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.
The Aztecs have been overachieving all season. And their draw -- N.C. State on the East Coast -- is not favorable. In a mini-upset, I'm taking the Wolfpack against San Diego State. But not before complimenting coach Steve Fisher for perhaps an even better job than last year's historic season.
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Take a look inside the data used by the selection committee in seeding the bracket: