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Insider Tourney Tips - California

In a down year, Bears carrying the flag for Pac-10

Updated: March 16, 2010, 1:23 AM ET
By Charlie Creme | 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

Kicked to the curb with the rest of the Pac-10, Cal has played extremely well for more than a month. I expect the Golden Bears to defeat Louisville, then fall to Duke.

Plus, you can enlist the help of Insider's Bracket Predictor tool to aid your picks.

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California's complete Bracketology chart

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


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