1-3-1 Sports Field of 68 – February 8th

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Bracket 020818

The 1 Seeds

Virginia, Villanova, Purdue, Xavier

The 2 Seeds

Kansas, Duke, Clemson, Auburn

The 3 Seeds

Texas Tech, Michigan State, Cincinnati, Tennessee

The 4 Seeds

Ohio State, West Virginia, Arizona, North Carolina

The 5 Seeds

Oklahoma, Rhode Island, Kentucky, Miami (FL)

The 6 Seeds

Seton Hall, Creighton, Gonzaga, St. Mary’s (CA)

The 7 Seeds

Florida State, Florida, Wichita State, Butler

The 8 Seeds

Texas A&M, Nevada, Arizona State, Michigan

The 9 Seeds

TCU, Providence, Missouri, Washington

The 10 Seeds

Alabama, Texas, Louisville, Arkansas

The 11 Seeds

USC, Houston, Boise State, Kansas State, NC State, Syracuse

The 12 Seeds

Middle Tennessee, Buffalo, New Mexico State, Louisiana-Lafayette

The 13 Seeds

Loyola-Chicago, Vermont, South Dakota State, East Tennessee State

The 14 Seeds 

Belmont, College of Charleston, Rider, Montana

The 15 Seeds

Wright State, UC Santa Barbara, Bucknell, Florida Gulf Coast

The 16 Seeds

Wagner, NC-Asheville, Pennsylvania, Nicholls State, North Carolina A&T, Arkansas-Pine Bluff




Last Four In

Boise State, Kansas State, NC State, Syracuse

First Four Out

Virginia Tech, Marquette, SMU, UCLA

Next Four Out

Nebraska, Western Kentucky, Mississippi State, St. Bonaventure




ACC (9), SEC (8), Big East (7), Big 12 (7), Pac-12 (4), Big Ten (4), American (3), Mountain West (2), West Coast (2)

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

America East – Vermont

American – Wichita State, Cincinnati, Houston

Atlantic 10 – Rhode Island

Atlantic Sun – Florida Gulf Coast

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

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

Big Sky – Montana

Big South – NC-Asheville

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

Big West – UC Santa Barbara

Colonial – College of Charleston

Conference USA – Middle Tennessee

Horizon – Wright State

Ivy – Pennslyvania

MAAC – Rider

MAC – Buffalo

MEAC – North Carolina A&T

Missouri Valley – Loyola-Chicago

Mountain West – Nevada, Boise State

Northeast – Wagner

Ohio Valley – Belmont

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

Patriot – Bucknell

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

Southern – East Tennessee State

Southland – Nicholls State

Summit – South Dakota State

Sun Belt – Louisiana-Lafayette

SWAC – Arkansas-Pine Bluff

WAC – New Mexico State

WCC – Gonzaga, St. Mary’s (CA)


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