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NCAA Tournament Seeding Projections

Posted on: February 11, 2008 11:58 pm
 
My seeding criteria takes strength of schedule, RPI, conference RPI, and injuries into consideration. The seeds are listed in order (Memphis is the #1 overall seed, Duke is #2 overall...). I tried to avoid two conference teams playing each other in the second round.

1. Memphis, Duke, Kansas, Tennessee
2. North Carolina, UCLA, Stanford, Georgetown
3. Texas, Michigan State, Xavier, Butler
4. Drake, Connecticut, Texas A&M, Wisconsin
5. Washington State, Indiana, Pittsburgh, Kansas State
6. Purdue, St. Mary's, Vanderbilt, Louisville
7. Notre Dame, Clemson, Marquette, Arizona
8. Gonzaga, Dayton, Baylor, Southern California
9. Arkansas, Oklahoma, Florida, Ohio State
10. Rhode Island, Mississippi, Syracuse, Mississippi State
11. St. Joseph's, South Alabama, Maryland, BYU
12. UNLV, Arizona State, Utah State, Davidson
13. Illinois State, Virginia Commonwealth, Kent State, Oral Roberts
14. Sam Houston State, Cornell, Siena, Winthrop
15. Belmont, Northern Arizona, Pacific, American
16. Maryland-Baltimore County, Hampton, Austin Peay, Robert Morris, Alabama State
Comments

Since: Nov 4, 2006
Posted on: February 12, 2008 10:12 pm
 

NCAA Tournament Seeding Projections

Nice, but I have to say, Butler is very overrated. Being from Indiana I can tell you that Purdue, Indiana, and Notre Dame would beat them any day...but they are still a fun team to root for since the campus is just 5 miles from me!



Since: Nov 29, 2007
Posted on: February 12, 2008 11:18 am
 

NCAA Tournament Seeding Projections

Not a bad job, but I do feel that the #1 seeds will be MEMPHIS, DUKE, GEORGETOWN AND KANSAS ( in that order)

Number 2 Seeds:  UCLA,  North Carolina, Tennessee, Texas ( in that order)

Drake should not get better than a 6 seed, anything less would be an insult considering who they played this year and they have a couple of losses still.  They do not play anyone even ranked, nor do they play more than 2 teams that will make the Tournament.    
A higher seed than a Pittsburgh, Washington State, Kansas State, Louisville, Indiana, Notre Dame and even Gonzaga would be ridiculous.  

 



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