1-3-1 Sports Field of 68 – February 2nd

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!


Bracket 020223

The 1 Seeds

Purdue, Alabama, Houston, Kansas

The 2 Seeds

Tennessee, Arizona, UCLA, Texas

The 3 Seeds

Kansas State, Virginia, Baylor, Xavier

The 4 Seeds

Gonzaga, Iowa State, Marquette, TCU

The 5 Seeds

Connecticut, Saint Mary’s (CA), Miami (FL), Indiana

The 6 Seeds

Illinois, Rutgers, Providence, Duke

The 7 Seeds

San Diego State, Auburn, Michigan State, New Mexico

The 8 Seeds

North Carolina, NC State, Florida Atlantic, Missouri

The 9 Seeds

Arkansas, Boise State, Iowa, Creighton

The 10 Seeds

Maryland, Clemson, Northwestern, Memphis

The 11 Seeds

USC, Pittsburgh, Kentucky, West Virginia, Nevada, Arizona State

The 12 Seeds

College of Charleston, Kent State, Oral Roberts, VCU

The 13 Seeds

Liberty, Southern Miss, Utah Valley, UC Santa Barbara

The 14 Seeds

Cornell, Furman, Colgate, Southern Illinois

The 15 Seeds

Eastern Washington, Siena, Youngstown State, Vermont

The 16 Seeds

NC-Asheville, Southern, Tennessee-Martin, Maryland-Eastern Shore, Southeastern Louisiana, Fairleigh Dickinson




Last Four In

Kentucky, West Virginia, Nevada, Arizona State

First Four Out

Utah State, Texas A&M, Oklahoma State, Oklahoma

Next Four Out

Penn State, Wisconsin, Ohio State, Utah




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

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

America East – Vermont

American – Houston, Memphis

Atlantic 10 – VCU

Atlantic Sun – Liberty

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

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

Big Sky – Eastern Washington

Big South – NC-Asheville

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

Big West – UC Santa Barbara

Colonial – College of Charleston

Conference USA – Florida Atlantic

Horizon – Youngstown State

Ivy – Cornell

MAAC – Siena

MAC – Kent State

MEAC – Maryland-Eastern Shore

Missouri Valley – Southern Illinois

Mountain West – San Diego State, New Mexico, Boise State, Nevada

Northeast – Fairleigh Dickinson

Ohio Valley – Tennessee-Martin

Pac-12 – UCLA, Arizona, Arizona State, USC

Patriot – Colgate

SEC – Alabama, Tennessee, Arkansas, Missouri, Auburn, Kentucky

Southern – Furman

Southland – Southeastern Louisiana

Summit – Oral Roberts

Sun Belt – Southern Miss

SWAC – Southern

WAC – Utah Valley

WCC – Gonzaga, Saint Mary’s (CA)


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