January 30 Seeding Predictions

1 Seed:  Purdue, Houston, Alabama, Arizona

2 Seed:  Tennessee, Kansas, UCLA, Baylor

3 Seed:  Virginia, Marquette, Texas, Kansas State

4 Seed:  Iowa State, Saint Mary’s, Gonzaga, UConn

5 Seed:  Xavier, Indiana, TCU, North Carolina

6 Seed:  Rutgers, San Diego State, Auburn, Duke

7 Seed:  Illinois, Providence, North Carolina State, Miami (FL)

8 Seed:  Creighton, Arkansas, Missouri, Michigan State

9 Seed:  Clemson, Boise State, Maryland, FAU

10 Seed: Northwestern, Memphis, New Mexico, Kentucky

11 Seed:  Iowa, West Virginia, {USC-Pittsburgh}, {Texas A&M-Wisconsin}

12 Seed:  Charleston, Kent State, Oral Roberts, Liberty

13 Seed:  VCU, Utah Valley, Southern Miss, UC Santa Barbara

14 Seed:  Furman, Princeton, Southern Illinois, Colgate

15 Seed:  Vermont, Eastern Washington, Siena, Milwaukee

16 Seed:  UNC-Asheville, Southern, {Tennessee Martin-Maryland Eastern Shore}, {Southeastern Louisiana-Fairleigh Dickinson}

Last 4 Byes: New Mexico, Kentucky, Iowa, West Virginia

Last 4 In:  USC, Pittsburgh, Texas A&M, Wisconsin

First 4 Out:  Arizona State, Ohio State, Oklahoma, Nevada

Others considered (in order):  Penn State, Oklahoma State, Utah, Florida, Virginia Tech, Utah State, Mississippi State, Seton Hall, Wake Forest

In: Northwestern, USC, Pittsburgh, Texas A&M, Southern Miss, Furman, Vermont, Siena, UNC-Asheville, Tennessee Martin, Maryland Eastern Shore, Southeastern Louisiana

Out: Arizona State, Ohio State, Oklahoma State, Utah State, UMass-Lowell, Longwood, Iona, Norfolk State, SIU-Edwardsville, Samford, Nicholls, Marshall

Movement:

UP 2: Boise State

UP 1: Arizona, Baylor, Indiana, Rutgers, Providence, Creighton, Clemson, Oral Roberts, UC-Santa Barbara, Milwaukee

DOWN 1: Tennessee, Kansas State, Auburn, Memphis

DOWN 2: Arkansas

DOWN 3: Wisconsin

Multi-Bid Conferences

9 – Big 10

7 – ACC, Big 12, SEC

5 – Big East

3 – MWC

3 – PAC12

2 – AAC, WCC



Ineligible (let me know if I’ve missed, or mis-classified, anyone)

Merrimack (4th year transitional school)

Utah Tech, Bellarmine, UC-San Diego, Tarleton State (3rd year transitional schools)

Saint Thomas (MN) (2nd year transitional school)

Lindenwood, Stonehill, TAMU-Commerce, Southern Indiana, Queens University (1st year transitional schools)

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January 23 Seeding Predictions

1 Seed:  Alabama, Purdue, Houston, Tennessee

2 Seed:  Kansas, UCLA, Kansas State, Arizona

3 Seed:  Texas, Virginia, Baylor, Marquette

4 Seed:  UConn, Iowa State, Saint Mary’s, Gonzaga

5 Seed:  Xavier, Auburn, TCU, North Carolina

6 Seed:  Duke, San Diego State, Indiana, Arkansas

7 Seed:  Rutgers, Illinois, North Carolina State, Miami (FL)

8 Seed:  Providence, Michigan State, Missouri, Wisconsin

9 Seed:  Creighton, Maryland, FAU, Memphis

10 Seed: New Mexico, Kentucky, Clemson, Ohio State

11 Seed:  Iowa, Boise State, {West Virginia-Arizona State}, {Oklahoma State-Utah State}

12 Seed:  Charleston, Kent State, Liberty, Marshall

13 Seed:  VCU, Oral Roberts, Utah Valley, Iona

14 Seed:  UC-Santa Barbara, Princeton, Southern Illinois, Colgate

15 Seed:  Eastern Washington, Samford, Longwood, UMass-Lowell

16 Seed:  Milwaukee, SIU-Edwardsville, {Norfolk State-Nicholls}, {Southern-Fairleigh Dickinson}

Last 4 Byes: Clemson, Ohio State, Iowa, Boise State

Last 4 In:  West Virginia, Arizona State, Oklahoma State, Utah State

First 4 Out:  Northwestern, Penn State, Oklahoma, Utah

Others considered (in order):  Nevada, Texas A&M, Wake Forest, Florida, UCF, Virginia Tech, USC, Pittsburgh, Mississippi State, Seton Hall, Dayton

