— Juwan Howard exceeded expectations in his first year as head basketball coach thanks to an epic showing over Feast Week.
— The Ducks lost their best piece from last season in All-American Payton Pritchard.
— An overtime win over Purdue a month ago should have meant an official spot in the first March Madness in ages for Rutgers. — The Stanford seeding came before the Cardinal made a significant Easter recruiting splash with the commitment of five-star Ziaire Williams. 14 recruiting class nationally, plus Sam Hauser is eligible after sitting out as a transfer.
No. — Is it time for the Razorbacks to return to March Madness? 6 Rutgers vs. No. North Carolina, which reached the Sweet 16 a season ago, was No. But Roy Williams has three five-stars signed, including two of the top four center prospects in the country to dominate the post. A potential round one matchup against Miami and Jim Larranga is an interesting one. He is 83-20 with two first-place finishes in the conference.
Most of the key faces are back, and four-star center Ryan Kalkbrenner is a nice get inside. 5 Oregon vs. No. No. Bracketology Real time updates by CBS College Hoops expert Jerry Palm on NCAA March Madness Bracket Projections Time to Schein: Dayton would have won a national championship title. 4 Tennessee vs. No. Creighton landed Alex O’Connell from Duke as a transfer. Covering the impact of coronavirus on the sports world, Villanova Wildcats 2016 National ChampsGet the Locker Room Gear! However, consecutive losses to Ohio State, Virginia, Wofford and Gonzaga have sent the Heels into a tailspin. No. A four seed is surprising from CBS Sports as most outlets out of Vegas have UVA among the favorites to win it all. North Carolina, however, will have to rally without the services of star freshman guard Cole Anthony for the next four-to-six weeks while he recovers from arthroscopic knee surgery to repair a torn meniscus. 10 Arizona State (Wichita) — The Boilermakers return to the tournament after what was expected to be an NIT 2020 for Matt Painter. CBS Bracketology Posted by BHMKyle on 2/3/20 at 1:36 pm 1 6 3-seed: Auburn 5-seed: Kentucky 6-seed: LSU 8-seed: Arkansas 11-seed: Florida (LAST 4 IN) 11-seed: Miss.
1 recruiting class rarely ends well. 1 in the standings. — The Bulldogs are a perennial power in the Ivy League, and would have had the bid last year if not for the tournament’s cancellation. CBS Sports is a registered trademark of CBS Broadcasting Inc. Of course, we still do not know everyone who is going off to the NBA early or transferring to other schools. NBA Mock Draft: Obi Toppin Climbing Up To A No. Florida State is to be feared after an outright ACC Championship win for Leonard Hamilton.