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Lobofan2003 Bracketology 3/4/12

Posted on: March 4, 2012 5:39 pm
Edited on: March 5, 2012 1:49 am
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Welcome to the latest edition of my Bracketology, we are only 1 week away from Selection Sunday!

By now you know the drill; bracket is set as if today was Selection Sunday with the conference champions in this bracket either being the regular season conference winner or the highest remaining seed in the conference tournaments.
Teams that have already locked up a bid are in BOLD and CAPS.

The winner of the East Region will play the winner of the West Region; the winner of the Midwest Region will play the winner of the South Region.

Teams may have been moved one seed in order to accomodate NCAA Bracket Principles and Procedures. The bracket is not who I think deserves to be in the field, but rather which teams I believe the NCAA Committee will select.

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

8 Kansas State
9 Purdue

Portland, OR (Th, Sa)
5 Louisville
12 Colorado State

4 TEMPLE
13 ORAL ROBERTS

Columbus (Fr, Su)
3 Michigan
14 BELMONT

6 Vanderbilt
11 California

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

2 Missouri
15 MONTANA

Phoenix (W)
Greensboro (Fr, Su)
1 NORTH CAROLINA
16 LIU-BROOKLYN

8 Iowa State
9 Saint Louis

Albuquerque (Th, Sa)
5 Florida
12 Northwestern/Seton Hall

4 MURRAY STATE
13 LONG BEACH STATE

Louisville (Th, Sa)
3 Georgetown
14 DAVIDSON

6 SAN DIEGO STATE
11 Brigham Young

Pittsburgh (Th, Sa)
7 Notre Dame
10 HARVARD

2 Ohio State
15 BUCKNELL   

St. Louis (M)
Omaha (Fr, Su)
1 KANSAS
16 NC-ASHEVILLE/MISSISSIPPI VALLEY STATE

8 Alabama
9 Southern Miss

Portland, OR (Th, Sa)
5 Wichita State
12 Xavier

4 Wisconsin
13 NEVADA

Nashville (Fr, Su)
3 Marquette
14 DENVER

6 Florida State
11 Mississippi State

Columbus (Fr, Su)
7 New Mexico
10 Connecticut

2 MICHIGAN STATE
15 VALPARAISO

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

8 MEMPHIS
9 Virginia

Nashville (Fr, Su)
5 Unlv
12 Texas/South Florida

4 Indiana
13 DREXEL

Albuquerque (Th, Sa)
3 Baylor
14 AKRON

6 CREIGHTON
11 WASHINGTON

Greensboro (Fr, Su)
7 Gonzaga
10 Cincinnati

2 Duke
15 LOYOLA-MARYLAND

First Four Games
Tuesday
16E STONY BROOK v. SAVANNAH STATE
12W Northwestern v. Seton Hall

Wednesday
16M NC-ASHEVILLE
v. MISSISSIPPI VALLEY STATE
12S Texas v. South Florida

Last Eight In: Mississippi State, Brigham Young, Xavier, Colorado State, Seton Hall, Northwestern, Texas, South Florida

Last Four Out: VCU, Miami, Dayton, Arizona
Next Four Out: Oregon, St. Joseph's, Mississippi, Iona

Bids By League: BIGE-10, BIG10-7, BIG12-6, SEC-5, ACC-4, MWC-4, ATL10-3, WCC-3, MVC-2, PAC12-2, USA-2


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