Bracketology

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

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Bracket Predictions UpdatedFeb 17, 7:07am

First Four

First Round

South (Houston)

Omaha

 

Tampa

 

Albany

 

Greensboro

 

    East (New York)

    Sacramento

     

    Spokane

     

    Albany

     

    Greensboro

     

      Midwest (Indianapolis)

      St. Louis

       

      Omaha

       

      Cleveland

       

      Cleveland

       

        West (Los Angeles)

        Spokane

         

        Sacramento

         

        St. Louis

         

        Tampa

         

          Bracketology Expert

          Jerry Palm

          Jerry Palm started writing about sports on the Internet right after Al Gore invented it. He was the first to bring RPI out in the open and is one of the pioneers of predicting the March Madness bracket.... Full Bio

          Last 4 In

          Team Net
          Arkansas(16-9) 48
          Stanford(16-9) 37
          Cincinnati(17-8) 51
          Wichita St.(19-6) 46

          First 4 Out

          Team Net
          Richmond(19-6) 45
          Georgetown(15-10) 43
          Miss. State(16-9) 53
          Purdue(14-12) 33
          Team Bracket Index UpdatedFeb 17, 7:07am

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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 San Diego St(26-0) MWC (15-0) W26 1 8 4-0 5-0 7-0 9-0 102 69 Feb 22, 7:30pm ET
          M Kansas(23-3) BIG12 (12-1) W11 4 1 10-3 6-0 2-0 3-0 1 1 Feb 22, 12:00pm ET
          S Baylor(23-1) BIG12 (12-0) W22 2 3 9-0 5-1 5-0 4-0 62 143 Feb 18, 9:00pm ET
          W Gonzaga(26-1) WCC (12-0) W18 3 16 5-1 3-0 9-0 9-0 131 245 Feb 20, 11:00pm ET
          2 E Duke(22-3) ACC (12-2) W7 6 4 5-1 5-1 9-1 3-0 12 7 Feb 19, 9:00pm ET
          M Dayton(23-2) ATL10 (12-0) W14 5 5 3-2 6-0 7-0 7-0 40 32 Feb 18, 8:30pm ET
          S Maryland(21-4) BIG10 (11-3) W8 7 6 7-4 5-0 3-0 6-0 29 57 Feb 18, 8:00pm ET
          W Florida St.(21-4) ACC (11-3) W1 15 8 3-3 7-1 7-0 4-0 42 102 Feb 18, 8:00pm ET
          3 E Villanova(19-6) BIGE (8-4) W2 16 10 6-6 6-0 3-0 4-0 3 25 Feb 19, 9:00pm ET
          M Penn St.(20-5) BIG10 (10-4) W8 17 32 7-3 5-2 3-0 5-0 104 315 Feb 18, 6:30pm ET
          S Seton Hall(18-7) BIGE (10-3) L2 14 18 9-6 4-1 1-0 4-0 10 48 Feb 19, 6:30pm ET
          W Creighton(20-6) BIGE (9-4) W3 13 14 7-6 5-0 2-0 5-0 16 79 Feb 18, 8:30pm ET
          4 E W. Virginia(18-7) BIG12 (6-6) L3 10 7 5-6 3-1 8-0 2-0 2 6 Feb 18, 7:00pm ET
          M Louisville(21-5) ACC (12-3) L2 9 12 4-3 3-2 9-0 5-0 30 42 Feb 19, 7:00pm ET
          S Auburn(22-3) SEC (9-3) L1 25 2 5-2 8-1 5-0 4-0 31 29 Feb 19, 7:00pm ET
          W Oregon(20-6) PAC12 (9-4) W2 22 11 6-4 4-2 6-0 4-0 7 16 Feb 20, 9:00pm ET
          5 E Colorado(20-6) PAC12 (9-4) W1 11 13 6-3 4-3 4-0 6-0 8 19 Feb 20, 9:00pm ET
          M Butler(19-7) BIGE (7-6) L1 20 26 8-5 5-2 0-0 6-0 44 209 Feb 19, 6:30pm ET
          S Marquette(17-7) BIGE (7-5) L1 19 15 5-6 6-1 1-0 5-0 6 63 Feb 18, 8:30pm ET
          W Kentucky(20-5) SEC (10-2) W4 24 27 5-3 3-1 6-0 6-1 88 155 Feb 18, 9:00pm ET
          6 E Iowa(18-8) BIG10 (9-6) W1 28 39 7-6 4-1 2-1 5-0 70 163 Feb 20, 7:00pm ET
          M Arizona(18-7) PAC12 (8-4) W2 8 17 3-5 4-1 7-1 4-0 9 14 Feb 20, 8:00pm ET
          S Michigan(16-9) BIG10 (7-7) W3 26 52 5-8 4-1 3-0 4-0 52 78 Feb 19, 7:00pm ET
          W Ohio St.(17-8) BIG10 (7-7) W2 18 38 5-6 4-2 2-0 6-0 45 59 Feb 20, 7:00pm ET
