Originally posted on UM Hoops  |  Last updated 1/23/13
January is winding down, which means it’s time to re-introduce the UM Hoops Bracket Watch. Michigan finds itself in a somewhat unfamiliar position this season: vying for a number one seed in the NCAA tournament. The conference season is still young, but it’s not too early to project possibilities of where the Wolverines will land come tournament time. Michigan is coming off of perhaps its biggest win of the season, on the road against then-No. 9 Minnesota. The win puts Wolverines back into a strong position to grab a No. 1 seed in the tournament and that’s where most bracketologists are projecting John Beilein’s team. If Michigan continues its strong play, the Wolverines are also almost certain to draw opening round games at the Palace of Auburn Hills, just 55 miles from Ann Arbor. After the jump, check out what bracketologists are saying about Michigan, as well as in in-depth look at the Wolverines’ resume and case for a No. 1 seed. You’ll also find assessments of other Big Ten tea...
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