Bracket projection: Long Island

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

The Blackbirds were the class of the Northeast Conference all year long. All that gets them, though, is an expense-paid trip to Charlotte and 40 minutes of road-kill against North Carolina. Yes, it's a tough draw for LIU.

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Long Island's complete Bracketology chart

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