Seeds for Thought: Marcus Jackson breaks down the NCAA's top teams

It’s nine days until Selection Sunday. Here’s how Marcus Jackson sees the top four seeds in each region:

East
1. Duke (ACC)
— Blue Devils are unbeaten this season (16-0) with Ryan Kelly, who returned from injury last week, in the lineup.
2. Georgetown (Big East)
3. Florida (SEC)
4. Syracuse (Big East)

Midwest
1. Indiana (Big Ten)
2. Michigan (Big Ten)
3. Kansas State (Big 12)
— In eight trips to the NCAA tournament, Bruce Weber has led his teams to the second weekend three times.
4. Marquette (Big East)

South
1. Kansas (Big 12)
— Since losing three straight in February, Bill Self’s squad has won seven straight and is tied for league lead with Kansas State.
2. Louisville (Big East)
3. Miami (ACC)
4. Ohio State (Big Ten)

West
1. Gonzaga (West Coast)
2. New Mexico (Mountain West)
3. Michigan State (Big Ten)
4. Arizona (Pac-12)
— Wildcats, who are 5-5 against the RPI Top 50, have lost two straight and have fallen from first to fourth place in the league.

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