Bracket projection: LIU Brooklyn

The LIU Brooklyn Blackbirds upset Wagner, the top seed in the Northeast Conference tournament, to earn the NEC's bid to the NCAA tournament. After struggling to click for most of the season, the Blackbirds were 13-16 on Feb. 21. Since then, LIU Brooklyn has won five straight games and punched a ticket to the Big Dance. Just how far can the hot streak take coach Derek Kellogg's team?

ESPN Insider has your answers, as Joe Lunardi has enlisted a team of bracketologists to compile advanced metrics, key scouting intel and best- and worst-case tournament scenarios for all 68 teams to help you make smart picks in your bracket.