Bracketology (3/10) – ‘Twas the night before Selection Sunday…

  • Changes are from my 3/9 Bracketology
  • These are my “most deserving” teams based on resume, if you are looking for my current “best” teams, check out my top 25.

The Bracket

bracketology

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, Kansas, Xavier
2 Seeds: North Carolina, Duke, Purdue, Cincinnati
3 Seeds: Michigan State, Tennessee, Michigan, West Virginia
4 Seeds: Auburn, Wichita State, Texas Tech, Arizona
5 Seeds: Clemson, Gonzaga, Ohio State, Kentucky
6 Seeds: Florida, Arkansas, Houston, Miami
7 Seeds: Texas A&M, TCU, Seton Hall, Nevada
8 Seeds: Rhode Island, Missouri, Virginia Tech, Kansas State
9 Seeds: St. Bonaventure, ProvidenceButler, Alabama
10 Seeds: NC State, Creighton, Florida State, Loyola-Chicago
11 Seeds: Oklahoma, UCLA, TexasArizona StateSaint Mary’sUSC
12 Seeds: New Mexico State, Western Kentucky, San Diego State, South Dakota State
13 Seeds: Murray State, Louisiana-Lafayette, Buffalo, Vermont
14 Seeds: UNC-Greensboro, College of Charleston, Montana, Bucknell
15 Seeds: Wright State, Pennsylvania, Stephen F. Austin, Lipscomb
16 Seeds: Iona, UC IrvineRadford, HamptonLIU-BrooklynArkansas-Pine Bluff

Bubble Watch

Avoiding Dayton

Creighton
Florida State
Oklahoma
UCLA

Last Four In

Texas
Arizona State
Saint Mary’s
USC

First Four Out

Baylor
Marquette
Louisville
Oklahoma State

Next Four Out

Middle Tennessee
Syracuse
Penn State
Notre Dame

By Conference

ACC – 8 Bids (60%) plus three in first eight out
SEC – 8 Bids (57%)
Big 12 – 7 Bids (70%) plus two in first eight out
Big East – 6 Bids (60%) plus one in first eight out
Pac-12 –  4 Bids (33%)
Big Ten – 4 Bids (29%) plus one in first eight out
American – 3 Bids (25%)
West Coast – 2 Bids (20%)
Mountain West – 2 Bids (18%)
Atlantic 10 – 2 Bids (14%)
Conference USA – 1 Bid (7%) plus one in first eight out

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