Statisticians, basketball experts and sports fans have tried for years to perfect the science of filling out a March Madness bracket. While there are many methods, it’s not always easy to decide which data to include and which to ignore. HuffPost’s Predict-o-Tron determines each team’s chances of advancing through the 2014 Men’s NCAA basketball tournament with a probabilistic model based on the importance you give different attributes. Try it by moving the sliders, and be sure to share your bracket — you don’t want to miss out on bragging rights if your model ends up correctly predicting the tournament.

Posted: 03/16/2014 7:30 pm EST

This is what the bracket would have looked like with your model. Click here to return to the 2014 tournament.

Move the sliders below to select how much you think each attribute will factor in to success in the 2014 Men's NCAA basketball tournament.

Here's how many games your model would have predicted each year:

2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 Avg.

Sports pundits averaged about 57% in 2013

Basic Rankings

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Tournament seed

What the Experts Say

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Ken Pomeroy's rating

On the Court

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Offensive efficiency

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Probability of reaching the selected round based on your model

Champion

South

1Florida
16Albany
8Colorado
9Pittsburgh
5VCU
12S.F. Austin
4UCLA
13Tulsa
6Ohio St.
11Dayton
3Syracuse
14Western Mich.
7New Mexico
10Stanford
2Kansas
15Eastern Ky.
Florida
Pittsburgh
S.F. Austin
UCLA
Dayton
Syracuse
Stanford
Kansas
Florida
UCLA
Dayton
Stanford
Florida
Dayton

West

1Arizona
16Weber St.
8Gonzaga
9Oklahoma St.
5Oklahoma
12N. Dakota St.
4San Diego St.
13New Mexico St.
6Baylor
11Nebraska
3Creighton
14La.-Lafayette
7Oregon
10BYU
2Wisconsin
15American
Arizona
Gonzaga
N. Dakota St.
San Diego St.
Baylor
Creighton
Oregon
Wisconsin
Arizona
San Diego St.
Baylor
Wisconsin
Arizona
Wisconsin

Championship

National Semifinals

East

1Virginia
16Coastal Caro.
8Memphis
9GW
5Cincinnati
12Harvard
4Michigan St.
13Delaware
6UNC
11Providence
3Iowa St.
14NC Central
7UConn
10St. Joe's
2Villanova
15Milwaukee
Virginia
Memphis
Harvard
Michigan St.
UNC
Iowa St.
UConn
Villanova
Virginia
Michigan St.
Iowa St.
UConn
Michigan St.
UConn

Midwest

1Wichita St.
16Cal Poly
8Kentucky
9Kansas St.
5St. Louis
12NC St.
4Louisville
13Manhattan
6UMass
11Tennessee
3Duke
14Mercer
7Texas
10Arizona St.
2Michigan
15Wofford
Wichita St.
Kentucky
St. Louis
Louisville
Tennessee
Mercer
Texas
Michigan
Kentucky
Louisville
Tennessee
Michigan
Kentucky
Michigan

First Round

Sources: Sports Reference, National Center for Education Statistics, Pomeroy College Basketball Ratings, Jeff Sagarin / USA Today, Sonny Moore's Computer Power Ratings, College Poll Archive, NCAA, ESPN, CBS Sports. Statistics and ratings for 2014 do not include games played on Sunday, March 16. Statistics and ratings from past years include games played during the tournament.
By Jay Boice, Aaron Bycoffe, Hilary Fung and Shane Shifflett