1-3-1 Sports Field of 68 – February 22nd

Welcome back to 1-3-1 Sports! My goal is to update my bracketology projections daily for the entirety of the season, so that my audience can have the most accurate, up-to-date picture of the college basketball landscape. As always, I’m open to feedback and ideas from readers regarding potential topics, discussions, etc. Furthermore, if any individual team websites are interested in working in conjunction on team-specific bracketology Q&A pieces, I’d love to contribute. Let the fun begin!

THE BRACKET

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PROJECTED SEEDING

The 1 Seeds

Duke, Virginia, Gonzaga, Tennessee

The 2 Seeds

Kentucky, North Carolina, Michigan State, Michigan

The 3 Seeds

Houston, Purdue, Kansas, Marquette

The 4 Seeds

Texas Tech, LSU, Wisconsin, Iowa State

The 5 Seeds

Nevada, Florida State, Maryland, Kansas State

The 6 Seeds

Louisville, Virginia Tech, Villanova, Iowa

The 7 Seeds

Mississippi State, Cincinnati, Buffalo, Washington

The 8 Seeds

Baylor, Ole Miss, Auburn, St. John’s

The 9 Seeds

Syracuse, Ohio State, Wofford, Texas

The 10 Seeds

TCU, NC State, Minnesota, Oklahoma

The 11 Seeds

VCU, Arizona State, Seton Hall, Florida

The 12 Seeds

Temple, Utah State, Alabama, UCF, Belmont, New Mexico State

The 13 Seeds

Liberty, Hofstra, Vermont, Old Dominion

The 14 Seeds

Yale, UC Irvine, South Dakota State, Radford

The 15 Seeds

Montana, Texas State, Northern Kentucky, Loyola-Chicago

The 16 Seeds

Bucknell, Sam Houston State, Prairie View A&M, Norfolk State, St. Francis (PA), Canisius

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BUBBLE ACTION

Last Four In

Temple, Utah State, Alabama, UCF

First Four Out

Clemson, Butler, Georgetown, Furman

Next Four Out

Lipscomb, Nebraska, Murray State, Davidson

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CONFERENCE BREAKDOWN

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

ACC – Duke, Virginia, North Carolina, Florida State, Louisville, Virginia Tech, Syracuse, NC State

America East – Vermont

American – Houston, Cincinnati, Temple, UCF

Atlantic 10 – VCU

Atlantic Sun – Liberty

Big 12 – Kansas, Texas Tech, Iowa State, Kansas State, Baylor, Texas, TCU, Oklahoma

Big East – Marquette, Villanova, St. John’s, Seton Hall

Big Sky – Montana

Big South – Radford

Big Ten – Michigan State, Michigan, Purdue, Wisconsin, Maryland, Iowa, Ohio State, Minnesota

Big West – UC Irvine

Colonial – Hofstra

Conference USA – Old Dominion

Horizon – Northern Kentucky

Ivy – Yale

MAAC – Canisius

MAC – Buffalo

MEAC – Norfolk State

Missouri Valley – Loyola-Chicago

Mountain West – Nevada, Utah State

Northeast – St. Francis (PA)

Ohio Valley – Belmont

Pac-12 – Washington, Arizona State

Patriot – Bucknell

SEC – Tennessee, Kentucky, LSU, Mississippi State, Ole Miss, Auburn, Florida, Alabama

Southern – Wofford

Southland – Sam Houston State

Summit – South Dakota State

Sun Belt – Texas State

SWAC – Prairie View A&M

WAC – New Mexico State

WCC – Gonzaga

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Games to Watch (2/22/2019)

Starting this season, I’ve decided to catalog the most tournament-relevant games to watch (if there are any) each night, along with the tip-off time, TV channel, and projected score of the game when input into my own personal game-scoring model. I will also revisit the projections from the day before to archive their accuracy.

