Temple, 'Nova and La Salle expected make tourney

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Temple, 'Nova and La Salle are expected to make the NCAA tourney. (Yong Kim/Staff Photographer)

Here is how bracketologists Jerry Palm and Joe Lunardi see local men’s college basketball teams in the NCAA tournament:

Lunardi, ESPN

La Salle: Meets Middle Tennessee State in play-in game for the 12th seed in the West to play fifth seed Notre Dame at Auburn Hills.

Temple: Ninth seed in the East, facing 8th seed Missouri at Dayton.

Villanova: 10th seed in the Midwest, facing seventh seed Butler at Dayton.

Palm, CBS Sports

La Salle: Meets Tennessee in play-in game for the 12th seed in the West to play fifth seed Wisconsin at Austin.

Temple: 10th seed in the Midwest, facing seventh seed San Diego State at Dayton.

Villanova: Meets St. Mary’s in play-in game for the 12th seed in the East to play fifth seed Butler at Kansas City.

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