Monday, February 19, 2007

NCAA Tourney Projections

Here are this week's projections. As usual, the reasoning behind the field, and the field itself:

East (Rochester, NY; Host: ECACHL)

1. St. Cloud State (18-6-6, #4 PWR)
2. Clarkson (20-7-5, #5 PWR)
3. North Dakota (17-11-4, #12 PWR)
4. Michigan State (18-11-3, #13 PWR)

West (Denver, CO; Host: Denver U)

1. Notre Dame (26-5-3, #3 PWR) *auto*
2. Boston U (17-5-9, #6 PWR)
3. Denver U (20-11-3, T-#8 PWR)
4. St. Lawerence (19-11-2, T-#16 PWR) *auto*

Midwest Regional (Grand Rapids, MI; Host: Western Michigan)

1. Minnesota (25-5-3, #1 PWR) *auto*
2. Maine (19-10-2, #7 PWR)
3. Michigan (22-11-1, T-#8 PWR)
4. Sacred Heart (19-9-4, UNR PWR) *auto*

Northeast (Manchester, NH; Host: New Hampshire)

1. New Hampshire (22-6-2, #2 PWR) *auto*
2. Miami U (22-10-4, T-#8 PWR)
3. Boston College (18-11-1, T-#8 PWR)
4. Niagara (17-11-4, T-#21 PWR) *auto*


Last 2 In: North Dakota, Michigan State
First 2 Out: Colorado College, Vermont

2 comments:

Kevin said...

Sacred Heart is practically Holy Cross, right?

Kevin said...

Also of note is the fact that the difference between quality road win bonus being .0278 and .0279 is the difference between Michigan solidly being 8th, and Michigan being in a four way tie for 8th.