Monthly Archives: February 2015

February 23

Next update: March 2

FIELD

CAPS = AQ or projected AQ (best RPI in conference used if projected)
ITALICS = projected opening round participant

1 KENTUCKY, VIRGINIA, Duke, WISCONSIN
2 VILLANOVA, GONZAGA, KANSAS, ARIZONA
3 Iowa State, Notre Dame, Maryland, Oklahoma
4 Utah, North Carolina, WICHITA STATE, Northern Iowa
5 Louisville, Baylor, Arkansas, West Virginia
6 SMU, VCU, SAN DIEGO STATE, Butler
7 Georgetown, Providence, Ole Miss, Michigan State
8 Oklahoma State, Indiana, Colorado State, Ohio State
9 Xavier, St. John’s, Iowa, Lsu
10 Stanford, Texas A&M, Oregon, Cincinnati
11 Dayton, NC State, Purdue, Temple/Miami-FL
12 Georgia/Pittsburgh, HARVARD, IONA, WOFFORD
13 GREEN BAY, OLD DOMINION, BUFFALO, EASTERN WASHINGTON
14 MURRAY STATE, STEPHEN F AUSTIN, GEORGIA STATE, NC CENTRAL
15 WILLIAM & MARY, UC DAVIS, TEXAS SOUTHERN, NEW MEXICO STATE
16 SOUTH DAKOTA STATE, FLORIDA GULF COAST, HIGH POINT/STONY BROOK, BUCKNELL/ST FRANCIS-BROOKLYN

BRACKET

// = moved up from true seed
\\ = moved down from true seed

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

MIDWEST – Cleveland
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(Louisville) THU/SAT
1 KENTUCKY vs 16 BUCKNELL/ST. FRANCIS-BROOKLYN 8 Indiana vs 9 Xavier
(Jacksonville) THU/SAT
4 North Carolina vs 13 OLD DOMINION 5 Baylor vs 12 WOFFORD
(Louisville) THU/SAT
3 Iowa State vs 14 MURRAY STATE 6 Butler vs 11 Dayton
(Portland) THU/SAT
2 ARIZONA vs 15 UC DAVIS 7 Michigan State vs 10 Cincinnati

EAST – Syracuse
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(Charlotte) FRI/SUN
1 VIRGINIA vs 16 HIGH POINT/STONY BROOK 8 Ohio State vs 9 St. John’s
(Columbus) FRI/SUN
4 Northern Iowa vs 13 BUFFALO 5 West Virginia vs 12 Georgia/Pittsburgh
(Jacksonville) THU/SAT
3 Oklahoma vs 14 GEORGIA STATE 6 SMU vs 11 NC State
(Pittsburgh) THU/SAT
2 VILLANOVA vs 15 WILLIAM & MARY 7 Ole Miss vs 10 Stanford

SOUTH – Houston
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(Charlotte) FRI/SUN
1 DUKE vs 16 FLORIDA GULF COAST 8 Colorado State vs 9 Iowa
(Seattle) FRI/SUN
4 WICHITA STATE vs 13 GREEN BAY 5 Arkansas vs 12 HARVARD
(Pittsburgh) THU/SAT
3 Maryland vs 14 NC CENTRAL 6 VCU vs 11 Temple/Miami-FL
(Omaha) FRI/SUN
2 KANSAS vs 15 TEXAS SOUTHERN 7 Providence vs 10 Texas A&M

WEST – Los Angeles
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(Omaha) FRI/SUN
1 Wisconsin vs 16 SOUTH DAKOTA STATE 8 Oklahoma State vs 9 Lsu
(Portland) THU/SAT
4 Utah vs 13 EASTERN WASHINGTON 5 Louisville vs 12 IONA
(Columbus) FRI/SUN
3 Notre Dame vs 14 STEPHEN F. AUSTIN 6 SAN DIEGO STATE VS 11 Purdue
(Seattle) FRI/SUN
2 GONZAGA vs 15 NEW MEXICO STATE 7 Georgetown vs 10 Oregon

