Here are ESPN’s projected top 16 seeds in the upcoming NCAA Tournament.
The NCAA Tournament Selection Committee unveiled its current top 16 teams on Sunday afternoon. You can view all of those here.
Virginia, Villanova, Purdue and Xavier were the four No. 1 seeds, and that’s not too controversial. They’ve largely four of the most consistent teams all year.
Where things get interesting is after the top four seeds. That’s where the debating starts.
ESPN’s BPI has revealed its projected top 16 seeds for next months’ tournament. You can view them below.
Most interesting about the BPI projections is that the computer has Michigan State as the top No. 2 seed with a sizable chance to vault to a No. 1. The committee has the Spartans as a No. 3 seed.
Keep in mind, these are strictly projections, not where these teams would be seeded right now.
BPI's top 16 teams by projected seed in NCAA tournament. (Not current seed. Projected seed.) pic.twitter.com/F7srsC88L0
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When the bracket is finally unveiled on March 11, will it look more like the committee’s top 16 or this ESPN BPI projection?
We can’t wait for selection Sunday.