Commentary

Bracket projection: West Virginia

The poor-shooting Mountaineers will have to utilize their elite defense to advance

Updated: March 14, 2011, 11:10 PM ET
By Paul Aspan | 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

When the Mountaineers are good, they are very good. And when they are bad, well, they can lose to Minnesota, Miami and Marshall. I expect WVU to draw Clemson in their tourney opener, and the Tigers are the better team right now.

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West Virginia's complete Bracketology chart

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