Originally Published: March 15, 2009

Tourney Tips: Illinois

Can Illini walk their way to Tourney wins?

Doherty By Bill Doherty
Special to Insider
Note: ESPN's Joe Lunardi assigned a team of Bracketologists to put together Insider's Tournament Tips, offering historical analysis of the bracket and in-depth breakdowns on all 65 tournament teams to help you make smart picks.

Lunardi's Logic

The Illini got a pretty favorable seed considering the injury to Chester Frazier. If you're looking for a 5-12 upset, here it is. Western Kentucky proved last year that it belongs.

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Illinois' complete Bracketology chart

Take a look inside the data used by the tournament selection committee in seeding the bracket.

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