The NCAA Team Race Projected Using Seeds

Richard Immel

The NCAA recently released the brackets for the 2018 NCAA Championships. We have them on FloArena, which you can check out here. Now that all 160 seeds have been assigned, we can use them to project team scores. So who's going to win the NCAA tournament based on seeds alone? We crunched the numbers in the table below. 

A quick note, bonus points and the advancement points scored by the wrestlers who finish from 17th to 24th place are not considered. Still, this should give us a good rough estimate of how the team race could shake out. 

PLACESCHOOLPOINTS
1Ohio State125
2Penn State112
3Missouri79.5
4Michigan68.5
5NC State68
6Iowa60
7Lehigh56
8OK State47
9Arizona State44.5
10Virginia Tech42.5
11Cornell33
12SD State29
13Wyoming25.5
14Rutgers24.5
15Illinois24
16UNI17.5
17Nebraska15.5
17Central Michigan15.5
19North Carolina14.5
20Duke14.5
21Oregon State13
22Rider12.5
23Purdue11.5
24Drexel11
25Stanford8.5
25Northwestern8.5
27Minnesota7.5
28Navy7
29Utah Valley6.5
29Penn6.5
29Clarion6.5
29Wisconsin5.5
33Lock Haven5
33Edinboro5
35Virginia4
35Chattanooga4
37Princeton3.5
37Maryland3.5
39American3
40Pittsburgh2
40ND State2
40Hofstra2
40Columbia2
40Bucknell2
40App State2
46West Virginia1.5
46Oklahoma1.5
46Indiana1.5
46CSU Bakersfield1.5
46Buffalo1.5
46Binghamton1.5
52The Citadel0
52SIUE0
52Old Dominion0
52Ohio0
52Northern Illinois0
52N. Colorado0
52Michigan State0
52Kent State0
52Iowa State0
52Harvard0
52George Mason0
52Gardner-Webb0
52Fresno State0
52Franklin & Marshall0
52Eastern Michigan0
52Cleveland State0
52Campbell0
52Cal Poly0
52Brown0
52Army0
52Air Force0

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