Bracketology

Real time updates by CBS College Hoops expert Jerry Palm on NCAA March Madness Bracket Projections

Bracket Predictions UpdatedMar 14, 5:05pm

First Four

First Round

West

Bloomington, IN

 

Coliseum

 

Coliseum

 

Coliseum

 

South

West Lafayette, IN

 

Coliseum

 

Bloomington, IN

 

Bankers Life

 

Midwest

Lucas Oil

 

Hinkle

 

West Lafayette, IN

 

Lucas Oil

 

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Last 4 In

Team Net
Wichita St.(16-6) 72
Syracuse(18-10) 40
UCLA(22-10) 46
Colorado St.(20-8) 51

First 4 Out

Team Net
Utah St.(20-9) 39
Drake(26-5) 45
Saint Louis(14-7) 43
Boise St.(19-9) 50
The winners of first round games played at West Lafayette and Bloomington will play their second round games on Monday, March 22nd at an Indianapolis site to be determined on selection Sunday. The games from the Elite Eight forward will be played at Lucas Oil Stadium.
Team Bracket Index UpdatedMar 14, 5:05pm

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Seed Team Conf Stk Net* Rpi* Quad 1* Quad 2* Quad 3* Quad 4* Sos* Nc Sos* Next Game
1 E Michigan(23-5) BIG10 (14-3) L1 4 5 8-3 6-1 4-0 2-0 24 106 No Games Scheduled
M Illinois(24-7) BIG10 (16-4) L1 3 9 12-5 5-1 4-0 2-0 26 85 No Games Scheduled
S Baylor(28-2) BIG12 (13-1) W6 2 4 8-2 2-0 7-0 5-0 77 223 No Games Scheduled
W Gonzaga(31-1) WCC (15-0) L1 1 1 8-0 6-0 5-0 7-0 34 97 No Games Scheduled
2 E Okla. St.(21-9) BIG12 (11-7) L1 29 8 10-6 2-0 3-2 5-0 3 43 No Games Scheduled
M Alabama(26-7) SEC (16-2) L1 7 2 8-4 9-1 7-1 0-0 8 53 No Games Scheduled
S Ohio St.(21-10) BIG10 (12-8) L2 8 15 9-7 6-2 4-0 2-0 10 76 No Games Scheduled
W Iowa(22-9) BIG10 (14-6) L1 6 33 8-6 5-2 3-0 5-0 64 262 No Games Scheduled
3 E Houston(28-4) AAC (14-3) L1 5 3 2-1 6-1 10-1 5-0 70 124 No Games Scheduled
M Texas(19-8) BIG12 (11-6) L1 21 17 8-6 2-1 5-0 4-0 12 45 No Games Scheduled
S Arkansas(25-7) SEC (13-4) L1 14 12 6-5 6-1 5-0 5-0 32 183 No Games Scheduled
W Kansas(21-9) BIG12 (12-6) L1 11 13 7-8 2-0 5-0 5-0 15 104 No Games Scheduled
4 E West Virginia(19-10) BIG12 (11-6) L1 24 14 7-7 3-2 6-0 2-0 2 6 No Games Scheduled
M Virginia(18-7) ACC (13-4) L1 12 22 5-4 4-1 5-1 4-0 51 157 No Games Scheduled
S Purdue(18-10) BIG10 (13-6) L2 22 28 6-7 7-1 3-1 2-0 33 131 No Games Scheduled
W Florida St.(18-7) ACC (11-4) L1 25 30 3-4 7-1 2-1 4-0 53 202 No Games Scheduled
5 E Connecticut(15-8) BIGE (11-6) L2 30 52 4-4 3-3 5-0 3-0 85 78 No Games Scheduled
M LSU(19-10) SEC (11-6) L1 28 19 5-8 3-1 6-0 4-0 6 74 No Games Scheduled
S Villanova(18-7) BIGE (11-4) L1 17 23 5-3 4-3 6-0 1-0 52 136 No Games Scheduled
W Tennessee(18-9) SEC (10-7) L2 13 51 6-6 2-2 6-0 4-0 57 189 No Games Scheduled
6 E USC(25-8) PAC12 (15-5) L1 19 16 3-4 6-3 10-0 3-0 29 26 No Games Scheduled
M Clemson(16-8) ACC (10-6) L2 41 21 3-6 7-0 5-1 1-0 17 60 No Games Scheduled
S Creighton(22-9) BIGE (14-6) L1 26 45 7-3 5-3 4-2 4-0 91 301 No Games Scheduled
W Colorado(23-9) PAC12 (14-6) L1 15 24 3-4 7-1 9-3 3-0 62 237 No Games Scheduled
7 E Missouri(16-10) SEC (8-8) L2 47 25 7-6 2-3 6-0 1-0 4 10 No Games Scheduled
M San Diego St(23-5) MWC (14-3) L1 18 7 1-3 7-1 8-0 6-0 28 19 No Games Scheduled
S Florida(15-10) SEC (9-7) L1 31 55 5-5 3-3 5-1 1-0 50 111 No Games Scheduled
W Texas Tech(18-11) BIG12 (9-8) L1 16 48 4-10 2-0 3-0 8-0 19 163 No Games Scheduled
8 E Oregon(21-7) PAC12 (14-4) L1 33 32 2-3 7-1 7-2 4-0 90 188 No Games Scheduled
M BYU(20-7) WCC (10-3) L2 20 6 3-4 5-2 6-0 5-0 5 18 No Games Scheduled
S Va. Tech(15-7) ACC (9-4) L2 48 58 2-3 3-3 5-0 5-0 105 165 No Games Scheduled
W Oklahoma(16-11) BIG12 (9-8) L1 36 61 5-9 0-0 4-1 6-0 46 142 No Games Scheduled
9 E N. Carolina(18-11) ACC (10-6) L2 32 31 3-9 8-0 4-1 3-0 31 149 No Games Scheduled
M Ga. Tech(17-9) ACC (11-6) L1 34 43 3-6 6-0 5-2 3-0 58 280 No Games Scheduled
S Wisconsin(18-13) BIG10 (10-10) L1 27 75 5-10 5-2 4-0 3-0 55 215 No Games Scheduled
W Rutgers(16-12) BIG10 (10-10) L1 38 60 4-9 6-2 3-0 2-0 23 109 No Games Scheduled
10 E Loyola Chi.(26-5) MVC (16-2) L1 10 18 2-2 4-2 4-0 12-0 130 229 No Games Scheduled
M Michigan St.(15-13) BIG10 (9-11) L2 70 95 5-10 4-2 2-0 4-0 61 275 No Games Scheduled
S St. Bona.(16-5) ATL10 (11-4) L1 23 10 4-2 3-1 5-1 4-0 39 27 No Games Scheduled
W Louisville(13-7) ACC (8-5) L2 56 50 1-6 6-0 4-1 2-0 47 68 No Games Scheduled
11 E Maryland(17-14) BIG10 (9-11) L1 35 68 4-10 3-3 6-0 2-0 14 24 No Games Scheduled
M Colorado St.(20-8) MWC (14-4) L2 51 37 2-4 1-2 4-0 10-0 105 144 No Games Scheduled
M UCLA(22-10) PAC12 (13-6) L1