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Bracket projection: Butler

After coming up just short in 2010, can veteran Bulldogs make another run?

Updated: March 14, 2011, 8:55 PM ET
By Greg Carroccio | Special to Insider
Note: For the seventh consecutive year, ESPN's Joe Lunardi has assigned a team of Bracketologists to put together Insider's Tournament Tips, offering in-depth breakdowns and historical analysis of the bracket for all 68 tournament teams to help you make smart picks.

Lunardi's Logic

The Bulldogs aren't getting out of the first weekend this year. If Old Dominion doesn't get Butler, Pittsburgh surely will. Not a knock on the Bulldogs, just reality. It took every tool in the toolbox just to get this team back in the bracket.

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Butler's complete Bracketology chart

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


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