College Basketball Futures

 

Updated national championship odds, including seven new future plays and March Madness projections. 

By Greg DePalma, PSN Executive Producer

 

College Basketball Futures

6-1…Villanova

7-1…Duke and Michigan State

8-1…Purdue

10-1…Arizona

12-1…Virginia

14-1…Kansas

16-1…Florida

20-1…Kentucky and Wichita State

25-1…Cincinnati, St. Mary’s, West Virginia and Xavier

33-1…Michigan, North Carolina, Ohio State, Oklahoma and Texas Tech

40-1…Alabama and Gonzaga

50-1…Louisville, Seton Hall, Tennessee and Texas A&M

66-1…Arizona State, Auburn, Florida State, Miami and NC State

80-1… Clemson, Rhode Island and UCLA

100-1…Arkansas, Creighton, Kansas State, Maryland, Missouri, Nevada, Notre Dame and USC

125-1…Indiana, Minnesota, Providence, SMU, South Carolina, Texas, TCU and UNLV

200-1…Houston

250-1…Baylor, Butler, Georgia, Georgia Tech, Marquette, Middle Tennessee, Mississippi State, Oklahoma State, Oregon, Syracuse, Virginia Tech and UCF

500-1…Boise State

College Basketball Futures

Investments…Teams we’ve invested in to win the national championship including the dates and championship odds at the time of selection.

February 1st

Villanova…6-1

Virginia…12-1

Cincinnati…25-1

Xavier…25-1

West Virginia…25-1

Louisville…50-1

Notre Dame…100-1

January 24th

Villanova…5-1

Cincinnati…25-1

Notre Dame…33-1

Texas A&M…33-1

January 10th

Villanova…8-1

Texas A&M…22-1

Virginia…22-1

West Virginia…22-1

Florida…25-1

Xavier…25-1

Purdue…40-1

Texas Tech…66-1

Auburn…125-1

Clemson…125-1

Tennessee…125-1

Rhode Island…200-1

Northwestern…250-1

Point system…Since everyone has their own individual budget, we decided to use a straight-forward 100-point system for every investment we make during the regular season. This should make it easier to follow our progress. Once the post-season begins, we can raise our investments accordingly.

Points invested

2/1…700

1/24…400

1/10…1300

Total…2400

March Madness Projections

Taking futures out of the equation, here are our current picks for the Final Four including a list of longshot teams to keep an eye on (50-1 or higher) and our top Cinderella’s (mid-majors)…

Final Four

Cincinnati

Purdue

Villanova

Virginia

Champion

Villanova

Major Conference Longshot Final Four

Louisville

Rhode Island

Tennessee

Texas A&M

Champion

Tennessee

Top 10 Cinderella Bracket Busters (Mid-Major)

Belmont

Bucknell

Buffalo

East Tennessee State

Florida Gulf Coast

Louisiana

New Mexico State

Northern Kentucky

South Dakota State

Vermont

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