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Lobofan2003 Bracketology-2/26/12

Posted on: February 26, 2012 6:49 pm
Edited on: February 27, 2012 1:06 am
 
Welcome to this week's edition of my Bracketology. Lots of movement going on this week with teams desperate for wins getting upsets of top teams. Bracket takes into account games played through Sunday 2/26.

Not much movement on the top lines, but there is a lot of movement further down the bracket.

Bracket is always as if today was Selection Sunday. Auto bids are in CAPS and are the current conference leader with ties broken by RPI; once Conference Tournaments start the auto bids will be the highest remaining seed in the conference tournament.

Winner of the East Region plays the winner of the West Region; the winner of the Midwest Region plays the winner of the South Region.

Some teams may have been moved one seed line in order to follow Principles and Procedures or to avoid rematches (six teams were moved one seed in this bracket, which is way more than I usually need to).

Boston (E)
Pittsburgh (Th, Sa)
1 SYRACUSE
16 STONY BROOK/SAVANNAH STATE

8 MEMPHIS
9 Alabama

Albuquerque (Th, Sa)
5 TEMPLE
12 Cincinnati/Miami (FL)

4 Wisconsin
13 MIDDLE TENNESSEE

3 Baylor
14 NEVADA

6 Vanderbilt
11 California

Pittsburgh (Th, Sa)
7 San Diego State
10 Brigham Young

2 Ohio State
15 BUCKNELL

Phoenix (W)
Greensboro (Fr, Su)
1 DUKE
16 NC-ASHEVILLE/MISSISSIPPI VALLEY STATE

8 Purdue
9 Iowa State

Portland (Th, Sa)
5 UNLV
12 Mississippi State

4 MURRAY STATE
13 ORAL ROBERTS

Louisville (Th, Sa)
3 Michigan
14 AKRON

6 Notre Dame
11 WASHINGTON

Omaha (Fr, Su)
7 ST. MARY'S
10 HARVARD

2 Missouri
15 WEBER STATE

St. Louis (M)
Columbus (Fr, Su)
1 MICHIGAN STATE
16 LIU-BROOKLYN

8 Kansas State
9 Connecticut

Portland, OR (Th, Sa)
5 Florida
12 Xavier

4 WICHITA STATE
13 IONA

Columbus (Fr, Su)
3 Marquette
14 DREXEL

6 Florida State
11 Northwestern

Omaha (Fr, Su)
7 New Mexico
10 Seton Hall

2 KANSAS
15 BELMONT

Atlanta (S)  
Louisville (Th, Sa)
1 KENTUCKY
16 TEXAS-ARLINGTON

8 Virginia 
9 Southern Miss

Nashville (Fr, Su)
5 Louisville
12 LONG BEACH STATE

4 Indiana
13 Dayton/Texas

3 Georgetown
14 DAVIDSON

6 Creighton
11 West Virginia

Greensboro (Fr, Su)
7 Gonzaga
10 Saint Louis

2 North Carolina
15 VALPARAISO

First Four Games  
Tuesday
16E STONY BROOK v. SAVANNAH STATE
12E Cincinnati v. Miami (FL)

Wednesday
16W NC-ASHEVILLE v. MISSISSIPPI VALLEY STATE
13S Dayton v. Texas

Last Six In: Mississippi State, Northwestern, Cincinnati, Miami, Dayton, Texas

Last Four Out: Arizona, St. Joseph's, VCU, South Florida
Next Four Out: Colorado State, Oregon, North Carolina State, UCF

Bids By League: BIGE-9, BIG10-7, BIG12-6, ACC-5, SEC-5, ATL10-4, MWC-3, WCC-3, MVC-2, PAC12-2, USA-2

    


Comments

Since: Feb 5, 2007
Posted on: February 27, 2012 7:48 pm
 

Lobofan2003 Bracketology-2/26/12

the at-large pool sure is a mess. A bunch of people have the last few teams different and a completely different last 4 out.


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