2019 NCAA tournament bracket projection for Mississippi State Bulldogs

When coach Ben Howland assumed command of the Mississippi State Bulldogs in 2015, the program was in shambles, reeling from a 13-41 SEC record in the three seasons prior to his arrival. Flash forward four years and Howland's first recruiting class at Mississippi State has won 47 games the past two years and led the program back to the NCAA tournament for the first time since 2009. Can the Bulldogs continue a special season in Starkville and give their fans another reason to ring those bells?

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.