YESTERDAY’S GAMES

Michigan (23-3) @ Minnesota (17-9)

Projected Score: Michigan – 67, Minnesota – 64
Actual Score: Michigan – 69, Minnesota – 60

UCF (19-5) @ Cincinnati (21-4)

Projected Score: Cincinnati – 68, UCF – 61
Actual Score: Cincinnati – 60, UCF – 55

2019 Model Pick Record: 143-73

TODAY’S GAMES

Canisius (12-14) @ Monmouth (10-18)

Tip Time: 7 PM EST
TV Channel: ESPNU
Projected Score: Monmouth – 69, Canisius – 67

Indiana (13-13) @ Iowa (20-6)

Tip Time: 9 PM EST
TV Channel: Fox Sports 1
Projected Score: Iowa – 78, Indiana – 69

 

 

Games to Watch (2/21/2019)

Starting this season, I’ve decided to catalog the most tournament-relevant games to watch (if there are any) each night, along with the tip-off time, TV channel, and projected score of the game when input into my own personal game-scoring model. I will also revisit the projections from the day before to archive their accuracy.

YESTERDAY’S GAMES

Florida (14-11) @ LSU (21-4)

Projected Score: LSU – 75, Florida – 66
Actual Score: Florida – 82, LSU – 77

Louisville  (18-8) @ Syracuse (17-8)

Projected Score: Louisville – 67, Syracuse – 66
Actual Score: Syracuse – 69, Louisville – 49

North Carolina (20-5) @ Duke (23-2)

Projected Score: Duke – 90, North Carolina – 80
Actual Score: North Carolina – 88, Duke – 72

Butler (15-11) @ Marquette (21-4)

Projected Score: Marquette – 78, Butler – 67
Actual Score: Marquette – 79, Butler – 69

2019 Model Pick Record: 141-73

TODAY’S GAMES

Michigan (23-3) @ Minnesota (17-9)

Tip Time: 7 PM EST
TV Channel: ESPN
Projected Score: Michigan – 67, Minnesota – 64

UCF (19-5) @ Cincinnati (21-4)

Tip Time: 7 PM EST
TV Channel: ESPN2
Projected Score: Cincinnati – 68, UCF – 61

 

 

1-3-1 Sports Field of 68 – February 21st

Welcome back to 1-3-1 Sports! My goal is to update my bracketology projections daily for the entirety of the season, so that my audience can have the most accurate, up-to-date picture of the college basketball landscape. As always, I’m open to feedback and ideas from readers regarding potential topics, discussions, etc. Furthermore, if any individual team websites are interested in working in conjunction on team-specific bracketology Q&A pieces, I’d love to contribute. Let the fun begin!

THE BRACKET

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PROJECTED SEEDING

The 1 Seeds

Duke, Virginia, Gonzaga, Tennessee

The 2 Seeds

Kentucky, North Carolina, Michigan State, Michigan

The 3 Seeds

Houston, Purdue, Kansas, Marquette

The 4 Seeds

Texas Tech, LSU, Wisconsin, Iowa State

The 5 Seeds

Florida State, Nevada, Maryland, Louisville

The 6 Seeds

Virginia Tech, Kansas State, Villanova, Iowa

The 7 Seeds

Cincinnati, Mississippi State, Buffalo, Washington

The 8 Seeds

Baylor, Auburn, Ole Miss, Texas

The 9 Seeds

Syracuse, St. John’s, Wofford, Ohio State

The 10 Seeds

TCU, VCU, NC State, Oklahoma

The 11 Seeds

Minnesota, Florida, Clemson, UCF

The 12 Seeds

Utah State, Temple, Butler, Arizona State, Liberty, Belmont 

The 13 Seeds

Hofstra, New Mexico State, Vermont, Yale

The 14 Seeds

Old Dominion, UC Irvine, South Dakota State, Montana

The 15 Seeds

Texas State, Northern Kentucky, Loyola-Chicago, Radford

The 16 Seeds

Bucknell, Sam Houston State, Prairie View A&M, Norfolk State, St. Francis (PA), Canisius

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BUBBLE ACTION

Last Four In

Utah State, Temple, Butler, Arizona State

First Four Out

Seton Hall, Alabama, Furman, Nebraska

Next Four Out

Lipscomb, Murray State, Georgetown, Davidson

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CONFERENCE BREAKDOWN

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

ACC – Duke, Virginia, North Carolina, Florida State, Louisville, Virginia Tech, NC State, Syracuse, Clemson

