According to Bracket Matrix, UCF is a solid 8-seed:
Late night @UCF_MBB bracketology update:#UCF is the third-highest 8-seed.— Black & Gold Banneret (@UCF_Banneret) March 17, 2019
Listed in all 112 brackets
Avg seed: 8.50
Low: 10 (11 brackets)
High: 7 (2 brackets)
Other 8s: Iowa, Seton Hall, Wash
9s: Minn, Ole Miss, Syr, VCU
- Joe Lunardi of ESPN has UCF as a 9-seed playing Baylor in the first round in Columbia, South Carolina. Duke would await in the second round.
- The American is expected to get four bids: Houston (3-seed), Cincinnati (7), UCF (8) and Temple (11)
- Other 8-seeds include Iowa (Hi Coach Kirk!), Seton Hall (lost in the Big East Championship), and Washington (lost to Oregon in the Pac-12 Championship).
- Possible opponents: Minnesota, Ole Miss, Syracuse (!) and VCU.
That’s all for Saturday. The waiting ends tomorrow.