          7 E Houston(20-6) AAC (10-3) L1 27 23 2-4 7-2 6-0 5-0 81 177 Feb 19, 9:00pm ET
          M Michigan St.(17-9) BIG10 (9-6) L1 12 44 5-8 4-1 3-0 5-0 38 53 Feb 20, 8:30pm ET
          S LSU(18-7) SEC (9-3) L1 29 20 2-5 8-1 4-1 4-0 19 9 Feb 18, 9:00pm ET
          W USC(19-7) PAC12 (8-5) W2 49 28 2-6 6-0 6-1 5-0 63 121 Feb 20, 9:00pm ET
          8 E Illinois(16-9) BIG10 (8-6) L4 38 53 5-7 2-1 2-1 6-0 55 227 Feb 18, 6:30pm ET
          M BYU(21-7) WCC (10-3) W6 23 22 2-4 3-3 8-0 7-0 54 8 Feb 20, 9:00pm ET
          S Xavier(17-9) BIGE (6-7) W1 39 34 2-8 6-1 4-0 4-0 11 70 Feb 22, 2:30pm ET
          W Oklahoma(16-9) BIG12 (6-6) L1 47 31 2-8 7-1 3-0 4-0 32 47 Feb 18, 9:00pm ET
          9 E Texas Tech(16-9) BIG12 (7-5) L1 21 57 2-8 5-1 1-0 8-0 60 178 Feb 19, 9:00pm ET
          M Rutgers(18-8) BIG10 (9-6) W1 30 43 2-6 5-1 3-1 7-0 56 93 Feb 19, 7:00pm ET
          S Saint Mary's(21-6) WCC (8-4) W1 34 30 3-3 3-1 7-2 7-0 75 112 Feb 20, 11:00pm ET
          W Wisconsin(15-10) BIG10 (8-6) W2 31 36 7-8 1-1 1-1 6-0 18 36 Feb 18, 7:00pm ET
          10 E Indiana(16-9) BIG10 (6-8) L1 63 55 4-7 2-2 4-0 6-0 49 106 Feb 19, 9:00pm ET
          M Arizona St.(17-8) PAC12 (8-4) W5 50 24 4-6 3-2 5-0 5-0 26 46 Feb 20, 9:00pm ET
          S Northern Iowa(22-4) MVC (11-3) L1 40 21 1-1 3-1 10-2 6-0 96 58 Feb 20, 7:00pm ET
          W Rhode Island(19-6) ATL10 (11-2) W1 32 19 1-4 5-1 6-1 7-0 41 15 Feb 22, 5:30pm ET
          11 E Florida(16-9) SEC (8-4) W2 35 41 3-6 3-3 6-0 4-0 34 11 Feb 18, 7:00pm ET
          M Cincinnati(17-8) AAC (10-3) W2 51 25 2-5 6-0 6-3 3-0 36 28 Feb 19, 7:00pm ET
          M Arkansas(16-9) SEC (4-8) L4 48 42 2-5 2-4 8-0 4-0 22 13 Feb 18, 7:00pm ET
          S Virginia(17-7) ACC (9-5) W2 55 40 3-3 4-3 6-1 4-0 66 161 Feb 19, 8:00pm ET
          W Utah St.(21-7) MWC (10-5) W4 41 37 2-4 2-2 6-1 9-0 95 77 Feb 19, 9:00pm ET
          12 E Liberty(24-3) ASUN (10-2) W5 54 66 0-1 1-0 3-1 18-1 301 208 Feb 20, 7:00pm ET
          M ETSU(23-4) SOUTH (12-2) W5 42 35 2-2 2-1 6-0 10-1 154 80 Feb 19, 7:00pm ET
          S Stanford(16-9) PAC12 (5-7) L4 37 78 2-5 2-3 5-1 7-0 83 184 Feb 20, 10:00pm ET
          S Wichita St.(19-6) AAC (7-5) W2 46 33 2-3 6-3 3-0 8-0 73 101 Feb 20, 7:00pm ET
          W SF Austin(22-3) LAND (13-1) W9 85 91 1-2 0-0 2-0 16-1 326 105 Feb 19, 7:30pm ET
          13 E Vermont(21-6) AEAST (11-1) W11 79 72 1-3 1-1 4-2 14-0 196 95 Feb 20, 7:00pm ET
          M Yale(18-6) IVY (6-2) L1 57 60 0-2 1-2 6-2 9-0 179 189 Feb 21, 7:00pm ET
          S Akron(19-6) MIDAM (9-3) W3 77 49 0-2 0-2 9-2 8-0 105 74 Feb 18, 7:00pm ET
          W N. Mex. St.(21-6) WAC (12-0) W15 123 117 0-1 2-1 3-4 14-0 300 224 Feb 22, 9:00pm ET
          14 E Hofstra(20-7) COL (11-3) W6 126 107 0-0 2-1 6-2 11-4 250 303 Feb 20, 7:00pm ET
          M Wright St.(23-5) HORIZ (13-2) W4 113 141 0-0 0-0 4-5 17-0 335 324 Feb 20, 7:00pm ET
          S Little Rock(18-9) BELT (12-4) L2 146 96 0-2 1-4 7-1 9-2 180 139 Feb 22, 5:00pm ET
          W North Texas(18-9) USA (12-2) W4 90 81 0-5 2-2 4-1 10-1 116 22 Feb 22, 4:00pm ET
          15 E Murray St.(19-7) OVC (12-2) W1 133 165 0-1 0-2 3-3 14-1 339 344 Feb 20, 8:30pm ET
          M UC Irvine(17-10) BIGW (9-2) W2 111 116 0-1 1-2 6-4 8-3 189 130 Feb 19, 10:00pm ET
          S Winthrop(19-9) BSOU (13-2) W1 141 138 1-3 0-1 1-2 15-3 258 145 Feb 22, 1:00pm ET
          W Colgate(20-7) PAT (11-3) L1 118 79 1-2 0-1 4-1 14-3 224 267