Seeds are set; time to fill out your bracket on C3
On a Selection Sunday when Northwestern made history, Villanova lined itself up for a shot at defending its national championship, North Carolina beat Duke in a game of bracketology and the Big 12 slipped its bubble team into the field.
Las Vegas quickly weighed in and made the ACC Tourna- ment champion Blue Devils the favorite at 5-to-1. The Tar Heels are 6-1, followed by Nova, Kentucky and Kansas, each at 8-1. At least they have odds.
Traditional power Syracuse, a Final Four team a year ago, and Illinois State, a team that won 27 games and went 17-1 in its conference, were left at the altar.
Meanwhile, it’s going to be a lonely NCAA Tournament for the Lone Star State. Only three teams from Texas were invited to the 68-team party: