Originally Published: March 15, 2009

Tourney Tips: American

Five senior starters make AU a dangerous foe

By Jason Thelen
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

This is a quality basketball team making a second NCAA appearance in succession. Beating Villanova in Philly, however, is asking far too much of the Eagles.

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American's complete Bracketology chart

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