Feb 3 2019

Through games of SAT Feb 2

FIELD

CAPS = Projected AQ (best NET ranking in conference)

1 TENNESSEE , Duke , VIRGINIA, MICHIGAN
2 Kentucky, GONZAGA, Michigan State, North Carolina
3 Kansas, MARQUETTE, Virginia Tech, HOUSTON
4 NEVADA, IOWA STATE, Villanova, Purdue
5 Louisville, Texas Tech, Wisconsin. Lsu
6 Maryland, Iowa, Kansas State, Mississippi State
7 Oklahoma, Florida State, Auburn, BUFFALO
8 WASHINGTON, Baylor, Syracuse, Cincinnati
9 Arizona State, Ole Miss, Minnesota, Ohio State
10 Indiana, St. John’s, Texas, Alabama
11 Tcu, NC State, Seton Hall/Ucf, Florida/Nebraska
12 BELMONT, VCU, WOFFORD, LIPSCOMB
13 HOFSTRA, OLD DOMINION, NEW MEXICO STATE, YALE
14 VERMONT , LOYOLA CHICAGO, RADFORD, SOUTH DAKOTA STATE
15 TEXAS STATE, UC IRVINE , NORTHERN KENTUCKY, MONTANA
16 LEHIGH, ABILENE CHRISTIAN, RIDER/TEXAS SOUTHERN, FAIRLEIGH DICKINSON/NORFOLK STATE

 

BRACKET

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

SOUTH – Louisville

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(Columbia) FRI/SUN

1 Tennessee vs 16 Fairleigh Dickinson/Norfolk State 8 Syracuse vs 9 Arizona State

(Salt Lake City) THU/SAT

4 Iowa State vs 13 Old Dominion 5 Wisconsin vs 12 Lipscomb

(Des Moines) THU/SAT

3 Marquette vs 14 Loyola Chicago 6 Iowa vs 11 TCU

(Jacksonville) THU/SAT

2 North Carolina vs 15 Texas State 7 Auburn vs 10 Indiana

 

WEST – Anaheim

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(Columbus) FRI/SUN

1 Michigan vs 16 Abilene Christian 8 Baylor vs 9 Ole Miss

(San Jose) FRI/SUN

4 Nevada vs 13 New Mexico State 5 Louisville vs 12 Belmont

(Jacksonville) THU/SAT

3 Virginia Tech vs 14 Radford 6 Kansas State vs 11 Florida/Nebraska

(Salt Lake City) THU/SAT

2 Gonzaga vs 15 Montana 7 Buffalo vs 10 Alabama

 

EAST – Washington DC

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(Hartford) THU/SAT

1 Duke vs 16 Lehigh 8 Washington vs  9 Ohio State

(San Jose) FRI/SUN

4 Purdue vs 13 Hofstra 5 Texas Tech vs 12 Wofford

(Tulsa) FRI/SUN

3 Houston vs 14 Vermont 6 Maryland vs 11 NC State

(Columbus) FRI/SUN

2 Kentucky vs 15 Northern Kentucky 7 Oklahoma vs St. John’s

 

MIDWEST – Kansas City

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(Hartford) THU/SAT

1 Virginia vs 16 Rider/Texas Southern 8 Cincinnati vs 9 Minnesota

(Hartford) THU/SAT

4 Villanova vs 13 Yale 5 LSU vs 12 VCU

(Tulsa) FRI/SUN

3 Kansas vs 14 South Dakota State 6 Mississippi State vs 11 Seton Hall/UCF

(Des Moines) THU/SAT

2 Michigan State vs 15 UC Irvine 7 Florida State vs 10 Texas

 

 

 

 

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Jan 27 2019

Through games of SAT Jan 26

FIELD

CAPS = Projected AQ (best NET ranking in conference)

1 TENNESSEE , Michigan, Duke , VIRGINIA
2 MICHIGAN STATE, Kentucky, GONZAGA, Kansas
3 North Carolina, MARQUETTE, Louisville, HOUSTON
4 NEVADA, Villanova, Virginia Tech, IOWA STATE
5 Oklahoma, Lsu, Texas Tech, Wisconsin
6 Maryland, BUFFALO, Purdue, Iowa
7 Mississippi State, Kansas State, Florida State, Ole Miss
8 Ohio State,  Auburn, NC State, WASHINGTON
9 Baylor, Cincinnati, Syracuse, Nebraska
10 Indiana, Tcu, Arizona State, Minnesota
11 Seton Hall, St. John’s, Texas/Alabama, Creighton/Ucf
12 VCU, WOFFORD, HOFSTRA , MURRAY STATE
13 LIPSCOMB, YALE, NEW MEXICO STATE, OLD DOMINION
14 RADFORD, DRAKE, TEXAS STATE, VERMONT
15 SOUTH DAKOTA STATE, NORTHERN KENTUCKY, MONTANA , UC IRVINE
16 LEHIGH, RIDER, ABILENE CHRISTIAN/PRAIRIE VIEW, FAIRLEIGH DICKINSON/NORTH CAROLINA A&T

