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Bracket projection: Purdue

The Boilermakers will be a tough out in this year's NCAA tournament

Updated: March 14, 2011, 9:48 PM ET
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 68 tournament teams to help you make smart picks.

Lunardi's Logic

Purdue has a great draw to at least the Sweet 16. Unless Chris Wright comes back at 110 percent, the Boilers have an easy path through Chicago and then a winnable Sweet 16 game vs. Notre Dame. It's "Boiler Up" all the way to the Elite Eight.

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