Joe Lunardi updates projections for B1G teams ahead of Selection Sunday
Joe Lunardi provided his final NCAA Tournament projections early Sunday morning. The ESPN bracketologist has slated 9 B1G teams to make the field, the most of any conference in the country.
While Purdue and Penn State are yet to square off for the B1G Championship at Gainbridge Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, Lunardi currently has Purdue as a No. 1 seed in the East region. Penn State is projected as a 10-seed in the South region. Meanwhile, Michigan and Wisconsin are both in Lunardi’s “Next Four Out” column.
Here’s where all of the B1G teams are seeded in Lunardi’s projections:
Purdue — No. 1 seed in the East
Indiana — No. 5 seed in the Midwest
Northwestern — No. 7 seed in the East
Michigan State — No. 7 seed in the Midwest
Iowa — No. 8 seed in the West
Maryland — No. 9 seed in the South
Illinois — No. 9 seed in the Midwest
Penn State — No. 10 seed in the South
Rutgers — No. 11 seed in the Midwest