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Michigan is the only team with a greater than 50% chance of winning their region. Problem is, Michigan won’t be full strength – at least for the first two rounds – due to Isaiah Livers’ injury. Soooo… huge caveat in this region. I suggest discounting Michigan’s chances and boosting everyone else’s. By how much? I wish I could tell you. According to Jeff Borzello, Michigan, in the past 2 seasons, is 33-9 with a healthy Livers and 6-6 otherwise. All 12 games without him came last season.
There is an 85% chance the winner will be one of five teams…
Use these tables to compare team computer ratings for the teams that are in the 2021 NCAA Tournament. These ratings have predictive value and can be used to make relative team strength comparisons. Check out computer rankings for these teams here.
Use these tables to compare team computer rankings for the teams that are in the 2021 NCAA Tournament. Rankings include NET, RPI, KenPom, Sagarin, and ESPN’s BPI, SOS, and SOR. “Avg” is the average of the NET, RPI, POM, SAG, and BPI.
I’m not a “bracket of integrity” I-only-fill-out-one-bracket type of guy. I’m a numbers guy. I like to hedge, play the averages, and most of all take risk. So I always fill out several brackets, but here’s a pretty good one.