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Bracket projection: UNC Asheville

The nation's smallest team needs to shoot well to come up big

Updated: March 12, 2012, 4:26 PM ET
By Mike Scullin | Special to Insider
Note: For the seventh consecutive year, ESPN's Joe Lunardi has assigned a team of Bracketologists to put together Insider's Tournament Tips, offering in-depth breakdowns and historical analysis of the bracket for all 68 tournament teams to help you make smart picks.

Lunardi's Logic

Unlike their two prior NCAA appearances, the Bulldogs avoid Dayton this time -- and with it, the chance to win an NCAA game. UNCA won overtime games in both 2003 and 2011 to advance to the main bracket, but isn't getting close to overtime against Syracuse.

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UNC Asheville's complete Bracketology chart

Take a look inside the data used by the selection committee in seeding the bracket:


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