 

BRACKET

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

SOUTH – Louisville

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(Columbia) FRI/SUN

1 Tennessee vs 16 Lehigh 8 NC State vs 9 Cincinnati

(Salt Lake City) THU/SAT

4 Virginia Tech vs 13 New Mexico State 5 Wisconsin vs 12 Murray State

(Jacksonville) THU/SAT

3 North Carolina vs 14 Radford 6 Maryland vs 11 St. John’s

(Des Moines) THU/SAT

2 Kansas vs 15 South Dakota State 7 Mississippi State vs 10 Minnesota

 

WEST – Anaheim

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(Hartford) THU/SAT

1 Virginia vs 16 Fairleigh Dickinson/North Carolina A&T 8 Washington vs 9 Nebraska

(San Jose) FRI/SUN

4 Nevada vs 13 Old Dominion 5 Texas Tech vs 12 Wofford

(Tulsa) FRI/SUN

3 Houston vs 14 Drake 6 Iowa vs 11 Seton Hall

(Salt Lake City) THU/SAT

2 Gonzaga vs 15 Montana 7 Ole Miss vs 10 TCU

 

EAST – Washington DC

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(Columbus) FRI/SUN

1 Michigan vs 16 Abilene Christian/Prairie View 8 Auburn vs 9 Syracuse

(Hartford) THU/SAT

4 Villanova vs 13 Yale 5 Oklahoma vs 12 Hofstra

(Tulsa) FRI/SUN

3 Louisville vs 14 Texas State 6 Purdue vs 11 Creighton/UCF

(Jacksonville) THU/SAT

2 Kentucky vs 15 UC Irvine 7 Kansas State vs 10 Indiana

 

MIDWEST – Kansas City

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(Columbia) FRI/SUN

1 Duke vs 16 Rider 8 Ohio State vs 9 Baylor

(San Jose) FRI/SUN

4 Iowa State vs 13 Lipscomb 5 LSU vs 12 VCU

(Des Moines) THU/SAT

3 Marquette vs 14 Vermont 6 Buffalo vs 11 Texas/Alabama

(Columbus) FRI/SUN

2 Michigan State vs 15 Northern Kentucky 7 Florida State vs 10 Arizona State

 

 

 

 

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Jan 20 2019

Through games of SAT Jan 19

FIELD

CAPS = Projected AQ (best NET ranking in conference)

1 TENNESSEE , MICHIGAN, Duke , VIRGINIA
2 Michigan State, GONZAGA, Kansas, Kentucky
3 North Carolina, Maryland, MARQUETTE, NEVADA
4 Virginia Tech, HOUSTON, TEXAS TECH, Oklahoma
5 Louisville, BUFFALO, Villanova, Wisconsin
6 Auburn, Florida State, Iowa State, Nebraska
7 Purdue, Ole Miss, Lsu, Indiana
8 Mississippi State, Ohio State,  Iowa, Kansas State
9 NC State, Texas, Syracuse, Cincinnati
10 WASHINGTON, Arizona State, Minnesota, Baylor
11 Seton Hall, St. John’s, VCU, Tcu/Butler
12 Arizona/Florida,WOFFORD, MURRAY STATE, HOFSTRA
13 NORTH TEXAS, LIPSCOMB, YALE, LOYOLA-CHICAGO
14 RADFORD, NEW MEXICO STATE, TEXAS STATE, VERMONT
15 SOUTH DAKOTA STATE, NORTHERN KENTUCKY, MONTANA , UC IRVINE
16, RIDER, TEXAS SOUTHERN , LEHIGH/ABILENE CHRISTIAN, WAGNER/NORTH CAROLINA A&T

 

BRACKET

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

SOUTH – Louisville

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(Columbia) FRI/SUN

1 Tennessee vs 16 Texas Southern 8 Kansas State vs 9 NC State

(Tulsa) FRI/SUN

4 Virginia Tech vs 13 Lipscomb 5 Wisconsin vs 12 Murray State

(Hartford) THU/SAT

3 Maryland vs 14 Vermont 6 Florida State vs 11 St. John’s

(Des Moines) THU/SAT

2 Kansas vs 15 South Dakota State 7 Ole Miss vs 10 Minnesota

 

