StatSheet Projects Louisiana Tech as NCAA Tournament Bubble Team 13 Seed: 01/18/2013

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StatSeed is StatSheet's postseason projections for all of Division I, including the NCAA Tournament, National Invitation Tournament (NIT), College Basketball Invitational (CBI), and the CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament (CIT). Read more about how StatSeed is calculated.

StatSheet is projecting Louisiana Tech to be a 13 seed in the NCAA Tournament. The Bulldogs are, at this point, on track for an automatic bid, and they will need to win their conference tournament as they're sitting at #55 in the StatSheet StatRank. They have a 15-3 overall record and a 6-0 record in the WAC.

During the last four games, Louisiana Tech was dominant with wins against Idaho, Texas-San Antonio, Texas State, and Texas-Arlington.

Louisiana Tech has little experience against top competition, with a 1-2 record against the RPI Top 100 that includes a 1-1 record against the RPI Top 50 but no record against AP ranked teams. While the Bulldogs have a single quality win against RPI #50 Southern Miss, they're also weighed down by a bad loss to RPI #203 McNeese State.

The last four teams into the NCAA Tournament with at-large bids are Arizona State (14-3, 3-1 Pac 12, StatRank #57), Maryland (14-3, 2-2 ACC, StatRank #71), Washington (12-5, 4-0 Pac 12, StatRank #52), and La Salle (12-4, 2-1 A-10, StatRank #38).

The first four teams out are Brigham Young (14-5, 4-1 West Coast, StatRank #43), Kentucky (11-5, 2-1 SEC, StatRank #66), Pittsburgh (14-4, 2-3 Big East, StatRank #64), and Rutgers (12-4, 3-2 Big East, StatRank #54).

The next four out are Iowa (12-5, 1-3 Big Ten, StatRank #77), St. John's (10-7, 2-3 Big East, StatRank #70), Saint Louis (12-4, 1-1 A-10, StatRank #50), and Villanova (11-6, 2-2 Big East, StatRank #68).

Regional 1
#1Duke
#2Arizona
#3Florida
#4Michigan State
#5Butler
#6Connecticut
#7Cincinnati
#8Colorado
#9UNLV
#10Baylor
#11Boise State
#12Arizona State
#13Bucknell
#14Akron
#15FGCU
#16Long Beach State
#17CSU
Regional 2
#1Indiana
#2Miami (FL)
#3Gonzaga
#4Missouri
#5Creighton
#6Illinois
#7New Mexico
#8Ole Miss
#9Oklahoma State
#10Colorado State
#11Georgetown
#12Belmont
#13Louisiana Tech
#14MTSU
#15Harvard
#16Northeastern
#17Davidson
Regional 3
#1Kansas
#2Michigan
#3Minnesota
#4NC State
#5Kansas State
#6Marquette
#7San Diego State
#8VCU
#9Texas A&M
#10Iowa State
#11La Salle
#12Maryland
#13Southern Miss
#14NDSU
#15Weber State
#16Wright State
#17Niagara
Regional 4
#1Louisville
#2Syracuse
#3Ohio State
#4Oklahoma
#5Oregon
#6Notre Dame
#7UCLA
#8Wichita State
#9Wisconsin
#10North Carolina
#11Temple
#12Washington
#13Stephen F. Austin
#14Stony Brook
#15Bryant
#16NCCU
#17SOU

NCAA Tourney Projections by Conference


Conf
NCAA
Teams
Conf
Teams
Pct in
NCAA
Big East7 1643.8%
Big Ten7 1258.3%
Big 126 1060.0%
Pac 126 1250.0%
Mountain West5 862.5%
ACC5 1241.7%
A-104 1428.6%
SEC4 1233.3%
Missouri Valley2 1020.0%
Ivy League1 812.5%
SoCon1 128.3%
Patriot1 812.5%
Ohio Valley1 119.1%
Atlantic Sun1 1010.0%
West Coast1 911.1%
Big South1 119.1%
MAC1 128.3%
Big West1 911.1%
WAC1 812.5%
Sun Belt1 128.3%
MAAC1 1010.0%
Summit League1 1010.0%
CAA1 128.3%
SWAC1 1010.0%
C-USA1 128.3%
Southland1 128.3%
America East1 911.1%
Big Sky1 911.1%
Horizon1 1010.0%
NEC1 128.3%
MEAC1 137.7%

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OverallConf
1 Southern Miss 29-7 13-3
 1Louisiana Tech 29-8 13-3
1 MTSU 24-9 13-3
1 Tulsa 21-13 13-3
5 Texas-El Paso 23-11 12-4
6 Old Dominion 18-18 9-7
7 Tulane 17-17 8-8
8 UAB 18-13 7-9
8 Charlotte 17-14 7-9
8 FIU 15-16 7-9
11 North Texas 16-16 6-10
12 East Carolina 17-17 5-11
12 FAU 10-22 5-11
14 Marshall 11-22 4-12
14 UTSA 8-22 4-12
16 Rice 7-23 2-14
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#3 Raheem Appleby Jr G 6-4 160
#22 Josh Butler Fr F 6-6 225
#33 Leo Edwards Fr F 6-8 230
#11 Stojan Gjuroski Jr F 6-8 205
#0 Alex Hamilton So G 6-4 180
#15 C. Johnson Sr G 6-6 220
#23 Jaron Johnson Sr G 6-6 205
#1 Michale Kyser Jr F 6-9 205
#10 Isaiah Massey Jr F 6-8 225
#2 Erik McCree So F 6-7 215
#21 Kenyon McNeail Sr G 6-1 190
#4 Kenneth Smith Jr G 6-3 180
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