Terrence Shannon Jr. and Matthew Mayer brought valuable talent and experience to Illinois when they transferred last offseason, as Shannon left Texas Tech and Mayer came from Baylor. The Fighting Illini are a No. 9 seed in the 2023 NCAA Tournament bracket and have proven they can beat the top teams in college basketball, taking down UCLA and Texas in non-conference play. Can they get past No. 8 seed Arkansas during the March Madness 2023 schedule and march through the 2023 NCAA bracket?
The Razorbacks struggled with similar consistency issues throughout the season, but they have one of the most talented rosters in the country entering the 2023 March Madness bracket. Both teams are confident they can make a run in the 2023 NCAA college basketball bracket, making it one of the most difficult 2023 March Madness picks in the opening round. Before making any 2023 March Madness bracket predictions, be sure to check out the 2023 NCAA Tournament bracket picks from the proven computer model at SportsLine.
The SportsLine Projection Model simulated the entire 2023 NCAA Tournament 10,000 times. It has absolutely crushed its March Madness picks, beating over 92% of all CBS Sports brackets two of the last four tournaments. The model also nailed three teams in the West and South Region Sweet 16 last year, including No. 5 seed Houston.
It knows how to spot an upset as well. The same model has produced brackets that have nailed 18 first-round upsets by double-digit seeds. It also nailed some massive upsets two years ago, including predicting the championship game between Gonzaga and Baylor and hitting Houston’s Midwest Region win even though the Cougars weren’t the No. 1 seed.
There’s simply no reason to rely on luck when there’s proven technology to help you dominate your 2023 March Madness picks. Now, with the 2023 NCAA bracket revealed, the model is simulating the matchups and its results are in. You can…
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Author : CBS Sports Staff
Publish date : 2023-03-16 13:08:04
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