Bracket projection: Texas

Young Longhorns must play like a veteran group to go far in March

Updated: March 17, 2014, 4:31 PM ET
By Charlie Creme | ESPN Insider

After making the NCAA tournament every season for the first 14 years of Rick Barnes' tenure in Austin, the Texas Longhorns missed the postseason altogether in 2013. Now that Texas is back, how does Barnes get his young team to do some damage?

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.

PROFILES FOR ALL 68 TEAMS | BRACKET PREDICTOR


TOURNEY PROFILE

Best wins: at North Carolina, Iowa State, Kansas State, at Baylor, Oklahoma State

Worst losses: BYU, at Oklahoma State, at Kansas State, at Texas Tech

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Women's College Basketball
Charlie Creme projects the women's NCAA Tournament bracket for ESPN.com.