1-3-1 Sports Field of 68 – January 18th

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The 1 Seeds

Villanova, Kansas, Baylor, Gonzaga

The 2 Seeds

Kentucky, UCLA, Creighton, Florida State

The 3 Seeds

Louisville, Butler, North Carolina, Oregon

The 4 Seeds

West Virginia, Virginia, Florida, Duke

The 5 Seeds

Arizona, Notre Dame, Cincinnati, Wisconsin

The 6 Seeds

Maryland, Purdue, Minnesota, St. Mary’s (CA)

The 7 Seeds

Xavier, South Carolina, USC, SMU

The 8 Seeds

Virginia Tech, TCU, Dayton, Northwestern

The 9 Seeds

Michigan State, Clemson, VCU, Indiana

The 10 Seeds

Iowa State, Arkansas, Middle Tennessee, Seton Hall

The 11 Seeds

Illinois State, NC-Wilmington, Nevada, California

The 12 Seeds

Miami (FL), North Carolina State, Kansas State, Pittsburgh, Texas Tech, Akron

The 13 Seeds

Monmouth, Valparaiso, Vermont, Chattanooga

The 14 Seeds

Florida Gulf Coast, New Mexico State, Georgia Southern, Belmont

The 15 Seeds

Princeton, Winthrop, North Dakota State, Texas Southern

The 16 Seeds

Bucknell, UC Irvine, New Orleans, Weber State, LIU-Brooklyn, Morgan State




Last Four In

North Carolina State, Kansas State, Pittsburgh, Texas Tech

First Four Out

Wichita State, Rhode Island, Marquette, Georgia

Next Four Out

Houston, Illinois, Providence, UCF




ACC (11), Big Ten (7), Big 12 (7), Big East (5), Pac-12 (5), SEC (4), Atlantic 10 (2), American (2), West Coast (2)

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

America East – Vermont

American – Cincinnati, SMU

Atlantic 10 – Dayton, VCU

Atlantic Sun – Florida Gulf Coast

Big 12 – Kansas, Baylor, West Virginia, TCU, Iowa State, Kansas State, Texas Tech

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

Big Sky – Weber State

Big South – Winthrop

Big Ten – Maryland, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Purdue, Northwester, Michigan State, Indiana

Big West – UC Irvine

Colonial – NC-Wilmington

Conference USA – Middle Tennessee

Horizon – Valparaiso

Ivy – Princeton

MAAC – Monmouth

MAC – Akron

MEAC – Morgan State

Missouri Valley – Illinois State

Mountain West – Nevada

Northeast – LIU-Brooklyn

Ohio Valley – Belmont

Pac-12 – UCLA, Oregon, Arizona, USC, California

Patriot – Bucknell

SEC – Kentucky, Florida, South Carolina, Arkansas

Southern – Chattanooga

Southland – New Orleans

Summit – North Dakota State

Sun Belt – Texas-Arlington

SWAC – Texas Southern

WAC – New Mexico State

WCC – Gonzaga, St. Mary’s (CA)


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