The Auburn Tigers are back in the NCAA tournament field for the second year in a row as dynamic coach Bruce Pearl has revived college basketball passion on the Plains, evoking memories of the glory days of Chuck Person and Charles Barkley. Auburn closed strong, ripping off three consecutive Quad 1 wins to close the regular season. Center Austin Wiley returned to the court in the SEC tournament after missing nine games due to a leg injury and the Tigers dominated Tennessee to win the SEC title. Can the Tigers reach the Sweet 16 or beyond in 2019?
ESPN+ has your answers, as Joe Lunardi has enlisted a team of bracketologists to compile advanced metrics, key scouting intel and best- and worst-case tournament scenarios for all 68 teams to help you make smart picks in your bracket.