 25, 5:00pm ET
        S Wichita St.(16-3) AAC (4-2) W1 30 29 0-1 6-2 3-0 7-0 87 118 Jan 25, 8:00pm ET
        W Arizona(13-5) PAC12 (3-2) W2 9 19 1-3 2-2 6-0 4-0 9 20 Jan 25, 9:30pm ET
        9 E Wisconsin(12-8) BIG10 (5-4) L1 22 32 5-5 1-2 0-1 6-0 4 11 Jan 27, 8:30pm ET
        M Memphis(14-4) AAC (3-2) L1 41 37 2-3 1-1 6-0 5-0 68 99 Jan 25, 4:00pm ET
        S Michigan(11-8) BIG10 (2-6) L4 36 60 3-7 2-0 1-0 5-0 43 103 Jan 28, 7:00pm ET
        W Oklahoma(13-6) BIG12 (3-3) W1 47 27 2-6 4-0 3-0 3-0 15 44 Jan 29, 8:00pm ET
        10 E Florida(12-6) SEC (4-2) L1 35 30 1-3 5-3 1-0 5-0 23 25 Jan 25, 8:00pm ET
        M BYU(15-6) WCC (4-2) W1 28 26 2-4 2-2 5-0 5-0 31 10 Jan 25, 5:00pm ET
        S Va. Tech(14-6) ACC (5-4) L1 44 86 2-4 3-1 2-0 7-0 126 318 Jan 28, 8:00pm ET
        W Ohio St.(12-7) BIG10 (2-6) L2 23 63 3-6 2-1 1-0 6-0 45 81 Jan 26, 6:30pm ET
        11 E Texas Tech(12-6) BIG12 (3-3) L1 31 71 1-6 2-0 1-0 8-0 90 211 Jan 25, 6:00pm ET
        M NC State(14-5) ACC (5-3) W3 43 38 3-3 1-1 5-1 5-0 57 73 Jan 25, 4:00pm ET
        S Saint Mary's(17-4) WCC (4-2) W2 38 39 2-1 4-1 4-2 6-0 75 153 Jan 25, 9:00pm ET
        S Richmond(15-4) ATL10 (5-1) W3 54 35 2-2 1-1 4-1 8-0 76 95 Jan 25, 6:00pm ET
        W DePaul(13-7) BIGE (1-6) L2 57 85 3-3 1-1 2-2 6-0 97 259 Jan 29, 6:30pm ET
        W VCU(15-5) ATL10 (5-2) W3 40 51 1-3 1-2 5-0 7-0 91 121 Jan 28, 7:00pm ET
        12 E Liberty(19-2) ASUN (5-1) L1 50 54 0-1 1-0 2-1 14-0 264 205 Jan 25, 4:00pm ET
        M ETSU(17-3) SOUTH (6-1) W4 49 34 2-1 0-1 5-1 7-0 133 108 Jan 25, 4:00pm ET
        S SF Austin(16-3) LAND (7-1) W3 88 129 1-2 0-0 1-0 11-1 338 71 Jan 25, 5:30pm ET
        W Yale(14-4) IVY (2-0) W4 61 47 0-1 1-3 5-0 6-0 153 192 Jan 31, 7:00pm ET
        13 E North Texas(13-8) USA (7-1) W7 83 97 0-3 2-4 3-0 6-1 102 36 Jan 25, 6:00pm ET
        M Akron(15-4) MIDAM (5-1) W1 63 57 0-3 0-0 6-1 7-0 128 107 Jan 25, 3:30pm ET
        S N. Mex. St.(14-6) WAC (5-0) W8 109 101 0-1 2-2 3-3 7-0 180 104 Jan 25, 8:00pm ET
        W Vermont(14-6) AEAST (4-1) W4 101