Saturday, the NCAA Tournament selection committee released its official top 16 rankings. Jerry Palm did the committee one better.
The NCAA Tournament committee officially released its top 16 teams on Saturday afternoon, but of course, fans wanted more. Don't worry - CBS gave it to them by unveiling Jerry Palm's latest bracket.
Palm essentially filled out the other 52 teams using the committee's top 16. Here's what he had:
Here's what he has for the East, where Villanova is the No. 1 seed. The region consists of Villanova, Louisville, Kentucky, UCLA, Purdue, Saint Mary's, USC, Dayton, Iowa State, Michigan, Syracuse, Michigan State, Nevada, New Mexico State, Princeton, Furman, UC Davis and Mount Saint Mary's.
Here's what he has for the West, where Gonzaga is the No. 1 seed. The region consists of Gonzaga, Oregon, Virginia, West Virginia, Cincinnati, South Carolina, Notre Dame, California, Oklahoma State, TCU, Marquette, UNC Wilmington, Monmouth, Arkansas State, North Dakota State and Texas Southern.
Here's what he has for the Midwest region, where Kansas is the No. 1 seed. The region consists of Kansas, Florida State, Arizona, Duke, Creighton, Maryland, Minnesota, Virginia Tech, VCU, Kansas State, Middle Tennessee, Illinois State, Vermont, Belmont, Florida Gulf Coast, New Orleans and NC Central.
Finally, here's what he has for the South region, where Baylor is the No. 1 seed. The region consists of Baylor, North Carolina, Florida, Butler, Wisconsin, Xavier, SMU, Northwestern, Miami (FL), Seton Hall, Rhode Island, Ohio State, Valparaiso, Akron, Bucknell, UNC Asheville and Weber State.
What do you think of Palm's rankings?