Final Bracket

Final Bracket 19

1-Virginia, 2-Gonzaga, 3-Duke, 4-Tennessee

5-North Carolina, 6-Kentucky, 7-Michigan St., 8-Michigan

9-Houston, 10-Florida St., 11-Texas Tech, 12-LSU

13-Purdue, 14-Villanova, 15-Kansas, 16-Auburn

17-Virginia Tech, 18-Marquette, 19-Wisconsin, 20-Wofford

21-Kansas St., 22-Iowa St., 23-Mississippi St., 24-Cincinnati

25-Nevada, 26-Buffalo, 27-Maryland, 28-Louisville

29-Iowa, 30-VCU, 31-UCF, 32-Seton Hall

33-Minnesota, 34-Washington, 35-Utah St., 36-Baylor

37-Syracuse, 38-Arizona St., 39-Oklahoma, 40-NC State

41-Mississippi, 42-Murray St., 43-Ohio St. 44-St. John’s, 45-TCU, 46-Florida

47-Oregon, 48-St. Mary’s, 49-New Mexico St., 50-Liberty

51-UC-Irvine, 52-Northeastern, 53-Vermont, 54-Yale

55-Saint Louis, 56-Georgia St., 57-Old Dominion, 58-Northern Kentucky

59-Montana, 60-Colgate, 61-ACU, 62-Bradley

63-Gardner-Webb, 64-North Dakota St., 65-Iona, 66-Fairleigh-Dickinson, 67-Prairie View A&M, 68-North Carolina Central.


Selection Sunday Eve

The Field should be set as there are no more bid stealers out there (as far as at-large teams go). Here is my seed list:

1: Virginia, Gonzaga, Duke, Tennessee

2: North Carolina, Kentucky, Michigan St., Michigan

3: Houston, Florida St., Texas Tech, LSU

4: Purdue, Villanova, Kansas, Virginia Tech

5: Marquette, Auburn, Wisconsin, Wofford

6: Kansas St., Iowa St., Mississippi St., Nevada

7: Buffalo, Cincinnati, Maryland, Louisville

8: Iowa, VCU, UCF, Seton Hall

9: Minnesota, Washington, Utah St., Baylor

10: Syracuse, Arizona St., Oklahoma, NC State

11: Mississippi, Murray St., Ohio St./Florida, St. John’s/TCU

12: Oregon, St. Mary’s, New Mexico St., Liberty

13: UC-Irvine, Northeastern, Vermont, Yale

14: Saint Louis, Georgia St., Old Dominion, Northern Kentucky

15: Montana, Colgate, ACU, Bradley

16: Gardner-Webb, North Dakota St., Iona/Fairleigh Dickinson, Prairie View/NC Central.

Bracket 3_16_19


Changes All Over As Teams Secure Automatic Bids

Bracket 3_10_19

1s: Gonzaga, Virginia, North Carolina, Kentucky

2s: Duke, Tennessee, Michigan St., Michigan

3s: LSU, Houston, Texas Tech, Purdue

4s: Nevada, Kansas, Florida St., Virginia Tech

5s: Marquette, Wisconsin, Villanova, Auburn

6s: Kansas St., Mississippi St., Cincinnati, Maryland

7s: Wofford, Iowa St., Buffalo, Louisville

8s: Washington, Iowa, UCF, Baylor

9s: VCU, NC State, Oklahoma, Mississippi

10s: Syracuse, Utah St., St. John’s, Minnesota

11s: Arizona St., Seton Hall, Ohio St., TCU

12s: Murray St., Temple/Belmont, Clemson/Florida, Liberty

13s: New Mexico St., Hofstra, Vermont, UC-Irvine

14s: Yale, Old Dominion, Texas St., Montana

15s: Wright St., Colgate, Omaha, Bradley

16s: Sam Houston St., Gardner-Webb, PVAMU/Iona, Norfolk St./St. Francis (PA)

