Bracketology

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

Louisville's Chris Mack on dealing with talk about schedule difficulty, being ranked No. 1

Louisville's Chris Mack on dealing with talk about schedule difficulty, being ranked No. 1

Bracket Predictions UpdatedNov 01, 11:48am

First Four

Midwest

South

First Round

Midwest (Indianapolis)

Cleveland

 

Sacramento

 

Cleveland

 

Tampa

 

    West (Los Angeles)

    Omaha

     

    Spokane

     

    Spokane

     

    St. Louis

     

      South (Houston)

      St. Louis

       

      Sacramento

       

      Omaha

       

      Greensboro

       

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        Last 4 In

        Team Net
        Illinois(6-3) 109
        Texas(7-1) 38
        Wisconsin(5-4) 17
        Miami (Fla.)(5-3) 92

        First 4 Out

        Team Net
        Syracuse(5-4) 42
        Providence(5-5) 70
        Georgia(6-2) 122
        Notre Dame(6-3) 112
        Team Bracket Index UpdatedNov 01, 11:48am

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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 Duke(9-1) ACC (1-0) W3 3 10 3-0 1-0 1-0 4-1 16 19 Dec 19, 7:00pm ET
        M Michigan St.(5-3) BIG10 (0-0) L1 8 33 1-3 0-0 2-0 2-0 9 14 Dec 08, 7:00pm ET
        S Kentucky(7-1) SEC (0-0) W5 6 127 1-0 0-0 2-0 3-1 267 247 Dec 14, 5:00pm ET
        W Kansas(7-1) BIG12 (0-0) W7 20 1 0-1 4-0 0-0 1-0 1 1 Dec 10, 8:00pm ET
        2 E Maryland(10-0) BIG10 (1-0) W10 27 4 1-0 1-0 4-0 3-0 18 12 Dec 10, 7:00pm ET
        M Florida(6-3) SEC (0-0) L1 31 34 0-1 2-1 2-0 2-0 23 34 Dec 17, 7:00pm ET
        S Virginia(7-1) ACC (1-0) L1 1 14 1-1 2-0 0-0 4-0 73 88 Dec 08, 4:00pm ET
        W Louisville(9-0) ACC (2-0) W9 22 6 1-0 1-0 3-0 4-0 41 92 Dec 10, 7:00pm ET
        3 E Villanova(7-2) BIGE (0-0) W3 26 13 1-2 0-0 1-0 4-0 28 9 Dec 14, 2:00pm ET
        M N. Carolina(6-2) ACC (1-0) L1 7 38 0-1 2-1 1-0 3-0 36 38 Dec 08, 4:00pm ET
        S Texas Tech(5-3) BIG12 (0-0) L3 10 130 0-1 0-2 0-0 5-0 148 176 Dec 10, 7:00pm ET
        W Gonzaga(9-1) WCC (0-0) W1 2 109 0-1 3-0 0-0 6-0 292 296 Dec 08, 7:00pm ET
        4 E Memphis(8-1) AAC (0-0) W6 46 39 1-0 1-1 0-0 5-0 115 164 Dec 14, 3:00pm ET
        M Seton Hall(6-2) BIGE (0-0) W2 57 71 1-1 2-1 1-0 2-0 102 134 Dec 08, 9:00pm ET
        S Purdue(5-3) BIG10 (0-0) W1 12 78 2-2 0-1 1-0 2-0 45 43 Dec 08, 5:00pm ET
        W Oregon(7-2) PAC12 (0-0) W1 51 16 2-2 1-0 2-0 1-0 10 16 Dec 14, 12:00pm ET
        5 E Ohio St.(9-0) BIG10 (1-0) W9 55 3 3-0 0-0 1-0 4-0 13 25 Dec 15, 6:30pm ET
        M Baylor(7-1) BIG12 (0-0) W6 39 21 1-1 0-0 3-0 2-0 56 114 Dec 10, 9:00pm ET
        S Saint Mary's(9-1) WCC (0-0) W8 32 116 2-0 1-0 2-0 3-1 259 264 Dec 08, 4:00pm ET
        W Utah St.(9-1) MWC (2-0) W2 29 62 1-1 0-0 2-0 5-0 220 187 Dec 14, 7:00pm ET
        6 E Tennessee(7-1) SEC (0-0) W2 5 23 2-1 1-0 0-0 4-0 70 55 Dec 14, 3:00pm ET
