NCAA Tournament Selection Process

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NCAA Tournament Selection Process

  1. 1. NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament Selection Process Mike Mooney
  2. 2. • 19 Million viewers watched last year’s Championship game between UNC and Michigan State (tvbythenumbers.com) • Millions of people fill out NCAA tournament brackets
  3. 3. • How are the 65 teams selected • How is the Tournament Bracket made?
  4. 4. 31 AUTOMATIC QUALIFIERS
  5. 5. 34 At-Large Teams
  6. 6. RPI (Rating Performance Index) • FACTOR ONE: Team’s winning percentage • FACTOR TWO: Team’s opponents’ winning percentage (strength of schedule) • FACTOR THREE: the team's opponents' opponents' winning percentage (opponents’ strength of schedule) http://realtimerpi.com/rpi_Men.html
  7. 7. Seeding
  8. 8. Bracket is Final The Tournament is ready to start!
  9. 9. 96 Teams Next Year???????

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