Bracket projection: Texas Southern
Tigers have a star in Aaric Murray, but poor defense could cost them
The Texas Southern Tigers are an interesting mid-major out of the Southwestern Athletic Conference. TSU features two familiar yet forgotten names leading the way, with coach Mike Davis and leading scorer Aaric Murray guiding the Tigers back to the Big Dance. Does Texas Southern have what it takes to shock the world and knock off a top seed?
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 Southern, Arkansas Pine-Bluff, at Arkansas Pine-Bluff
Worst losses: Lehigh, at Prairie View A&M, at Jackson State, Jackson State
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