1-3-1 Sports Field of 68 – February 17th

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Bracket 021717

The 1 Seeds

Villanova, Kansas, Gonzaga, Baylor

The 2 Seeds

North Carolina, Florida State, Louisville, Oregon

The 3 Seeds

Arizona, Florida, Kentucky, Duke

The 4 Seeds

Virginia, West Virginia, UCLA, Butler

The 5 Seeds

Purdue, Cincinnati, Creighton, Notre Dame

The 6 Seeds

Wisconsin, Maryland, South Carolina, SMU

The 7 Seeds

St. Mary’s (CA), Minnesota, Xavier, USC

The 8 Seeds

Oklahoma State, Northwestern, Dayton, VCU

The 9 Seeds

Virginia Tech, Michigan State, Iowa State, Miami (FL)

The 10 Seeds

Michigan, Kansas State, TCU, Wichita State

The 11 Seeds

Seton Hall, Arkansas, California, Middle Tennessee, Syracuse

The 12 Seeds

Marquette, Illinois State, NC-Wilmington, Nevada, Valparaiso

The 13 Seeds

Monmouth, Texas-Arlington, Akron, Vermont

The 14 Seeds 

Belmont, Princeton, NC-Asheville, Florida Gulf Coast

The 15 Seeds

Bucknell, North Dakota State, Furman, CSU Bakersfield

The 16 Seeds

Texas Southern, New Orleans, Weber State, UC Davis, North Carolina Central, Mount St. Mary’s




Last Four In

California, Syracuse, Marquette, Illinois State

First Four Out

Georgia Tech, Clemson, Texas Tech, Wake Forest

Next Four Out

Georgetown, Providence, Indiana, Rhode Island




ACC (9), Big 12 (7), Big Ten (7), Big East (6), Pac-12 (5), SEC (4), Atlantic 10 (2), American (2), West Coast (2), Missouri Valley (2)

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

America East – Vermont

American – Cincinnati, SMU

Atlantic 10 – Dayton, VCU

Atlantic Sun – Florida Gulf Coast

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

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

Big Sky – Weber State

Big South – NC-Asheville

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

Big West – UC Davis

Colonial – NC-Wilmington

Conference USA – Middle Tennessee

Horizon – Valparaiso

Ivy – Princeton

MAAC – Monmouth

MAC – Akron

MEAC – North Carolina Central

Missouri Valley – Wichita State, Illinois State

Mountain West – Nevada

Northeast – Mount St. Mary’s

Ohio Valley – Belmont

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

Patriot – Bucknell

SEC – Florida, Kentucky, South Carolina, Arkansas

Southern – Furman

Southland – New Orleans

Summit – North Dakota State

Sun Belt – Texas-Arlington

SWAC – Texas Southern

WAC – CSU Bakersfield

WCC – Gonzaga, St. Mary’s (CA)


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