1-3-1 Sports Field of 68 – January 13th

Welcome back to 1-3-1 Sports! My goal is to update my bracketology projections daily, 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!


First Bracket Projection to be released February 1st

The 1 Seeds

Kansas, Purdue, Houston, Alabama

The 2 Seeds

Tennessee, UCLA, Connecticut, Arizona

The 3 Seeds

Kansas State, Texas, Gonzaga, Xavier

The 4 Seeds

Virginia, Iowa State, Miami (FL), Marquette

The 5 Seeds

Arkansas, Duke, TCU, San Diego State

The 6 Seeds

Providence, Baylor, Auburn, Missouri

The 7 Seeds

Michigan State, Saint Mary’s (CA), Rutgers, Wisconsin

The 8 Seeds

Illinois, North Carolina, Maryland, Ohio State

The 9 Seeds

Indiana, West Virginia, New Mexico, Florida Atlantic 

The 10 Seeds

Clemson, College of Charleston, NC State, Creighton

The 11 Seeds

Arizona State, Northwestern, Iowa, Mississippi State, Memphis 

The 12 Seeds

Virginia Tech, Utah State, Kent State, Dayton, Iona

The 13 Seeds

Marshall, Oral Roberts, Utah Valley, Liberty

The 14 Seeds

Indiana State, UC Santa Barbara, Princeton, Massacusetts-Lowell

The 15 Seeds

Colgate, Longwood, SIU-Edwardsville, Eastern Washington

The 16 Seeds

Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Samford, Norfolk State, Texas A&M-Corpus Christi, Fairleigh Dickinson, Southern




Last Four In

Mississippi State, Memphis, Virginia Tech, Utah State 

First Four Out

Pittsburgh, Boise State, Nevada, Penn State

Next Four Out

UCF, Kentucky, Wake Forest, Oklahoma




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

ACC – Virginia, Miami (FL), Duke, North Carolina, NC State, Clemson, Virginia Tech

America East – Massacusetts-Lowell

American – Houston, Memphis

Atlantic 10 – Dayton

Atlantic Sun – Liberty

Big 12 – Kansas, Kansas State, Texas, Iowa State, TCU, Baylor, West Virginia

Big East – Connecticut, Xavier, Providence, Marquette, Creighton

Big Sky – Eastern Washington

Big South – Longwood

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

Big West – UC Santa Barbara

Colonial – College of Charleston

Conference USA – Florida Atlantic

Horizon – Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Ivy – Princeton

MAAC – Iona

MAC – Kent State

MEAC – Norfolk State

Missouri Valley – Indiana State

Mountain West – San Diego State, New Mexico, Utah State

Northeast – Fairleigh Dickinson

Ohio Valley – SIU-Edwardsville

Pac-12 – UCLA, Arizona, Arizona State

Patriot – Colgate

SEC – Tennessee, Alabama, Arkansas, Missouri, Auburn, Mississippi State

Southern – Samford

Southland – Texas A&M-Corpus Christi

Summit – Oral Roberts

Sun Belt – Marshall

SWAC – Southern

WAC – Utah Valley

WCC – Gonzaga, Saint Mary’s (CA)


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