Bracketology

By CBS College Hoops expert Jerry Palm on NCAA March Madness Bracket Projections

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Bracket Predictions UpdatedFeb 20, 6:51am

First Four

First Round

West

Salt Lake

 

Salt Lake

 

Brooklyn

 

Omaha

 

South

Memphis

 

Pittsburgh

 

Charlotte

 

Indianapolis

 

Bracketology Expert

Jerry Palm

Jerry Palm is CBS Sports' bracketology and College Football Playoff expert. he started writing about sports on the internet right after Al Gore invented it. Jerry was the first to bring the RPI out in the... Full Bio

Last 4 In

Team Net
Utah(16-10) 49
Nebraska(18-8) 48
Texas A&M(15-10) 45
Colorado(17-9) 41

First 4 Out

Team Net
Cincinnati(16-9) 37
Gonzaga(20-6) 23
Oregon(17-8) 62
Seton Hall(17-9) 63
Team Bracket Index UpdatedFeb 20, 6:51am

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Seed Team Conf Net* Quad 1* Quad 2* Quad 3* Quad 4* Sos* Nc Sos* Next Game
1 E UConn(24-2) Big East 4 9-2 4-0 2-0 9-0 55 78 Feb 20, 8:30pm ET
M Purdue(23-3) Big 10 2 9-3 6-0 5-0 3-0 2 8 Feb 22, 7:00pm ET
S Houston(23-3) Big 12 1 9-3 2-0 5-0 7-0 31 183 Feb 24, 12:00pm ET
W Arizona(20-5) Pac-12 3 7-3 3-1 8-1 2-0 21 11 Feb 22, 11:00pm ET
2 E Tennessee(19-6) SEC 6 5-5 4-1 5-0 5-0 13 16 Feb 20, 7:00pm ET
M N. Carolina(20-6) ACC 9 6-4 5-1 4-1 5-0 22 28 Feb 24, 4:00pm ET
S Marquette(19-6) Big East 15 6-5 4-1 4-0 5-0 9 17 Feb 21, 9:00pm ET
W Kansas(20-6) Big 12 16 6-4 5-1 4-1 4-0 3 39 Feb 24, 6:00pm ET
3 E Baylor(19-6) Big 12 11 6-4 4-2 3-0 5-0 15 75 Feb 20, 9:00pm ET
M Iowa St.(20-6) Big 12 8 6-5 3-1 2-0 9-0 18 318 Feb 24, 2:00pm ET
S Alabama(18-7) SEC 5 2-6 7-1 6-0 3-0 8 18 Feb 21, 7:00pm ET
W Duke(20-5) ACC 17 5-2 2-1 8-2 5-0 77 105 Feb 21, 7:00pm ET
4 E Dayton(21-4) A10 19 2-4 6-0 6-0 7-0 85 34 Feb 21, 7:00pm ET
M Creighton(19-7) Big East 13 5-4 6-3 1-0 7-0 37 59 Feb 20, 8:30pm ET
S Illinois(19-6) Big 10 12 4-5 4-1 6-0 5-0 49 140 Feb 21, 6:30pm ET
W San Diego St.(20-6) MWC 18 5-6 3-0 6-0 4-0 12 15 Feb 20, 9:00pm ET
5 E Utah St.(21-5) MWC 30 2-4 5-1 4-0 8-0 79 199 Feb 20, 9:00pm ET
M Colo. St.(20-6) MWC 25 4-5 4-0 6-1 4-0 52 89 Feb 21, 10:00pm ET
S Auburn(20-6) SEC 7 2-5 5-1 8-0 5-0 67 173 Feb 24, 6:00pm ET
W Wisconsin(17-9) Big 10 22 6-6 5-3 2-0 4-0 4 19 Feb 20, 9:00pm ET
6 E South Carolina(21-5) SEC 59 3-3 4-0 6-2 8-0 82 277 Feb 24, 3:30pm ET
M Clemson(17-8) ACC 27 4-3 4-4 5-1 4-0 30 70 Feb 21, 7:00pm ET
S Texas Tech(18-7) Big 12 26 4-6 1-1 5-0 8-0 39 304 Feb 20, 9:00pm ET
W Kentucky(18-7) SEC 21 3-6 2-0 7-1 6-0 66 166 Feb 21, 9:00pm ET
7 E Oklahoma(18-8) Big 12 39 3-7 3-1 4-0 8-0 48 286 Feb 24, 4:00pm ET
M FAU(20-6) AAC 29 2-1 5-3 6-1 7-1 102 45 Feb 22, 7:00pm ET
S Washington St.(20-6) Pac-12 32 4-3 4-2 5-1 7-0 83 302 Feb 22, 11:00pm ET
W BYU(18-7) Big 12 10 3-5 3-2 3-0 9-0 63 287 Feb 20, 9:00pm ET
8 E Michigan St.(17-9) Big 10 20 3-7 5-2 5-0 4-0 14 41 Feb 20, 7:00pm ET
M TCU(18-7) Big 12 36 3-6 3-1 4-0 8-0 47 327 Feb 20, 9:00pm ET
S Florida(18-7) SEC 28 3-7 3-0 7-0 5-0 36 102 Feb 21, 7:00pm ET
W Saint Mary's(21-6) WCC 14 4-2 2-2 4-2 10-0 109 76 Feb 20, 11:00pm ET
9 E Texas(17-9) Big 12 33 4-7 1-1 5-1 7-0 23 213 Feb 24, 6:00pm ET
M New Mexico(20-6) MWC 24 3-3 1-2 7-1 8-0 86 269 Feb 21, 10:00pm ET
S Boise St.(17-8) MWC 42 5-5 2-2 3-1 5-0 24 26 Feb 20, 10:30pm ET