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Schmolik 64 Update (3/11/13)

Posted on: March 11, 2013 7:57 pm
 
Hello, college basketball fans!

Welcome to the Championship Week edition of the Schmolik 64!

This is who I feel should make the NCAA Tournament if the season ended today. Records are as of March 10, 2013.
* Clinched automatic bid

Regionals are listed in order of the top seed (first listed is overall No. 1 seed)

MIDWEST REGIONAL (Indianapolis, IN Fri/Sun March 29-31)

Dayton, OH (Fri/Sun March 22-24)

(1) Indiana (26-5) vs. (16) Play In Game B winner 
(8) UCLA (19-13) vs. (9) Villanova (18-12)

Kansas City, MO (Fri/Sun March 22-24)

(5) St. Louis (24-6) vs. (12) Middle Tennessee (28-5)
(4) Marquette (23-7) vs. (13) Akron (23-6)

Austin, TX (Fri/Sun March 22-24)

(6) Colorado State (22-7) vs. (11) Wichita State (26-8)
(3) Florida (24-6) vs. (14) South Dakota State (20-9)

Lexington, KY (Thur/Sat March 21-23)

(7) Illinois (20-11) vs. (10) St. Mary's (26-5)
(2) Miami (24-6) vs. (15) Harvard (18-9)*

EAST REGIONAL (Washington, DC Thur/Sat March 21-23)

Philadelphia, PA (Fri/Sun March 22-24)

(1) Duke (27-4) vs. (16) Norfolk State (21-10)
(8) Memphis (27-4) vs. (9) Missouri (22-9)

San Jose, CA (Thur/Sat March 21-23)

(5) Pittsburgh (24-7) vs. (12) LaSalle (21-8)
(4) Kansas State (24-6) vs. (13) Bucknell (26-5)

Dayton, OH (Fri/Sun March 22-24)

(6) VCU (24-7) vs. (11) Boise State (19-9)
(3) Ohio State (23-7) vs. (14) Valparaiso (24-7)

Lexington, KY (Thur/Sat March 21-23)

(7) UNLV (22-8) vs. (10) Oklahoma (20-10)
(2) Louisville (26-5) vs. (15) Long Beach State (16-12)

WEST REGIONAL (Los Angeles, CA Thur/Sat March 28-30)

Salt Lake City, UT (Thur/Sat March 21-23)

(1) Gonzaga (29-2) vs. (16) Play In Game A winner
(8) Minnesota (20-11) vs. (9) San Diego State (19-9)

San Jose, CA (Thur/Sat March 21-23)

(5) Syracuse (23-8) vs. (12) Play In Game C winner
(4) Arizona (24-6) vs. (13) Stephen F. Austin (22-3)

Auburn Hills, MI (Thur/Sat March 21-23)

(6) Butler (23-7) vs. (11) Cincinnati (21-10)
(3) Michigan (24-6) vs. (14) Davidson (24-7)

Kansas City, MO (Fri/Sun March 21-23)

(7) Creighton (27-7)* vs. (10) Belmont (24-6)*
(2) Kansas (26-5) vs. (15) Montana (21-6)

SOUTH REGIONAL (North Texas, TX Fri/Sun March 29-31)

Philadelphia, PA (Fri/Sun March 22-24)

(1) Georgetown (24-5) vs. (16) Vermont (21-10)
(8) NC State (22-9) vs. (9) California (20-10)

Austin, TX (Fri/Sun March 22-24)

(5) Wisconsin (21-10) vs. (12) Play in Game D winner
(4) Oklahoma State (23-7) vs. (13) Louisiana Tech (25-5)

Salt Lake City, UT (Thur/Sat March 21-23)

(6) North Carolina (21-9) vs. (11) Colorado (20-10)
(3) New Mexico (26-5) vs. (14) Florida Gulf Coast (22-10)*

Auburn Hills, MI (Thur/Sat March 21-23)

(7) Notre Dame (23-8) vs. (10) Temple (23-8)
(2) Michigan State (23-7) vs. (15) Iona (19-13)

Final Four: Midwest (1) vs. South (4), East (2) vs. West (3)

FIRST FOUR (All games in Dayton, OH)

Automatic Bid Games:

Game A: Tue. March 19: Northeastern (20-11) vs. Liberty (12-20)*

Game B: Wed. March 20: Long Island (19-13) vs. Southern (18-9)

Last Four Teams In: 

Game C: Tue. March 19: Iowa State (21-10) vs. Tennessee (19-11)

Game D: Wed. March 20: Kentucky (21-10) vs. Southern Mississippi (21-8)

Last teams out: Oregon (54), Mississippi (56), Massachusetts (58), Baylor (61), Alabama (62). RPI Data courtesy of CBS Sports.com.

Bids By Conference:

Big East: 8
Big Ten: 7
Big 12: 5
A-10: 5
MWC: 5
ACC: 4
SEC: 4
Pac-12: 4
MVC: 2
WCC: 2
C-USA: 2
One Bid: 20

Analysis to follow.

Compare my bracket to CBS Sports.com's bracket and others at the Bracket Project (http://www.bracketmatrix.com/)



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