Originally written on The Assembly Call  |  Last updated 11/14/14
Thanks to an expanded field of 68 teams, the #1-seeded Indiana Hoosiers won’t quite know who they’re facing off against until after the completion of one of the four play-in games (what the NCAA is trying to call the “First Round”) on Wednesday. The two teams squaring off for the chance to face the Indiana Hoosiers on Friday at 4pm are Long Island University-Brooklyn and James Madison University. If you don’t know much about these 16-seeded teams, keep reading. In this preview, I aim to give a breakdown of each team, and then I’ll make a prediction about who the Hoosiers are likely to face. I make extensive use of the statistic RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) for this article and when comparing teams, so if you need a refresher, visit the Wiki page. (16) LIU-BROOKLYN BLACKBIRDS Northeastern Conference OVERALL: 20-13 (12-6 NEC) Last tournament appearance: 2012. Lost to Michigan State, 89-67.  KenPom Ranking: 185th Wins (RPI Top 50): None. Wins (RPI 51-100): None. Wins (RPI 101-150): ...
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