New Seed List

1s: Gonzaga, Virginia, Duke, Tennessee

2s: Kentucky, North Carolina, Michigan St, Michigan

3s: LSU, Houston, Texas Tech, Marquette

4s: Purdue, Kansas, VA Tech, Nevada

5s: Villanova, Wisconsin, Florida St, Iowa St

6s: Mississippi St, Cincinnati, Auburn, Maryland

7s: Kansas St, Wofford, Buffalo, Iowa

8s: Louisville, NC State,  Baylor, Washington

9s: UCF, Syracuse, VCU, St. John’s

10s: Ohio St, Oklahoma, Mississippi, Arizona St

11s: Minnesota, TCU, Seton Hall, Utah St

12s: Texas/Alabama, Lipscomb, Florida/Temple, Murray St

13s: New Mexico St, Hofstra, Vermont, Yale

14s: South Dakota St, Old Dominion, UC-Irvine, Texas St

15s: Montana, Loyola-Chicago, Wright St, Colgate

16s: Campbell, Sam Houston, PVAMU/Iona, Norfolk St/St. Francis (PA)

Realistically, I think there are 8 at-large teams I have in the tournament who could easily not make the tournament in 2 weeks. So my top 8 teams that I have out are Clemson, Belmont, Furman, Georgetown, St. Mary’s, Liberty, Indiana and Creighton.

Shake-Up at the Top

Bracket 2_24_19

1: Gonzaga, Duke, Virginia, Kentucky

2: Michigan St., Tennessee, Michigan, North Carolina

3: Marquette, Houston, LSU, Texas Tech

4: Purdue, Kansas, Nevada, Wisconsin

5: Virginia Tech, Villanova, Iowa St., Florida St.

6: Maryland, Mississippi St., Kansas St., Louisville

7: Iowa, Cincinnati, Auburn, Wofford

8: Buffalo, Washington, NC State, St. John’s

9: Mississippi, Baylor, Ohio State, Syracuse

10: Oklahoma, VCU, Lipscomb, TCU

11: Texas, Arizona, UCF, Seton Hall

12: Minnesota, Temple/Florida, Alabama/Furman, Murray St.

13: New Mexico St., Vermont, Hofstra, Yale

14: South Dakota State, Old Dominion, UC-Irvine, Texas St.

15: Montana, Wright St., Loyola-Chicago, Radford

16: Bucknell, Sam Houston, Prairie View A&M/Norfolk St., St. Francis (PA)/Iona.

Clemson, Utah State, Belmont, Butler, Nebraska, Liberty, Davidson and Georgetown are FIRST TEAMS OUT.

Bracket & Seed List

Bracket 2_18_19

1: Duke, UVa, Gonzaga, Tennessee

2: Kentucky, Michigan, Michigan St., UNC

3: Kansas, Marquette, Houston, Purdue

4: Nevada, LSU, Texas Tech, Iowa St.

5: Wisconsin, Villanova, Virginia Tech, Louisville

6: Iowa, Florida St., Mississippi St., Kansas St.

7: Maryland, Cincinnati, Auburn, Buffalo

8: Mississippi, Washington, NC State, Wofford

9: Baylor, St. John’s, Ohio St., Syracuse

10: Texas, Oklahoma, Lipscomb, TCU

11: Minnesota, UCF, VCU, Seton Hall

12: Arizona St./Alabama, Nebraska/Clemson, Murray St., Davidson

13: New Mexico St., Hofstra, Vermont, Yale

14: South Dakota St., Northern Kentucky, Old Dominion, Texas St.

15: UC-Irvine, Montana, Loyola-Chicago, Radford

16: Bucknell, Sam Houston St., PVAMU/Norfolk St., St. Francis (PA)/Canisius.

Teams OUT: Temple, Furman, Florida, Butler, Utah St., Indiana, Belmont.

First Bracket After Committee’s Top 16

1: Duke, Tennessee, Virginia, Gonzaga

2: Kentucky, Michigan, North Carolina, Michigan

3: Purdue, Kansas, Marquette, Houston

4: Nevada, Wisconsin, Louisville, Iowa St.

5: Texas Tech, LSU, Virginia Tech, Villanova

6: Iowa, Maryland, Kansas St., Florida St.

7: Mississippi St., Cincinnati, Auburn, Buffalo

8: Washington, Baylor, NC State, TCU

9: Oklahoma, Ohio St., St. John’s, Syracuse

10: Wofford, Mississippi, Texas, Minnesota

11: Alabama, Clemson, Lipscomb, Arizona St.

