Bracket Projection: UNC Asheville

Playing with a shallow bench and without a big man in their rotation, the UNC Asheville Bulldogs turned up the defense and pulled off back-to-back upsets en route to winning the Big South Conference championship. Now they are dancing for only the fourth time in school history. They have never played Cinderella in March, but can this team and its feisty, relentless defense do what no Bulldog squad has done before?

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.