In the final hours before the annual Division I Men's Basketball Selection Show, nearly all of the 37 automatic bids for the tournament have been decided.
But with 31 other spots up for grabs and all kinds of seeding to sort out, there's plenty to talk about until the selection committee reveals the bracket at 6 p.m. ET.
Some of these issues are small, petty things (like why Kansas State is predicted to have a higher seed than Iowa State after being beaten by them in almost every conceivable way during the season), while some are much bigger (like Northwestern's bid to end their reign of power conference mediocrity).
Here are five predictions of the crazy, painful-if-you-get-it-wrong kind that sports fans love to make when looking at their March Madness brackets.