WEST – Anaheim

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(Hartford) THU/SAT

1 Virginia vs 16 Lehigh/Abilene Christian 8 Ohio State vs 9 Texas

(Tulsa) FRI/SUN

4 Houston vs 13 North Texas 5 Villanova vs 12 Arizona/Florida

(San Jose) FRI/SUN

3 Nevada vs 14 New Mexico State 6 Auburn vs 11 Seton Hall

(Salt Lake City) THU/SAT

2 Gonzaga vs 15 Montana 7 Purdue vs 10 Washington

 

MIDWEST – Kansas City

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(Columbus) FRI/SUN

1 Michigan vs 16 Wagner/North Carolina A&T 8 Mississippi State vs 9 Syracuse

(Salt Lake City) FRI/SUN

4 Texas Tech vs 13 Loyola Chicago 5 Louisville vs 12 Wofford

(Jacksonville) THU/SAT

3 North Carolina vs 14 Radford 6 Nebraska vs 11 TCU/Butler

(Jacksonville) THU/SAT

2 Kentucky vs 15 UC Irvine 7 Indiana vs 10 Baylor

 

EAST – Washington DC

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(Columbia) FRI/SUN

1 Duke vs 16 Rider 8 Iowa vs 9 Cincinnati

(San Jose) FRI/SUN

4 Oklahoma vs 13 Yale 5 Buffalo vs 12 Hofstra

(Des Moines) THU/SAT

3 Marquette vs 14 Texas State 6 Iowa State vs 11 VCU

(Columbus) FRI/SUN

2 Michigan State vs 15 Northern Kentucky 7 LSU vs 10 Arizona State

 

 

 

 

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Jan 13 2019

Through games of SAT Jan 12

FIELD

CAPS = Projected AQ (best NET ranking in conference)

1 Duke, MICHIGAN, TENNESSEE, VIRGINIA
2 Kansas, Michigan State, GONZAGA, TEXAS TECH
3 North Carolina, Virginia Tech,  Oklahoma, NEVADA
4 MARQUETTE, Kentucky, Florida State, HOUSTON
5 Auburn, Maryland, BUFFALO, Wisconsin
6 NC State, Villanova, Indiana, Ole Miss
7 Nebraska, Ohio State, Seton Hall, Louisville
8 Iowa State, Purdue, Mississippi State, Iowa
9 Lsu, Texas, Minnesota, St. John’s
10 WASHINGTON, Kansas State, Tcu, Cincinnati
11 Arizona State, Butler, Arizona/Creighton, VCU
12 Temple/Florida,WOFFORD, MURRAY STATE, NORTH TEXAS
13 LIBERTY, HOFSTRA, YALE, LOYOLA-CHICAGO
14 RADFORD, TEXAS STATE, VERMONT , UC IRVINE
15 NEW MEXICO STATE, SOUTH DAKOTA STATE, NORTHERN KENTUCKY, MONTANA
16, LEHIGH, TEXAS SOUTHERN , RIDER/ABILENE CHRISTIAN, WAGNER/NORTH CAROLINA A&T

 

BRACKET

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

EAST – Washington DC

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(Columbia) FRI/SUN

1 Duke vs 16 Lehigh 8 Purdue vs 9 St. John’s

(San Jose) THU/SAT

4 Houston vs 13 Hofstra 5 Auburn vs 12 North Texas

(Tulsa) FRI/SUN

3 Oklahoma vs 14 Texas State 6 Ole Miss vs 11 Arizona/Creighton

(Columbus) FRI/SUN

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

 

WEST – Anaheim

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(Hartford) THU/SAT

1 Virginia vs 16 Rider/Abilene Christian 8 Mississippi State vs 9 Minnesota

(Des Moines) THU/SAT

4 Marquette vs 13 Loyola-Chicago 5 Wisconsin vs 12 Temple/Florida

(San Jose) FRI/SUN

3 Nevada vs 14 UC Irvine 6 NC State vs 11 Arizona State

(Salt Lake City) THU/SAT

2 Gonzaga vs 15 Montana 7 Seton Hall vs 10 TCU

 

