Jan 26 2020

Through games of SAT Jan 25

FIELD

CAPS = Projected AQ (best NET ranking in conference)

1 BAYLOR, GONZAGA, Kansas, SAN DIEGO STATE
2 DUKE, Florida State, DAYTON, Oregon
3 MICHIGAN STATE, Seton Hall, Louisville, West Virginia
4 Villanova, BUTLER, Kentucky, Maryland
5 AUBURN, Iowa, Colorado, Penn State
6 Lsu, Illinois, WICHITA STATE, Creighton
7 ARIZONA, Stanford, Marquette, Houston
8 Usc, Wisconsin, Indiana, Rutgers
9 Ohio State, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Memphis
10 Michigan, Saint Mary’s, Byu, Florida
11 North Carolina State , Purdue, Minnesota/Vcu NORTHERN IOWA
12 Virginia Tech/Rhode Island, EAST TENNESSEE STATE, STEPHEN F AUSTIN, YALE
13 AKRON, VERMONT, NORTH TEXAS, LIBERTY
14 NEW MEXICO STATE, GEORGIA STATE, WRIGHT STATE, NORTHEASTERN
15 BELMONT, COLGATE, UC IRVINE, NORTHERN COLORADO
16 WINTHROP, ORAL ROBERTS, MONMOUTH/SACRED HEART, PRAIRIE VIEW/NORFOLK STATE

 

BRACKET

(Final Four matchups: South vs. East / West vs. Midwest)

SOUTH – Houston

—————————————

(St. Louis) THU/SAT

1 Baylor vs 16 Monmouth/Sacred Heart 8 Indiana vs 9 Memphis

(Tampa) THU/SAT

4 Kentucky vs 13 Liberty 5 Colorado vs 12 Yale

(Albany) THU/SAT

3 Seton Hall vs 14 Northeastern 6 Illinois vs 11 Northern Iowa

(Tampa) THU/SAT

2 Florida State vs 15 Northern Colorado 7 Arizona vs 10 Florida

 

EAST – New York City

—————————————

(Sacramento) FRI/SUN

1 San Diego State vs 16 Winthrop 8 Rutgers vs 9 Oklahoma

(Albany) THU/SAT

4 Villanova vs 13 Vermont 5 Penn State vs 12 East Tennessee State

(Greensboro) FRI/SUN

3 West Virginia vs 14 Georgia State 6 LSU vs 11 Purdue

(Greensboro) FRI/SUN

2 Duke vs 15 Belmont 7 Stanford vs 10 Michigan

 

WEST – Los Angeles

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(Spokane) THU/SAT

1 Gonzaga vs 16 Oral Roberts 8 USC vs 9 Ohio State

(Sacramento) FRI/SUN

4 Maryland vs 13 Akron 5 Auburn vs 12 Stephen F Austin

(St. Louis) THU/SAT

3 Louisville vs 14 New Mexico State 6 Creighton vs 11 Minnesota/VCU

(Spokane) THU/SAT

2 Oregon vs 15 UC Irvine 7 Houston vs 10 BYU

 

MIDWEST – Indianapolis

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(Omaha) FRI/SUN

1 Kansas vs 16 Prairie View/Norfolk State 8 Wisconsin vs 9 Arkansas

(Omaha) FRI/SUN

4 Butler vs 13 North Texas 5 Iowa vs 12 Virginia Tech/Rhode Island

(Cleveland) FRI/SUN

3 Michigan State vs 14 Wright State 6 Wichita State vs 11 North Carolina State

(Cleveland) FRI/SUN

2 Dayton vs 15 Colgate 7 Marquette vs 10 Saint Mary’s

 

 

 

 

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Jan 19 2020

Through games of SAT Jan 18

FIELD

CAPS = Projected AQ (best NET ranking in conference)

