Selection Sunday is a month away which means the NCAA Tournament Selection Committee unveiled its annual mock bracket reveal today. The committee announced the top 16 teams in the NCAA Tournament field as things stand right now.
Despite not playing a game for three weeks, Michigan is still a No. 1 seed on the NCAA Tournament’s current S-curve. The Wolverines were ranked 3rd out of 16 teams included in the early reveal.
Gonzaga is the No. 1 overall seed followed by Baylor, Michigan and Ohio State.
There are four Big Ten teams in the NCAA’s top 16: Michigan (3), Ohio State (4), Illinois (5) and Iowa (13).
Current #MarchMadness Top 16 Seeds!
4. Ohio St.
10. West Virginia
14. Texas Tech
16. Missouri#BracketPreview pic.twitter.com/FQzZxQ1rea
— NCAA March Madness (@marchmadness) February 13, 2021
Michigan is currently ranked 3rd in the NCAA’s NET Ranking with a 53rd ranked strength of schedule. The Wolverines are 3-1 in quadrant 1 games but still have seven more quadrant one tests on their schedule — depending on rescheduling.
Here’s Michigan’s current team sheet: