Bracketology

By CBS College Hoops expert Jerry Palm on NCAA March Madness Bracket Projections

Bracket Predictions UpdatedMar 17, 4:46pm

First Four

First Round

East

Brooklyn

 

Spokane

 

Brooklyn

 

Charlotte

 

Midwest

Indianapolis

 

Omaha

 

Memphis

 

Charlotte

 

West

Omaha

 

Salt Lake

 

Pittsburgh

 

Salt Lake

 

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Jerry Palm

Jerry Palm is CBS Sports' bracketology and College Football Playoff expert. he started writing about sports on the internet right after Al Gore invented it. Jerry was the first to bring the RPI out in the... Full Bio

Last 4 In

Team Net
Michigan St.(20-15) 24
Dayton(25-8) 23
Texas A&M(21-15) 45
St. John's(20-13) 32

First 4 Out

Team Net
Colorado(26-11) 25
Pittsburgh(22-11) 40
Virginia(23-11) 54
Seton Hall(25-12) 67
Team Bracket Index UpdatedMar 17, 4:46pm

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Seed Team Conf Net* Quad 1* Quad 2* Quad 3* Quad 4* Sos* Nc Sos* Next Game
1 E UConn(37-3) Big East 2 13-3 8-0 1-0 9-0 24 69 No Games Scheduled
M Purdue(34-5) Big Ten 3 12-4 8-0 6-0 3-0 7 9 No Games Scheduled
S Houston(32-5) Big 12 1 16-4 3-0 4-0 7-0 11 193 No Games Scheduled
W Iowa St.(29-8) Big 12 6 10-6 6-1 2-0 9-0 16 324 No Games Scheduled
2 E N. Carolina(29-8) ACC 8 9-3 7-4 6-0 5-0 31 26 No Games Scheduled
M Tennessee(27-9) SEC 7 8-7 5-1 6-0 5-0 10 16 No Games Scheduled
S Marquette(27-10) Big East 13 9-8 6-1 4-0 6-0 6 17 No Games Scheduled
W Arizona(27-9) Pac-12 4 8-3 7-4 8-1 2-0 49 13 No Games Scheduled
3 E Kentucky(23-10) SEC 19 6-7 2-1 8-1 7-0 55 172 No Games Scheduled
M Baylor(24-11) Big 12 14 10-9 4-1 3-0 5-0 1 70 No Games Scheduled
S Illinois(29-9) Big Ten 15 7-6 6-1 7-1 5-0 40 151 No Games Scheduled
W Creighton(25-10) Big East 11 8-5 7-4 1-0 7-0 27 58 No Games Scheduled
4 E Kansas(23-11) Big 12 20 7-9 6-0 4-1 4-0 2 36 No Games Scheduled
M Duke(27-9) ACC 10 5-4 6-4 7-0 6-0 71 116 No Games Scheduled
S Auburn(27-8) SEC 5 2-7 10-0 9-0 5-0 66 171 No Games Scheduled
W Alabama(25-12) SEC 9 4-10 7-1 7-0 3-0 3 18 No Games Scheduled
5 E Utah St.(28-7) Mountain West 38 4-5 4-1 7-0 10-0 90 198 No Games Scheduled
M S. Carolina(26-8) SEC 51 6-5 5-0 6-2 9-0 70 289 No Games Scheduled
S Texas Tech(23-11) Big 12 28 6-9 4-1 6-0 7-0 29 311 No Games Scheduled
W BYU(23-11) Big 12 12 6-8 5-2 4-0 8-0 38 294 No Games Scheduled
6 E San Diego St.(26-11) Mountain West 21 4-9 6-1 6-0 6-0 25 15 No Games Scheduled
M Nevada(26-8) Mountain West 34 6-6 2-0 8-1 9-0 88 247 No Games Scheduled
S Saint Mary's(26-8) West Coast 16 5-3 3-2 5-2 12-0 102 80 No Games Scheduled
W Wisconsin(22-14) Big Ten 18 5-8 9-4 4-0 4-0 8 25 No Games Scheduled
7 E Florida(24-12) SEC 26 6-7 4-2 9-1 5-0 41 107 No Games Scheduled
M Gonzaga(27-8) West Coast 17 3-6 4-1 5-0 12-0 91 19 No Games Scheduled
S Wash. St.(25-10) Pac-12 44 6-4 3-4 7-1 8-0 87 295 No Games Scheduled
W Boise St.(22-11) Mountain West 27 6-5 3-4 3-1 8-0 51 32 No Games Scheduled
8 E TCU(21-13) Big 12 42 5-11 3-1 5-0 8-0 26 328 No Games Scheduled
M Colo. St.(25-11) Mountain West 36 6-7 3-2 7-1 6-0 60 82 No Games Scheduled
S Clemson(24-12) ACC 35 5-5 5-5 6-1 5-0 52 64 No Games Scheduled
W New Mexico(26-10) Mountain West 22 5-6 3-1 7-1 10-1 82 273 No Games Scheduled
9 E Miss. St.(21-14) SEC 31 4-9 4-3 7-0 6-1 28 234 No Games Scheduled
M Texas(21-13) Big 12 30 5-9 3-2 5-1 7-0 17 208 No Games Scheduled
S Northwestern(22-12) Big Ten 53 4-7 5-3 5-0 7-1 47 330 No Games Scheduled
W Nebraska(23-11) Big Ten 33 4-7 5-3 7-0 7-0 68 304 No Games Scheduled
10 E Michigan St.(20-15) Big Ten 24 3-9 6-5 6-0 4-0 14 44 No Games Scheduled
E Dayton(25-8) Atlantic 10 23 3-4 5-3 9-0 7-0 92 39 No Games Scheduled
M Oregon(24-12) Pac-12 59 4-6 5-4 8-1 6-0 72 244 No Games Scheduled
S Oklahoma(20-12) Big 12 46 4-12 5-0 3-0 8-0 21 274 No Games Scheduled
W FAU(25-9) American Athletic 39 2-2 8-3 8-1 7-2 99 51 No Games Scheduled
11 E Drake(28-7) Missouri Valley 47 4-1 3-3 9-2 11-0 132 282 No Games Scheduled
M Texas A&M(21-15) SEC 45 7-7 6-3 2-4 5-0 18 21 No Games Scheduled
M St. John's(20-13) Big East 32 4-10 6-2 3-1 7-0 33 173 No Games Scheduled
S Grand Canyon(30-5) WAC 50 1-0 2-2 11-2 14-0 258 214 No Games Scheduled
W NC State(26-15) ACC 63 3-8 6-5 4-1 9-0 48 188