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

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Bracket 011818

The 1 Seeds

Villanova, Virginia, Duke, Purdue

The 2 Seeds

Xavier, Kansas, North Carolina, Oklahoma

The 3 Seeds

Texas Tech, West Virginia, Clemson, Auburn

The 4 Seeds

Michigan State, Arizona, Cincinnati, Wichita State

The 5 Seeds

Ohio State, Seton Hall, Tennessee, Arizona State

The 6 Seeds

Kentucky, TCU, Gonzaga, Michigan

The 7 Seeds

Louisville, Miami (FL), Nevada, Rhode Island

The 8 Seeds

Creighton, Florida, Arkansas, Butler

The 9 Seeds

St. Mary’s (CA), Missouri, Texas, Alabama

The 10 Seeds

Florida State, Marquette, Texas A&M, UCLA

The 11 Seeds

Notre Dame, Syracuse, Boise State, USC, Middle Tennessee

The 12 Seeds

Providence, Western Kentucky, New Mexico State, Buffalo, Missouri State

The 13 Seeds

South Dakota State, Vermont, Louisiana-Lafayette, East Tennessee State

The 14 Seeds 

Wright State, UC Davis, Murray State, William & Mary

The 15 Seeds

Stephen F. Austin, Montana, Bucknell, Iona

The 16 Seeds

Radford, Pennsylvania, Florida Gulf Coast, Robert Morris, North Carolina A&T, Jackson State




Last Four In

Boise State, USC, Providence, Western Kentucky

First Four Out

Georgia, Maryland, Washington, SMU

Next Four Out

Houston, St. Bonaventure, Kansas State, Virginia Tech




ACC (9), SEC (8), Big East (7), Big 12 (6), Big Ten (4), Pac-12 (4), American (2), Conference USA (2), Mountain West (2), West Coast (2)

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

America East – Vermont

American – Wichita State, Cincinnati

Atlantic 10 – Rhode Island

Atlantic Sun – Florida Gulf Coast

Big 12 – Oklahoma, West Virginia, Texas Tech, Kansas, TCU, Texas

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

Big Sky – Montana

Big South – Radford

Big Ten – Purdue, Michigan State, Ohio State, Michigan

Big West – UC Davis

Colonial – William & Mary

Conference USA – Middle Tennessee, Western Kentucky

Horizon – Wright State

Ivy – Pennslyvania

MAAC – Iona

MAC – Buffalo

MEAC – North Carolina A&T

Missouri Valley – Missouri State

Mountain West – Nevada, Boise State

Northeast – Robert Morris

Ohio Valley – Murray State

Pac-12 – Arizona State, Arizona, UCLA, USC

Patriot – Bucknell

SEC – Auburn, Kentucky, Tennessee, Florida, Arkansas, Texas A&M, Missouri, Alabama

Southern – East Tennessee State

Southland – Stephen F. Austin

Summit – South Dakota State

Sun Belt – Louisiana-Lafayette

SWAC – Jackson State

WAC – New Mexico State

WCC – Gonzaga, St. Mary’s (CA)


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