1-3-1 Sports Field of 68 – January 30th

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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The 1 Seeds

Baylor, Gonzaga, Kansas, San Diego State

The 2 Seeds

Duke, Louisville, Seton Hall, Dayton

The 3 Seeds

West Virginia, Michigan State, Oregon, Villanova

The 4 Seeds

Butler, Florida State, Maryland, Auburn

The 5 Seeds

Kentucky, Iowa, Colorado, Penn State

The 6 Seeds

LSU, Creighton, Rutgers, Illinois

The 7 Seeds

Marquette, Arizona, Wichita State, Houston

The 8 Seeds

Wisconsin, Ohio State, Stanford, Arkansas

The 9 Seeds

Indiana, USC, Michigan, Texas Tech

The 10 Seeds

St. Mary’s (CA), BYU, Memphis, Florida

The 11 Seeds

VCU, Minnesota, Oklahoma, NC State, Rhode Island, Purdue

The 12 Seeds

Liberty, Northern Iowa, East Tennessee State, Yale

The 13 Seeds

Akron, Stephen F. Austin, North Texas, Vermont

The 14 Seeds

New Mexico State, William & Mary, Colgate, Wright State

The 15 Seeds

UC Irvine, Arkansas-Little Rock, Murray State, Winthrop

The 16 Seeds

South Dakota State, Montana, Monmouth, Robert Morris, Prairie View A&M, Norfolk State

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BUBBLE ACTION

Last Four In

Oklahoma, NC State, Rhode Island, Purdue

First Four Out

Alabama, Mississippi State, Virginia, Virginia Tech

Next Four Out

Georgetown, Xavier, Richmond, Cincinnati

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CONFERENCE BREAKDOWN

Big Ten (12), Big East (5), SEC (5), Big 12 (5), ACC (4), Pac-12 (4), American (3), WCC (3), Atlantic 10 (3)

ACC – Duke, Florida State, Louisville, NC State

America East – Vermont

American – Wichita State, Houston, Memphis

Atlantic 10 – Dayton, VCU, Rhode Island

Atlantic Sun – Liberty

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

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

Big Sky – Montana

Big South – Winthrop

Big Ten – Michigan State, Maryland, Iowa, Penn State, Illinois, Rutgers, Wisconsin, Ohio State, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Purdue

Big West – UC Irvine

Colonial – William & Mary

Conference USA – North Texas

Horizon – Wright State

Ivy – Yale

MAAC – Monmouth

MAC – Akron

MEAC – Norfolk State

Missouri Valley – Northern Iowa

Mountain West – San Diego State

Northeast – Robert Morris

Ohio Valley – Murray State

Pac-12 – Oregon, Colorado, Arizona, Stanford, USC

Patriot – Colgate

SEC – Auburn, Kentucky, LSU, Arkansas, Florida

Southern – East Tennessee State

Southland – Stephen F. Austin

Summit – South Dakota State

Sun Belt – Arkansas-Little Rock

SWAC – Prairie View A&M

WAC – New Mexico State

WCC – Gonzaga, BYU, St. Mary’s (CA)

One comment

  1. Owen Riley · January 30

    Here’s a fun tangent into the land of speculation. What do you think of LSU?

    Addendum: I am also intrigued by your omission of UNC-Greensboro from the Unfortunate Eight (first four out, next four out).

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