12: UCF/Butler, Indiana/VCU, Davidson, Murray St.

13: Hofstra, NMSU, Vermont, Yale

14: South Dakota St., Northern Kentucky, Old Dominion, Texas St.

15: Loyola-Chi, Montana, UC Irvine, Radford

16: Bucknell, Sam Houston St., Rob Morris/PVAMU, Norfolk St./Monmouth

First 6 Out: Seton Hall, Nebraska, Temple, Florida, Georgetown, Creighton.

Michigan schools get knocked off

1: Duke, Virginia, Gonzaga, Tennessee

2: Michigan, UNC, Michigan St., Kentucky

3: Virginia Tech, Kansas, Nevada, Marquette

4: Purdue, Texas Tech, Houston, Villanova

5: Wisconsin, Maryland, Iowa St., Louisville

6: Iowa, LSU, Buffalo, Auburn

7: Mississippi St., Florida St., Kansas St., Cincinnati

8: Baylor, NC State, Oklahoma, TCU

9: Syracuse, Ohio St., St. John’s, Minnesota

10: Nebraska, Mississippi, Washington, Wofford

11: Arizona St., UCF, Texas, Indiana/Alabama

12: Florida/Butler, Lipscomb, Davidson, Murray St.

13: Hofstra, NMSU, Vermont, Yale

14: South Dakota St., Northern Kentucky, Georgia St., North Texas

15: Loyola-Chi, Montana, UC Irvine, Radford,

16: Bucknell, Sam Houston St., Rider/Robert Morris, PVAMU/Norfolk St.

Arizona, Seton Hall, Temple, VCU, Clemson, Creighton and Utah St. are the first teams OUT.

1st Seed List of the Season

1: Duke, Virginia, Michigan, Gonzaga

2: Michigan St., Tennessee, North Carolina, Kansas

3: Virginia Tech, Kentucky, Texas Tech, Nevada

4: Marquette, Maryland, Houston, Purdue

5: Villanova, NC State, Buffalo, Oklahoma

6: Wisconsin, Iowa St., Louisville, Iowa

7: LSU, Auburn, Florida St., Nebraska

8: Mississippi St., Kansas St., TCU, Cincy

9: Baylor, Ohio St., Mississippi, Minnesota

10: St. John’s, UCF, Texas, Syracuse

11: Indiana, Arizona St., Wofford, Washington/Alabama

12: Florida/Seton Hall, Murray St., Lipscomb, Hofstra

13: Davidson, New Mexico St., Texas St., Yale

14: Vermont, UNT, South Dakota St., NKU

15: Loyola-Chi, Montana, UC-Irvine, Radford

16: Bucknell, Sam Houston St., Rider/Rob Morris, PVAMU/Norfolk St.


Final Bracket

1- Virginia, 2-Villanova, 3-Kansas, 4-Xavier

5-Duke, 6-Michigan St., 7-Purdue, 8-Cincinnati

9-North Carolina, 10-West Virginia, 11-Tennessee, 12-Michigan

13-Arizona, 14-Wichita St., 15-Gonzaga, 16-Texas Tech

17-Auburn, 18-Clemson, 19-Ohio State, 20-Kentucky

21-Florida, 22-Houston, 23-Miami, 24-Arkansas

25-Texas A&M, 26-TCU, 27-Seton Hall, 28-Nevada

29-Missouri, 30-Virginia Tech, 31-Creighton, 32-Rhode Island

33-Kansas State, 34-Providence 35-St. Mary’s, 36-Alabama

37-USC, 38-Butler, 39-NC State, 40-Oklahoma

41-Florida State vs 42-St. Bonaventure, 43-UCLA vs 44-Texas, 45-San Diego St., 46-Davidson

47-Loyola, 48-New Mexico St., 49-Murray St., 50-South Dakota St.

51-Buffalo, 52-UNC-Greensboro, 53-Charleston, 54-Marshall

55-Bucknell, 56-Georgia State, 57-Montana, 58-Wright St.

59-Penn, 60-Stephen F. Austin, 61-Iona, 62-UMBC

63-Lipscomb, 64-Radford, 65-Cal State Fullerton vs 66-LIU Brooklyn, 67-NC Central vs 68 Texas Southern.

Final Bracket