Ja Morant, Murray State lead batch of potential Giant Killers

Ja Morant can cause problems for defenses with his scoring and passing abilities. Jake Roth/USA TODAY Sports

It's time to update our list of the next batch of Giant Killers.

We're a month out from the First Four and less than a month away from Selection Sunday. So who is going to be wreaking havoc in that first round in the tournament? We provided a first look a month ago, and of that list, South Dakota State and Dayton (if it can get in) remain legitimate Giant Killer candidates. But a lot has also happened over the past four weeks, so there are some new teams to add to the fray.

Below are some of the most dangerous Giant Killing candidates, according to our model, which is based on ESPN's Basketball Power Index and makes adjustments for box score strengths and weaknesses for every possible matchup. Teams with at least a 25 percent chance to reach the tournament and an average projected seed of at least 10.7 with matchups against teams with a projected seed of 6.3 or better were considered.