Bracket projection: Duke

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

I would have taken Notre Dame as the fourth No. 1 seed, but there's certainly no good case against the ACC champions and pre-season top seed. The Blue Devils will be in Houston to defending their national title, as the West Region is pretty soft.

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Duke's complete Bracketology chart

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