1-3-1 Sports Field of 68 – January 26th

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, Villanova

The 2 Seeds

Texas, Iowa, Houston, Alabama

The 3 Seeds

Virginia, Tennessee, Ohio State, Missouri

The 4 Seeds

Wisconsin, Kansas, Illinois, West Virginia

The 5 Seeds

Creighton, Florida State, Colorado, Texas Tech

The 6 Seeds

Minnesota, UCLA, Louisville, Purdue

The 7 Seeds

USC, Virginia Tech, Clemson, Oregon  

The 8 Seeds

Saint Louis, Boise State, Oklahoma State, Oklahoma

The 9 Seeds

BYU, Florida, Connecticut, Xavier

The 10 Seeds

LSU, Drake, North Carolina, Arkansas

The 11 Seeds

Rutgers, Indiana, Seton Hall, Michigan State 

The 12 Seeds

Richmond, San Diego State, Pittsburgh, Stanford, Winthrop, Toledo

The 13 Seeds

UAB, Furman, Belmont, Georgia State

The 14 Seeds

South Dakota State, Liberty, Colgate, Siena

The 15 Seeds

Sam Houston State, Cleveland State, Grand Canyon, Bryant

The 16 Seeds

UC Irvine, Northeastern, UMBC, Montana State, Prairie View A&M, North Carolina A&T




Last Four In

Richmond, San Diego State, Pittsburgh, Stanford

First Four Out

St. Bonaventure, Maryland, Colorado State, Loyola-Chicago

Next Four Out

Syracuse, VCU, SMU, Utah State




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

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

America East – UMBC

American – Houston

Atlantic 10 – Saint Louis, Richmond

Atlantic Sun – Liberty

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

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

Big Sky – Montana State

Big South – Winthrop

Big Ten – Michigan, Iowa, Wisconsin, Ohio State, Illinois, 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 – North Carolina A&T

Missouri Valley – Drake

Mountain West – Boise State, San Diego State

Northeast – Bryant

Ohio Valley – Belmont

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

Patriot – Colgate

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

Southern – Furman

Southland – Sam Houston State

Summit – South Dakota State

Sun Belt – Georgia State

SWAC – Prairie View A&M

WAC – Grand Canyon

WCC – Gonzaga, BYU


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