February 16

FIELD

CAPS = AQ or projected AQ (best RPI in conference used if projected)
ITALICS = projected opening round participant

1 KENTUCKY, VIRGINIA, WISCONSIN, Duke
2 VILLANOVA, KANSAS, GONZAGA, ARIZONA
3 Utah, Iowa State, Notre Dame, Maryland
4 Louisville, North Carolina, Oklahoma, WICHITA STATE
5 Northern Iowa, Butler, Baylor, Arkansas
6 Oklahoma State, SMU, VCU, SAN DIEGO STATE
7 Georgetown, Providence, West Virginia, Ohio State
8 Indiana, Texas, Colorado State, Ole Miss
9 Dayton, Temple, Michigan State, Lsu
10 St. John’s, Cincinnati, Illinois, Xavier
11 Georgia, Stanford, NC State, Iowa/Miami-FL
12 Ucla/Texas A&M , HARVARD, IONA, GREEN BAY
13 OLD DOMINION, BOWLING GREEN, EASTERN WASHINGTON, WOFFORD
14 MURRAY STATE, STEPHEN F AUSTIN, NC CENTRAL, WILLIAM & MARY
15 GEORGIA STATE, TEXAS SOUTHERN, NEW MEXICO STATE, UC DAVIS
16 SOUTH DAKOTA STATE, FLORIDA GULF COAST, HIGH POINT/ALBANY, AMERICAN/ST FRANCIS-BROOKLYN

BRACKET

// = moved up from true seed
\\ = moved down from true seed

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

MIDWEST – Cleveland
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(Louisville) THU/SAT
1 KENTUCKY vs 16 AMERICAN/ST. FRANCIS-BROOKLYN 8 Colorado State vs 9 Michigan State
(Jacksonville) THU/SAT
4 Louisville vs 13 WOFFORD 5 Northern Iowa vs 12 IONA
(Omaha) FRI/SUN
3 Iowa State vs 14 MURRAY STATE 6 SMU vs 11 Iowa/Miami-FL
(Portland) THU/SAT
2 ARIZONA vs 15 UC DAVIS 7 Georgetown vs 10 Dayton

EAST – Syracuse
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(Charlotte) FRI/SUN
1 VIRGINIA vs 16 FLORIDA GULF COAST 8 Ole Miss vs 9 Temple
(Seattle) FRI/SUN
4 WICHITA STATE vs 13 EASTERN WASHINGTON 5 Baylor vs 12 Stanford (\\)
(Pittsburgh) THU/SAT
3 Maryland vs 14 WILLIAM & MARY 6 Oklahoma State vs 11 NC State
(Pittsburgh) THU/SAT
2 VILLANOVA vs 15 GEORGIA STATE 7 Ohio State vs 10 Cincinnati

SOUTH – Houston
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(Columbus) FRI/SUN
1 WISCONSIN vs 16 HIGH POINT/ALBANY 8 Texas vs 9 Lsu
(Louisville) THU/SAT
4 North Carolina vs 13 BOWLING GREEN 5 Butler vs 12 Ucla/Texas A&M
(Columbus) FRI/SUN
3 Notre Dame vs 14 NC CENTRAL 6 VCU vs 11 GREEN BAY (//)
(Omaha) FRI/SUN
2 KANSAS vs 15 TEXAS SOUTHERN 7 Providence vs 10 Illinois

WEST – Los Angeles
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(Charlotte) FRI/SUN
1 Duke vs 16 SOUTH DAKOTA STATE 8 Indiana vs 9 St. John’s (//)
(Jacksonville) THU/SAT
4 Oklahoma vs 13 OLD DOMINION 5 Arkansas vs 12 HARVARD
(Portland) THU/SAT
3 Utah vs 14 STEPHEN F. AUSTIN 6 SAN DIEGO STATE VS 11 Georgia
(Seattle) FRI/SUN
2 GONZAGA vs 15 NEW MEXICO STATE 7 West Virginia vs 10 Xavier

