North Dakota the favorite in 2016 NCAA tournament, according to College Hockey Pickem brackets

Defending national champion Providence was one of the four No. 1 regional seeds but wasn’t one of the four favorites to make the Frozen Four in College Hockey Pickem 2016.

Defending national champion Providence was one of the four No. 1 regional seeds but wasn’t one of the four favorites to make the Frozen Four in College Hockey Pickem 2016.

The Friars were picked to repeat on 4.69 percent of complete brackets submitted in the contest. That ranked sixth of 16 teams.

North Dakota was the favorite according to Pickem, appearing as the champion on just over a quarter of the 7,929 complete brackets.

Here’s the full rundown:

TeamPicksPct.
North Dakota1,98725.06%
St. Cloud State1,37317.32%
Quinnipiac1,28916.26%
Michigan84110.61%
Boston College7299.19%
Providence3724.69%
Northeastern2623.30%
Denver2403.03%
UMass-Lowell2302.90%
Minnesota-Duluth2132.69%
Boston University1451.83%
Notre Dame811.02%
Yale630.79%
Harvard470.59%
Ferris State310.39%
RIT260.33%