NCAA Tournament March Madness

#105 Morehead St

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Projected seed: 15 (automatic qualifier)

Given Morehead State's resume, their standing is reflective of a team that can handle business within their conference but struggles against higher-tier opponents, as evidenced by lopsided losses against powerhouse programs like Alabama and Purdue early in the season. They have shown they can compete in close games, with a near-upset against Indiana illustrating their potential. However, losses to teams at the bottom of the Ohio Valley Conference have likely hurt their chances for a higher seed. Their best bet for NCAA Tournament success hinges on them winning their conference tournament to secure an automatic bid; once there, their stout defense could keep games within reach, but their offense will have to step up against the higher caliber defenses they'd face in the tourney.

Date Opponent Ranking Outcome
11/17@Penn St95L74-51
11/29@Austin Peay206W61-50
12/10@North Alabama241W86-77
12/31@SE Missouri St347W83-64
1/4Tennessee Tech321W82-57
1/6Tennessee St282W78-68
1/11@E Illinois311W78-52
1/18TN Martin180W84-66
1/20@Southern Indiana335W81-70
1/27W Illinois212W64-50
2/1@Tennessee St282W68-49
2/3@Tennessee Tech321W67-60
2/10E Illinois311W69-57
2/15@Ark Little Rock213L69-68
2/17@TN Martin180L88-82
2/20Southern Indiana335L80-73
2/22@W Illinois212W78-57
2/29SE Missouri St347W72-50