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

Bracketology: Sooners on the bubble after conference tournament loss

Presented by Buffalo Wild Wings, CBS Sports bracketologist Jerry Palm breaks down Oklahoma's chances of making the NCAA tournament after getting knocked out in the first round of the Big 12 tournament.

Bracket Predictions UpdatedMar 11, 5:45pm

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Last 4 In

Team RPI
Butler(21-14) 41
Saint Mary's(30-6) 40
Oklahoma(18-14) 49
Syracuse(23-14) 43

First 4 Out

Team RPI
Marquette(21-14) 58
Louisville(22-14) 38
USC(24-12) 34
Arizona St.(20-12) 66
Team Bracket Index UpdatedMar 11, 5:45pm

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Seed Team Conf Stk Rpi* Tier 1* Tier 2* Tier 3* Tier 4* Sos* Nc Sos* Next Game
1 E Villanova(36-4) BIGE (14-4) W11 2 10-3 8-0 7-1 5-0 11 41 No Games Scheduled
M Kansas(31-8) BIG12 (13-5) L1 5 12-3 9-3 2-1 4-0 2 15 No Games Scheduled
S Virginia(31-3) ACC (17-1) L1 1 12-1 7-1 6-0 6-0 6 42 No Games Scheduled
W Xavier(29-6) BIGE (15-3) L1 3 5-4 10-1 9-0 4-0 12 30 No Games Scheduled
2 E Duke(29-8) ACC (13-5) L1 7 5-5 8-2 9-0 4-0 16 20 No Games Scheduled
M Purdue(30-7) BIG10 (15-3) L1 9 6-5 5-1 7-0 10-0 40 71 No Games Scheduled
S Cincinnati(31-5) AAC (16-2) L1 6 6-4 7-0 9-0 8-0 45 142 No Games Scheduled
W N. Carolina(26-11) ACC (11-7) L1 4 14-8 2-1 4-1 5-0 1 5 No Games Scheduled
3 E Michigan St.(30-5) BIG10 (16-2) L1 14 3-4 5-0 12-0 9-0 85 215 No Games Scheduled
M Tennessee(26-9) SEC (13-5) L1 8 6-7 5-1 11-0 3-0 18 24 No Games Scheduled
S Arizona(27-8) PAC12 (14-4) L1 13 5-3 9-3 8-1 5-0 51 74 No Games Scheduled
W Michigan(33-8) BIG10 (13-5) L1 12 6-5 5-1 5-1 11-0 56 259 No Games Scheduled
4 E Texas Tech(27-10) BIG12 (11-7) L1 23 6-7 7-1 4-1 7-0 52 253 No Games Scheduled
M Wichita St.(25-8) AAC (14-4) L2 15 3-4 11-2 3-1 8-0 29 65 No Games Scheduled
S Kentucky(26-11) SEC (10-8) L1 10 5-8 9-2 7-0 3-0 4 6 No Games Scheduled
W W. Virginia(26-11) BIG12 (11-7) L1 27 8-8 7-0 2-2 7-0 37 241 No Games Scheduled
5 E Gonzaga(32-5) WCC (17-1) L1 21 4-3 4-1 7-0 15-0 125 87 No Games Scheduled
M Clemson(25-10) ACC (11-7) L1 11 4-8 7-1 5-0 7-0 13 61 No Games Scheduled
S Ohio St.(25-9) BIG10 (15-3) L1 20 3-5 6-2 9-1 6-0 30 32 No Games Scheduled
W Auburn(26-8) SEC (13-5) L1 15 7-5 2-2 11-0 5-0 47 75 No Games Scheduled