        M VCU(7-2) ATL10 (0-0) W1 34 118 1-2 0-0 2-0 3-0 188 180 Dec 15, 7:00pm ET
        S Auburn(8-0) SEC (0-0) W8 18 5 0-0 2-0 5-0 1-0 19 28 Dec 14, 4:00pm ET
        W Arizona(9-1) PAC12 (0-0) L1 93 20 0-0 1-0 5-0 3-0 90 83 Dec 11, 8:00pm ET
        7 E Colorado(7-1) PAC12 (0-0) L1 66 7 1-0 2-0 2-0 2-0 15 37 Dec 10, 9:00pm ET
        M Cincinnati(6-3) AAC (0-0) L1 25 29 0-1 1-0 4-1 1-0 22 54 Dec 14, 7:00pm ET
        S Davidson(4-5) ATL10 (0-0) W1 75 117 1-2 0-1 0-1 2-1 53 47 Dec 10, 7:00pm ET
        W LSU(6-2) SEC (0-0) W3 14 52 0-2 0-0 2-0 4-0 79 70 Dec 08, 4:00pm ET
        8 E Marquette(7-2) BIGE (0-0) W2 28 17 1-2 2-0 0-0 3-0 31 59 Dec 17, 8:00pm ET
        M Xavier(9-1) BIGE (0-0) W3 67 36 0-1 2-0 1-0 5-0 111 129 Dec 14, 4:00pm ET
        S Creighton(7-2) BIGE (0-0) W3 53 57 1-1 0-0 1-1 4-0 108 113 Dec 13, 8:00pm ET
        W NC State(7-2) ACC (1-1) W2 33 121 1-1 0-0 0-1 5-0 199 223 Dec 15, 3:00pm ET
        9 E Michigan(8-1) BIG10 (1-0) W1 9 9 3-1 2-0 0-0 3-0 24 30 Dec 11, 9:00pm ET
        M Houston(4-2) AAC (0-0) W2 4 137 0-1 0-0 2-1 2-0 187 163 Dec 08, 12:00pm ET
        S Dayton(6-1) ATL10 (0-0) W1 69 24 1-1 0-0 1-0 4-0 59 86 Dec 08, 4:00pm ET
        W Washington(7-1) PAC12 (0-0) W5 45 22 1-1 0-0 2-0 4-0 58 75 Dec 08, 7:00pm ET
        10 E Georgetown(6-3) BIGE (0-0) W2 82 26 1-1 1-2 1-0 2-0 6 13 Dec 14, 1:00pm ET
        M Florida St.(7-2) ACC (0-1) L1 16 8 3-1 0-1 0-0 4-0 7 5 Dec 08, 2:00pm ET
        S Alabama(4-4) SEC (0-0) W2 59 131 0-2 2-0 1-2 1-0 63 80 Dec 14, 2:00pm ET
        W Oklahoma St.(7-1) BIG12 (0-0) L1 79 27 2-0 1-0 1-1 3-0 55 87 Dec 08, 2:00pm ET
        11 E Penn St.(7-2) BIG10 (0-1) L1 50 35 1-1 1-0 2-0 3-0 61 147 Dec 10, 7:00pm ET
        M Illinois(6-3) BIG10 (0-1) L2 109 79 0-0 1-1 0-1 4-0 77 127 Dec 11, 9:00pm ET
        M Texas(7-1) BIG12 (0-0) W3 38 54 1-0 0-1 1-0 5-0 158 168 Dec 08, 3:00pm ET
        S Arizona St.(6-2) PAC12 (0-0) W3 63 31 1-1 1-1 1-0 2-0 42 27 Dec 11, 10:00pm ET
        W Miami (Fla.)(5-3) ACC (0-1) W1 92 37 1-2 1-1 2-0 1-0 11 33 Dec 14, 2:00pm ET
        W Wisconsin(5-4) BIG10 (1-0) W1 17 82 1-2 0-0 0-2 3-0 27 65 Dec 11, 7:00pm ET
        12 E Harvard(6-4) IVY (0-0) W1 129 143 0-2 1-2 1-0 2-0 155 151 Dec 21, 12:00pm ET
        M N. Mex. St.(5-5) WAC (0-0) L1 40 69 0-0 1-1 1-1 2-2 8 3 Dec 10, 9:00pm ET
        S ETSU(8-2) SOUTH (1-0) L1 72 97 0-1 0-0 1-0 6-0 252 231 Dec 15, 2:00pm ET
        W Liberty(10-0) ASUN (0-0) W10 58 90 0-0 0-0 1-0 7-0 319 326 Dec 08, 6:30pm ET
        13 E Missouri St.(5-5) MVC (0-0) W2 162 229 0-3 1-1 1-0 3-1 225 221 Dec 11, 8:00pm ET
        M W. Kentucky(7-3) USA (0-0) W1 111 58 0-1 0-0 2-2 3-0 65 133 Dec 21, 2:00pm ET
        S Colgate(6-3) PAT (0-0) W5 132 108 0-3 0-0 1-0 4-0 204 196 Dec 08, 1:00pm ET
        W Vermont(7-4) AEAST (0-0) W1 71 76 1-2 1-1 1-0 2-1 121 120 Dec 18, 7:00pm ET
        14 E Charleston(4-4) COL (0-0) L1 107 144 0-2 1-0 2-2 1-0 117 137 Dec 08, 2:00pm ET
        M