Note: ESPN's Joe Lunardi assigned a team of Bracketologists to put together Insider's Tournament Tips, offering historical analysis of the bracket and in-depth breakdowns on all 68 tournament teams to help you make smart picks.
Expect a little rust when the Cougars face Iona this Tuesday in Dayton. Both teams will have been off for over a week after semifinal ousters in their respective conference tournaments. This is truly a coin-flip game, with a slight edge to Iona, but I wouldn't be surprised to see either advance before losing to Marquette in the second round.
Plus, you can enlist the help of Insider's Bracket Predictor tool to aid your picks.
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Take a look inside the data used by the selection committee in seeding the bracket: