Sunday, March 17, 2019

Final 2019 Bracket Projection


Teams are ranked in order by seed. Auto bids are in bold and are determined via KenPom projections, with tiebreaker being awarded to the team ranked higher in KenPom’s rankings.

1 seeds: Duke, Virginia, Gonzaga, Tennessee

2 seeds: North Carolina, Kentucky, Michigan State, Michigan

3 seeds: Houston, LSU, Texas Tech, Florida State

4 seeds: Purdue, Kansas, Wisconsin, Kansas State

5 seeds: Virginia Tech, Marquette, Villanova, Auburn

6 seeds: Mississippi State, Iowa State, Maryland, Cincinnati

7 seeds: Buffalo, Wofford, Louisville, Nevada

8 seeds: Seton Hall, Iowa, Minnesota, Oklahoma

9 seeds: UCF, Ole Miss, Baylor, Utah State

10 seeds: TCU, Syracuse, Washington, Florida

11 seeds: Ohio State, Arizona State, VCU, Temple, St. John’s, St. Mary’s

12 seeds: Oregon, New Mexico State, Murray State, Liberty

13 seeds: Vermont, UC Irvine, Northeastern, Yale

14 seeds: Saint Louis, Old Dominion, Northern Kentucky, Georgia State

15 seeds: Montana, Colgate, Bradley, Gardner-Webb

16 seeds: Abilene Christian, Iona, North Dakota State, Prairie View A&M, Fairleigh Dickinson, NC Central



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Last 4 In: Arizona State, VCU, Temple, St. John’s

First 4 Out: Alabama, Creighton, Indiana, NC State
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Saturday, March 16, 2019

3/15/19 Bracketology


Teams are ranked in order by seed. Auto bids are in bold and are determined via KenPom projections, with tiebreaker being awarded to the team ranked higher in KenPom’s rankings.

1 seeds: Virginia, Duke, Kentucky, Gonzaga

2 seeds: North Carolina, Tennessee, Michigan State, Michigan

3 seeds: Houston, LSU, Texas Tech, Florida State

4 seeds: Kansas, Purdue, Wisconsin, Kansas State

5 seeds: Virginia Tech, Marquette, Mississippi State, Auburn

6 seeds: Villanova, Iowa State, Buffalo, Maryland

7 seeds: Wofford, Cincinnati, Nevada, Louisville

8 seeds: Iowa, UCF, Minnesota, Seton Hall

9 seeds: Oklahoma, Washington, Ole Miss, Baylor

10 seeds: Utah State, VCU, Syracuse, TCU

11 seeds: Ohio State, Florida, Temple, St. John’s, Arizona State, NC State

12 seeds: St. Mary’s, Murray State, New Mexico State, Davidson

13 seeds: Liberty, Vermont, UC Irvine, Northeastern

14 seeds: Old Dominion, Yale, Northern Kentucky, Georgia State

15 seeds: Montana, Colgate, Bradley, Abilene Christian

16 seeds: Gardner-Webb, Iona, North Dakota State, Prairie View A&M, Fairleigh Dickinson, Norfolk State



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Last 4 In: Temple, St. John’s, Arizona State, NC State

Others Under Consideration: Belmont, UNC Greensboro, Alabama, Clemson
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Friday, March 15, 2019

3/14/19 Bracketology


Teams are ranked in order by seed. Auto bids are in bold and are determined via KenPom projections, with tiebreaker being awarded to the team ranked higher in KenPom’s rankings.

