Are the Arkansas Razorbacks a lock for the 2017 NCAA Tournament?
Arkansas took a big step toward the Big Dance yesterday. Led by Daryl Macon's career-high 30 points, the Razorbacks beat Ole Miss 98-80 to move to 20-7 on the season and 9-5 in SEC play.
So, let’s take a look at the current NCAA projections for Arkansas. Using the four most popular “Bracketologists” (CBS, ESPN, Fox Sports, USA TODAY), we’ve compiled just how strong the team's postseason chances are:
- CBS Sports (Updated 2/18) – No. 11 seed, West Region. Playing No. 6 Wisconsin in Buffalo.
- ESPN (Updated 2/16) – No. 11 seed, Midwest Region. Playing No. 6 Saint Mary's in Salt Lake City.
- Fox Sports (Updated 2/17) – No. 10 seed, West Region. Playing No. 7 Xavier in Sacramento.
- USA TODAY (Updated 2/17) – No. 10 seed, East Region. Playing No. 7 Minnesota in Orlando.
What do you think, Razorback fans?
Remember, these predictions change almost daily. But for now, the chances of Arkansas dancing next month look pretty good.