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ESPN's Joe Lunardi's Latest 2019 Bracketology Released

Clemson's basketballl team standing under the hoop.

SAN DIEGO, CA - MARCH 18: A general view of the Clemson Tigers coming together en route to their 84-53 against the Auburn Tigers during the second round of the 2018 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Viejas Arena on March 18, 2018 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Donald Miralle/Getty Images)

We've hit the part of the college basketball season that Joe Lunardi updates his bracketology every four days or so.

With big games almost every night, plenty changes in the NCAA Tournament picture from week to week.

Saturday's biggest result likely came from the Big 12-SEC challenge.

The leagues' stand-out powers—Kansas and Kentucky—met at Rupp Arena, and it was a pretty informative game about where those two programs stand right now.

UK looked like a much better team on Saturday, winning 71-63. It seemed far-fetched a few weeks ago, but Kentucky may make a strong case for a No. 1 seed.

Meanwhile, Kansas' status as a national title contender is falling, and there's no guarantee that the Jayhawks win the Big 12 for the 15th year in a row.

In Joe Lunardi's new ESPN Bracketology, Kentucky is a No. 2 seed, while Kansas has dropped to the No. 3 line.

Here are the top seeds in the latest Bracketology from Lunardi:

  • No. 1 seeds: Duke, Virginia, Michigan State, Tennessee
  • No. 2 seeds: Kentucky, Michigan, Gonzaga, North Carolina
  • No. 3 seeds: Purdue, Marquette, Houston, Kansas
  • No. 4 seeds: Villanova, Nevada, Louisville, Virginia Tech

Other notable seeds: Iowa (No. 6 West), Wisconsin (No. 6 Midwest), Florida State (No. 7 West), Oklahoma (No. 8 South), Ohio State (No. 9 South), Syracuse (No. 9 West), Nebraska (No. 9 Midwest), and Texas (No. 10 East).

Head to ESPN for Lunardi's full bracket.