The Rating Percentage Index (RPI) is a metric used by the NCAA basketball committee to help select teams for the tournament. With bracket-mania now in full swing, we thought it would be interesting to see how we might use the RPI to help fill out our bracket.
Higher seeds are expected to beat lower seeds.
Upsets are expected in the tournament; lower seeds beating higher seeds.
Our Bracket Filling Rules/Methodology:
Upsets Expected Based on Previous 3 Tournaments:
Round of 64=9
Round of 32=4
Round of 16=3
Round of 8=2
So here is the bracket- we'll grade our accuracy after the tournament. Enjoy!
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