Bracket projection: NC State
How far can ACC player of the year T.J. Warren carry the Wolfpack?
The North Carolina State Wolfpack snuck into the field of 68 teams with a strong finish to the season. Mark Gottfried's squad features the ACC player of the year, T.J. Warren. Can the Wolfpack pounce on the opportunity and make some noise in the Big Dance?
ESPN Insider has your answers, as Joe Lunardi has enlisted a team of Bracketologists to compile advanced metrics, key scouting intel and best- and worst-case tournament scenarios for all 68 teams to help you make smart picks in your bracket. Plus, as Lunardi fills out his bracket, he'll give you his prediction on how each team will fare.
Best wins: at Tennessee, Florida State, at Pittsburgh
Worst losses: North Carolina Central, at Clemson, Miami (FL)
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