2023 NCAA Tournament Bracket: Computer Simulation Shares Surprising Surprises, March Madness Picks, Sleepers

In his sophomore year at Marquette, coach Shaka Smart led the Golden Eagles to a Big East regular-season title and last Saturday saw them win the conference tournament title with a resounding win over Xavier. At 28-6 and winning 14 of their last 15 games, the Golden Eagles are a worthy No. 2 in the 2023 NCAA tournament. Led by guard Kam Jones (15.0 points per game) and Tyler Kolek (13.3) is Marquette be a tough nut to crack in the East Region of the 2023 March Madness bracket. With a potential straight from Michigan State/USC and Kentucky/Kansas State, there should be plenty of optimism among Marquette fans for March Madness 2023 that a place in the Elite Eight seems a possibility.

Can the Golden Eagles continue their magical season and advance to Houston for the 2023 NCAA bracket Final Four? Before making your 2023 NCAA tournament predictions, check out the March Madness bracket picks from SportsLine’s trusted computer model.

The SportsLine projection model simulated the entire 2023 NCAA tournament 10,000 times. It absolutely smashed its March Madness picks, beating over 92% of all CBS Sports Brackets two of the last four tournaments. The model also nailed three teams in the West and South Region Sweet 16 last year, including No. 5 Houston.

It also knows how to spot an excitement. The same model has spawned brackets that nailed 18 first-round surprises through double-digit seeds. Two years ago, it also provided some massive upsets, including predicting the championship game between Gonzaga and Baylor and winning Houston’s Midwest Region win despite the Cougars not being No. 1.

Now SportsLine’s advanced computer model has simulated the entire NCAA tournament 10,000 times to find the perfect bracket for the 2023 NCAA tournament and find out which teams will deliver the biggest upsets. They shouldn’t even think about making a choice without seeing what their model has to say.

Top 2023 March Madness Bracket angry picks

An upset from the East region that model identified: Florida Atlantic, No. 9, defeats Memphis, No. 8. The Owls dominated the Conference USA game, going 18-2 en route to a 31-3 record en route to the 2023 NCAA tournament. A stunning win over UAB, 78-56, in the conference tournament championship game led some pundits to believe that FAU was significantly underseeded. Although Memphis won the AAC Conference Tournament Championship against No. 1 Houston, they could still struggle against FAU, who don’t have a major weakness and play disciplined basketball both offense and defense.

Another surprise: No. 4 Tennessee hits a sweet 16 run despite missing point guard Zakai Zeigler (knee) for the remainder of the season. The Volunteers rank third nationally in points allowed per game (58.0) and can quell teams’ offenses. Although Rick Barnes’ team has been 5-7 since early February, the model predicts Tennessee will defeat en route to the Sweet 16 and a matchup against No. 1 Purdue, No. 13 Louisiana and No. 5 Duke. Here’s a look at what other March Madness Matchups 2023 to target.

How to make predictions for the 2023 NCAA tournament bracket

Who wins every tournament-determining matchup? And which teams will make surprise runs through the 2023 NCAA tournament? With the model’s track record of calling bracket-busting excitement, you should see what stunners it’s calling this year before you commit to any NCAA bracket picks for 2023.

So what is the optimal bracket for the 2023 NCAA tournament? And Which NCAA Tournament Cinderella Teams Will Shock College Basketball? Visit SportsLine now to see which double-digit seeds you can trust, all from the model called 18 surprises by double-digit seeds.

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