Michigan a No. 1 NCAA tournament seed in Auburn Hills, per ESPN's latest 'Bracketology'
The NCAA tournament is still 99 days away.
But information like that has never stopped ESPN.com's Joe Lunardi.
Lunardi, ESPN's resident "Bracketologist," released his first NCAA Tournament projection of the 2012-13 regular season Tuesday, and it absolutely favored Michigan.
Lunardi has the third-ranked Wolverines playing as a No. 1 seed playing in nearby Auburn Hills during the Round of 64.
Michigan hasn't earned a No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament since 1993, the final year all Fab Five members played together.
Interestingly enough, Lunardi's current projection has Michigan tangling with No. 16 Canisius -- that's right, the same school that John Beilein led to an NCAA tournament in 1996.
The Palace of Auburn Hills is one of eight opening-round host sites this season. It sits just 54 miles from the Crisler Center.
In total, Lunardi projects seven Big Ten teams in his field at the moment: No. 1 Indiana, No. 1 Michigan, No. 2 Ohio State, No. 3 Minnesota, No. 4 Illinois, No. 5 Michigan State and No. 10 Wisconsin.
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