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Bracket Projection (Mar. 11 - Final)
Conference Name is shown for each Conference's Automatic Bid.
Records are against Division I opponents only.
Projection Breakdown
Correct Seeds: 30
Missed By 1 Seed: 34
Missed By 2+ Seeds: 3
Teams Missed: 1 (Seton Hall)
Last 4 In
Texas (20-14)
North Carolina State (24-13)
Seton Hall (21-13)
South Florida (21-14)
Last 4 Out
Mississippi State (21-12)
Marshall (20-14)
Miami (20-13)
Nevada (26-7)
Multi-Bid Conferences
10 - Big East
6 - Big Ten
6 - Big XII
5 - ACC
4 - Atlantic 10
4 - Mt. West
4 - SEC
3 - WCC
2 - C-USA
2 - Missouri Valley
2 - PAC 12
Boston (East)
TD Garden
Pittsburgh, PA
1. Syracuse (34-3)
16. Winner of Game A
8. Iowa State (23-11)
9. Alabama (21-12)
Portland, OR
5. Temple (24-8)
12. Winner of Game C
4. Wisconsin (26-10)
13. Davidson (24-8)  Southern
Louisville, KY
6. Wichita State (26-6)
11. BYU (24-9)
3. Indiana (27-9)
14. South Dakota State (25-8)  Summit League
Omaha, NE
7. San Diego State (24-8)
10. West Virginia (19-14)
2. Missouri (30-5)  Big XII
15. UNC Asheville (21-10)  Big South
St. Louis (Midwest)
Edward Jones Dome
Omaha, NE
1. Kansas (32-7)
16. Norfolk State (25-9)  MEAC
8. Memphis (26-9)  C-USA
9. Purdue (22-13)
Albuquerque, NM
5. Creighton (29-6)  Missouri Valley
12. Winner of Game D
4. Florida State (25-10)  ACC
13. New Mexico State (24-10)  WAC
Nashville, TN
6. Florida (26-11)
11. Xavier (23-13)
3. Marquette (27-8)
14. Ohio (28-8)  MAC
Pittsburgh, PA
7. Gonzaga (26-7)
10. Colorado State (19-12)
2. Ohio State (31-8)
15. Long Island (25-9)  Northeast
Atlanta (South)
Georgia Dome
Louisville, KY
1. Kentucky (38-2)
16. Winner of Game B
8. Saint Mary's College (25-6)  WCC
9. Virginia (22-10)
Albuquerque, NM
5. UNLV (24-9)
12. Virginia Commonwealth (29-7)  Colonial Athletic
4. Louisville (30-10)  Big East
13. Saint Bonaventure (20-12)  Atlantic 10
Columbus, OH
6. Notre Dame (22-12)
11. California (24-10)
3. Michigan (23-10)
14. Belmont (26-8)  Atlantic Sun
Greensboro, NC
7. Vanderbilt (25-11)  SEC
10. Connecticut (20-14)
2. Duke (27-7)
15. Lehigh (26-8)  Patriot League
Phoenix (West)
US Airways Center
Greensboro, NC
1. North Carolina (32-6)
16. Lamar (21-12)  Southland
8. Kansas State (22-11)
9. Southern Miss (23-9)
Portland, OR
5. Murray State (28-2)  Ohio Valley
12. Colorado (22-12)  PAC 12
4. Georgetown (23-9)
13. Long Beach State (23-9)  Big West
Nashville, TN
6. New Mexico (27-7)  Mt. West
11. Harvard (25-5)  Ivy League
3. Baylor (29-8)
14. Montana (23-7)  Big Sky
Columbus, OH
7. Cincinnati (26-11)
10. Saint Louis (25-8)
2. Michigan State (28-8)  Big Ten
15. Loyola-Maryland (24-9)  MAAC
First Four (Dayton, OH)
University of Dayton Arena
Game A
16. Vermont (24-12)  America East
16. Western Kentucky (16-19)  Sun Belt
Game B
16. Detroit (20-14)  Horizon
16. Mississippi Valley State (21-13)  SWAC
Game C
12. North Carolina State (24-13)
12. Seton Hall (21-13)
Game D
12. Texas (20-14)
12. South Florida (21-14)