SOUTH – Louisville

—————————————

(Columbus) FRI/SUN

1 Michigan vs 16 Wagner/North Carolina A&T 8 Iowa State vs 9 LSU

(Jacksonville) THU/SAT

4 Kentucky vs 13 Liberty 5 Buffalo vs 12 Wofford

(Jacksonville) THU/SAT

3 North Carolina vs 14 Radford 6 Indiana vs 11 Butler

(Tulsa) FRI/SUN

2 Texas Tech vs 15 New Mexico State 7 Ohio State vs 10 Washington

 

MIDWEST – Kansas City

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(Columbia) FRI/SUN

1 Tennessee vs 16 Texas Southern 8 Iowa vs 9 Texas

(Salt Lake City) FRI/SUN

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

(Hartford) THU/SAT

3 Virginia Tech vs 14 Vermont 6 Villanova vs 11 VCU

(Des Moines) THU/SAT

2 Kansas vs 15 South Dakota State 7 Nebraska vs 10 Cincinnati

 

 

 

 

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Jan 6 2019

Through games of SAT Jan 5

FIELD

CAPS = Projected AQ (best NET ranking in conference)

1 DUKE, MICHIGAN, TENNESSEE, Virginia
2 Kansas, Michigan State, GONZAGA, TEXAS TECH
3 North Carolina, Oklahoma, Virginia Tech, NEVADA
4 HOUSTON, Kentucky, MARQUETTE, Florida State
5 Indiana, Auburn, Ohio State, Wisconsin
6 NC State, Seton Hall, Mississippi State, Villanova
7 Nebraska, Iowa State, BUFFALO, Texas
8 Tcu, St. John’s, Purdue, Louisville
9 Creighton, Minnesota, Maryland, Lsu
10 WASHINGTON, VCU, Cincinnati, Ole Miss
11 Butler, Syracuse, Arizona State, Iowa/Arizona
12 Florida/Kansas State, NORTH TEXAS, MURRAY STATE, WOFFORD
13 LIPSCOMB, YALE, CHARLESTON, LOYOLA-CHICAGO
14 RADFORD, TEXAS STATE, UC IRVINE, VERMONT
15 NEW MEXICO STATE, MONTANA, NORTHERN KENTUCKY, TEXAS SOUTHERN
16 SOUTH DAKOTA STATE, LEHIGH, WAGNER/RIDER, ABILENE CHRISTIAN/NORTH CAROLINA A&T

 

BRACKET

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

EAST – Washington DC

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(Columbia) FRI/SUN

1 Duke vs 16 Lehigh 8 Purdue vs 9 Creighton

(Salt Lake City) THU/SAT

4 Marquette vs 13 Yale 5 Auburn vs 12 North Texas

(San Jose) FRI/SUN

3 Nevada vs 14 UC Irvine 6 NC State vs 11 Butler

(Columbus) FRI/SUN

2 Michigan State vs 15 Northern Kentucky 7 Texas vs 10 Cincinnati

 

WEST – Anaheim

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(Jacksonville) THU/SAT

1 Virginia vs 16 Wagner/Abilene Christian 8 TCU vs 9 Maryland

(Des Moines) THU/SAT

4 Houston vs 13 Loyola-Chicago 5 Wisconsin vs 12 Florida/Kansas State

(Tulsa) FRI/SUN

3 Oklahoma vs 14 Texas State 6 Mississippi State vs 11 Iowa/Arizona

(Salt Lake City) THU/SAT

2 Gonzaga vs 15 Montana 7 Iowa State vs 10 VCU

 

SOUTH – Louisville

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(Columbus) FRI/SUN

1 Michigan vs 16 Rider/North Carolina A&T 8 St. John’s vs 9 LSU

(Hartford) THU/SAT

4 Kentucky vs 13 Charleston 5 Ohio State vs 12 Wofford

(Jacksonville) THU/SAT

3 North Carolina vs 14 Radford 6 Villanova vs 11 Arizona State

(Tulsa) FRI/SUN

2 Texas Tech vs 15 New Mexico State 7 Buffalo vs 10 Ole Miss

 

MIDWEST – Kansas City

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(Columbia) FRI/SUN

1 Tennessee vs 16 South Dakota State 8 Louisville vs 9 Minnesota

(San Jose) FRI/SUN

4 Florida State vs 13 Lipscomb 5 Indiana vs 12 Murray State

(Hartford) THU/SAT

3 Virginia Tech vs 14 Vermont 6 Seton Hall vs 11 Syracuse

(Des Moines) THU/SAT

2 Kansas vs 15 Texas Southern 7 Nebraska vs 10 Washington

 

 

 

 

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2018 recap

 

2018 basketball recap

 

 

2018 PROJECTION RESULTS:

Number of teams correctly placed in field: 66 of 68

Number of teams correctly seeded: 38

Number of teams seeded within 1 seed line: 64

Other notes: I placed 17 teams into their exact spot in the bracket (seed and region).

