Breaking Down The Bracket - East Region

Favorite Upsets in Round of 64
  • (10) Butler vs (7) Arkansas
  • (9) Alabama vs (8) Va. Tech

Bracket Busters

(3) Texas Tech
  • A potential Sweet 16 matchup against Purdue (the most popular 2 seed to advance to the Elite 8).  If Texas Tech can advance and then upset Villanova, the Red Raiders would knock out a final four team from nearly 60% of Yahoo brackets!

Possible National Champions

  • (1) Villanova

Players to Watch


Player Pos Team PPG RPG APG SPG BPG FGA FG% 3PA 3P%
Kelan Martin SF/PF Butler 20.8 6.2 2.0 0.8 0.5 16.5 44% 7.3 36%
Aaron Holiday PG UCLA 20.3 3.6 5.8 1.3 0.2 13.8 46% 6.1 43%
Jalen Brunson PG Villanova 19.4 3.1 4.7 0.9 0.0 13.1 53% 5.3 41%
Collin Sexton PG Alabama 19.0 3.8 3.5 0.9 0.1 13.2 44% 4.0 34%
Mikal Bridges SG/SF Villanova 18.0 5.4 2.1 1.6 1.1 12.1 52% 6.0 43%
Jalen Hudson SG Florida 15.3 3.9 1.0 0.8 0.6 11.4 45% 5.7 41%
Landry Shamet PG/SG Wichita St 15.0 3.2 5.1 0.7 0.2 9.7 50% 5.9 46%
Kris Wilkes SF UCLA 13.8 5.0 1.7 0.8 0.6 11.1 44% 4.8 35%
Daniel Gafford PF/C Arkansas 11.9 6.2 0.7 0.6 2.1 7.7 62% 0.0 0%
Zhaire Smith PG/SG Texas Tech 11.1 4.6 1.6 1.2 1.0 7.2 56% 0.9 42%
Donta Hall C Alabama 10.9 6.8 0.6 0.7 2.1 6.3 72% 0.0 0%
Omari Spellman C Villanova 10.7 7.9 0.8 0.6 1.5 8.2 48% 3.5 44%
Nickeil Alexander-Walker SG Va. Tech 10.5 3.9 1.4 0.9 0.6 8.2 45% 4.4 39%
John Petty SG Alabama 10.1 2.6 1.8 0.5 0.3 8.8 39% 6.7 36%

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