1 BAYLOR, GONZAGA, Kansas, SAN DIEGO STATE
2 DUKE, MICHIGAN STATE, Florida State, Oregon
3 Seton Hall, DAYTON, Louisville, BUTLER
4 West Virginia, Villanova, Maryland, Kentucky
5 AUBURN, MEMPHIS, Iowa, ARIZONA
6 Wichita State, Michigan, Colorado, Penn State
7 Ohio State, Lsu, Stanford, Marquette
8 Creighton, Illinois, Houston, Wisconsin
9 Arkansas, Byu, Usc, Indiana
10 Oklahoma, Florida, Rutgers, Saint Mary’s
11 Purdue, Virginia Tech, Washington/Texas Tech, NORTHERN IOWA
12 North Carolina State/Texas, LIBERTY, STEPHEN F AUSTIN, EAST TENNESSEE STATE
13 YALE,AKRON,  VERMONT, NEW MEXICO STATE
14 NORTH TEXAS, BELMONT, GEORGIA STATE, WILLIAM & MARY
15 UC IRVINE, WRIGHT STATE, NORTHERN COLORADO, COLGATE
16 ORAL ROBERTS, ST FRANCIS(PA), RADFORD/RIDER, PRAIRIE VIEW/NORFOLK STATE

 

BRACKET

// =  moved up from true seed

\\ = moved down from true seed

(Final Four matchups: South vs. East / West vs. Midwest)

SOUTH – Houston

—————————————

(St. Louis) THU/SAT

1 Baylor vs 16 Prairie View/Norfolk State 8 Creighton vs 9 Indiana

(Sacramento) FRI/SUN

4 Kentucky vs 13 New Mexico State 5 Arizona vs 12 Stephen F Austin

(Greensboro) FRI/SUN

3 Butler vs 14 Georgia State 6 Michigan vs 11 Northern Iowa

(Tampa) THU/SAT

2 Florida State vs 15 Northern Colorado 7 Stanford vs 10 Florida

 

EAST – New York City

—————————————

(Sacramento) FRI/SUN

1 San Diego State vs 16 St Francis (PA) 8 Illinois vs 9 USC

(Albany) THU/SAT

4 West Virginia vs 13 Yale 5 Iowa vs 12 Liberty

(Albany) THU/SAT

3 Seton Hall vs 14 William & Mary 6 Penn State vs 11 Washington/Texas Tech

(Greensboro) FRI/SUN

2 Duke vs 15 Colgate 7 LSU vs 10 Saint Mary’s

 

WEST – Los Angeles

—————————————

(Spokane) THU/SAT

1 Gonzaga vs 16 Oral Roberts 8 Wisconsin vs 9 Arkansas

(Omaha) FRI/SUN

4 Maryland vs 13 Akron 5 Memphis vs 12 NC State/Texas

(St. Louis) THU/SAT

3 Louisville vs 14 North Texas 6 Wichita State vs 11 Purdue

(Spokane) THU/SAT

2 Oregon vs 15 UC Irvine 7 Ohio State vs 10 BYU (\\)

 

MIDWEST – Indianapolis

—————————————

(Omaha) FRI/SUN

1 Kansas vs 16 Rider/Radford 8 Houston vs 9 Rutgers (//)

(Tampa) THU/SAT

4 Villanova vs 13 Vermont 5 Auburn vs 12 East Tennessee State

(Cleveland) FRI/SUN

3 Dayton vs 14 Belmont 6 Colorado vs 11 Virginia Tech

(Cleveland) FRI/SUN

2 Michigan State vs 15 Wright State 7 Marquette vs 10 Oklahoma

 

 

 

 

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Jan 12 2020

Through games of SAT Jan 11

FIELD

CAPS = Projected AQ (best NET ranking in conference)

