Joe Lunardi released his first Bracketology of the new year, and honestly, I’d be just fine if the NCAA printed it up and we started playing the games now. Lunardi has Kentucky as the 2-seed in the South Region (Memphis), playing its opening round games in Indianapolis. The 1-seed in the South Region? The team likely to be #1 in the country following Villanova’s loss, Baylor:
Um, yes please! Also of note:
- Currently, Lunardi believes only four SEC teams will get in: Kentucky (2), Florida (5), South Carolina (8), and Arkansas (8). Be better, SEC.
- The four #1-seeds: Villanova, Kansas, Gonzaga, Baylor. If you predicted that at the beginning of the season, get on a plane to Vegas right now.
- Duke’s a two-seed in the Midwest, North Carolina a two-seed in the East, and Louisville a four-seed in the Midwest.
To check it all out for yourself, head on over to ESPN.