Category: Bracket updates

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What if Bracket was seeded by location due to current concerns?

Bracket update: No fan, less travel No bracket rules followed. We attempt to maintain seed dignity as much as possible. We moved some teams up or down a seed line to have geography more in line. A few teams had to travel out of area to maintain some balance. We did not want all 10 …

Conference-USA Preview

Team To Beat North Texas 20-11 (14-4) Allowing only 63 points per game, the Mean Green’s defense has shut opponents down this season. Contenders Louisiana Tech 22-8 (13-5) With a win over a Power 5 opponent and having beat North Texas in the head-to-head scoring margin, the Bulldogs pose the biggest threat to North Texas. …

Bracket Breakdown

We are 6 days away from selection sunday.  Our group will meet on March 10th to go over every team on our list and make decisions on seeds 1-68.  We will also determine scenarios where those seeds may change due to conference tournament results. Most of these scenarios will be with teams on the bubble …

Bracket Decisions

Putting together a bracket is quite the task. It starts with a seed list where we rank teams from 1-68. Each bracket update has some unique and difficult decisions. Here are a few of our discussions this week. LAST 1 SEED– San Diego St held onto the last 1 seed in our bracket. Despite a …

Bracket Report: Jan 21

SEEDS 1-4 This week we have a new number 1 seed in San Diego St. The Aztecs are undefeated and have 3 quad 1 and 3 quad 2 wins. This is good enough for us to move them up. Seeds 2-3 find a bunch of teams with similar resumes. We had a huge discussion between …

Bracket update: Jan 14

Resumes are starting to take shape. The top 15-20 teams in our seed list are all in good shape at this point of the season. The bubble is large and teams move up and down each week as they add quality wins. The sorting statistic the NET still fluctuates quite a bit after each result. …

Bracket update: Dec. 18th

The new NET rankings came out this week. The release always revives the discussion of how teams are selected and what metrics are used. Here is one thing for certain. The NET, although still flawed, is better than the RPI. Remember that the NET is not a standings board where the top four teams are …

2019-2020 Initial Bracket

Below is our initial bracket of the year. Our brackets will indicate the match-ups our committee believes will happen in the first round of the NCAA tournament and will follow NCAA guidelines. This is always a work in progress as the bracketing procedure is a complicated process. This bracket published is based on past performance …