America East – Vermont

American – Houston, Cincinnati, UCF, Temple

Atlantic 10 – VCU

Atlantic Sun – Liberty

Big 12 – Kansas, Texas Tech, Iowa State, Kansas State, TCU, Baylor, Oklahoma, Texas

Big East – Marquette, Villanova, St. John’s, Butler

Big Sky – Montana

Big South – Radford

Big Ten – Michigan State, Michigan, Purdue, Wisconsin, Maryland, Iowa, Ohio State, Minnesota

Big West – UC Irvine

Colonial – Hofstra

Conference USA – Old Dominion

Horizon – Northern Kentucky

Ivy – Yale

MAAC – Canisius

MAC – Buffalo

MEAC – Norfolk State

Missouri Valley – Loyola-Chicago

Mountain West – Nevada, Utah State

Northeast – St. Francis (PA)

Ohio Valley – Belmont

Pac-12 – Washington, Arizona State

Patriot – Bucknell

SEC – Tennessee, Kentucky, LSU, Mississippi State, Ole Miss, Auburn, Florida

Southern – Wofford

Southland – Sam Houston State

Summit – South Dakota State

Sun Belt – Texas State

SWAC – Prairie View A&M

WAC – New Mexico State

WCC – Gonzaga

Games to Watch (2/20/2019)

Starting this season, I’ve decided to catalog the most tournament-relevant games to watch (if there are any) each night, along with the tip-off time, TV channel, and projected score of the game when input into my own personal game-scoring model. I will also revisit the projections from the day before to archive their accuracy.

YESTERDAY’S GAMES

Purdue (18-7) @ Indiana (13-12)

Projected Score: Purdue – 74, Indiana – 68
Actual Score: Purdue – 48, Indiana – 46

Maryland (19-7) @ Iowa (20-5)

Projected Score: Iowa – 76, Maryland – 74
Actual Score: Maryland – 66, Iowa – 65

Florida State (20-5) @ Clemson (15-10)

Projected Score: Florida State – 69, Clemson – 66
Actual Score: Florida State – 77, Clemson – 64

Baylor (16-9) @ Iowa State (19-6)

Projected Score: Iowa State – 74, Baylor – 66
Actual Score: Baylor – 73, Iowa State – 69

2019 Model Pick Record: 140-70

TODAY’S GAMES

Florida (14-11) @ LSU (21-4)

Tip Time: 7 PM EST
TV Channel: ESPN2
Projected Score: LSU – 75, Florida – 66

Louisville  (18-8) @ Syracuse (17-8)

Tip Time: 7 PM EST
TV Channel: ESPN
Projected Score: Louisville – 67, Syracuse – 66

North Carolina (20-5) @ Duke (23-2)

Tip Time: 9 PM EST
TV Channel: ESPN
Projected Score: Duke – 90, North Carolina – 80

Butler (15-11) @ Marquette (21-4)

Tip Time: 9 PM EST
TV Channel: CBS Sports Network
Projected Score: Marquette – 78, Butler – 67

 

1-3-1 Sports Field of 68 – February 20th

Welcome back to 1-3-1 Sports! My goal is to update my bracketology projections daily for the entirety of the season, so that my audience can have the most accurate, up-to-date picture of the college basketball landscape. As always, I’m open to feedback and ideas from readers regarding potential topics, discussions, etc. Furthermore, if any individual team websites are interested in working in conjunction on team-specific bracketology Q&A pieces, I’d love to contribute. Let the fun begin!

