Wondering which 64 teams might wind up hearing their names called on Selection Monday in 2009? A look at the front-runners.
The 2008-09 season might be seven months away, but here's a look at how the preseason top 25 shapes up now.
Two weeks ago, it was hard to distinguish teams two through seven on the S-curve. But after the opening weekend of conference tournaments, the top two lines of the bracket became a lot clearer.
Last week, and perhaps for the rest of the regular season, the biggest question is whether Maryland or Rutgers deserves the fourth and final No. 1 seed.
Selection Sunday is only hours away, but our bracket guru has his field of 64 penciled in.
Rutgers' loss in the Big East final allowed Ohio State, not UConn, to jump one spot to a No. 2 seed.
It's easy to focus on recent games, but when selecting the NCAA field, you must factor in the entire season, not just one weekend.