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2013 March Madness Field of 68 Projections: Feb. 18

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2013 March Madness Field of 68 Projections: Feb. 18
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With just 27 days left until Selection Sunday, everything from No. 1 seeds to spots in the field remains up for grabs.

I like to break teams down into three categories:

1. Wallflowers are bubble teams, because everyone wants to get into the Big Dance, but not all of them have the guts to ask a girl out onto the dance floor.

2. An elite team that is safely in the field is "Dancing with a Hottie."

3. A school in the middle is "Dancing with Its Sister."

For two of the past three years, my final bracket projections have been more accurate than those of ESPN's Joe Lunardi, and I had the most accurate projections in the country in 2011.


I'll begin with the two First Four at-large-bid games:

(No. 12a) UMass vs. (No. 12d) Ole Miss

(No. 12b) Villanova vs. (No. 12c) Iowa State


First 14 Teams Out: Alabama, Southern Miss, Arizona State, Virginia, Baylor, Kentucky, Wyoming, St. John's, Maryland, St. Mary's, BYU, Boise State, Air Force, Iowa


The projections are presented in slideshow format, with each major conference receiving its own slide.

First up is the ACC.

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