Bill Self successfully remade the Kansas Jayhawks roster, incorporating four freshmen and a transfer into his rotation, as KU captured its 10th straight Big 12 regular-season championship. It wasn't always a smooth ride, and with prize first-year center Joel Embiid a question mark because of a back injury, the NCAA tournament won't be either. With two potential top-five NBA draft picks in Andrew Wiggins and Embiid, the talent is there, but will that translate into March success?
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, in order to help you make smart picks in your bracket. Plus, as Lunardi fills out his bracket, he'll give you his prediction on how each team will fare.
Best wins: Duke, New Mexico, Georgetown, Toledo, at Oklahoma, Kansas State, at Iowa State, at Baylor, Texas, Oklahoma
Worst losses: at Colorado, San Diego State, at Oklahoma State, at Kansas State, at West Virginia