Bracketology 2/13 – Virginia Tech catapults into the bracket

The Bracket

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S-Curve

GREEN – Moved up one or more seed line
RED – Moved down one or more seed line
BLUE – New to bracket
Italicized – Play-In Game

1 Seeds: Virginia, Villanova, Xavier, Purdue
2 Seeds: Auburn, Kansas, Duke, Cincinnati
3 Seeds: Texas Tech, Michigan State, Clemson, North Carolina
4 Seeds: Tennessee, Ohio State, Arizona, Oklahoma
5 Seeds: Gonzaga, West Virginia, Texas A&M, Rhode Island
6 Seeds: Kentucky, Florida, Wichita State, Miami
7 Seeds: Saint Mary’s, Arizona State, Creighton, Seton Hall
8 Seeds: Nevada, Butler, Alabama, Florida State
9 Seeds: Missouri, Michigan, TCU, Arkansas
10 Seeds: Louisville, Houston, Virginia Tech, Texas
11 Seeds: Middle Tennessee, Providence, Washington, Syracuse, UCLA
12 Seeds: Kansas State, USC, New Mexico State, Loyola-Chicago, Buffalo
13 Seeds: Louisiana-Lafayette, Vermont, East Tennessee State, South Dakota State
14 Seeds: Belmont, UC Santa Barbara, College of Charleston, Montana
15 Seeds: Northern Kentucky, Bucknell, Rider, Florida Gulf Coast
16 Seeds: Wagner, Nicholls State, PennsylvaniaUNC-AshvilleArkansas-Pine BluffSavannah State

Bubble Watch

Rankings are on the S-Curve. For example, Virginia would be #1. These are different from my biweekly top 25, that rates the 25 best teams, these more rate resumes.

Avoiding Dayton

#39 Virginia Tech
#40 Texas
{AUTO BID Middle Tennessee)
#42 Providence
#43 Washington

Last Four In

#44 Syracuse
#45 UCLA
#46 Kansas State
#47 USC

First Four Out

#48 NC State
{AUTO BID New Mexico State}
#50 Boise State
#51 Nebraska
{AUTO BID Loyola-Chicago}
#53 Penn State

Next Four Out

#54 Mississippi State
#55 Temple
#56 Baylor
#57 St. Bonaventure

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