1-3-1 Sports Field of 68 – January 28th

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

First Bracket coming February 1st, 2021

 

The 1 Seeds

Gonzaga, Baylor, Michigan, Villanova

The 2 Seeds

Houston, Alabama, Iowa, Texas

The 3 Seeds

Virginia, Tennessee, Ohio State, Wisconsin

The 4 Seeds

Kansas, Illinois, Missouri, West Virginia

The 5 Seeds

Creighton, Florida State, Colorado, Texas Tech

The 6 Seeds

Minnesota, UCLA, Purdue, USC

The 7 Seeds

Virginia Tech, Oklahoma, Louisville, Oregon

The 8 Seeds

Clemson, Oklahoma State, Florida, Saint Louis

The 9 Seeds

Boise State, Connecticut, Xavier, Drake

The 10 Seeds

BYU, LSU, North Carolina, Rutgers 

The 11 Seeds

Arkansas, Indiana, Seton Hall, Richmond 

The 12 Seeds

San Diego State, Michigan State, Stanford, St. Bonaventure, Winthrop, Toledo

The 13 Seeds

UAB, Furman, Belmont, Colgate

The 14 Seeds

South Dakota State, Liberty, Siena, Texas State

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

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BUBBLE ACTION

Last Four In

San Diego State, Michigan State, Stanford, St. Bonaventure

First Four Out

Colorado State, Loyola-Chicago, Pittsburgh, Utah State

Next Four Out

Maryland, Syracuse, VCU, SMU

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CONFERENCE BREAKDOWN

Big Ten (10), Big 12 (7), ACC (6), SEC (6), Big East (5), Pac-12 (5), Atlantic 10 (3), Mountain West (2), WCC (2)

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

America East – UMBC

American – Houston

Atlantic 10 – Saint Louis, Richmond, St. Bonaventure

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 – Texas State

SWAC – Prairie View A&M

WAC – Grand Canyon

WCC – Gonzaga, BYU

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