Bracketology

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

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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
Nebraska(19-8) 47
Colorado(17-9) 42
Cincinnati(16-10) 39
Gonzaga(20-6) 22

First 4 Out

Team Net
Butler(16-11) 61
Texas A&M(15-11) 50
Oregon(17-8) 63
Seton Hall(17-9) 64
Team Bracket Index UpdatedFeb 21, 8:29am

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Seed Team Conf Net* Quad 1* Quad 2* Quad 3* Quad 4* Sos* Nc Sos* Next Game
1 E UConn(24-3) Big East 4 9-3 4-0 2-0 9-0 38 78 Feb 24, 8:00pm ET
M Purdue(23-3) BIG10 2 9-3 6-0 5-0 3-0 3 8 Feb 22, 7:00pm ET
S Houston(23-3) Big 12 1 9-3 2-0 5-0 7-0 32 186 Feb 24, 12:00pm ET
W Arizona(20-5) Pac-12 3 7-3 3-1 8-1 2-0 22 12 Feb 22, 11:00pm ET
2 E N. Carolina(20-6) ACC 10 6-4 5-1 4-1 5-0 20 29 Feb 24, 4:00pm ET
M Tennessee(20-6) SEC 6 5-5 5-1 5-0 5-0 13 16 Feb 24, 8:00pm ET
S Marquette(20-6) Big East 14 6-5 4-1 4-0 5-0 8 17 Feb 25, 5:00pm ET
W Kansas(20-6) Big 12 17 6-4 5-1 4-1 4-0 5 42 Feb 24, 6:00pm ET
3 E Iowa St.(20-6) Big 12 8 6-5 3-1 2-0 9-0 18 324 Feb 24, 2:00pm ET
M Baylor(19-7) Big 12 13 6-5 4-2 3-0 5-0 11 79 Feb 24, 12:00pm ET
S Alabama(19-7) SEC 5 2-6 7-1 6-0 3-0 7 18 Feb 24, 4:00pm ET
W Duke(21-5) ACC 16 6-2 1-2 8-1 5-0 78 107 Feb 24, 2:00pm ET
4 E Dayton(21-5) A10 19 3-3 5-1 6-0 7-0 86 33 Feb 27, 7:00pm ET
M Creighton(20-7) Big East 9 6-4 6-3 1-0 7-0 27 55 Feb 25, 12:00pm ET
S Illinois(19-7) BIG10 12 4-5 4-1 6-0 5-0 52 141 Feb 24, 2:15pm ET
W San Diego St.(20-7) MWC 18 5-7 3-0 6-0 4-0 10 15 Feb 24, 10:00pm ET
5 E Colo. St.(20-7) MWC 25 4-5 4-0 6-1 4-0 51 87 Feb 24, 8:00pm ET
M Auburn(20-6) SEC 7 2-6 6-0 7-0 5-0 69 175 Feb 24, 6:00pm ET
S Utah St.(22-5) MWC 30 3-4 5-1 4-0 8-0 75 199 Feb 27, 10:00pm ET
W Wisconsin(18-9) BIG10 21 6-6 6-3 2-0 4-0 9 21 Feb 27, 7:00pm ET
6 E Kentucky(18-8) SEC 20 3-6 3-0 6-1 6-0 68 166 Feb 24, 4:00pm ET
M South Carolina(21-5) SEC 58 3-3 5-0 5-2 8-0 83 277 Feb 24, 3:30pm ET
S Clemson(18-8) ACC 28 4-3 4-3 5-2 4-0 30 67 Feb 24, 7:45pm ET
W Texas Tech(19-7) Big 12 27 4-6 2-1 5-0 8-0 42 302 Feb 24, 4:00pm ET
7 E FAU(20-6) AAC 33 2-1 6-3 5-1 7-1 106 49 Feb 22, 7:00pm ET
M Oklahoma(18-8) Big 12 40 3-7 3-1 4-0 8-0 50 281 Feb 24, 4:00pm ET
S Washington St.(20-6) Pac-12 32 4-3 4-2 5-1 7-0 84 297 Feb 22, 11:00pm ET
W BYU(19-7) Big 12 11 4-5 3-2 3-0 9-0 57 292 Feb 24, 2:00pm ET
8 E New Mexico(21-6) MWC 23 3-3 1-2 7-1 8-0 88 271 Feb 24, 4:00pm ET
M Saint Mary's(22-6) WCC 15 4-2 3-2 4-2 10-0 109 74 Feb 24, 10:00pm ET
S Florida(18-8) SEC 29 2-7 4-0 7-0 5-0 41 104 Feb 24, 1:00pm ET
W TCU(18-8) Big 12 37 3-7 3-1 4-0 8-0 36 327 Feb 24, 3:00pm ET
9 E Michigan St.(17-10) BIG10 24 3-7 5-3 5-0 4-0 14 43 Feb 25, 4:00pm ET
M Texas(17-9) Big 12 38 4-7 1-1 5-1 7-0 24 218 Feb 24, 6:00pm ET
S Nevada(21-6) MWC 43 5-4 1-1 5-1 9-0 87 258