StatSeed is StatSheet's postseason projections for all of Division I, including the NCAA Tournament, National Invitation Tournament (NIT), College Basketball Invitational (CBI), and the CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament (CIT). Read more about how StatSeed is calculated.
StatSheet is now projecting Kentucky on the bubble for the NCAA Tournament with potentially an 11 seed. The Wildcats are sitting at #64 in the StatSheet StatRank with a 21-11 overall record and a 12-6 record in the SEC.
Over the last four games, Kentucky registered a quality win against AP #13 Florida but also dropped one against RPI #87 Arkansas and bad losses to RPI #107 Vanderbilt and RPI #127 Georgia.
Kentucky is below average against top competition, with a 7-9 record against the RPI Top 100 that includes a 2-4 record against the RPI Top 50 and a 1-4 record against AP ranked teams. While the Wildcats have two quality wins including AP #13 Florida and RPI #29 Missouri, they're also hampered by two bad losses including RPI #107 Vanderbilt and RPI #127 Georgia.
The last four teams into the NCAA Tournament with at-large bids are Temple (23-9, 11-5 A-10, StatRank #42), Alabama (21-11, 12-6 SEC, StatRank #59), Boise State (21-10, 9-7 Mountain West, StatRank #40), and Tennessee (20-12, 11-7 SEC, StatRank #58).
The first four teams out are Colorado (21-11, 10-8 Pac-12, StatRank #45), La Salle (21-9, 11-5 A-10, StatRank #50), Maryland (22-11, 8-10 ACC, StatRank #67), and Wichita State (26-8, 12-6 Missouri Valley, StatRank #32).
The next four out are Florida State (18-15, 9-9 ACC, StatRank #81), Iowa (21-12, 9-9 Big Ten, StatRank #78), Oregon (25-8, 12-6 Pac-12, StatRank #48), and Virginia (21-11, 11-7 ACC, StatRank #76).
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