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 Teams: 67 (Syracuse)
Correct Seeds: 43
Within 1 Seed: 65
Within 2 Seeds: 67
Last 4 In
USC (24-12)
Oklahoma (18-14)
Texas (19-15)
Arizona State (20-12)
First 4 Out
Multi-Bid Conferences
8 - ACC
8 - SEC
7 - Big 12
6 - Big East
4 - Big Ten
4 - PAC 12
3 - AAC
3 - Atlantic 10
2 - Mt. West
Boston (East)
TD Garden
Pittsburgh, PA
1 Villanova (36-4)  Big East
16 Iona (20-14)  MAAC
8 Rhode Island (26-8)
9 Alabama (20-16)
Boise, ID
5 Clemson (25-10)
12 New Mexico State (25-6)  WAC
4 West Virginia (26-11)
13 Charleston (24-8)  Colonial Athletic
Dallas, TX
6 Arkansas (23-12)
11 Winner of Game C
3 Michigan (32-8)  Big Ten
14 Stephen F. Austin (24-7)  Southland
Nashville, TN
7 Texas A&M (22-13)
10 North Carolina State (21-12)
2 Cincinnati (31-5)  AAC
15 UMBC (22-11)  America East
Omaha (Midwest)
CentryLink Center
Wichita, KS
1 Kansas (31-8)  Big 12
16 Cal State Fullerton (18-12)  Big West
8 Virginia Tech (21-12)
9 Butler (21-14)
Boise, ID
5 Kentucky (26-11)  SEC
12 South Dakota State (24-7)  Summit League
4 Wichita State (25-8)
13 UNCG (24-8)  Southern
Wichita, KS
6 Florida (21-13)
11 Loyola-Chicago (31-6)  Missouri Valley
3 Michigan State (30-5)
14 Bucknell (25-10)  Patriot League
Charlotte, NC
7 Seton Hall (22-12)
10 UCLA (21-12)
2 Duke (29-8)
15 Lipscomb (20-10)  Atlantic Sun
Atlanta (South)
Phillips Arena
Pittsburgh, PA
1 Virginia (31-3)  ACC
16 Winner of Game A
8 Missouri (19-13)
9 Providence (21-14)
San Diego, CA
5 Gonzaga (32-5)  WCC
12 Davidson (21-12)  Atlantic 10
4 Texas Tech (27-10)
13 Murray State (24-6)  Ohio Valley
Nashville, TN
6 Houston (27-8)
11 Winner of Game D
3 Tennessee (26-9)
14 Wright State (23-10)  Horizon
Detroit, MI
7 Nevada (29-8)
10 Florida State (23-12)
2 Purdue (30-7)
15 Penn (23-9)  Ivy League
Los Angeles (West)
Staples Center
Detroit, MI
1 Xavier (29-6)
16 Winner of Game B
8 Kansas State (25-12)
9 Saint Bonaventure (26-8)
San Diego, CA
5 Ohio State (25-9)
12 Buffalo (26-9)  MAC
4 Arizona (27-8)  PAC 12
13 Marshall (24-11)  C-USA
Dallas, TX
6 Miami (FL) (22-10)
11 San Diego State (21-11)  Mt. West
3 Auburn (26-8)
14 Montana (24-8)  Big Sky
Charlotte, NC
7 TCU (21-12)
10 Creighton (20-12)
2 North Carolina (26-11)
15 Georgia State (22-11)  Sun Belt
First Four (Dayton, OH)
University of Dayton Arena
Game A
16 North Carolina Central (16-16)  MEAC
16 Texas Southern (16-20)  SWAC
Game B
16 Radford (21-13)  Big South
16 Long Island (17-17)  Northeast
Game C
11 USC (24-12)
11 Oklahoma (18-14)
Game D
11 Texas (19-15)
11 Arizona State (20-12)