Selection Sunday is a little over one month away. Over the next few weeks, the seeding of the NCAA Tournament will settle itself out.
Over the weekend, the NCAA unveiled what the top 16 seeds would look like if the tournament began today. Of course, those seed lines will change a ton between now and March 17.
Today, ESPN’s Joe Lunardi has released his latest “Bracketology.” Lunardi typically updates his tournament prediction a couple of times a week, and will do so more frequently as March Madness gets closer.
The current No. 1 seeds in Lunardi’s Bracketology are the same as the NCAA’s.
- East: Duke
- South: Tennessee
- West: Gonzaga
- Midwest: Virginia
North Carolina might have had a shot to slide into a No. 1 seed if it had beaten Virginia on Monday night, but the Cavaliers picked up a huge win in Chapel Hill. The Tar Heels also lost freshman standout Nassir Little to an ankle injury, which they are hoping won’t be a long-term thing.
Duke, ranked No. 2 in the polls but owning the No. 1 overall seed per the NCAA, will travel to No. 16 Louisville for a huge matchup tonight. The Blue Devils are currently alone in first place in the ACC.
You can view the entire bracket from Lunardi here.