1 DUKE, BAYLOR, GONZAGA, BUTLER
2 Kansas, SAN DIEGO STATE, MICHIGAN STATE, AUBURN
3 Oregon, West Virginia, Florida State, DAYTON
4 Villanova, WICHITA STATE, Maryland, Michigan
5 Seton Hall, Louisville, Kentucky, Ohio State
6 Memphis, ARIZONA, Penn State, Colorado
7 Iowa, Creighton, Stanford, Arkansas
8 Byu, Indiana, Lsu, Wisconsin
9 Oklahoma, Virginia Tech, Illinois, Marquette
10 Usc, Tennessee, St. John’s, Washington
11 Saint Mary’s, Houston, Rutgers/Georgetown, NORTHERN IOWA
12 Florida/Texas, LIBERTY, STEPHEN F AUSTIN, EAST TENNESSEE STATE
13 AKRON, YALE, LOUISIANA TECH, VERMONT
14 NEW MEXICO STATE, WRIGHT STATE, GEORGIA STATE, WILLIAM & MARY
15 BELMONT, NORTHERN COLORADO, UC IRVINE, COLGATE
16 ORAL ROBERTS, ST FRANCIS(PA), SIENA/RADFORD, PRAIRIE VIEW/FLORIDA A&M

 

BRACKET

(Final Four matchups: East vs. Midwest / South vs. West)

EAST – New York

—————————————

(Greensboro) FRI/SUN

1 Duke vs 16 Prairie View/Florida A&M 8 Wisconsin vs 9 Oklahoma

(Albany) THU/SAT

4 Villanova vs 13 Yale 5 Kentucky vs 12 Liberty

(Cleveland) FRI/SUN

3 West Virginia vs 14 Wright State 6 Colorado vs 11 Rutgers/Georgetown

(Cleveland) FRI/SUN

2 Michigan State vs 15 Colgate 7 Arkansas vs 10 St. John’s

 

MIDWEST – Indianapolis

—————————————

(St. Louis) THU/SAT

1 Butler vs 16 Oral Roberts 8 BYU vs 9 Illinois

(Albany) THU/SAT

4 Maryland vs 13 Vermont 5 Louisville vs 12 Florida/Texas

(Greensboro) FRI/SUN

3 Dayton vs 14 William & Mary 6 Penn State vs 11 Northern Iowa

(Omaha) FRI/SUN

2 Kansas vs 15 Northern Colorado 7 Stanford vs 10 Tennessee

 

SOUTH – Houston

—————————————

(St. Louis) THU/SAT

1 Baylor vs 16 Siena/Radford 8 Indiana vs 9 Marquette

(Omaha) FRI/SUN

4 Wichita State vs 13 Louisiana Tech 5 Ohio State vs 12 East Tennessee State

(Tampa) THU/SAT

3 Florida State vs 14 Georgia State 6 Arizona vs 11 Houston

(Tampa) THU/SAT

2 Auburn vs 15 Belmont 7 Creighton vs 10 Washington

 

WEST – Los Angeles

—————————————

(Spokane) THU/SAT

1 Gonzaga vs 16 St. Francis (PA) 8 LSU vs 9 Virginia Tech

(Sacramento) FRI/SUN

4 MIchigan vs 13 Akron 5 Seton Hall vs 12 Stephen F Austin

(Spokane) THU/SAT

3 Oregon vs 14 New Mexico State 6 Memphis vs 11 St. Mary’s

(Sacramento) FRI/SUN

2 San Diego State vs 15 UC Irvine 7 Iowa vs 10 USC

 

 

 

 

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Jan 5 2020

Through games of SAT Jan 4

FIELD

CAPS = Projected AQ (best NET ranking in conference)

