Bracket projection: Akron

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.

Lunardi's Logic

Kudos to the Zips for winning the MAC automatic bid. To me, the larger question is whatever happened to MAC basketball? I know Ohio U. upset Georgetown last March, but it's a sad day when MAC winners get a No. 15 seed.

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Akron's complete Bracketology chart

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