Jerry Palm

CBS Sports Bracketologist /

Bracketology Bubble Watch: Gonzaga, Utah look to stay on right side of cut line with key Thursday games

Opportunities for NCAA Tournament-clinching wins are running low for bubble teams

Bracketology Bubble Watch: Seton Hall, the first team out of the field of 68, starts important stretch

The Pirates have a chance to pick up a big win at Creighton on Wednesday and face UConn on Sunday

Bracketology Bubble Watch: Texas, the first team out of the field of 68, gets shot at big win at Texas Tech

Wake Forest, the last team in Jerry Palm's bracket, has important game at Notre Dame

Bracketology: Losses by Michigan State, FAU lead to them falling down in latest bracket projection

The Spartans and Owls slipped in Jerry Palm's latest projected NCAA Tournament bracket

Bracketology Bubble Watch: Texas drops from field; Michigan State, Nebraska in must-win situations Sunday

Sunday closes a busy weekend for bubble teams eyeing NCAA Tournament bids

Bracketology Bubble Watch: Texas, Oregon, Virginia among teams who could use wins Saturday to boost profiles

Saturday is an important day for 15 teams on the bubble to make the NCAA Tournament

Bracketology: North Carolina jumps up to a No. 1 seed after Arizona's loss to Washington State

The Wildcats fall to the No. 2 line in Jerry Palm's latest projected NCAA Tournament bracket

Bracketology Bubble Watch: Cincinnati falls from field, Gonzaga looks to keep tournament hopes alive

The Bearcats suffered a major setback on Wednesday after their loss to Oklahoma State in Big 12 action

Bracketology Bubble Watch: Texas A&M, Butler out of bracket; SEC rivals battle with both needing wins

Ole Miss faces Mississippi State in a "double bubble" game Wednesday

Bracketology Bubble Watch: Pitt faces Wake Forest in big game for both teams, Texas moves up in bracket

The Panthers face Demon Deacons in a "Double bubble" game Tuesday

Bracketology Bubble Watch: Utah gets big win at buzzer vs. UCLA; Texas, Virginia in action Monday

Jerry Palm breaks down the teams near the cut-line for earning an at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament

Bracketology: UConn jumps up to top seed; Purdue slips to No. 2 overall after loss to Ohio State

The Boilermakers are still on the top line of the projected bracket, but aren't the No. 1 national seed after falling to the Buckeyes

Bracketology Bubble Watch: Colorado stays alive with 2OT win vs. USC; slumping Utah in action Sunday

Jerry Palm breaks down the teams near the cut line for earning an at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament

Bracketology: Purdue, UConn, Houston and Arizona are No. 1s as NCAA reveals early top seeds

The NCAA selection committee revealed its official early top 16 seeds Saturday on CBS

Bracketology Bubble Watch: Three SEC teams near the cut line of making the NCAA Tournament in action Saturday

There are 13 teams on the NCAA Tournament bubble playing games they need to win on Saturday

Jerry Palm is CBS Sports' bracketology and College Football Playoff expert. he started writing about sports on the internet right after Al Gore invented it. Jerry was the first to bring the RPI out in the open and is one of the pioneers of predicting the March Madness bracket. After tracking it for more than 20 years, he understands the NCAA Tournament selection process as well as those involved in setting the bracket. When the BCS was created in 1998, Jerry brought his same statistical and analytical know-how to football. That has continued with the BCS's evolution into the CFP.

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