Bracket projection: Albany

Can Will Brown's team surprise a top contender?

Updated: March 17, 2014, 6:05 PM ET
By Henry Bushnell | ESPN Insider

The Albany Great Danes are headed back to the NCAA tournament for the second straight year as the America East champion. Coach Will Brown's team enters the field with confidence, some mind-bogglingly interesting uniforms, and a mascot not afraid to scrap with his counterpart on the other team. Can this veteran bunch make some noise in the tourney's second round?

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: Vermont

Worst losses: at UMass Lowell (OT), at New Hampshire, at UMBC