1-3-1 Sports Field of 68 – March 4th

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 interviews, 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!


Bracket 030421

The 1 Seeds

Gonzaga, Baylor, Michigan, Illinois

The 2 Seeds

Alabama, Iowa, Ohio State, West Virginia 

The 3 Seeds

Houston, Kansas, Villanova, Arkansas

The 4 Seeds

Florida State, Texas, Oklahoma State, Purdue

The 5 Seeds

Texas Tech, Creighton, Virginia, Oklahoma  

The 6 Seeds

USC, Tennessee, Colorado, Missouri

The 7 Seeds

BYU, Clemson, Wisconsin, Florida

The 8 Seeds

Oregon, San Diego State, Virginia Tech, Loyola-Chicago

The 9 Seeds

LSU, Maryland, Rutgers, UCLA

The 10 Seeds

Louisville, North Carolina, Connecticut, VCU 

The 11 Seeds

St. Bonaventure, Colorado State, Georgia Tech, Xavier

The 12 Seeds

Drake, Wichita State, Boise State, Michigan State, Western Kentucky, Toledo

The 13 Seeds

Winthrop, Colgate, Belmont, UC Santa Barbara

The 14 Seeds

Liberty, UNC-Greensboro, Abilene Christian, South Dakota State 

The 15 Seeds

Siena, UMBC, Eastern Washington, Cleveland State 

The 16 Seeds

Grand Canyon, James Madison, Bryant, Texas State, Prairie View A&M, North Carolina A&T




Last Four In

Drake, Wichita State, Boise State, Michigan State

First Four Out

Saint Louis, Seton Hall, SMU, Louisiana Tech

Next Four Out

Utah State, Syracuse, Stanford, Duke




Big Ten (9), Big 12 (7), ACC (7), SEC (6), Big East (4), Pac-12 (4), Mountain West (3), American (2), Atlantic 10 (2), Missouri Valley (2), WCC (2)

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

America East – UMBC

American – Houston, Wichita State

Atlantic 10 – VCU, St. Bonaventure 

Atlantic Sun – Liberty

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

Big East – Villanova, Creighton, Connecticut, Xavier 

Big Sky – Eastern Washington

Big South – Winthrop

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

Big West – UC Santa Barbara

Colonial – James Madison

Conference USA – Western Kentucky

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 – Loyola-Chicago, Drake

Mountain West – San Diego State, Colorado State, Boise State

Northeast – Bryant

Ohio Valley – Belmont

Pac-12 – USC, Colorado, Oregon, UCLA

Patriot – Colgate

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

Southern – UNC-Greensboro

Southland – Abilene Christian

Summit – South Dakota State

Sun Belt – Texas State

SWAC – Prairie View A&M

WAC – Grand Canyon

WCC – Gonzaga, BYU


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