Andy Bottoms is one of the world's most respected bracketologists. He has published his bracket projections online for nearly a decade, at Midwest Sports Fans, Fox Sports, Assembly Hall and now here at Inside the Hall. Follow him on Twitter. Contact via email.

Bracketology: NCAA Tournament projection as of February 18, 2020

With less than a month until Selection Sunday, it feels like a good time to look at potential at-large candidates from outside of the top conferences. For the purposes of this exercise, I am not including teams from leagues like ...

Bracketology: NCAA tournament projection as of February 11, 2020

As mentioned last week, the Selection Committee released its Top 16 seeds on Saturday. The one seeds were of no surprise, but it did confirm that for now, the committee ranks one-loss Gonzaga ahead of undefeated San Diego State in ...

Bracketology: NCAA Tournament projection as of February 4, 2020

The Selection Committee is poised to release its current top four seed lines on Saturday afternoon, which over the last couple years has provided some good insight into what each iteration of the committee values. For this year in particular, ...

Bracketology: NCAA Tournament projection as of January 28, 2020

The prevailing narrative of this college basketball season so far has been the lack of a dominant team. Even so, Baylor, Gonzaga, Kansas, and San Diego State are beginning to create a bit of separation at the top of the ...

Bracketology: NCAA Tournament projection as of January 21, 2020

The unpredictability of this season took a blowtorch to last week’s projections, as two of the teams I had projected on the one line lost twice within the last seven days. There was plenty of movement throughout the bracket, and ...

Bracketology: NCAA tournament projection as of January 14, 2020

As has become tradition, I took advantage of an incredibly light slate on the night of the College Football National Championship Game to churn out the first set of in-season bracket projections. The lack of a dominant team has been ...

2019-20 Preseason Bracketology: Matchups and other teams considered

Over the last four days, I’ve released the 68 teams in my preseason field, but it’s always fun to look at the actual matchups as well. In addition, it’s useful for me to get a little practice in following the ...

2019-20 Preseason Bracketology: 1-4 Seeds

Here are the final sixteen teams in my preseason field. The ACC leads the way with four teams on the protected seed lines, while the Big Ten and Big 12 have three teams a piece. Tomorrow I’ll put together the ...

2019-20 Preseason Bracketology: 5-8 Seeds

Today’s installment of the preseason bracketology series focuses on seed lines five through eight, which are comprised predominately of teams from the major conferences but also features the top teams from the Atlantic-10 and Mountain West. (Previously: 13-16 Seeds and ...

2019-20 Preseason Bracketology: 9-12 Seeds

Yesterday we hit the 13-16 seeds, and today we’ll hit the top teams from single-bid leagues as well as the squads I project as the final at-large teams to make the field. 12 Seeds Western Kentucky – The Hilltoppers are locked ...

2019-20 Preseason Bracketology: 13-16 Seeds

The painfully long college basketball offseason is nearly over, which means it’s time to go on record with my preseason bracket projections. This set of projections is always the toughest to do since there simply isn’t actual data to use. ...

Bracketology: Final NCAA tournament projection as of March 17, 2019

Sunday featured just six games, which provided the opportunity to review the seed list yet again. Minor adjustments were made along the way, with the bulk of the work coming on the 9-11 lines, which has turned into a jumbled ...

Bracketology: NCAA tournament projection as of March 17, 2019

As we head into the final day of Championship week, there are just six automatic bids left to be handed out, and there are no bid thieves lurking in any of those six leagues. Bubble teams spent the bulk of ...