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.
What a long, strange trip it's been for Sparty. If we're honest, there's just no way to compare "what might have been" to "what is" at Michigan State. Credit Tom Izzo for navigating his way into the bracket, but don't expect more than one win at the most.
Plus, you can enlist the help of Insider's Bracket Predictor tool to aid your picks.
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Take a look inside the data used by the selection committee in seeding the bracket: