Sunday, March 11, 2018

Final 2018 Bracket Projection


Here's the final projection for 2018 - this was by far the most challenging year. Teams are ranked in order by seed. Auto bids are in bold.

1 seeds: Virginia, Villanova, Kansas, Xavier

2 seeds: Duke, North Carolina, Cincinnati, Purdue

3 seeds: Tennessee, Michigan State, Auburn, Arizona

4 seeds: Michigan, West Virginia, Texas Tech, Clemson

5 seeds: Kentucky, Wichita State, Gonzaga, Ohio State

6 seeds: Houston, Miami FL, Florida, Arkansas

7 seeds: TCU, Texas A&M, Seton Hall, Nevada

8 seeds: Rhode Island, Alabama, Missouri, Providence

9 seeds: Oklahoma, Butler, Virginia Tech, Creighton

10 seeds: Texas, NC State, Florida State, Kansas State

11 seeds: UCLA, USC, Saint Bonaventure, Arizona State Loyola Chicago, New Mexico State

12 seeds: Davidson, San Diego State, South Dakota State, Buffalo

13 seeds: Murray State, Marshall, Charleston, UNC Greensboro

14 seeds: Montana, Bucknell, Wright State, Georgia State

15 seeds: Penn, Iona, Lipscomb, Stephen F. Austin

16 seeds: Cal State Fullerton, UMBC, Radford, Long Island, Texas Southern, UNC Central

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Last 4 In: UCLA, USC, Saint Bonaventure, Arizona State
First 4 Out: Syracuse, Louisville, Oklahoma State, Marquette
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Friday, March 9, 2018

3/8/18 Bracketology


Teams are ranked in order by seed. Auto bids are in bold.

1 seeds: Virginia, Villanova, Xavier, Kansas

2 seeds: Duke, Auburn, Purdue, Cincinnati

3 seeds: North Carolina, Tennessee, Texas Tech, Wichita State

4 seeds: Michigan State, Arizona, Michigan, Gonzaga

5 seeds: Clemson, West Virginia, Kentucky, Ohio State

6 seeds: Florida, Texas A&M, Miami FL, TCU

7 seeds: Arkansas, Nevada, Houston, Seton Hall

8 seeds: Rhode Island, Creighton, Missouri, Butler

9 seeds: Virginia Tech, Oklahoma, Texas, Kansas State

10 seeds: NC State, Florida State, Saint Bonaventure, UCLA

11 seeds: Providence, Arizona State, USC, Alabama, Marquette, Louisville

12 seeds: Loyola Chicago, New Mexico State, South Dakota State, Vermont

13 seeds: Buffalo, Murray State, UL Lafayette, Old Dominion

14 seeds: College of Charleston, UNC Greensboro, Montana, Bucknell

15 seeds: UC Davis, Wright State, Harvard, Lipscomb

16 seeds: Iona, Radford, Long Island, Nicholls State, Hampton, Arkansas Pine Bluff

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Last 4 In: USC, Alabama, Marquette, Louisville
First 4 Out: Baylor, Syracuse, St, Mary’s, Middle Tennessee
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Thursday, March 8, 2018

3/7/18 Bracketology


Teams are ranked in order by seed. Auto bids are in bold.

1 seeds: Virginia, Villanova, Xavier, Kansas

2 seeds: Duke, Auburn, Purdue, Cincinnati

3 seeds: North Carolina, Tennessee, Wichita State, Texas Tech

4 seeds: Michigan State, Clemson, Arizona, Michigan

5 seeds: Gonzaga, Kentucky, West Virginia, Ohio State

6 seeds: Texas A&M, Florida, Miami FL, TCU

7 seeds: Arkansas, Seton Hall, Houston, Nevada

8 seeds: Rhode Island, Missouri, Virginia Tech, Creighton

9 seeds: Oklahoma Texas, Butler, NC State

10 seeds: Florida State, Saint Bonaventure, Arizona State, Kansas State

11 seeds: USC, Providence, UCLA, Marquette, Louisville, Alabama

12 seeds: Middle Tennessee, Loyola Chicago, New Mexico State, UL Lafayette

13 seeds: Vermont, South Dakota State, Buffalo, Murray State

14 seeds: College of Charleston, UNC Greensboro, Montana, Bucknell

15 seeds: UC Davis, Wright State, Harvard, Lipscomb

16 seeds: Iona, Radford, Long Island, Nicholls State, Hampton, Arkansas Pine Bluff

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Last 4 In: UCLA, Marquette, Louisville, Alabama
First 4 Out: Baylor, Syracuse, St, Mary’s, Oklahoma State
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Tuesday, March 6, 2018

3/6/18 Bracketolgoy


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, Villanova, Xavier, Kansas

2 seeds: Duke, Auburn, Purdue, Cincinnati

3 seeds: North Carolina, Tennessee, Wichita State, Texas Tech

4 seeds: Michigan State, Clemson, Arizona, Michigan

5 seeds: Gonzaga, Kentucky, West Virginia, Ohio State

6 seeds: Texas A&M, Florida, Miami FL, TCU

7 seeds: Arkansas, Seton Hall, Houston, Nevada

8 seeds: Oklahoma, Creighton, Rhode Island, Virginia Tech

9 seeds: NC State, Missouri, Butler, Texas

10 seeds: Arizona State, Florida State, Saint Bonaventure, Kansas State

11 seeds: USC, Providence, Alabama, UCLA, Marquette, Baylor

12 seeds: Middle Tennessee, Loyola Chicago, New Mexico State, UL Lafayette

13 seeds: Vermont, South Dakota State, Buffalo, Murray State

14 seeds: College of Charleston, UNC Greensboro, Montana, Bucknell

15 seeds: UC Davis, Wright State, Harvard, Lipscomb

16 seeds: Iona, Radford, Long Island, Nicholls State, Hampton, Arkansas Pine Bluff

