StatSeed is StatSheet's postseason projections for all of Division I, including the NCAA Tournament, National Invitation Tournament (NIT), College Basketball Invitational (CBI), and the CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament (CIT). Read more about how StatSeed is calculated.
StatSheet is projecting UIC to get to the CIT. The Flames are #100 in the StatSheet StatRank with a 13-8 overall record and a 4-4 record in the Horizon.
During the last four games, UIC held its own with wins against Wright State, Milwaukee, and Loyola (Chicago) but also stumbled with a bad loss to RPI #103 Detroit.
UIC has little experience against top competition, with a 2-2 record against the RPI Top 100 that includes a 1-1 record against the RPI Top 50 but an 0-1 record against AP ranked teams. While the Flames have a single quality win against RPI #16 Colorado State, they're also weighed down by six bad losses including RPI #103 Detroit, RPI #168 Green Bay, RPI #203 Cleveland State, RPI #201 Toledo, and RPI #223 Miami (OH).
The last four teams into the NCAA Tournament with at-large bids are Maryland (15-5, 3-4 ACC, StatRank #64), La Salle (14-5, 4-2 A-10, StatRank #28), St. John's (12-7, 4-3 Big East, StatRank #61), and Rutgers (12-6, 3-4 Big East, StatRank #57).
The first four teams out are Alabama (12-7, 4-2 SEC, StatRank #68), Brigham Young (16-6, 6-2 West Coast, StatRank #48), Iowa (13-6, 2-4 Big Ten, StatRank #69), and Memphis (16-3, 5-0 C-USA, StatRank #44).
The next four out are Bucknell (17-4, 4-1 Patriot, StatRank #46), Florida State (11-7, 3-2 ACC, StatRank #72), Kentucky (13-6, 4-2 SEC, StatRank #65), and Charlotte (16-4, 4-2 A-10, StatRank #50).
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