THE BRACKET

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PROJECTED SEEDING

The 1 Seeds

Duke, Tennessee, Virginia, Gonzaga

The 2 Seeds

Kentucky, North Carolina, Michigan State, Michigan

The 3 Seeds

Houston, Purdue, Kansas, Marquette

The 4 Seeds

LSU, Nevada, Texas Tech, Louisville

The 5 Seeds

Wisconsin, Iowa State, Florida State, Villanova

The 6 Seeds

Maryland, Virginia Tech, Kansas State, Iowa

The 7 Seeds

Cincinnati, Mississippi State, Buffalo, Washington

The 8 Seeds

Baylor, Auburn, Ole Miss, St. John’s

The 9 Seeds

TCU, Texas, Syracuse, Wofford

The 10 Seeds

Ohio State, VCU, NC State, Oklahoma

The 11 Seeds

Minnesota, UCF, Clemson, Butler

The 12 Seeds

Utah State, Seton Hall, Temple, Florida, Lipscomb, Belmont 

The 13 Seeds

Hofstra, New Mexico State, Vermont, Yale

The 14 Seeds

Old Dominion, South Dakota State, UC Irvine, Montana

The 15 Seeds

Texas State, Northern Kentucky, Loyola-Chicago, Radford

The 16 Seeds

Bucknell, Sam Houston State, Prairie View A&M, Norfolk State, St. Francis (PA), Canisius

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BUBBLE ACTION

Last Four In

Utah State, Seton Hall, Temple, Florida

First Four Out

Alabama, Arizona State, Furman, Nebraska

Next Four Out

Murray State, Liberty, Davidson, Dayton

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CONFERENCE BREAKDOWN

ACC (9), Big Ten (8), Big 12 (8), SEC (7), Big East (5), American (4), Mountain West (2)

ACC – Duke, Virginia, North Carolina, Louisville, Florida State, Virginia Tech, NC State, Syracuse, Clemson

America East – Vermont

American – Houston, Cincinnati, UCF, Temple

Atlantic 10 – VCU

Atlantic Sun – Lipscomb

Big 12 – Kansas, Texas Tech, Iowa State, Kansas State, TCU, Baylor, Oklahoma, Texas

Big East – Marquette, Villanova, St. John’s, Butler, Seton Hall

Big Sky – Montana

Big South – Radford

Big Ten – Michigan State, Michigan, Purdue, Wisconsin, Maryland, Iowa, Ohio State, Minnesota

Big West – UC Irvine

Colonial – Hofstra

Conference USA – Old Dominion

Horizon – Northern Kentucky

Ivy – Yale

MAAC – Canisius

MAC – Buffalo

MEAC – Norfolk State

Missouri Valley – Loyola-Chicago

Mountain West – Nevada, Utah State

Northeast – St. Francis (PA)

Ohio Valley – Belmont

Pac-12 – Washington

Patriot – Bucknell

SEC – Tennessee, Kentucky, LSU, Mississippi State, Ole Miss, Auburn, Florida

Southern – Wofford

Southland – Sam Houston State

Summit – South Dakota State

Sun Belt – Texas State

SWAC – Prairie View A&M

WAC – New Mexico State

WCC – Gonzaga

Games to Watch (2/19/2019)

Starting this season, I’ve decided to catalog the most tournament-relevant games to watch (if there are any) each night, along with the tip-off time, TV channel, and projected score of the game when input into my own personal game-scoring model. I will also revisit the projections from the day before to archive their accuracy.

YESTERDAY’S GAMES

Virginia (22-2) @ Virginia Tech (20-5)

Projected Score: Virginia – 61, Virginia Tech – 57
Actual Score: Virginia – 64, Virginia Tech – 58

2019 Model Pick Record: 138-68

TODAY’S GAMES

Purdue (18-7) @ Indiana (13-12)

Tip Time: 7 PM EST
TV Channel: ESPN2
Projected Score: Purdue – 74, Indiana – 68

Maryland (19-7) @ Iowa (20-5)

Tip Time: 8 PM EST
TV Channel: Big Ten Network
Projected Score: Iowa – 76, Maryland – 74

Florida State (20-5) @ Clemson (15-10)

Tip Time: 9 PM EST
TV Channel: ESPNU
Projected Score: Florida State – 69, Clemson – 66

Baylor (16-9) @ Iowa State (19-6)

Tip Time: 9 PM EST
TV Channel: ESPN2
Projected Score: Iowa State – 74, Baylor – 66

1-3-1 Sports Field of 68 – February 19th

Welcome back to 1-3-1 Sports! My goal is to update my bracketology projections daily for the entirety of the season, so that my audience can have the most accurate, up-to-date picture of the college basketball landscape. As always, I’m open to feedback and ideas from readers regarding potential topics, discussions, etc. Furthermore, if any individual team websites are interested in working in conjunction on team-specific bracketology Q&A pieces, I’d love to contribute. Let the fun begin!

