1-3-1 Sports Field of 68 – January 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!


First Bracket coming February 1st, 2021


The 1 Seeds

Gonzaga, Baylor, Michigan, Iowa

The 2 Seeds

Villanova, Texas, Houston, Tennessee

The 3 Seeds

Kansas, Wisconsin, Creighton, Alabama

The 4 Seeds

Ohio State, Illinois, West Virginia, Missouri

The 5 Seeds

Texas Tech, Colorado, Clemson, Virginia

The 6 Seeds

Louisville, Minnesota, UCLA, Oregon

The 7 Seeds

Florida State, Virginia Tech, Purdue, Saint Louis

The 8 Seeds

Connecticut, Oklahoma State, USC, LSU

The 9 Seeds

Rutgers, Xavier, Boise State, Florida

The 10 Seeds

BYU, Arkansas, Seton Hall, Oklahoma

The 11 Seeds

Indiana, Drake, North Carolina, Michigan State

The 12 Seeds

Richmond, Syracuse, Pittsburgh, Utah State, Winthrop, Toledo

The 13 Seeds

Georgia State, Furman, UAB, South Dakota State

The 14 Seeds

Abilene Christian, Liberty, Siena, Belmont

The 15 Seeds

New Mexico State, Cleveland State, UC Irvine, Colgate

The 16 Seeds

Northeastern, Bryant, UMBC, Southern Utah, Texas Southern, Norfolk State




Last Four In

Richmond, Syracuse, Pittsburgh, Utah State

First Four Out

San Diego State, Stanford, Duke, VCU

Next Four Out

Wichita State, St. Bonaventure, Marquette, Colorado State




Big Ten (10), ACC (8), Big 12 (7), SEC (6), Big East (5), Pac-12 (4), Atlantic 10 (2), Mountain West (2), WCC (2)

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

America East – UMBC

American – Houston

Atlantic 10 – Saint Louis, Richmond

Atlantic Sun – Liberty

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

Big East – Villanova, Creighton, Xavier, Seton Hall, Connecticut 

Big Sky – Southern Utah

Big South – Winthrop

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

Big West – UC Santa Barbara

Colonial – Northeastern

Conference USA – UAB

Horizon – Cleveland State

Ivy – N/A (Not participating this season due to COVID-19)

MAAC – Siena

MAC – Toledo

MEAC – Norfolk State

Missouri Valley – Drake

Mountain West – Boise State, Utah State

Northeast – Bryant

Ohio Valley – Belmont

Pac-12 – Oregon, UCLA, Colorado, USC

Patriot – Colgate

SEC – Tennessee, Missouri, Florida, LSU, Arkansas, Alabama

Southern – Furman

Southland – Abilene Christian

Summit – South Dakota State

Sun Belt – Georgia State

SWAC – Texas Southern

WAC – New Mexico State

WCC – Gonzaga, BYU


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