Our 2013 NCAA tournament picks are derived from the algorithmic bracketology models developed by TeamRankings.com. In this section you will find our NCAA picks for the most likely sleepers, as well as picks for highest odds and biggest surprises to reach the Final Four and win the national championship.
NCAA Tournament Bracket Picks 2013
Ohio State closed the regular season on one of the more impressive win streaks in the country, and as a result the Buckeyes have made significant improvement in our 2013 bracket picks. Not only did Ohio State when the last five games of the season, but four of those wins (Minnesota, Michigan State, Indiana and… more »
Throughout the college basketball season, the Big East and Big Ten have appeared to stand above the rest, and on average we project the Big East to land the most tournament bids with 7.5, compared to 6.9 for the Big Ten. However, our 2013 NCAA bracket picks expect the Big Ten to outperform all other… more »
It would be hard to argue that any team has enjoyed a better week than Louisville. Over the last seven days the Cardinals earned road wins at DePaul and Syracuse, as well as a home win over Cincinnati. Consequently, UL greatly improved their advancement odds in our latest bracket picks. In fact, in our most… more »
One of the more enjoyable aspects of filling out an NCAA tournament bracket is finding a sleeper or two to make the Final Four, and our 2013 NCAA bracket picks have identified two solid candidates. Specifically, two teams are seeded worse than a 4, yet have about 10% odds to make a Final Four run…. more »
Three weeks still remain in the regular season, but the national title picture is beginning to take focus. In fact, in our 2013 NCAA bracket picks Florida and Indiana have separated themselves considerably from the field. Our bracket picks give the Gators a 23% shot to win the championship and the Hoosiers a 20% chance. No… more »
Coach Tom Izzo has led Michigan State to the Final Four in six of the last 14 NCAA tournaments, the most recent coming in 2010. As recently as last week our 2013 NCAA bracket picks gave the Spartans just a 5.7% chance to make the semifinals, though, and another trip looked like a long shot…. more »