THE BRACKET

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PROJECTED SEEDING

The 1 Seeds

Duke, Tennessee, Virginia, Gonzaga

The 2 Seeds

Kentucky, North Carolina, Michigan State, Michigan

The 3 Seeds

Houston, Purdue, Kansas, Marquette

The 4 Seeds

LSU, Nevada, Louisville, Iowa State

The 5 Seeds

Texas Tech, Wisconsin, Virginia Tech, Villanova

The 6 Seeds

Iowa, Florida State, Kansas State, Maryland

The 7 Seeds

Cincinnati, Mississippi State, Buffalo, Washington

The 8 Seeds

Baylor, Ole Miss, Auburn, St. John’s

The 9 Seeds

TCU, Texas, Syracuse, Wofford

The 10 Seeds

Ohio State, VCU, NC State, Oklahoma

The 11 Seeds

Minnesota, Clemson, Alabama, UCF, Butler

The 12 Seeds

Utah State, Seton Hall, Lipscomb, Belmont, Hofstra

The 13 Seeds

New Mexico State, Davidson, Vermont, Yale

The 14 Seeds

Old Dominion, South Dakota State, UC Irvine, Northern Kentucky

The 15 Seeds

Montana, Texas State, Loyola-Chicago, Radford

The 16 Seeds

Bucknell, Sam Houston State, Prairie View A&M, Quinnipiac, Norfolk State, St. Francis (PA)

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BUBBLE ACTION

Last Four In

UCF, Butler, Utah State, Seton Hall

First Four Out

Temple, Nebraska, Florida, Arizona State

Next Four Out

Indiana, Furman, Murray State, Liberty

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CONFERENCE BREAKDOWN

ACC (9), Big Ten (8), Big 12 (8), SEC (7), Big East (5), American (3), Atlantic 10 (2), Mountain West (2)

ACC – Duke, Virginia, North Carolina, Virginia Tech, Louisville, Florida State, NC State, Syracuse, Clemson

America East – Vermont

American – Houston, Cincinnati, UCF

Atlantic 10 – VCU, Davidson

Atlantic Sun – Lipscomb

Big 12 – Kansas, Iowa State, Texas Tech, Kansas State, TCU, Baylor, Oklahoma, Texas

Big East – Marquette, Villanova, St. John’s, Butler, Seton Hall

Big Sky – Montana

Big South – Radford

Big Ten – Michigan State, Michigan, Purdue, Wisconsin, Iowa, Maryland, Ohio State, Minnesota

Big West – UC Irvine

Colonial – Hofstra

Conference USA – Old Dominion

Horizon – Northern Kentucky

Ivy – Yale

MAAC – Quinnipiac

MAC – Buffalo

MEAC – Norfolk State

Missouri Valley – Loyola-Chicago

Mountain West – Nevada, Utah State

Northeast – St. Francis (PA)

Ohio Valley – Belmont

Pac-12 – Washington

Patriot – Bucknell

SEC – Tennessee, Kentucky, LSU, Mississippi State, Ole Miss, Auburn, Alabama

Southern – Wofford

Southland – Sam Houston State

Summit – South Dakota State

Sun Belt – Texas State

SWAC – Prairie View A&M

WAC – New Mexico State

WCC – Gonzaga

Games to Watch (2/18/2019)

Starting this season, I’ve decided to catalog the most tournament-relevant games to watch (if there are any) each night, along with the tip-off time, TV channel, and projected score of the game when input into my own personal game-scoring model. I will also revisit the projections from the day before to archive their accuracy.

