New Bracketology – 3/11/17 – 2Pm

Here’s a look at the NCAA Tournament field as if the season were to end today. 

Caution: The predicted field/seeding is highly likely to change from day to day or minute to minute.


*Automatic bids in italics.


1 SEEDS: Kansas; Villanova; North Carolina; Gonzaga.


2 SEEDS: Oregon; Duke; Kentucky; Arizona.


3 SEEDS: UCLA; Baylor; Louisville; Florida State.


4 SEEDS: Butler; West Virginia; Notre Dame; Florida.


5 SEEDS: Purdue; Cincinnati; Virginia; SMU.


6 SEEDS: Iowa State; Wisconsin; Minnesota; Creighton.


7 SEEDS: Michigan; Miami; St. Mary’s; Dayton.


8 SEEDS: Maryland; Oklahoma State; Virginia Tech; Wichita State.


9 SEEDS: Vanderbilt; South Carolina; Northwestern; Michigan State.


10 SEEDS: Arkansas; VCU; Seton Hall; Xavier.


11 SEEDS: Marquette; Wake Forest; USC vs. Kansas State; Syracuse vs. Providence.


12 SEEDS: Middle Tennessee State; North Carolina Wilmington; Nevada; Texas Arlington.


13 SEEDS: Vermont; Akron; Princeton; East Tennessee State.


14 SEEDS: Bucknell; Winthrop; CSU Bakersfield; Florida Gulf Coast.


15 SEEDS: Northern Kentucky; Iona; Texas Southern; UC Irvine.


16 SEEDS: North Dakota; Jacksonville State; South Dakota State vs. NC Central; Mount St. Mary’s vs. New Orleans.


LAST FOUR IN: USC; Syracuse; Providence; Kansas State.


FIRST FOUR OUT: Rhode Island; Illinois State; California; Georgia.


NEXT FOUR OUT: Illinois; Iowa; Houston; Indiana.


CONFERENCE BREAKDOWN: ACC (10); Big East (7); Big Ten (7); Big 12 (6); SEC (5); Pac 12 (4); Atlantic 10 (2); AAC (2); West Coast (2).



Note: Automatic bids are determined by the conference tournament champion or the highest seeded team remaining in their conference tournament.



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