1 DUKE, KANSAS, GONZAGA, BUTLER
2 SAN DIEGO STATE, OHIO STATE, Baylor, AUBURN
3 Oregon, Michigan State, Florida State, West Virginia
4 DAYTON, Michigan, WICHITA STATE, Maryland
5 Penn State, Colorado, Villanova, Louisville
6 Memphis, Seton Hall, ARIZONA, Iowa
7 Kentucky, Texas Tech, Marquette, Creighton
8 Stanford, Byu, Arkansas, Virginia
9 St. John’s, Florida, Purdue, Oklahoma
10 Wisconsin, Usc, DePaul, Indiana
11 Washington, Oklahoma State, Utah State/Xavier, NORTHERN IOWA
12 Saint Mary’s/Vcu, STEPHEN F AUSTIN, LIBERTY, FURMAN
13 LOUISIANA TECH, AKRON, YALE, VERMONT
14 NEW MEXICO STATE, CHARLESTON, GEORGIA STATE, WRIGHT STATE
15 BELMONT, NORTHERN COLORADO, UC IRVINE, COLGATE
16 NORTH DAKOTA STATE, RIDER, ST FRANCIS(PA)/RADFORD, TEXAS SOUTHERN/COPPIN STATE

 

BRACKET

// =  moved up from true seed

\\ = moved down from true seed

(Final Four matchups: East vs. South / Midwest vs. West)

EAST – New York

—————————————

(Greensboro) FRI/SUN

1 Duke vs 16 Texas Southern/Coppin State 8 Arkansas vs 9 Oklahoma

(Albany) THU/SAT

4 Michigan vs 13 Vermont 5 Villanova vs 12 Saint Mary’s/VCU

(Greensboro) FRI/SUN

3 West Virginia vs 14 Charleston 6 Memphis vs 11 Washington

(Tampa) THU/SAT

2 Auburn vs 15 Belmont 7 Seton Hall(\\) vs 10 Wisconsin

 

SOUTH – Houston

—————————————

(St. Louis) THU/SAT

1 Butler vs 16 St. Francis (PA)/Radford 8 Virginia vs 9 Purdue

(Omaha) FRI/SUN

4 Wichita State vs 13 Louisiana Tech 5 Colorado vs 12 Stephen F. Austin

(Cleveland) FRI/SUN

3 Michigan State vs 14 Wright State 6 Arizona vs 11 Utah State/Xavier

(St. Louis) THU/SAT

2 Baylor vs 15 Northern Colorado 7 Creighton vs 10 Indiana

 

MIDWEST – Indianapolis

—————————————

(Omaha) FRI/SUN

1 Kansas vs 16 North Dakota State 8 Marquette(\\) vs 9 Florida

(Albany) THU/SAT

4 Dayton vs 13 Yale 5 Penn State vs 12 Liberty

(Tampa) THU/SAT

3 Florida State vs 14 Georgia State 6 BYU(//) vs 11 Oklahoma State

(Cleveland) FRI/SUN

2 Ohio State vs 15 Colgate 7 Kentucky vs 10 USC

 

WEST – Los Angeles

—————————————

(Spokane) THU/SAT

1 Gonzaga vs 16 Rider 8 Stanford vs 9 St. John’s

(Sacramento) FRI/SUN

4 Maryland vs 13 Akron 5 Louisville vs 12 Furman

(Spokane) THU/SAT

3 Oregon vs 14 New Mexico State 6 Iowa vs 11 Northern Iowa

(Sacramento) FRI/SUN

2 San Diego State vs 15 UC Irvine 7 Texas Tech vs 10 DePaul

 

 

 

 

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2019 recap

 

2019 basketball recap

 

 

2019 PROJECTION RESULTS:

Number of teams correctly placed in field: 67 of 68

Number of teams correctly seeded: 43

Number of teams seeded within 1 seed line: 63

Other notes: I placed 14 teams into their exact spot in the bracket (seed and region).

2019 rank: T-53rd out of 195 brackets in the Bracket Matrix

(For reference, Joe Lunardi of ESPN ranked T-12th and Jerry Palm of CBS ranked T-99th.)

I am currently ranked 47th out of 133 “Bracket Veterans” in the Bracketologist Rankings at the Bracket Project.

(For reference, Joe Lunardi of ESPN is ranked 55th and Jerry Palm of CBS is ranked 85th.)

