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ESPN Computer Has Updated Its Final 4 Prediction

a general view of the final four

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - APRIL 03: A general view of the crowd as the Wisconsin Badgers practice for the NCAA Men's Final Four at Lucas Oil Stadium on April 3, 2015 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

ESPN's Basketball Power Index has updated its Final Four prediction heading into the second day of the Sweet 16.

The BPI has updated its projections following the wins on Thursday night by Purdue, Gonzaga, Virginia and Texas Tech.

Which of those teams are favorited to make the Final Four?

What about the teams set to play tonight?

Here's the latest projection:

East Region: No. 1 Duke (46.6 percent)

Next best chance: No. 2 Michigan State (38.3)

coach k looks onto the court during the game against ucf

COLUMBIA, SOUTH CAROLINA - MARCH 22: Head coach Mike Krzyzewski of the Duke Blue Devils looks on against the North Dakota State Bison in the first half during the first round of the 2019 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Colonial Life Arena on March 22, 2019 in Columbia, South Carolina. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

West Region: No. 1 Gonzaga (73.5 percent)

Duke and Gonzaga players lining up for a free throw attempt.

LAHAINA, HI - NOVEMBER 21: Javin DeLaurier #12 of the Duke Blue Devils lines up between Jeremy Jones #22 and Rui Hachimura #21 of the Gonzaga Bulldogs during a free-throw attempt during the first half of the game at the Lahaina Civic Center on November 21, 2018 in Lahaina, Hawaii. (Photo by Darryl Oumi/Getty Images)

South Region: No. 1 Virginia (75.4 percent)

tony bennett looks onto the court during ncaa tournament

COLUMBIA, SOUTH CAROLINA - MARCH 22: Head coach Tony Bennett of the Virginia Cavaliers looks on in the first half against the Gardner Webb Runnin Bulldogs during the first round of the 2019 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Colonial Life Arena on March 22, 2019 in Columbia, South Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Midwest Region: No. 1 North Carolina (38.3 percent)

Next best: Kentucky (32.8 percent)

kentucky head coach john calipari during the ncaa tournament

JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA - MARCH 21: Head coach John Calipari of the Kentucky Wildcats reacts in the first half against the Abilene Christian Wildcats during the first round of the 2019 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena on March 21, 2019 in Jacksonville, Florida. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

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The Sweet 16 continues tonight.