The Big Lead NCAA Basketball 2016-2017 Season Predictions

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The Big Lead NCAA Basketball 2016-2017 Season Predictions

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The Big Lead NCAA Basketball 2016-2017 Season Predictions

The college basketball season begins today, and tonight we have our first big matchups with Michigan State and Arizona, and Kansas versus Indiana. Before everything that we think gets proven wrong, we are putting together our predictions for the season.

Here are All-American predictions and NCAA Tournament predictions. Enjoy.

 

FIRST TEAM ALL-AMERICANS

Kyle Koster

G Josh Hart, Villanova

G Grayson Allen, Duke

F Josh Jackson, Kansas

F Dillon Brooks, Oregon

F Miles Bridges, Michigan State

POY: Grayson Allen, Duke

 

Jason Lisk

G Josh Hart, Villanova

G Grayson Allen, Duke

F Thomas Bryant, Indiana

F Dillon Brooks, Oregon

F Jaron Blossomgame, Clemson

POY: Grayson Allen, Duke

 

Markelle Fultz

Jason McIntyre

G Markelle Fultz, Washington

F Thomas Bryant, Indiana

F Josh Jackson, Kansas

F Ivan Rabb, California

F Harry Giles, Duke

POY: Markelle Fultz, Washington

 

Ryan Phillips

G Josh Hart, Villanova

G Grayson Allen, Duke

F Josh Jackson, Kansas

F Dillon Brooks, Oregon

F Ivan Rabb, California

POY: Josh Hart, Villanova

PEARL HARBOR, HI - DECEMBER 7: Josh Hart #3 of the Villanova Wildcats looks to pass the ball against the Oklahoma Sooners at Bloch Arena on December 7, 2015 in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. (Photo by Darryl Oumi/Getty Images)

PEARL HARBOR, HI – DECEMBER 7: Josh Hart #3 of the Villanova Wildcats looks to pass the ball against the Oklahoma Sooners at Bloch Arena on December 7, 2015 in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. (Photo by Darryl Oumi/Getty Images)

 

NCAA TOURNAMENT PROJECTIONS

#1 SEEDS

Kyle Koster: Duke (ACC) , Kentucky (SEC), Oregon (Pac 12), Villanova (Big East)

Jason Lisk: Duke (ACC), Villanova (Big East), Kansas (Big 12), North Carolina (ACC)

Jason McIntyre: Duke (ACC) , Kansas (Big 12), Oregon (Pac 12), Villanova (Big East)

Ryan Phillips: Duke (ACC) , Kansas (Big 12), Oregon (Pac 12), Kentucky (SEC)

ANAHEIM, CA - MARCH 24: Head coach Mike Krzyzewski of the Duke Blue Devils reacts in the second half while taking on the Oregon Ducks in the 2016 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament West Regional at the Honda Center on March 24, 2016 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

ANAHEIM, CA – MARCH 24: Head coach Mike Krzyzewski of the Duke Blue Devils reacts in the second half while taking on the Oregon Ducks in the 2016 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament West Regional at the Honda Center on March 24, 2016 in Anaheim, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

REMAINING TOP 6 SEEDS

Kyle Koster

2- seeds: Kansas, North Carolina, Michigan State, Arizona

3-seeds: Purdue, Xavier, Louisville, Indiana

4-seeds: UCLA, Virginia, Connecticut, Texas

5-seeds: Oklahoma, Creighton, Gonzaga, North Carolina State

6-seeds: Cincinnati, Wisconsin, Syracuse, Wichita State

 

Jason Lisk

2- seeds: Oregon, Kentucky, Louisville, Xavier

3-seeds: Syracuse, Virginia, Arizona, Wisconsin

4-seeds: UCLA, Michigan State, Baylor, Indiana

5-seeds: West Virginia, Florida, Clemson, Texas

6-seeds: Purdue, Butler, Gonzaga, Oklahoma

 

Jason McIntyre

2- seeds: Kentucky, Xavier, Wisconsin, Indiana

3-seeds: Syracuse, Virginia, North Carolina, Connecticut

4-seeds: Arizona, Purdue, Michigan State, Maryland

5-seeds: Washington, Oklahoma, Louisville, UCLA

6-seeds: Oklahoma, California, Virginia Tech, Gonzaga

 

Ryan Phillips

2- seeds: Villanova, Arizona, Wisconsin, North Carolina

3-seeds: Virginia, Xavier, Michigan State, Syracuse

4-seeds: Indiana, Maryland, Clemson, Louisville

5-seeds: Purdue, Washington, Texas, UCLA

6-seeds: Florida, Butler, Oklahoma, Connecticut

 

 

ALL OTHER AT-LARGES, AND HIGHLY SEEDED AUTO BIDS

Kyle Koster

WCC: St. Mary’s, BYU

Big 12: West Virginia, Iowa State, Baylor

SEC: Texas A&M, Florida

Big Ten: Michigan, Maryland, Ohio State

Atlantic 10: Rhode Island, Dayton

Pac-12: Colorado, California, USC

ACC: Miami, Notre Dame, Pittsburgh

Big East: Georgetown, Seton Hall, Butler

American: Memphis

Ivy: Princeton*

Mountain West: San Diego State*

MAAC: Monmouth*

MAC: Ohio*

Atlantic Sun: Florida Gulf Coast*

 

Jason Lisk

Big 12: Iowa State, Kansas State

Big East: Georgetown, Creighton, Marquette

ACC: Miami, Pittsburgh, NC State, Virginia Tech

Big Ten: Ohio State, Michigan, Maryland

American: Connecticut*, Cincinnati

SEC: Texas A&M, Arkansas

Pac-12: California, Utah

A-10: Dayton, Rhode Island*

WCC: St. Mary’s

MVC: Wichita State*

Ivy: Princeton*

MWC: San Diego State*

 

 

Ryan Phillips

Big 12: Kansas State, Iowa State

Big East: Marquette, Creighton, Georgetown

ACC: N.C. State, Pittsburgh, Notre Dame, Virginia Tech

Big Ten: Michigan, Ohio State, Iowa

American: Cincinnati

SEC: Arkansas, Texas A&M

Pac-12: California, Utah, USC

A-10: Dayton*, Richmond

MVC: Wichita State*

Ivy: Harvard*

MWC: San Diego State*

WCC: BYU

 

 

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