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BOZICH | Early NCAA Tournament projections for Louisville, Kentucky, Indiana

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Selection Sunday for the NCAA Tournament is only 61 days away. Selection Sunday for the NCAA Tournament is only 61 days away.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) – Put the helmets in the closet. Say goodbye to Kirk Herbstreit. Tell the chain gang to chill.

It’s all basketball, all the time now (with a few NBA coaching rumors thrown in).

Only 61 days until Selection Sunday.

But who wants to wait until March 13? Maybe Nick Saban, but not hard-core bracketologists. ESPN, CBSSports and Sports Illustrated all updated their 2016 NCAA Tournament brackets Monday.

Here is some of the skinny on the local college basketball teams:

LOUISVILLE

Best wins: North Carolina State, Wake Forest, Grand Canyon.

Worst loss: Clemson

Record Against Top 50 RPI Teams:  1-2

Road Record: 1-3

Ken Pomeroy rating: 9

Jeff Sagarin predictor rating: 3

RPI: 30

Joe Lunardi ESPN: 6 seed, East Regional

Jerry Palm, CBS Sports: 8 seed, West Regional

Michael Beller, Sports Illustrated: 5 seed, West Regional

KENTUCKY

Best wins: Duke, Louisville, Arizona State

Worst losses: Ohio State, Louisiana State, UCLA

Record Against Top 50 RPI Teams: 4-1

Road Record: 1-2

Ken Pomeroy rating: 18

Jeff Sagarin predictor rating: 24

RPI: 8

Joe Lunardi ESPN: 2 seed, West Regional

Jerry Palm, CBS Sports: 4 seed, South Regional

Michael Beller, Sports Illustrated: 3 seed, South Regional

INDIANA

Best wins: Notre Dame, Creighton, Ohio State

Worst losses: Wake Forest, UNLV

Record Against Top 50 RPI Teams: 0-2

Road Record: 2-1

Ken Pomeroy rating: 22

Jeff Sagarin predictor rating: 18

RPI: 58

Joe Lunardi ESPN: 8 seed, South Regional

Jerry Palm, CBS Sports: 9 seed, South Regional

Michael Beller, Sports Illustrated: 8 seed, Midwest Regional

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