ESPN bracketologist Joe Lunardi projects the NCAA tournament field throughout the season. This week, Lunardi has the UNO men's basketball team in the field for the first time, as a No. 15 seed.
The Mavericks are eligible for the postseason for the first time this year following their four-year transition period to Division I.
UNO leads the Summit League with a 4-0 conference record. The Mavericks rallied from a 21-point deficit Saturday to beat South Dakota and keep their league record perfect.
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