Bracket Buster definition: a 6+ seeded team that reaches the Elite 8.
Most bracket fillers conservatively stick to the highest seeds when picking their Elite 8 teams, and rightly so – about 81% of all Elite 8 teams were 1-5 seeds. So when a 6+ seed reaches the Elite 8, most people’s brackets are busted.
Last tournament, there were three bracket busters! Here are this year’s most likely bracket busters (teams with at least a 8% chance):