Early Predictions for the No. 1 Seeds in 2014 NCAA Basketball Tournament

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Early Predictions for the No. 1 Seeds in 2014 NCAA Basketball Tournament
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It doesn't make a lot of sense that whether Wichita State deserves a No. 1 seed is even a debate—in another year, maybe, but not this year.

The Shockers, in my estimation, are one of the easy choices for the selection committee. What will be hard is figuring out the fourth team to get a top seed over the next two weeks. 

As many as nine teams are still in the running for a No. 1 seed, and the teams currently in consideration this week for the final spot could conceivably end up as No. 3 seeds. (Syracuse fans sadly nod.)

Let's look at the possible scenarios and who needs to do what to get on the top line.

 

All RPI numbers are as of Tuesday, March 4, and come from CBSSports.com

*An asterisk next to an opponent indicates the game was played on a neutral court.

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