1 seeds: Virginia, North Carolina, Kentucky, Gonzaga

2 seeds: Duke, Tennessee, Michigan State, Michigan

3 seeds: LSU, Houston, Texas Tech, Purdue

4 seeds: Kansas, Florida State, Wisconsin, Kansas State

5 seeds: Virginia Tech, Marquette, Mississippi State, Maryland

6 seeds: Auburn, Nevada, Buffalo, Villanova

7 seeds: Wofford, Cincinnati, Iowa State, Louisville

8 seeds: Iowa, UCF, VCU, Oklahoma

9 seeds: Ole Miss, Washington, Baylor, Minnesota

10 seeds: Seton Hall, Syracuse, TCU, Utah State

11 seeds: Temple, St. John’s, Ohio State, Arizona State, NC State

12 seeds: Belmont, Alabama St. Mary’s, Murray State, New Mexico State

13 seeds: Liberty, Vermont, UC Irvine, Northeastern

14 seeds: Old Dominion, Yale, Northern Kentucky, Georgia State

15 seeds: Montana, Colgate, Bradley, Sam Houston State

16 seeds: Gardner-Webb, Iona, North Dakota State, Prairie View A&M, Norfolk State, St. Francis PA



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Last 4 In: Arizona State, NC State, Belmont, Alabama

Others Under Consideration: Florida, Clemson, UNC Greensboro, Xavier, Oregon
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New to the bracket: Alabama

Out of the bracket: Creighton

Thursday, March 14, 2019

3/13/19 Bracketology


Teams are ranked in order by seed. Auto bids are in bold and are determined via KenPom projections, with tiebreaker being awarded to the team ranked higher in KenPom’s rankings.

1 seeds: Virginia, North Carolina, Kentucky, Gonzaga

2 seeds: Duke, Tennessee, Michigan State, Michigan

3 seeds: LSU, Texas Tech, Houston, Purdue

4 seeds: Kansas, Florida State, Wisconsin, Kansas State

5 seeds: Virginia Tech, Marquette, Mississippi State, Maryland

6 seeds: Auburn, Nevada, Buffalo, Villanova

7 seeds: Wofford, Cincinnati, Iowa State, Louisville

8 seeds: Iowa, UCF, VCU, Oklahoma

9 seeds: Ole Miss, Washington, Baylor, Minnesota

10 seeds: Seton Hall, Syracuse, TCU, Utah State

11 seeds: St. John’s, Temple, Ohio State, Arizona State, NC State

12 seeds: Creighton, Belmont, St. Mary’s, Murray State, New Mexico State

13 seeds: Liberty, Vermont, UC Irvine, Northeastern

14 seeds: Old Dominion, Yale, Northern Kentucky, Georgia State

15 seeds: Montana, Colgate, Bradley, Sam Houston State

16 seeds: Gardner-Webb, Iona, North Dakota State, Prairie View A&M, Norfolk State, St. Francis PA

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Last 4 In: Arizona State, NC State, Creighton, Belmont

First 7 Out: Indiana, Florida, Alabama, Clemson, UNC Greensboro, Furman, Georgetown
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New to the bracket: NC State, North Dakota State

Out of the bracket: Clemson, Omaha

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

3/12/19 Bracketology


Teams are ranked in order by seed. Auto bids are in bold and are determined via KenPom projections, with tiebreaker being awarded to the team ranked higher in KenPom’s rankings.

1 seeds: Virginia, North Carolina, Kentucky, Gonzaga

2 seeds: Duke, Tennessee, Michigan State, Michigan

3 seeds: LSU, Texas Tech, Houston, Purdue

4 seeds: Kansas, Florida State, Wisconsin, Kansas State

5 seeds: Virginia Tech, Marquette, Mississippi State, Maryland

6 seeds: Auburn, Nevada, Buffalo, Villanova

7 seeds: Wofford, Cincinnati, Iowa State, Louisville

8 seeds: Iowa, UCF, Oklahoma, Ole Miss

9 seeds: Washington, Baylor, VCU, Minnesota

10 seeds: Seton Hall, Syracuse, TCU, St. John’s

11 seeds: Temple, Utah State, Ohio State, Arizona State, Creighton

12 seeds: Clemson, Belmont, St. Mary’s, Murray State, New Mexico State

13 seeds: Liberty, Vermont, UC Irvine, Northeastern

14 seeds: Old Dominion, Yale, Northern Kentucky, Georgia State

15 seeds: Montana, Colgate, Omaha, Bradley

16 seeds: Sam Houston State, Gardner-Webb, Iona, Prairie View A&M, Norfolk State, St. Francis PA