February 9

FIELD

CAPS = AQ or projected AQ (best RPI in conference used if projected)
ITALICS = projected opening round participant

1 KENTUCKY, VIRGINIA, WISCONSIN, Duke
2 GONZAGA, VILLANOVA, KANSAS, ARIZONA
3 Louisville, Iowa State, Baylor, North Carolina
4 Utah, Oklahoma, Butler, WICHITA STATE
5 Northern Iowa, Notre Dame, Maryland, VCU
6 SMU, Oklahoma State, Arkansas, Providence
7 West Virginia, Ohio State, Cincinnati, San Diego State
8 COLORADO STATE, Georgetown, Indiana, Iowa
9 Ole Miss, Georgia, Texas, Stanford
10 Texas A&M, Dayton, Xavier, Temple
11 Lsu, Miami-FL, Michigan State, Illinois/Tulsa
12 St. John’s/George Washington, OLD DOMINION, HARVARD, GREEN BAY
13 IONA, EASTERN WASHINGTON, WOFFORD, BUFFALO
14 STEPHEN F AUSTIN, MURRAY STATE, WILLIAM & MARY, NC CENTRAL
15 LONG BEACH STATE, GEORGIA STATE, TEXAS SOUTHERN, NEW MEXICO STATE
16 SOUTH DAKOTA STATE, FLORIDA GULF COAST, HIGH POINT/LAFAYETTE, STONY BROOK/ST FRANCIS-PA

BRACKET

// = moved up from true seed
\\ = moved down from true seed

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

MIDWEST – Cleveland
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(Louisville) THU/SAT
1 KENTUCKY vs 16 HIGH POINT/LAFAYETTE 8 Indiana vs 9 Stanford
(Louisville) THU/SAT
4 Butler vs 13 BUFFALO 5 Notre Dame vs 12 Illinois/Tulsa \\
(Columbus) FRI/SUN
3 Louisville vs 14 WILLIAM & MARY 6 SMU vs 11 St. John’s/George Washington //
(Omaha) FRI/SUN
2 KANSAS vs 15 TEXAS SOUTHERN 7 Ohio State vs 10 Xavier

EAST – Syracuse
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(Charlotte) FRI/SUN
1 VIRGINIA vs 16 FLORIDA GULF COAST 8 Georgetown vs 9 Texas
(Seattle) FRI/SUN
4 WICHITA STATE vs 13 IONA 5 Maryland vs 12 OLD DOMINION
(Omaha) FRI/SUN
3 Iowa State vs 14 STEPHEN F AUSTIN 6 Arkansas vs 11 Miami-Fla
(Pittsburgh) THU/SAT
2 VILLANOVA vs 15 GEORGIA STATE 7 West Virginia vs 10 Temple

SOUTH – Houston
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(Columbus) FRI/SUN
1 WISCONSIN vs 16 STONY BROOK/ST. FRANCIS-PA 8 COLORADO STATE vs 9 Ole Miss
(Jacksonville) THU/SAT
4 Oklahoma vs 13 WOFFORD 5 VCU vs 12 HARVARD
(Pittsburgh) THU/SAT
3 North Carolina vs 14 MURRAY STATE 6 Oklahoma State vs 11 Michigan State
(Portland) THU/SAT
2 ARIZONA vs 15 NEW MEXICO STATE 7 Cincinnati vs 10 Texas A&M

WEST – Los Angeles
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(Charlotte) FRI/SUN
1 Duke vs 16 SOUTH DAKOTA STATE 8 Iowa vs 9 Georgia
(Portland) THU/SAT
4 Utah vs 13 EASTERN WASHINGTON 5 Northern Iowa vs 12 GREEN BAY
(Jacksonville) THU/SAT
3 Baylor vs 14 NC CENTRAL 6 Providence vs 11 Lsu
(Seattle) FRI/SUN
2 GONZAGA vs 15 LONG BEACH STATE 7 San Diego State vs 10 Dayton

