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Indiana soars to a No. 4 seed in latest ESPN bracketology for the 2025 NCAA tournament

  • Alex Bozich 05/06/2024 8:45 am  
 

The transfer portal recruiting season is ongoing, but ESPN’s Joe Lunardi continues to make bracketology updates for the 2025 NCAA tournament. And Indiana, with its strong spring in the transfer portal, is soaring up the board on Lunardi’s early projections. ...

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Bracketology: Final NCAA tournament projection as of March 17, 2024

  • Andy Bottoms 03/17/2024 5:41 pm  
 

Thanks for following along during what proved to be one of the wildest weeks I can ever recall since I started doing bracketology. Luckily today has been relatively tame, which allowed some time to review a few parts of the ...

Bracketology: NCAA tournament projection as of March 17, 2024

  • Andy Bottoms 03/17/2024 2:49 pm  
 

It has been an absolutely wild couple of days, as multiple bid stealers have created a strong yet crowded bubble. A few sections of the seed list are due for a final scrub today, but the tweaks from here should ...

Bracketology: NCAA tournament projection as of March 15, 2024

  • Andy Bottoms 03/15/2024 12:11 pm  
 

Thursday was a wild day of conference tournament action, so between that, a postgame show after the IU game, and the fact that I am under the weather, this won’t get into a ton of detail. I will be scrubbing ...

Bracketology: NCAA tournament projection as of March 14, 2024

  • Andy Bottoms 03/14/2024 9:58 am  
 

Colgate, McNeese State and Montana St. all punched their tickets to the Big Dance on Wednesday, while all of the major conference tournaments are underway. Thursday is shaping up to be a massive day, with key matchups on tap in ...

Bracketology: NCAA tournament projection as of March 13, 2024

  • Andy Bottoms 03/13/2024 9:30 am  
 

Five more bids were handed out on Tuesday night and while a few major conference tournaments got underway, there really weren’t any meaningful games. That all changes on Wednesday with several key games on the slate: • In the ACC, ...

Bracketology: NCAA tournament projection as of March 12, 2024

  • Andy Bottoms 03/12/2024 10:07 am  
 

Champ Week is here and six automatic bids have already been handed out. The only impact on the at-large pool came in the Missouri Valley, where Drake knocked off Indiana State to cap off Arch Madness. In reality, the Bulldogs ...

Bracketology: NCAA tournament projection as of March 5, 2024

  • Andy Bottoms 03/05/2024 9:57 am  
 

With less than two weeks until Selection Sunday, there is still plenty of intrigue on the one line. Purdue, UConn and Houston have all but sewn up top seeds, but the Cougars and Huskies are jockeying for the second overall ...

Bracketology: NCAA tournament projection as of February 27, 2024

  • Andy Bottoms 02/27/2024 10:24 am  
 

Following a weekend that saw nearly every team around the cut line lose, we are less than three weeks away from Selection Sunday. As we head down the stretch, a few smaller conferences still harbor hopes of multiple bids. • ...

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Bracketology: NCAA tournament projection as of February 20, 2024

  • Andy Bottoms 02/20/2024 10:10 am  
 

As mentioned last week, the NCAA Selection Committee revealed its Top 16 on Saturday. While there weren’t many surprises and the committee chair didn’t share much detail on any of the teams or the discussions surrounding them, there were a ...

Bracketology: NCAA tournament projection as of February 13, 2024

  • Andy Bottoms 02/13/2024 9:37 am  
 

With the NFL season in the rearview and less than five weeks until Selection Sunday, it’s nearly time for the annual Selection Committee reveal of the top 16 teams, which will take place on Saturday. Barring a couple of upsets ...

Bracketology: NCAA tournament projection as of February 6, 2024

  • Andy Bottoms 02/06/2024 10:25 am  
 

Thanks to an incredible slate of games on Saturday, there was a lot of movement in this week’s bracket. One of the key themes of the weekend was strong road wins by teams toward the top of the bracket, as ...

Bracketology: NCAA tournament projection as of January 30, 2024

  • Andy Bottoms 01/30/2024 10:00 am  
 

The Big Ten has earned at least eight bids in the last four NCAA tournaments and has had at least seven teams in the field in seven of the last eight, with the lone exception coming in 2018 when just ...

Bracketology: NCAA tournament projection as of January 23, 2024

  • Andy Bottoms 01/23/2024 9:12 am  
 

At this point in the season, the bubble is expansive (albeit unimpressive), featuring teams with just one or two decent wins and profiles that are easy to poke holes in. Consequently, my confidence level in the last few teams in ...

Bracketology: NCAA tournament projection as of January 16, 2024

  • Andy Bottoms 01/16/2024 10:57 am  
 

It’s hard to believe it’s mid-January, and we are already less than nine weeks away from Selection Sunday. My commitment to watch the Eagles cap off an epic collapse prevented me from doing a full write-up, but here are a ...

Indiana is a No. 10 seed in ESPN’s final preseason bracketology

  • Alex Bozich 10/25/2023 10:37 am  
 

The final preseason ESPN bracketology for the 2024 NCAA tournament was released this week. Indiana is a No. 10 seed in the final preseason bracket from Joe Lunardi. With under two weeks remaining until the start of the 2023-24 regular ...