 

Selection Sunday March 17 2019 *FINAL*

Through games of SUN Mar 17

**FINAL**

FIELD

CAPS = AQ (with **)

1 DUKE**, Virginia, North Carolina, MICHIGAN STATE**
2 Tennessee, Gonzaga, Kentucky, Michigan
3 Houston, Florida State, Lsu, Texas Tech
4 Kansas, Purdue , Kansas State, Wisconsin
5 Virginia Tech , AUBURN**, VILLANOVA**, IOWA STATE**
6 Marquette, Mississippi State, BUFFALO**, Maryland
7 CINCINNATI**, WOFFORD**, Nevada, Louisville
8 Seton Hall, Baylor, Iowa, Minnesota
9 Syracuse, Ucf, UTAH STATE**, Ole Miss
10 Oklahoma, Vcu, Washington, Florida
11 St. John’s, Tcu/Arizona State , OREGON**, Ohio State/Temple
12 SAINT MARY’S**, MURRAY STATE**, NEW MEXICO STATE**, LIBERTY**
13 UC IRVINE**, VERMONT**, NORTHEASTERN**, OLD DOMINION**
14 SAINT LOUIS**, YALE**, NORTHERN KENTUCKY**, GEORGIA STATE**
15 MONTANA**, COLGATE**, BRADLEY**, ABILENE CHRISTIAN**
16 GARDNER-WEBB**, NORTH DAKOTA STATE**, IONA**/PRAIRIE VIEW**, FAIRLEIGH DICKINSON**/NC CENTRAL**

 

BRACKET

(Final Four matchups: East vs. West / South vs. Midwest)

EAST – Washington DC

—————————————

(Columbia) FRI/SUN

1 Duke vs 16 Gardner-Webb 8 Iowa vs 9 UCF

(Hartford) THU/SAT

4 Purdue vs 13 Vermont 5 Iowa State vs 12 Liberty

(Salt Lake City) THU/SAT

3 Texas Tech vs 14 Yale 6 Marquette vs 11 Oregon

(Jacksonville) THU/SAT

2 Kentucky vs 15 Abilene Christian 7 Cincinnati vs 10 VCU

 

WEST – Anaheim

—————————————

(Columbus) FRI/SUN

1 Michigan State vs 16 Iona/Prairie View 8 Seton Hall vs 9 Syracuse

(San Jose) FRI/SUN

4 Kansas State vs 13 UC Irvine 5 Virginia Tech vs 12 New Mexico State

(Jacksonville) THU/SAT

3 Florida State vs 14 Georgia State 6 Mississippi State vs 11 Ohio State/Temple

(Salt Lake City) THU/SAT

2 Gonzaga vs 15 Montana 7 Nevada vs 10 Florida

 

 

 

SOUTH – Louisville

—————————————

(Hartford) THU/SAT

1 Virginia vs 16 Fairleigh Dickinson/NC Central 8 Baylor vs 9 Utah State

(San Jose) FRI/SUN

4 Wisconsin vs 13 Old Dominion 5 Auburn vs 12 Saint Mary’s

(Tulsa) FRI/SUN

3 Houston vs 14 Northern Kentucky 6 Maryland vs 11 St. John’s

(Columbus) FRI/SUN

2 Tennessee vs 15 Colgate 7 Wofford vs 10 Washington

 

 

 

MIDWEST – Kansas City

—————————————

(Columbia) FRI/SUN

1 North Carolina vs 16 North Dakota State 8 Minnesota vs 9 Ole Miss

(Des Moines) THU/SAT

4 Kansas vs 13 Northeastern 5 Villanova vs 12 Murray State

(Tulsa) FRI/SUN

3 LSU vs 14 Saint Louis 6 Buffalo vs 11 TCU/Arizona State

(Des Moines) THU/SAT

2 Michigan vs 15 Bradley 7 Louisville vs 10 Oklahoma

 

 

 

