Bracket projection: NC Central

With a unique style and star scorer, Eagles could scare opening opponent

Updated: March 17, 2014, 5:53 PM ET
By Paul Hembekides | ESPN Insider

In just its fourth season as an NCAA Division I member, the North Carolina Central Eagles breezed through the MEAC and tied a program record with 28 wins. Can the Eagles, buoyed by MEAC Player of the Year Jeremy Ingram, upend a giant in their first trip to 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.

PROFILES FOR ALL 68 TEAMS | BRACKET PREDICTOR


TOURNEY PROFILE

Best wins: at North Carolina State

Worst losses: at IUPUI, at Florida A&M