The East Region of the 2023 NCAA Tournament bracket is loaded with teams capable of making a deep run in March Madness 2023. Purdue is the No. 1 seed, but the Boilermakers will have a challenging road through the 2023 March Madness bracket with blue-bloods like Duke, Kentucky and Michigan State in the same region. Second-seeded Marquette is also expected to be a dangerous team in the NCAA Tournament 2023, entering March Madness on the heels of nine consecutive wins.The Boilermakers suffered a surprising defeat against No. 15 seed Saint Peter’s in the Sweet 16 last season, but how will Purdue fare in the 2023 NCAA bracket, and should they be among your 2023 March Madness picks? Before filling out your NCAA Tournament bracket 2023, be sure to see the 2023 March Madness bracket picks from the proven computer model at SportsLine.The SportsLine Projection Model simulated the entire 2023 NCAA Tournament 10,000 times. It has absolutely crushed 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 seed Houston.It knows how to spot an upset as well. The same model has produced brackets that have nailed 18 first-round upsets by double-digit seeds. It also nailed some massive upsets two years ago, including predicting the championship game between Gonzaga and Baylor and hitting Houston’s Midwest Region win even though the Cougars weren’t the No. 1 seed.There’s no reason to rely on luck when there’s proven technology to help you dominate your 2023 March Madness picks. Now, with the 2023 NCAA bracket revealed, the model is simulating the matchups and its results are in. You can only see it over at SportsLine.
Three 2023 March Madness bracket games to watchOne surprise in the East Region: No. 4 Tennessee makes the Sweet 16 despite losing star point guard Zakai Zeigler (knee) for the year. The Volunteers lost six of their final 10 games, but they’ll be confident they can make a deep run behind one of the nation’s best defenses. Tennessee ranks second in the country in field goal percentage defense, allowing opponents to make just 36.9% of their shots. The Volunteers are giving up just 58.0 points per game on average, which ranks third in the country.Also in the East Region, Purdue makes its first Final Four in 43 years. The Boilermakers have the National Player of the Year frontrunner, Zach Edey, who’s averaging 22.3 points and 12.8 rebounds per game. Edey has recorded 26 double-doubles this season, making him a mismatch for any team Purdue will face. The 7-foot-4 big man is knocking down 60.6% of his field goals, while also averaging 2.1 blocks per game. The Boilermakers are among the best rebounding teams in college basketball, averaging 38.6 boards per game, which could translate to a deep run in the NCAA Tournament 2023. You can see the model’s 2023 NCAA bracket picks here.How to make 2023 NCAA bracket predictionsWho wins every tournament-defining matchup? And which teams will make surprising runs through the 2023 NCAA Tournament bracket? With the model’s track record of calling bracket-busting upsets, you’ll want to see which stunners it’s calling this year before locking in any 2023 NCAA bracket picks.
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