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 projecting Indiana State to go to the NIT as a five seed. The Sycamores are sitting at #54 in the StatSheet StatRank with a 12-7 overall record and a 5-3 record in the Missouri Valley.
Over the last four games, Indiana State picked up wins against Evansville and Missouri State but also fell apart with bad losses to RPI #146 Illinois State and RPI #194 Southern Illinois.
Indiana State is below average against top competition, with a 4-4 record against the RPI Top 100 but a 2-4 record against the RPI Top 50 and a 2-2 record against AP ranked teams. While the Sycamores have two quality wins including AP #25 Miami (FL) and AP #23 Ole Miss, they're also weighed down by three bad losses including RPI #146 Illinois State, RPI #194 Southern Illinois, and RPI #177 Morehead State.
The last four teams into the NCAA Tournament with at-large bids are Southern Miss (16-4, 5-0 C-USA, StatRank #40), Brigham Young (15-5, 5-1 West Coast, StatRank #39), Wisconsin (13-6, 4-2 Big Ten, StatRank #58), and Rutgers (12-6, 3-4 Big East, StatRank #55).
The first four teams out are Iowa (13-6, 2-4 Big Ten, StatRank #65), Maryland (15-4, 3-3 ACC, StatRank #63), Charlotte (16-3, 4-1 A-10, StatRank #43), and Villanova (12-7, 3-3 Big East, StatRank #62).
The next four out are Arizona State (14-4, 3-2 Pac 12, StatRank #75), Boise State (14-4, 2-2 Mountain West, StatRank #45), Kentucky (12-6, 3-2 SEC, StatRank #60), and Texas A&M (12-6, 2-3 SEC, StatRank #68).
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