- Joe Lunardi, Senior Writer, ESPN.com
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Before filling out your Tournament Challenge bracket, take some time and do your homework. ESPN's Joe Lunardi assigned a team of Bracketologists to put together Insider's Tournament Tips, offering in-depth team breakdowns, plus historical analysis of the bracket to help you make smart picks. Click on any of the teams below to get the inside dope.
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Don't make a move without consulting with Insider's exclusive Bracket Predictor. Run the matchups based on your key stats, or let our experts guide you through the tough picks.
Looking for the upset picks? Giant Killers has run all the numbers and identified the most likely teams to pull off the shocker -- and the most likely teams to fall.
Once your bracket is complete, get some last-minute advice on how you did with Insider's Bracket Analyzer. From early-round upsets to the Final Four, this tool helps you find the key paths to success.
About the simulations: Results are based on more than 3,000 simulations for every NCAA tournament game that calculate how each team's performance changes in response to game conditions and its opponent's abilities. Each game is simulated one play at a time, and the game is replayed a minimum of 3,000 times to generate forecasted winning percentages and player statistics.