WVU holds spot in latest Bracketology forecast after back-to-back wins


West Virginia holds its place in the latest NCAA Tournament forecast after a 2-0 week with wins at Oklahoma State and home against Texas Tech.

The Mountaineers are again a No. 3 seed Joe Lunardi’s latest ESPN Bracketology projection. Lunardi has the Mountaineers as a third seed in the Midwest Region. Lunardi has WVU slated to open play in the Cleveland pod against 14 seed Colgate. Penn State (six seed) and the opening round winner of N.C. State and Washington (both 11 seeds) are in the Cleveland pod alongside WVU https://www.espn.com/mens-college-basketball/bracketology.

WVU is a No. 2 seed in the CBS Bracketology projection by Jerry Palm. Palm as the Mountaineers as the second seed in the East Region, opening against 15th seed Nebraska-Omaha. Palm has Rutgers (seven seed) and VCU (10) in the bracket along side WVU https://www.cbssports.com/college-basketball/bracketology/.

The Bracket Maxrix, a conglomeration of 70 different forecasts, has WVU as the top three seed in its average projection. WVU would face off against 14 seed Wright State in this forecast https://bracketmatrix.com/.