6 E Florida(21-13) SEC (11-7) L1 46 9-5 4-4 2-3 5-0 24 39 No Games Scheduled
M Houston(27-8) AAC (14-4) L1 18 6-3 4-2 6-1 10-1 72 232 No Games Scheduled
S Miami (Fla.)(22-10) ACC (11-7) L2 28 5-6 3-2 6-1 8-0 50 155 No Games Scheduled
W Arkansas(23-12) SEC (10-8) L2 30 6-9 3-1 9-1 5-0 35 96 No Games Scheduled
7 E Seton Hall(22-12) BIGE (10-8) L1 31 4-8 4-1 6-2 7-0 23 92 No Games Scheduled
M Texas A&M(22-13) SEC (9-9) L1 29 6-8 6-3 4-1 4-0 7 11 No Games Scheduled
S Providence(21-14) BIGE (10-8) L2 31 5-8 5-2 6-1 5-2 8 112 No Games Scheduled
W TCU(21-12) BIG12 (9-9) L3 25 4-8 4-3 9-0 4-0 10 44 No Games Scheduled
8 E Missouri(20-13) SEC (10-8) L2 43 5-7 5-3 7-2 2-0 34 79 No Games Scheduled
M Rhode Island(26-8) ATL10 (15-3) L1 19 2-6 4-0 10-1 9-0 59 3 No Games Scheduled
S Nevada(29-8) MWC (15-3) L1 17 2-3 8-2 12-2 5-0 61 18 No Games Scheduled
W Va. Tech(21-12) ACC (10-8) L3 61 5-7 3-3 5-1 8-0 71 325 No Games Scheduled
9 E Florida St.(23-12) ACC (9-9) L1 54 6-7 1-3 3-1 10-0 76 314 No Games Scheduled
M NC State(21-12) ACC (11-7) L2 64 5-7 3-2 5-2 8-0 64 260 No Games Scheduled
S Creighton(21-12) BIGE (10-8) L3 43 2-9 5-2 5-0 8-0 53 237 No Games Scheduled
W UCLA(21-12) PAC12 (11-7) L2 36 3-7 5-2 7-2 6-0 48 62 No Games Scheduled
10 E St. Bona.(26-8) ATL10 (14-4) L1 24 3-4 6-0 6-2 10-1 89 59 No Games Scheduled
M Kansas St.(25-12) BIG12 (10-8) L1 53 4-9 5-1 7-1 6-0 65 327 No Games Scheduled
S Texas(19-15) BIG12 (8-10) L2 51 6-11 2-3 6-0 5-0 20 81 No Games Scheduled
W Alabama(20-16) SEC (8-10) L1 42 7-7 4-5 6-3 2-0 3 28 No Games Scheduled
11 E Oklahoma(18-14) BIG12 (8-10) L2 49 6-9 3-3 3-1 6-0 26 136 No Games Scheduled
E Syracuse(23-14) ACC (8-10) L1 43 4-8 3-3 8-2 5-0 18 16 No Games Scheduled
M Butler(21-14) BIGE (9-9) L1 41 4-9 4-3 6-0 6-1 21 121 No Games Scheduled
M Saint Mary's(30-6) WCC (16-2) L1 40 2-1 2-2 10-2 14-0 169 182 No Games Scheduled
S Loyola-Chi.(32-6) MVC (15-3) L1 22 1-1 3-1 15-2 8-1 127 265 No Games Scheduled
W New Mex. St.(28-6) WAC (12-2) L1 35 2-2 2-1 9-2 12-0 166 66 No Games Scheduled
12 E Buffalo(27-9) MIDAM (15-3) L1 25 0-5 3-0 15-2 7-1 83 9 No Games Scheduled
M San Diego St(22-11) MWC (11-7) L1 62 3-3 2-4 8-2 8-1 101 196 No Games Scheduled
S Davidson(21-12) ATL10 (13-5) L1 47 4-6 1-0 5-3 11-2 84 104 No Games Scheduled
W S. Dak. St.(28-7) SUMM (13-1) L1 37 1-2 1-3 7-1 15-0 161 101 No Games Scheduled
13 E Murray St.(26-6) OVC (16-2) L1 48 0-1