Bracket projection: Kansas State

The Wildcats' grind-it-out style makes them a tough out

Updated: March 12, 2012, 4:11 PM ET
By Charlie Creme | 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

You have to like K-State to win at least a game in this NCAA tournament, if only because its first opponent -- Southern Miss -- is one of the most overrated teams in the field. The Wildcats could scare top-seeded Syracuse before falling in the third round.

Plus, you can enlist the help of Insider's Bracket Predictor tool to aid your picks.

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Kansas State's complete Bracketology chart

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


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Women's College Basketball
Charlie Creme projects the women's NCAA Tournament bracket for ESPN.com.