Bracket projection: Louisville

Cardinals will go as far as Peyton Siva carries them

Updated: March 12, 2012, 4:53 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

Rick Pitino's coaching is unsurpassed. He simply drives the Cardinals to exceed expectations and did so again in the Big East tournament. But I worry about the "let-down" factor and the cross-country travel. I don't see Louisville making it to the second weekend.

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Louisville's complete Bracketology chart

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