Originally Published: March 15, 2009

Tourney Tips: Akron

Undersize Zips use aggressive defense to drive success

Doherty By Bill Doherty
Special to Insider
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 65 tournament teams to help you make smart picks.

Lunardi's Logic

Whatever happened to Mid-American Conference basketball? No disrespect to the Zips, but the MAC used to be a league that sent far more dangerous teams to the NCAAs.

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Akron's complete Bracketology chart

Take a look inside the data used by the tournament selection committee in seeding the bracket.