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 68 tournament teams to help you make smart picks.
If Alabama wasn't good enough to get into the field, then why weren't Georgia's two recent defeats to the Crimson Tide "bad losses?" We'll never know why a team 1-7 against the RPI Top 25 made the tournament, but it won't matter after Friday.
Plus, you can enlist the help of Insider's Bracket Predictor tool to aid your picks.
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Take a look inside the data used by the selection committee in seeding the bracket: