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March Madness 2019: Predictions ahead of announcement of NCAA tournament

The most beautiful day of the year in college basketball is finally here when we get to March. It's Selection Sunday, and in a few hours, 68 teams from across the country will make a dream come true when they are announced as members of the field in the 2019 NCAA tournament. The NCAA Tournament Selection Show 2019 will be broadcast on Sunday at 18.00. ET on CBS and can be streamed live on March Madness Live and fuboTV (free trial) as this field of 68 will all be looking forward to hearing about their fate later this week.

When it comes to the NCAA tournament and the brace, many are talking about predictions. However, it's never too early to make predictions and tips for the most exciting tournament in the sport, and you do not have to wait until the official announcement. As we all await the release of this year's field in the late afternoon, we can certainly take a look into the future of the NCAA tournament as March Madness heats up.

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Below you can see some of the predictions of our CBS Sports College basketball experts and what awaits them from this year's NCAA tournament celebrations.

Gary Parrish

  • Team for Early Withdrawal Destined : LSU
  • Final Four Team Nobody Voted Correctly : Houston
  • Final Four Team All Have Picked Correctly
  • : 1
    9659007] Last Medium Rank
    : Buffalo
  • An elite team that nearly loses in Round 1 : Purdue
  • Everybody's favorite player on the first weekend : Yes Morant
  • Highest average score of the tournament : RJ Barrett
  • Player scoring the most absurd game winner [Markus]
  • Trainer receiving his own memorable highlight : Fran McCaffery
    • Team destined for premature departure : Auburn
    • Final Four Team Nobody Chose Right : Houston
    • Final Four Team Everyone Has Picked Right : Kentucky
    • Last Major : Nevada
    • An elite team that scares everyone in Round 1 : Michigan
    • Every favorite player of the first weekend : Fletcher Magee
    • Average score of the tournament : Carsen Edwards
    • Player Tyler Herro
    • Coach Who Gets His Own Memorable Highlight : Nate Oats

    Kyle Boone

    • Team Intended for Premature Resignation : Kansas [19659007] Final Four Team Nobody Chosen Right : Final State Four Team All Right : Duke
    • Last Medium Major : Buffalo
    • An elite team, nearly loses in round 1 : LSU
    • The most popular first-week player of all ]: Markus Howard
    • Average value of the tournament : Zion Williamson
    • Player, the most absurd game winner [1 9459010] suggests: Tyler Herro
    • coach who receives his own memorable highlight : Mike Young

    Chip Patterson

    • Team for premature departure : Tennessee
    • Final Four team that Nobody selected right : Houston
    • Final Four team that everyone had picked correctly : Duke
    • Last middle-major rank : Nevada
    • Elite team almost loses in Round 1 : Michigan State
    • Everybody's favorite player on the first weekend : Zion Williamson
    • Average value : RJ Barrett
    • Player who hits the most absurd winner of the game : Markus Howard [19659007] Trainer receiving his own unforgettable highlight : Buzz Williams

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