2018 rank: T-111th out of 187 brackets in the Bracket Matrix

(For reference, Joe Lunardi of ESPN ranked T-70th and Jerry Palm of CBS ranked T-78th.)

I am currently ranked 38th out of 127 “Bracket Veterans” in the Bracketologist Rankings at the Bracket Project.

(For reference, Joe Lunardi of ESPN is ranked 68th and Jerry Palm of CBS is ranked 82nd.)

 

Selection Sunday March 11 2018 *FINAL*

***FINAL UPDATE***

FIELD

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

1 VIRGINIA**, VILLANOVA**, KANSAS**, Xavier
2 North Carolina, Duke, CINCINNATI, Purdue
3 Michigan State, Tennessee, ARIZONA**, MICHIGAN**
4 Auburn, West Virginia, Texas Tech, KENTUCKY**
5 Wichita State, GONZAGA**, Clemson, Ohio State
6 Houston, Arkansas, Florida, Tcu
7 Texas A&M, Miami (FL), Seton Hall, Nevada
8 Rhode Island, Virginia Tech, Missouri, Providence
9 NC State, Creighton, Alabama, Florida State
10 Butler, Ucla, Kansas State, Texas
11 St. Bonaventure/Oklahoma, Usc/Saint Mary’s, LOYOLA-CHI.**, DAVIDSON**
12 NEW MEXICO STATE**, SAN DIEGO STATE**, SOUTH DAKOTA STATE**, BUFFALO**
13 MURRAY STATE**, UNC GREENSBORO**, CHARLESTON**, MONTANA**
14 MARSHALL**, BUCKNELL**, PENN**, GEORGIA STATE**
15 STEPHEN F AUSTIN**,  WRIGHT STATE**, IONA**, UMBC**
16 CAL STATE FULLERTON**, LIPSCOMB**, RADFORD**/TEXAS SOUTHERN**, LIU BROOKLYN**/NC CENTRAL**

BRACKET

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

SOUTH – Atlanta

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(Charlotte) FRI/SUN

1 Virginia vs 16 LIU Brooklyn/NC Central 8 Missouri vs 9 Creighton

(San Diego) FRI/SUN

4 Texas Tech vs 13 Murray State 5 Ohio State vs 12 New Mexico State

(Nashville) FRI/SUN

3 Tennessee vs 14 Marshall 6 TCU vs 11 USC/Saint Mary’s

(Nashville) FRI/SUN

2 Cincinnati vs 15 Stephen F Austin 7 Miami-FL vs 10 Butler

 

EAST – Boston

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(Pittsburgh) THU/SAT

1 Villanova vs 16 Radford/Texas Southern 8 Virginia Tech vs 9 Alabama

(Boise) THU/SAT

4 West Virginia vs 13 UNC Greensboro 5 Gonzaga vs 12 South Dakota State

(Dallas) THU/SAT

3 Michigan vs 14 Penn 6 Florida vs 11 St. Bonaventure/Oklahoma

(Charlotte) FRI/SUN

2 North Carolina vs 15 UMBC 7 Seton Hall vs 10 UCLA

 

MIDWEST – Omaha

—————————————

(Wichita) THU/SAT

1 Kansas vs 16 Lipscomb 8 Providence vs 9 NC State

(Boise) THU/SAT

4 Kentucky vs 13 Montana 5 Clemson vs 12 San Diego State

(Wichita) THU/SAT

3 Michigan State vs 14 Georgia State 6 Houston vs 11 Davidson

(Pittsburgh) THU/SAT

2 Duke vs 15 Iona 7 Texas A&M vs 10 Kansas State

 

WEST – Los Angeles

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(Detroit) FRI/SUN

1 Xavier vs 16 Cal St.-Fullerton 8 Rhode Island vs 9 Florida State

(Dallas) THU/SAT

4 Auburn vs 13 Charleston 5 Wichita State vs 12 Buffalo

(San Diego) FRI/SUN

3 Arizona vs 14 Bucknell 6 Arkansas vs 11 Loyola-Chi.

(Detroit) FRI/SUN

2 Purdue vs 15 Wright State 7 Nevada vs 10 Texas

 

 

 

 

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