2017 NCAA Tournament Data

By: Bryan Povlinski on March 14, 2017

2018 Version here

The 2017 NCAA tournament starts this week, and it’s time to get your bracket picks submitted. To help you make the smartest choices possible I’ve put together a robust set of resources that allow you to analyze this season’s data in Excel format. The tools I’ve included are:


This is simply the standard PDF bracket that you can find on any of the major media sites in Excel format. You can track winners as the tournament unfolds.

2017 NCAA Game Results Data

The full definition of the dataset is provided on the page above. You’ll get the final score and other attributes of every game involving a Division 1 team that has been played this year.

NCAA Power Rankings

Using my own custom ranking system I’ve provided rankings on the top 150 Division 1 teams.

2017 NCAA Tournament Teams

Get all of the relevant stats on the 68 NCAA tournament teams. You’ll get data on points per game, points against, strength of schedule, BPI and Kenpom Rank, seed and region for every tournament team.

2017 NCAA Tournament Game Combinations

This dataset has a single row for every possible Team/Opponent pairing in the NCAA tournament. Using my ranking system and expected points for each team you get a projection for every single game.

2017 Individual Player Stats

Per game data on all Div 1 NCAA players with standard boxscore statistics. This can be easily translated into fantasy points if you’re playing in an NCAA tournament contest.

2017 NCAA Tournament Game Projections

Tool to analyze win probabilities and the projected score for any possible game in the NCAA tournament