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Last 4 In: Arizona State, Creighton, Clemson, Belmont

First 7 Out: NC State, Indiana, Florida, Alabama, UNC Greensboro, Furman, Georgetown
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New to the bracket: St. Mary’s, Northeastern, Fairleigh Dickinson

Out of the bracket: NC State, Hofstra, St. Francis PA

Monday, March 11, 2019

3/11/19 Bracketology


Teams are ranked in order by seed. Auto bids are in bold and are determined via KenPom projections, with tiebreaker being awarded to the team ranked higher in KenPom’s rankings.

1 seeds: Virginia, Gonzaga, North Carolina, Kentucky

2 seeds: Duke, Tennessee, Michigan State, Michigan

3 seeds: LSU, Texas Tech, Houston, Purdue

4 seeds: Kansas, Florida State, Wisconsin, Kansas State

5 seeds: Virginia Tech, Marquette, Mississippi State, Maryland

6 seeds: Auburn, Nevada, Buffalo, Villanova

7 seeds: Wofford, Cincinnati, Iowa State, Louisville

8 seeds: Iowa, UCF, Oklahoma, Ole Miss

9 seeds: Washington, Baylor, VCU, Minnesota

10 seeds: Seton Hall, Syracuse, TCU, St. John’s

11 seeds: Temple, Utah State, Ohio State, Arizona State

12 seeds: Creighton, Clemson, Belmont, NC State, Murray State, New Mexico State

13 seeds: Liberty, Hofstra, Vermont, UC Irvine

14 seeds: Old Dominion, Yale, Northern Kentucky, Georgia State

15 seeds: Montana, Colgate, Omaha, Bradley

16 seeds: Sam Houston State, Gardner-Webb, Iona, Prairie View A&M, Norfolk State, St. Francis PA



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Last 4 In: Creighton, Clemson, Belmont, NC State

First 5 Out: Indiana, Florida, Alabama, UNC Greensboro, Furman
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New to the bracket: Clemson

Out of the bracket: Alabama

Sunday, March 10, 2019

3/10/19 Bracketology


Teams are ranked in order by seed. Auto bids are in bold and are determined via KenPom projections, with tiebreaker being awarded to the team ranked higher in KenPom’s rankings.

1 seeds: Virginia, Gonzaga, North Carolina, Kentucky

2 seeds: Duke, Tennessee, Michigan State, Michigan

3 seeds: LSU, Texas Tech, Houston, Purdue

4 seeds: Kansas, Florida State, Wisconsin, Kansas State

5 seeds: Virginia Tech, Marquette, Mississippi State, Maryland

6 seeds: Auburn, Villanova, Buffalo, Nevada

7 seeds: Wofford, Cincinnati, Iowa State, Louisville

8 seeds: Iowa, Washington, Oklahoma, UCF

9 seeds: Ole Miss, Baylor, VCU, Minnesota

10 seeds: Seton Hall, Syracuse, TCU, St. John’s

11 seeds: Temple, Utah State, Ohio State, Arizona State

12 seeds: Creighton, Belmont, Alabama, NC State, Murray State, New Mexico State

13 seeds: Liberty, Hofstra, Vermont, UC Irvine

14 seeds: Old Dominion, Yale, Northern Kentucky, Georgia State

15 seeds: Montana, Colgate, Omaha, Bradley

16 seeds: Sam Houston State, Gardner-Webb, Iona, Prairie View A&M, Norfolk State, St. Francis PA



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Last 4 In: Creighton, Belmont, Alabama, NC State

First 4 Out: Clemson, Indiana, Florida, Georgetown
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New to the bracket: Utah State, Creighton, Murray State, Liberty, Northern Kentucky, Georgia State, Omaha, Bradley, Gardner-Webb

Out of the bracket: Texas, Clemson, Florida, Lipscomb, Wright State, Texas State, South Dakota State, Loyola-Chicago, Radford