Bracket projection: Cincinnati
Inconsistent Bearcats have Sweet 16 potential, but could fall early
If the Bearcats had skipped the non-conference portion of their schedule, they'd have a single-digit RPI and be a No. 2 or No. 3 seed. But the loss to Presbyterian really happened and CIncinnati's non-league schedule really was No. 317. None of that matters against Texas or Florida State, where I see Cincy splitting two high-level games.
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