Last season, the Vermont Catamounts needed one home victory in the America East Conference tournament final to earn an NCAA tournament bid and enter the Big Dance with a real chance to win some games. Instead, UMBC shocked the Catamounts with a buzzer-beating, game-winning 3-pointer to steal the automatic bid and went on to become one of the all-time great Cinderellas in tournament history. This year, with a chance for revenge, Vermont sealed the deal, beating UMBC to earn its way to the NCAA tournament. Can the Catamounts follow their conference rival's lead and etch their name onto the long list of March miracles?
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.