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Bracket Predictions UpdatedDec 17, 10:45am

First Four

East

South

East

Midwest

First Round

Midwest

Tulsa

 

San Jose

 

Jacksonville

 

Salt Lake

 

    West

    Columbia, SC

     

    Salt Lake

     

    Hartford

     

    San Jose

     

      South

      Columbus

       

      Des Moines

       

      Jacksonville

       

      Columbia, SC

       

        East

        Hartford

         

        Des Moines

         

        Columbus

         

        Tulsa

         

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          Last 4 In

          Team RPI
          San Fran.(10-1) 85
          Maryland(9-2) 46
          Northwestern(8-3) 97
          Arkansas(7-2) 96

          First 4 Out

          Team RPI
          Washington(7-4) 26
          Creighton(7-3) 40
          Seton Hall(7-3) 58
          Temple(9-2) 36
          Team Bracket Index UpdatedDec 17, 10:45am

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          Seed Team Conf Stk Rpi* Tier 1* Tier 2* Tier 3* Tier 4* Sos* Nc Sos* Next Game
          1 E Virginia(9-0) ACC (0-0) W9 21 2-0 2-0 0-0 5-0 168 166 Dec 19, 7:00pm ET
          M Kansas(9-0) BIG12 (0-0) W9 1 4-0 2-0 3-0 0-0 1 1 Dec 18, 8:00pm ET
          S Michigan(11-0) BIG10 (2-0) W11 6 3-0 2-0 1-0 5-0 60 99 Dec 22, 4:00pm ET
          W Tennessee(8-1) SEC (0-0) W4 3 2-1 1-0 2-0 2-0 2 2 Dec 19, 7:00pm ET
          2 E Texas Tech(10-0) BIG12 (0-0) W10 32 1-0 0-0 4-0 5-0 216 215 Dec 20, 7:00pm ET
          M Gonzaga(9-2) WCC (0-0) L2 5 2-2 2-0 2-0 3-0 10 10 Dec 18, 9:00pm ET
          S Duke(9-1) ACC (0-0) W4 10 3-1 0-0 2-0 4-0 32 29 Dec 18, 6:00pm ET
          W Nevada(11-0) MWC (0-0) W11 4 1-0 3-0 4-0 3-0 36 33 Dec 22, 7:00pm ET
          3 E Miss. State(9-1) SEC (0-0) W6 34 1-1 3-0 1-0 4-0 135 135 Dec 19, 8:00pm ET
          M Houston(10-0) AAC (0-0) W10 24 1-0 4-0 0-0 5-0 175 174 Dec 20, 8:00pm ET
          S Auburn(9-1) SEC (0-0) W5 23 0-1 3-0 2-0 3-0 78 75 Dec 19, 7:00pm ET
          W North Carolina(8-2) ACC (0-0) W2 22 3-1 0-1 1-0 4-0 52 49 Dec 22, 5:15pm ET
          4 E Wisconsin(9-2) BIG10 (2-0) W1 8 4-2 1-0 1-0 3-0 14 17 Dec 22, 12:00pm ET
          M Florida St.(9-1) ACC (0-0) W4 15 1-1 3-0 1-0 4-0 68 64 Dec 19, 7:00pm ET
          S Oklahoma(9-1) BIG12 (0-0) W5 2 1-1 4-0 4-0 0-0 4 4 Dec 18, 9:00pm ET
          W Arizona St.(8-2) PAC12 (0-0) L1 38 2-2 1-0 0-0 5-0 99 96 Dec 22, 9:00pm ET
          5 E Marquette(8-2) BIGE (0-0) W5 17 2-2 1-0 0-0 5-0 22 18 Dec 18, 9:00pm ET
          M Michigan St.(9-2) BIG10 (2-0) W4 9 2-2 3-0 0-0 4-0 16 24 Dec 21, 7:00pm ET
          S Virginia Tech(9-1) ACC (0-0) W4 42 1-0 2-1 2-0 4-0 193 190 Dec 19, 7:00pm ET
          W Indiana(9-2) BIG10 (2-0) W4 12 3-2 2-0 0-0 4-0 40 58 Dec 19, 7:00pm ET
          6 E Louisville(8-3) ACC (0-0) W2 16 1-3 2-0 2-0 3-0 9 9 Dec 21, 7:00pm ET
          M Furman(12-0) SOUTH (1-0) W12 93 1-0 1-0 1-0 6-0 334 320 Dec 21, 8:00pm ET
          S Nebraska(9-2) BIG10 (1-1) W2 31 1-2 2-0 2-0 4-0 88 104 Dec 22, 2:00pm ET
          W Ohio St.(9-1) BIG10 (2-0) W3 18 2-0 2-1 1-0 4-0 62 92 Dec 18, 7:00pm ET
          7 E Iowa(8-2) BIG10 (0-2) W2 28 0-2 3-0 1-0 4-0 44 112 Dec 18, 9:00pm ET
          M Buffalo(10-0) MIDAM (0-0) W10 7 1-0 2-0 2-0 4-0 65 61 Dec 18, 8:00pm ET
          S Villanova(8-4) BIGE (0-0) L2 25 1-4 1-0 2-0 4-0 10 11 Dec 22, 12:30pm ET
          W St. John's(10-0) BIGE (0-0) W10 45 0-0 2-0 2-0 6-0 252 251 Dec 19, 6:30pm ET
          8 E Cincinnati(9-2) AAC (0-0) L1 27 1-2 1-0 3-0 4-0 53 50 Dec 19, 9:00pm ET
          M Belmont(8-1) OVC (0-0) W2 11 2-0 2-0 0-1 3-0 58 55 Dec 19, 7:30pm ET
          S NC State(9-1) ACC (0-0) W3 132 1-1 1-0 0-0 7-0 340 340 Dec 19, 7:00pm ET
          W Minnesota(9-2) BIG10 (1-1) W3 14 1-1 2-1 2-0 4-0 49 124 Dec 21, 8:00pm ET
          9 E Texas(7-3) BIG12 (0-0) W2 30 1-1 2-1 1-1 3-0 6 6 Dec 21, 9:00pm ET
          M LSU(8-3) SEC (0-0) W1 37 0-2 2-1 3-0 3-0 39 36 Dec 21, 8:00pm ET
          S Butler(7-3) BIGE (0-0) L1 55 0-2 2-1 2-0 3-0 63 59 Dec 18, 8:30pm ET
          W Kansas St.(7-2) BIG12 (0-0) W1 13 0-1 1-1 4-0 2-0 35 32 Dec 19, 8:00pm ET
          10 E Syracuse(7-3) ACC (0-0) L1 73 1-0 0-2 3-1 3-0 59 56 Dec 18, 8:00pm ET
          M Notre Dame(7-3) ACC (0-0) W1 69 1-2 0-0 3-1 3-0 60 57 Dec 18, 7:00pm ET
          S Ole Miss(8-2) SEC (0-0) W5 33 0-2 1-0 2-0 5-0 89 85 Dec 21, 8:00pm ET
          W UCLA(7-3) PAC12 (0-0) L1 56 0-2 2-1 1-0 4-0 24 20 Dec 19, 9:00pm ET
          11 E San Fran.(10-1) WCC (0-0) W3 85 0-1 0-0 2-0 7-0 271 271 Dec 19, 10:00pm ET
          E Maryland(9-2) BIG10 (1-1) W2 46 0-2 0-0 4-0 5-0 107 114 Dec 22, 5:30pm ET
          M Kentucky(8-2) SEC (0-0) W1 114 0-1 0-1 3-0 5-0 211 210 Dec 22, 5:15pm ET