Bracket projection: Indiana
After three-year tourney drought, Hoosiers return with major ambitions
The Hoosiers enter the NCAAs a bit wounded, having lost senior playmaker Verdell Jones III in the Big Ten tournament. They have a capable replacement in junior Jordan Hulls, but something about IU's body language suggests a team "just happy to be there" after a four-year NCAA absence. A loss to New Mexico State is one of my upset specials.
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