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Bracket projection: Tennessee

The Volunteers need their defense to be consistently stong to make a deep run

Updated: March 14, 2011, 10:39 PM ET
By Chris Dortch | 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

The Volunteers are another team that can look like world-beaters one night, then just beaten the next. Figure on exactly that in the NCAA first weekend: An impressive win over Michigan followed by a blowout loss to Duke.

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Tennessee's complete Bracketology chart

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