Number of teams in this years NCAA tournament that are also among the 64 best schools in the country*: 17
Number of those that were eliminated in the first round: 7
Number that remain in the tournament: 5
Respective tournament seeds and overall academic rankings of those that remain: Illinois, seeded #1 and ranked #39; University of Washington, seeded #1 and ranked #48; University of North Carolina, seeded #1 and ranked #29; University of Wisconsin, seeded #6 and ranked #34; Duke University, seeded #1 and ranked #5.
Institutions ranked among the top 50 schools in America not noted for their athletic prowess: Harvard, Yale, MIT, Cal Tech, Columbia, Brown, Johns Hopkins, University of Chicago, Carnegie Mellon, William and Mary, Tufts, Brandeis, , Renssellaer Polytechnic, Yeshiva.
Location of largest number of schools in the NCAA tournament: the South
Location of largest number of schools in the USN&WR best schools report: the Northeast
Rank and seed of best university to which I was accepted but did not attend: seeded #11, ranked #26
Rank and seed of university which I actually briefly attended: did not qualify for tournament; not assigned number ranking by report (categorized as "third-tier" university, meaning it ranks between #130-#260).
Conclusions that can be drawn from this: none.
*: according to the comprehensive and reliable US News & World Report's annual rankings of the nation's best schools.