YESTERDAY’S GAMES

Ohio State (16-8) @ Michigan State (20-5)

Projected Score: Michigan State – 76, Ohio State – 63
Actual Score: Michigan State – 62, Ohio State – 44

Villanova (20-5) @ St. John’s (18-7)

Projected Score: Villanova – 77, St. John’s – 73
Actual Score: St. John’s – 71, Villanova – 65

2019 Model Pick Record: 137-68

TODAY’S GAMES

Virginia (22-2) @ Virginia Tech (20-5)

Tip Time: 7 PM EST
TV Channel: ESPN
Projected Score: Virginia – 61, Virginia Tech – 57

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

Welcome back to 1-3-1 Sports! My goal is to update my bracketology projections daily for the entirety of the season, so that my audience can have the most accurate, up-to-date picture of the college basketball landscape. As always, I’m open to feedback and ideas from readers regarding potential topics, discussions, etc. Furthermore, if any individual team websites are interested in working in conjunction on team-specific bracketology Q&A pieces, I’d love to contribute. Let the fun begin!

THE BRACKET

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PROJECTED SEEDING

The 1 Seeds

Duke, Tennessee, Virginia, Gonzaga

The 2 Seeds

Kentucky, North Carolina, Michigan State, Michigan

The 3 Seeds

Houston, Purdue, Kansas, Marquette

The 4 Seeds

LSU, Nevada, Louisville, Iowa State

The 5 Seeds

Texas Tech, Wisconsin, Virginia Tech, Villanova

The 6 Seeds

Iowa, Florida State, Kansas State, Maryland

The 7 Seeds

Cincinnati, Mississippi State, Buffalo, Washington

The 8 Seeds

TCU, Baylor, Ole Miss, Auburn

The 9 Seeds

St. John’s, Texas, Syracuse, Wofford

The 10 Seeds

Ohio State, VCU, NC State, Oklahoma

The 11 Seeds

Minnesota, Clemson, Alabama, UCF, Butler

The 12 Seeds

Utah State, Seton Hall, Lipscomb, Belmont, Hofstra

The 13 Seeds

New Mexico State, Davidson, Vermont, Yale

The 14 Seeds

Old Dominion, South Dakota State, UC Irvine, Northern Kentucky

The 15 Seeds

Montana, Texas State, Loyola-Chicago, Radford

The 16 Seeds

Bucknell, Sam Houston State, Prairie View A&M, Quinnipiac, Norfolk State, St. Francis (PA)

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BUBBLE ACTION

Last Four In

UCF, Butler, Utah State, Seton Hall

First Four Out

Temple, Nebraska, Florida, Arizona State

Next Four Out

Indiana, Furman, Murray State, Liberty

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CONFERENCE BREAKDOWN

ACC (9), Big Ten (8), Big 12 (8), SEC (7), Big East (5), American (3), Atlantic 10 (2), Mountain West (2)

ACC – Duke, Virginia, North Carolina, Virginia Tech, Louisville, Florida State, NC State, Syracuse, Clemson

America East – Vermont

American – Houston, Cincinnati, UCF

Atlantic 10 – VCU, Davidson

Atlantic Sun – Lipscomb

Big 12 – Kansas, Iowa State, Texas Tech, Kansas State, TCU, Baylor, Oklahoma, Texas

Big East – Marquette, Villanova, St. John’s, Butler, Seton Hall

Big Sky – Montana

Big South – Radford

Big Ten – Michigan State, Michigan, Purdue, Wisconsin, Iowa, Maryland, Ohio State, Minnesota

Big West – UC Irvine

Colonial – Hofstra

Conference USA – Old Dominion

Horizon – Northern Kentucky

Ivy – Yale

MAAC – Quinnipiac

MAC – Buffalo

MEAC – Norfolk State

Missouri Valley – Loyola-Chicago

Mountain West – Nevada, Utah State

Northeast – St. Francis (PA)

Ohio Valley – Belmont

Pac-12 – Washington

Patriot – Bucknell

SEC – Tennessee, Kentucky, LSU, Mississippi State, Ole Miss, Auburn, Alabama

Southern – Wofford

Southland – Sam Houston State

Summit – South Dakota State

Sun Belt – Texas State

SWAC – Prairie View A&M

WAC – New Mexico State

WCC – Gonzaga