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Mar 14 2019

Through games of WED Mar 13

**Next Update: Selection Sunday afternoon, Mar 17**

FIELD

CAPS = AQ (with **) or Projected AQ (best NET ranking in conference)

1 VIRGINIA, North Carolina, KENTUCKY, Gonzaga
2 Duke, Tennessee, MICHIGAN STATE, Michigan
3 TEXAS TECH, Lsu, HOUSTON, Purdue
4 Kansas, Florida State, Kansas State, Wisconsin
5 Virginia Tech , Maryland, VILLANOVA, NEVADA
6 Marquette, Mississippi State, BUFFALO, Auburn
7 Iowa State,  Louisville , Cincinnati, WOFFORD**
8 Syracuse, Baylor, Iowa, Ucf
9, VCU, Oklahoma, Ole Miss, WASHINGTON
10 St. John’s, Seton Hall, Tcu, Minnesota
11 Arizona State , Utah State , Ohio State, Temple/Indiana
12 Belmont/NC State, SAINT MARY’S**, MURRAY STATE**, NEW MEXICO STATE
13 LIBERTY**, UC IRVINE, VERMONT, NORTHEASTERN**
14 SOUTHERN MISS, YALE, NORTHERN KENTUCKY**, GEORGIA SOUTHERN
15 MONTANA, COLGATE**, BRADLEY**, ABILENE CHRISTIAN
16 GARDNER-WEBB**, NORTH DAKOTA STATE**, IONA**/PRAIRIE VIEW, FAIRLEIGH DICKINSON**/NORFOLK STATE

 

BRACKET

(Final Four matchups: East vs. West / South vs. Midwest)

EAST – Washington DC

—————————————

(Columbia) FRI/SUN

1 Virginia vs 16 Fairleigh Dickinson/Norfolk State 8 UCF vs 9 VCU

(San Jose) FRI/SUN

4 Kansas State vs 13 Liberty 5 Villanova vs 12 Saint Mary’s

(Jacksonville) THU/SAT

3 LSU vs 14 Georgia Southern 6 Buffalo vs 11 Temple/Indiana

(Des Moines) THU/SAT

2 Michigan State vs 15 Montana 7 Iowa State vs 10 St. John’s

 

WEST – Anaheim

—————————————

(Salt Lake City) THU/SAT

1 Gonzaga vs 16 Iona/Prairie View 8 Baylor vs 9 Washington

(Hartford) THU/SAT

4 Florida State vs 13 Vermont 5 Maryland vs 12 Murray State

(Tulsa) FRI/SUN

3 Houston vs 14 Southern Miss 6 Auburn vs 11 Utah State

(Des Moines) THU/SAT

2 Michigan vs 15 Bradley 7 Louisville vs 10 TCU

 

 

 

SOUTH – Louisville

—————————————

(Columbia) FRI/SUN

1 North Carolina vs 16 Gardner-Webb 8 Iowa vs 9 Ole Miss

(Salt Lake City) THU/SAT

4 Kansas vs 13 Northeastern 5 Virginia Tech vs 12 New Mexico State

(Hartford) THU/SAT

3 Purdue vs 14 Northern Kentucky 6 Marquette vs 11 Arizona State

(Columbus) FRI/SUN

2 Tennessee vs 15 Colgate 7 Cincinnati vs 10 Minnesota

 

 

 

MIDWEST – Kansas City

—————————————

(Columbus) FRI/SUN

1 Kentucky vs 16 North Dakota State 8 Syracuse vs 9 Oklahoma

(San Jose) FRI/SUN

4 Wisconsin vs 13 UC Irvine 5 Nevada vs 12 Belmont/NC State

(Tulsa) FRI/SUN

3 Texas Tech vs 14 Yale 6 Mississippi State vs 11 Ohio State

(Jacksonville) THU/SAT

2 Duke vs 15 Abilene Christian 7 Wofford vs 10 Seton Hall

 

 

 

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