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Last 4 In: Alabama, UCLA, Marquette, Baylor
First 4 Out: Louisville, Syracuse, Washington, Oklahoma State
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Monday, March 5, 2018

3/5/18 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, Villanova, Xavier, Kansas

2 seeds: Duke, Auburn, Purdue, Cincinnati

3 seeds: North Carolina, Tennessee, Wichita State, Texas Tech

4 seeds: Michigan State, Clemson, Arizona, Michigan

5 seeds: West Virginia, Florida, Gonzaga, Kentucky

6 seeds: Ohio State, Texas A&M, TCU, Miami FL

7 seeds: Arkansas, Seton Hall, Houston, Oklahoma

8 seeds: Nevada, Creighton, Rhode Island, Virginia Tech

9 seeds: Missouri, Butler, NC State, Arizona State

10 seeds: Florida State, Texas, Saint Bonaventure, Providence

11 seeds: Alabama, Kansas State, USC, Marquette, UCLA, Syracuse

12 seeds: Middle Tennessee, Loyola Chicago, New Mexico State, UL Lafayette

13 seeds: Vermont, South Dakota State, Buffalo, Murray State

14 seeds: College of Charleston, UNC Greensboro, Montana, Bucknell

15 seeds: UC Davis, Wright State, Harvard, Lipscomb

16 seeds: Wagner, Iona, Radford, Nicholls State, Hampton, Arkansas Pine Bluff

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Last 4 In: USC, Marquette, UCLA, Syracuse
First 4 Out: Baylor, Louisville, Washington, St. Mary’s
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Sunday, March 4, 2018

3/4/18 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, Villanova, Xavier, Kansas

2 seeds: Duke, Purdue, Auburn, North Carolina

3 seeds: Cincinnati, Tennessee, Wichita State, Clemson

4 seeds: Texas Tech, Michigan State, West Virginia, Arizona

5 seeds: Michigan, Florida, Gonzaga, Ohio State

6 seeds: Texas A&M, Kentucky, TCU, Miami FL

7 seeds: Arkansas, Seton Hall, Houston, Oklahoma

8 seeds: Nevada, Creighton, Rhode Island, Virginia Tech

9 seeds: Missouri, Butler, NC State, Arizona State

10 seeds: Florida State, Texas, Saint Bonaventure, Providence

11 seeds: Alabama, Kansas State, USC, Marquette, UCLA, Syracuse

12 seeds: Middle Tennessee, Loyola Chicago, New Mexico State, UL Lafayette

13 seeds: Vermont, South Dakota State, Buffalo, Murray State

14 seeds: College of Charleston, UNC Greensboro, Montana, Bucknell

15 seeds: UC Davis, Wright State, Harvard, Lipscomb

16 seeds: Wagner, Iona, Radford, Nicholls State, Hampton, Arkansas Pine Bluff

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Last 4 In: USC, Marquette, UCLA, Syracuse
First 4 Out: Baylor, Louisville, Washington, St. Mary’s
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Monday, February 26, 2018

2/26/18 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, Villanova, Xavier, Kansas

2 seeds: North Carolina, Auburn, Duke, Purdue

3 seeds: Michigan State, Cincinnati, Texas Tech, Tennessee

4 seeds: Wichita State, Clemson, West Virginia, Ohio State

5 seeds: Arizona, Kentucky, Gonzaga, Rhode Island

6 seeds: TCU, Michigan, Oklahoma, Texas A&M

7 seeds: Florida, Arkansas, Creighton, Seton Hall

8 seeds: Houston, Nevada, Virginia Tech, Arizona State

9 seeds: Missouri, Florida State, Alabama, Butler

10 seeds: Miami FL, NC State, Texas, Saint Bonaventure

11 seeds: Kansas State, Providence, USC, Louisville, Baylor, Syracuse

12 seeds: Middle Tennessee, Loyola Chicago, New Mexico State, UL Lafayette

13 seeds: Vermont, South Dakota State, Buffalo, Murray State

14 seeds: College of Charleston, UNC Greensboro, Rider, Montana

15 seeds: Northern Kentucky, Bucknell, UC Santa Barbara, Penn

16 seeds: Wagner, Florida Gulf Coast, UNC Asheville, Nicholls State, Bethune Cookman, Arkansas Pine Bluff

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Last 4 In: USC, Louisville, Baylor, Syracuse
First 4 Out: Mississippi State, St. Mary’s, UCLA, Marquette
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New to the bracket: Louisville, UNC Greensboro, Northern Kentucky, UNC Asheville, Bethune Cookman

Removed from the bracket: St. Mary’s, East Tennessee State, Wright State, Winthrop, Savannah State