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Bracket Projection: Winthrop

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Winthrop can challenge Butler in defensive struggle (0:37)

Joe Lunardi examines the possibility that Winthrop can be a live underdog in the NCAA tournament. (0:37)

The Winthrop Eagles won the Big South conference tournament and enter the NCAA tournament on a season-long eight-game win streak (83.9 points per game over that span). With a bevy of offensive playmakers at their disposal and as much momentum as any mid-major, do the Eagles have what it takes (as they did in 2007, beating Notre Dame under Gregg Marshall) to topple a heavy favorite?

ESPN Insider has your answers, as Joe Lunardi has enlisted a team of bracketologists to compile advanced metrics, key scouting intel and best- and worst-case tournament scenarios for all 68 teams to help you make smart picks in your bracket.