Indiana lost a tough 60-56 game to Wisconsin Saturday afternoon on senior day at Assembly Hall. A win would have certainly guaranteed a place for the Hoosiers in the NCAA Tournament, although even with the loss they still seem very safe thanks to a complete absence of bad losses and a whole lot of Quad 1 victories.
Indeed, entering Saturday, Indiana appeared in all 108 bracket projections that are currently updated in at Bracket Matrix, with an average seed of 9. A notable exception to that was Joe Lunardi’s ESPN Bracketology, which had Indiana in the “last four in” section heading into today’s game. That narrative also just so happened to be heavily featured on ESPN throughout the broadcast.
During Indiana coach Archie Miller’s postgame press conference, the subject of bracket projections came up and Miller didn’t hold back on his thoughts, comparing the world of bracketology to Sesame Street and delivering a lengthy monologue as to why he feels very confident in Indiana’s at-large chances.
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