Mar 9 2017

Through games of WED MAR 8

(next update: Sunday Mar 12)

FIELD

CAPS = AQ (with **) or projected AQ (best RPI in conference used if projected)

1 KANSAS, VILLANOVA, North Carolina, GONZAGA**
2 OREGON, Baylor, LOUISVILLE, Ucla
3 Kentucky, Arizona, Florida State , Duke
4 FLORIDA, Butler, PURDUE, West Virginia
5 Virginia, CINCINNATI, Notre Dame, Minnesota
6 Maryland, Smu, Saint Mary’s, Iowa State
7 Wisconsin, Miami (FL), Creighton , Oklahoma State
8 South Carolina, DAYTON, WICHITA STATE**, Virginia Tech
9 Seton Hall, Michigan, Marquette, Northwestern
10 Vcu, Arkansas , Michigan State, Xavier
11 Providence, Southern California, Wake Forest/Vanderbilt, MIDDLE TENNESSEE STATE
12 Kansas State/Rhode Island, UNC WILMINGTON**, NEVADA, UT ARLINGTON
13 VERMONT, PRINCETON, EAST TENNESSEE STATE**, BUCKNELL**
14 AKRON, WINTHROP**, FLORIDA GULF COAST**, IONA**
15 NEW MEXICO STATE, NORTHERN KENTUCKY** , UC IRVINE , TEXAS SOUTHERN
16 SOUTH DAKOTA STATE**, EASTERN WASHINGTON, MOUNT ST. MARY’S**/JACKSONVILLE STATE**, TEXAS A&M-CORPUS CHRISTI/NC CENTRAL

Also considered: Syracuse, Illinois State, Iowa, Illinois, California

BRACKET

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

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

MIDWEST – Kansas City

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(Tulsa) FRI/SUN

1 Kansas vs 16 South Dakota State 8 Wichita State vs 9 Northwestern

(Milwaukee) THU/SAT

4 Butler vs 13 Princeton 5 Minnesota vs 12 Nevada

(Salt Lake City) THU/SAT

3 Arizona vs 14 Iona 6 Saint Mary’s vs 11 Middle Tennessee State

(Indianapolis) FRI/SUN

2 Louisville vs 15 Northern Kentucky 7 Oklahoma State vs 10 Michigan State

 

EAST – New York

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(Buffalo) THU/SAT

1 Villanova vs 16 Texas A&M-Corpus Christi/NC Central 8 Dayton vs 9 Michigan

(Orlando) THU/SAT

4 Florida vs 13 East Tennessee State 5 Virginia vs 12 UNC Wilmington

(Orlando) THU/SAT

3 Florida State vs 14 Winthrop 6 Iowa State vs 11 Providence

(Sacramento) FRI/SUN

2 UCLA vs 15 Texas Southern 7 Wisconsin vs 10 VCU

 

SOUTH – Memphis

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(Greenville) FRI/SUN

1 North Carolina vs 16 Mount St. Mary’s/Jacksonville State 8 South Carolina vs 9 Marquette

(Milwaukee) THU/SAT

4 Purdue vs 13 Bucknell 5 Cincinnati vs 12 Wake Forest/Vanderbilt (\\)

(Indianapolis) FRI/SUN

3 Kentucky vs 14 Akron 6 Maryland vs 11 Southern California

(Tulsa) FRI/SUN

2 Baylor vs 15 New Mexico State 7 Miami (FL) vs 10 Xavier

 

WEST – San Jose

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(Salt Lake City) THU/SAT

1 Gonzaga vs 16 Eastern Washington 8 Virginia Tech vs 9 Seton Hall

(Buffalo) THU/SAT

4 West Virginia vs 13 Vermont 5 Notre Dame vs 12 UT Arlington

(Greenville) FRI/SUN

3 Duke vs 14 Florida Gulf Coast 6 SMU vs 11 Kansas State/Rhode Island (//)

(Sacramento) FRI/SUN

2 Oregon vs 15 UC Irvine 7 Creighton vs 10 Arkansas

 

 

 

 

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CHECK OUT THE BRACKET PROJECT BRACKET MATRIX AT www.bracketmatrix.com AND THE BRACKET PROJECT AT http://bracketproject.blogspot.com/

 

 

 

 

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