Bracket projection: Oklahoma
The Sooners will pose a threat if they continue to make perimeter shots
The Oklahoma Sooners are now the fifth program Lon Kruger has taken to the NCAA tournament. This is his second tourney trip in a row with Oklahoma, in just his third season in Norman. This season's squad makes it back after losing two-thirds of its scoring from a season ago. Was the rebuild good enough to take the Sooners deeper in the NCAAs?
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 in order 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 Texas, Iowa State, at Baylor, at Oklahoma State, Kansas State, Texas
Worst losses: Louisiana Tech, at West Virginia
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