Will Wade looks to bring the Bayou Bengals back to prominence with a top-5 recruiting class and one of the most electrifying point guards in the country.
Florida boasts one of the best backcourts in the nation heading into 2018-19. Can their frontcourt produce enough to vault the Gators to Final Four contender status?
A loaded Bulldog roster looks to challenge Kentucky for the 2018-19 SEC title. Can the Brothers Weatherspoon and fossil Ben Howland pull off the upset?
Kevin Keatts has his system firing on all cylinders and brings in yet another talented group of transfers and freshmen. Returning wing Torin Dorn looks to lead the Wolfpack to a second straight Tourney berth and challenge for the ACC title.
No DeVoe, no problem. The Tigers lose two big pieces from a Sweet Sixteen squad a year ago, but bring back one of the best returning trios in the country. Brad Brownell looks to add a little security to his once-shaky job as the Tigers threaten the top of the ACC.
Syracuse returns all five starters from a team that reached last year’s Sweet Sixteen. NBA prospect Tyus Battle’s return has given Boeheim his best roster in years, and a lock down defense makes the Orange an enticing ACC conference crown contender.
Miami loses a significant amount of production from last season, but still returns a core featuring a dynamic point guard and an NBA-caliber big man. A Florida Gulf Coast transfer and Jim Larranaga’s always-great coaching ability should keep the Canes near the top of the ACC standings.
Ever wonder who the coach of your favorite school used to work for? Or how Frank Martin got his intense style of play? Well, wonder no more!
Villanova vs. Michigan, a championship worthy of the stellar basketball we witnessed in 2017-18. The two hottest teams in the country square off for a chance to etch their names in NCAA history. Jay Wright seeks his second championship of his Hall of Fame career; John Beilein seeks his first. It's a heavyweight bout between two brilliant coaches and talented squads.
Kansas v. Duke - a blue-blooded affair! Two of the all-time great college basketball programs got toe-to-toe in what should be the best game of the Tournament thus far. It's an Elite Eight game with a National Championship feel!
Duke. Kansas. Syracuse. Clemson. Four teams enter, one team comes out. Will it be an ACC showdown for a spot in the Final Four? Or will Kansas flex its one-seed muscles and crash the Four yet again?
The Midwest region is a gauntlet of Blue Bloods with Kansas, Duke, and Michigan State leading the way. Will the old guard maintain dominance or will a new contender like Auburn, Clemson, or TCU make a run to the Final Four?
The Final Bracket before the Selection Show...
Four teams enter, one team comes out - it's the Ivy League Tournament, the final Tourney to tip before Selection Sunday! Harvard, Yale, Cornell, and Penn duke it for a spot in the Field of 68.
The UC schools dominated the Big West this season, but conference stalwarts Long Beach State and Hawaii have Tourney aspirations as well. Parity is king in what should be one of the most competitive conference tournaments this March.
SE Louisiana, Nicholls State, and Stephen F. Austin battle it out in Katy for the chance to represent the Southland in the Field of 68!
Nevada is the team to beat in the Mountain West, a conference on the cusp of 2 bids to the Dance. If anyone but the Wolf Pack win, it could spell trouble for Bubble hopefuls.
Louisiana ran over the Sun Belt this season but there several legit contenders near the top of the standings, including the GSU schools and preseason favorite UT Arlington.
The Big 12 is the best basketball conference in America and promises to have one of the most competitive conference tournaments. Big Dance bids are on the line as nine different teams look to crash the Field of 68.
Charleston was the preseason CAA darling, and they managed to snag the 1-seed after a bumper-than-expected season. But the CAA looks wide open for any of the top five squads, so we could see some chaos in South Carolina...
A quick look at the current Field of 68 according to MidRange Report...
Northern Kentucky looks just about unstoppable heading into the Horizon League Tourney. 2-seed Wright State, who swept the Norse during the year, look to be the biggest threat to a repeat NKU berth, while UIC and Oakland hope to pull off a magical March run.
The Big Ten looks like it has 4 teams safely in the field, but anyone else likely needs to win this strangely-timed tournament to earn a 5th bid (and break the hearts of bubble teams everywhere)...
Bucknell once again showed why its the class of the Patriot League, dominating the conference standings from start to finish. The Bison look to punch a ticket to NCAA Tournament for the second straight season. Can anybody stop Nana Foulland and Co.?
UNC Asheville took home the regular season title for the second year in a row, but it is Winthrop who looks to repeat as the Big South representative in the NCAA Tournament. Liberty, Campbell, and Radford all look to play spoiler to the Tourney hopes of the conference favorites.
In the toughest bracket build yet, Midrange Report takes a look at the Field of 68 as of 2/16/2018!
Get your bracketology update here before the Top 16 is revealed!
3MW's latest Bubble Watch is here! Dive into the resumes of all the NCAA Tournament hopefuls at this point in the season...
3MW takes a look at the action from all over college hoops on Wednesday night...
Missing the Bubble Watch thanks to ESPN's layoffs? Don't worry, 3MW has you covered! Dive into the resumes of all the NCAA Tournament hopefuls at this point in the season...