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Bracket projection: Northern Colorado

Devon Beitzel and perimeter game will carry the Bears

Updated: March 14, 2011, 10:58 PM ET
By Matt Martucci | 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 Bears figured to draw either BYU or San Diego State as a No. 15 seed, and here they are. The Big Sky champions are in the NCAA Tournament for the first time in school history and should enjoy the experience while it lasts.

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Northern Colorado's complete Bracketology chart

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


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