1-3-1 Sports Field of 68 – January 1st

Posted: January 1, 2017 by JLCook33 in College Basketball
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THE BRACKET
Bracket 010117
PROJECTED SEEDING

The 1 Seeds

Villanova, Baylor, Kansas, Gonzaga

The 2 Seeds

Louisville, Duke, UCLA, Kentucky

The 3 Seeds

Virginia, West Virginia, Creighton, Oregon

The 4 Seeds

Florida State, Xavier, North Carolina, Purdue

The 5 Seeds

Butler, Wisconsin, Arizona, Florida

The 6 Seeds

USC, St. Mary’s (CA), Notre Dame, Maryland

The 7 Seeds

Cincinnati, Virginia Tech, Miami (FL), Indiana

The 8 Seeds

Clemson, Minnesota, South Carolina, Iowa State

The 9 Seeds

SMU, Northwestern, Michigan, Arkansas

The 10 Seeds

Wichita State, Seton Hall, Dayton, Oklahoma State

The 11 Seeds

Michigan State, Pittsburgh, Ohio State, VCU, TCU, Kansas State

The 12 Seeds

Texas-Arlington, NC-Wilmington, Middle Tennessee, Nevada

The 13 Seeds

Valparaiso, Monmouth, Akron, Chattanooga

The 14 Seeds

New Mexico State, Tennessee State, IPFW, Florida Gulf Coast

The 15 Seeds

Yale, Winthrop, Vermont, Bucknell

The 16 Seeds

Eastern Washington, Texas A&M-Corpus Christi, Texas Southern, UC Irvine, North Carolina Central, Wagner

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BUBBLE ACTION

Last Four In

Ohio State, VCU, TCU, Kansas State

First Four Out

North Carolina State, Marquette, Rhode Island, Houston

Next Four Out

Providence, Texas Tech, Illinois, Wake Forest

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CONFERENCE BREAKDOWN

ACC (10), Big Ten (9), Big 12 (7), Big East (5), SEC (4), Pac-12 (4), Atlantic 10 (2), West Coast (2), American (2)

ACC – Louisville, Duke, Virginia, Florida State, North Carolina, Notre Dame, Virginia Tech, Miami (FL), Clemson, Pittsburgh

America East – Vermont

American – Cincinnati, SMU

Atlantic 10 – Dayton, VCU

Atlantic Sun – Florida Gulf Coast

Big 12 – Baylor, Kansas, West Virginia, Iowa State, Oklahoma State, TCU, Kansas State

Big East – Villanova, Creighton, Xavier, Butler, Seton Hall

Big Sky – Eastern Washington

Big South – Winthrop

Big Ten – Purdue, Wisconsin, Maryland, Indiana, Minnesota, Northwestern, Michigan, Michigan State, Ohio State

Big West – UC Irvine

Colonial – NC-Wilmington

Conference USA – Middle Tennessee

Horizon – Valparaiso

Ivy – Yale

MAAC – Monmouth

MAC – Akron

MEAC – North Carolina Central

Missouri Valley – Wichita State

Mountain West – Nevada

Northeast – Wagner

Ohio Valley – Tennessee State

Pac-12 – UCLA, Oregon, Arizona, USC

Patriot – Bucknell

SEC – Kentucky, Florida, South Carolina, Arkansas

Southern – Chattanooga

Southland – Texas A&M-Corpus Christi

Summit – IPFW

Sun Belt – Texas-Arlington

SWAC – Texas Southern

WAC – New Mexico State

WCC – Gonzaga, St. Mary’s (CA)

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