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 now projecting Valparaiso as a 13 seed in the NCAA Tournament. The Crusaders are currently on track for an automatic bid and will need it to retain the invite as they're ranked #57 in the StatSheet StatRank. They have a 26-7 overall record and a 13-3 record in the Horizon.
During its last four games, Valparaiso was solid in wins against Wright State, Green Bay, and Youngstown State.
Valparaiso has a 2-3 record against the RPI Top 100 that includes an 0-2 record against the RPI Top 50 and AP Top 25. While the Crusaders have no quality wins, they're hampered by four bad losses including RPI #189 Youngstown State, RPI #223 Loyola (Chicago), RPI #153 Oakland, and RPI #101 Nebraska.
The last four teams into the NCAA Tournament with at-large bids are Temple (23-9, 11-5 A-10, StatRank #42), Alabama (21-11, 12-6 SEC, StatRank #59), Boise State (21-10, 9-7 Mountain West, StatRank #40), and Tennessee (20-12, 11-7 SEC, StatRank #58).
The first four teams out are Colorado (21-11, 10-8 Pac-12, StatRank #45), La Salle (21-9, 11-5 A-10, StatRank #50), Maryland (22-11, 8-10 ACC, StatRank #67), and Wichita State (26-8, 12-6 Missouri Valley, StatRank #32).
The next four out are Florida State (18-15, 9-9 ACC, StatRank #81), Iowa (21-12, 9-9 Big Ten, StatRank #78), Oregon (25-8, 12-6 Pac-12, StatRank #48), and Virginia (21-11, 11-7 ACC, StatRank #76).
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