February 2

FIELD

CAPS = AQ or projected AQ (best RPI in conference used if projected)
ITALICS = projected opening round participant

1 KENTUCKY, VIRGINIA, ARIZONA, WISCONSIN
2 GONZAGA, Duke, KANSAS, VILLANOVA
3 Louisville, North Carolina, Iowa State, Maryland
4 Utah, VCU, Notre Dame, WICHITA STATE
5 West Virginia, Butler, Oklahoma, Northern Iowa
6 Georgetown, Baylor, SAN DIEGO STATE, SMU
7 Arkansas, Providence, Ohio State, Stanford
8 Texas, Indiana, Dayton, Colorado State
9 Texas A&M, Seton Hall, Michigan State, Georgia
10 Oklahoma State, Cincinnati, Lsu, Xavier
11 Miami-Fla, Iowa, Ole Miss, Tulsa/N. C. State
12 Temple/St. John’s, OLD DOMINION, GREEN BAY, YALE
13 IONA, EASTERN WASHINGTON, WOFFORD, BUFFALO
14 LONG BEACH STATE, TEXAS SOUTHERN, WILLIAM & MARY, MURRAY STATE
15 NC CENTRAL, GEORGIA STATE, STEPHEN F AUSTIN, SOUTH DAKOTA STATE
16 HIGH POINT, NEW MEXICO STATE, FLORIDA GULF COAST/STONY BROOK, LAFAYETTE/ST FRANCIS-PA

BRACKET

// = moved up from true seed
\\ = moved down from true seed

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

MIDWEST – Cleveland
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(Louisville) THU/SAT
1 KENTUCKY vs 16 LAFAYETTE/ST. FRANCIS-PA 8 Indiana vs 9 Seton Hall
(Jacksonville) THU/SAT
4 Notre Dame vs 13 BUFFALO 5 Butler vs 12 OLD DOMINION
(Pittsburgh) THU/SAT
3 North Carolina vs 14 TEXAS SOUTHERN 6 Georgetown vs 11 Ole Miss
(Omaha) FRI/SUN
2 KANSAS vs 15 STEPHEN F AUSTIN 7 Arkansas vs 10 Cincinnati

EAST – Syracuse
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(Charlotte) FRI/SUN
1 VIRGINIA vs 16 HIGH POINT 8 Texas vs 9 Michigan State
(Jacksonville) THU/SAT
4 VCU vs 13 WOFFORD 5 West Virginia vs 12 Temple/St. John’s
(Louisville) THU/SAT
3 Maryland vs 14 MURRAY STATE 6 Baylor vs 11 Miami-Fla
(Pittsburgh) THU/SAT
2 VILLANOVA vs 15 GEORGIA STATE 7 Ohio State vs 10 Oklahoma State

WEST – Los Angeles
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(Portland) THU/SAT
1 ARIZONA vs 16 NEW MEXICO STATE 8 Colorado State vs 9 Texas A&M
(Seattle) FRI/SUN
4 WICHITA STATE vs 13 IONA 5 Oklahoma vs 12 GREEN BAY
(Columbus) FRI/SUN
3 Louisville vs 14 WILLIAM & MARY 6 SAN DIEGO STATE vs 11 Tulsa/N.C. State
(Seattle) FRI/SUN
2 GONZAGA vs 15 SOUTH DAKOTA STATE 7 Stanford vs 10 Xavier

SOUTH – Houston
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(Columbus) FRI/SUN
1 WISCONSIN vs 16 FLORIDA GULF COAST/STONY BROOK 8 Dayton vs 9 Georgia
(Portland) THU/SAT
4 Utah vs 13 EASTERN WASHINGTON 5 Northern Iowa vs 12 YALE
(Omaha) FRI/SUN
3 Iowa State vs 14 LONG BEACH STATE 6 SMU vs 11 Iowa
(Charlotte) FRI/SUN
2 Duke vs 15 NC Central 7 Providence vs 10 Lsu