We are officially one week away from start of the greatest event in all sports: Selection Sunday. A lot of readers of this site are very critical of how often some “bracketologists” update their brackets, especially when it is in November and December. While I am not disagreeing with that sentiment, it is hard to deny that it is now important to look at.
Following last week’s loss at Tennessee, CBS Sports’ Jerry Palm dropped Kentucky to a #2 seed. After yesterday, where Tennessee and Duke both lost, Palm has put the Cats back on the #1 seed line.
Two things to note on this bracket. First, the obvious being that Duke is the number 2 seed in the bracket. Second, is the locations with opening games in Columbus before moving to Louisville. As Drew Franklin has said multiple times, bring on Duke if it is in Louisville.
The matchup against Omaha in the first round would be the first ever matchup between the two schools. A second round matchup against Iowa State or Syracuse would be interesting though. The Cats haven’t played Boeheim and company since 2000. The last time they played Iowa State though? 2012. That ended well that year.
A possible Sweet 16 rematch against Kansas State is another game that would excite me. I am sure PJ Washington would love to play that team again.
What are your thoughts on this bracket if it is the one the Cats get next week?