In: Oklahoma State, Utah State, VCU, Iona, UC-Santa Barbara, Southern Illinois, Eastern Washington, Milwaukee, Norfolk State, Nicholls

Out: Oklahoma, Wake Forest, UC-Irvine, Indiana State, Montana State, Youngstown State, Texas A&M-CC, Morgan State, Siena, Dayton

Movement:

UP 2: Kansas State, Arizona, Marquette, Indiana

UP 1: Tennessee, Baylor, Auburn, TCU, Providence, FAU, Memphis, New Mexico, Kentucky, Marshall, Colgate, Samford

DOWN 1: Kansas, Texas, Virginia, UConn, Iowa State, Gonzaga, Arkansas, Michigan State, Creighton, Clemson, Ohio State, West Virginia, Arizona State

DOWN 2: Xavier, Rutgers

Multi-Bid Conferences

9 – Big 10

8 – Big 12

6 – ACC, SEC

5 – Big East

4 – MWC

3 – PAC12

2 – AAC, WCC



Ineligible (let me know if I’ve missed, or mis-classified, anyone)

Merrimack (4th year transitional school)

Utah Tech, Bellarmine, UC-San Diego, Tarleton State (3rd year transitional schools)

Saint Thomas (MN) (2nd year transitional school)

Lindenwood, Stonehill, TAMU-Commerce, Southern Indiana, Queens University (1st year transitional schools)

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January 16 Seeding Predictions

1 Seed:  Houston, Kansas, Alabama, Purdue

2 Seed:  UCLA, Texas, Tennessee, Virginia

3 Seed:  UConn, Gonzaga, Xavier, Iowa State

4 Seed:  Arizona, Baylor, Saint Mary’s, Kansas State

5 Seed:  North Carolina, Arkansas, Marquette, Rutgers

6 Seed:  San Diego State, TCU, Duke, Auburn

7 Seed:  Illinois, Miami (FL), Michigan State, North Carolina State

8 Seed:  Indiana, Wisconsin, Missouri, Creighton

9 Seed:  Providence, Maryland, Ohio State, Clemson

10 Seed: Arizona State, Florida Atlantic, Memphis, West Virginia

11 Seed:  Boise State, New Mexico, {Iowa-Oklahoma}, {Kentucky-Wake Forest}

12 Seed:  Charleston, Kent State, Dayton, Liberty

13 Seed:  Marshall, Oral Roberts, Utah Valley, UC-Irvine

14 Seed:  Indiana State, Princeton, Montana State, Youngstown State

15 Seed:  Colgate, Siena, Longwood, UMass-Lowell

16 Seed:  SIU-Edwardsville, Samford, {Texas A&M-CC-Southern U}, {Morgan State-Fairleigh Dickinson}

Last 4 Byes: Arizona State, Memphis, West Virginia, New Mexico

Last 4 In:  Iowa, Oklahoma, Kentucky, Wake Forest

First 4 Out:  Oklahoma State, Mississippi State, Virginia Tech, Penn State

Others considered (in order):  Utah, Texas Tech, UCF, St. John’s, Pittsburgh, Texas A&M, Florida, Utah State, Northwestern, Nevada, Michigan, USC, UNLV, North Texas

In: Clemson, Boise State, New Mexico, Iowa, Oklahoma, Wake Forest, Marshall, UC-Irvine, Youngstown State, Siena, Samford, Morgan State

Out: Oklahoma State, Mississippi State, Virginia Tech, Penn State, Utah, Texas Tech, UC Santa Barbara, Milwaukee, Iona, Norfok State, Furman, Southern Miss

Movement:

UP 3: Kansas State, Rutgers,

UP 2: Iowa State, Baylor, Auburn, Creighton

UP 1: Alabama, Virginia, Xavier, Marquette, Illinois, Providence, Maryland, Arizona State, Florida Atlantic, Liberty, Montana State, Longwood

DOWN 1: Tennessee, UConn, Arizona, North Carolina, Duke, Missouri, West Virginia, Indiana State, Texas A&M-CC

DOWN 2: Arkansas, San Diego State, Miami (FL), Wisconsin

DOWN 3: Indiana, Memphis, Kentucky,

Multi-Bid Conferences

9 – Big 10

8 – Big 12

7 – ACC

6 – SEC

5 – Big East

3 – MWC, PAC12

2 – AAC, WCC



Ineligible (let me know if I’ve missed, or mis-classified, anyone)

Merrimack (4th year transitional school)

Utah Tech, Bellarmine, UC-San Diego, Tarleton State (3rd year transitional schools)

Saint Thomas (MN) (2nd year transitional school)

Lindenwood, Stonehill, TAMU-Commerce, Southern Indiana, Queens University (1st year transitional schools)

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January 9 Seeding Predictions

1 Seed:  Houston, Kansas, Tennessee, Purdue

2 Seed:  UCLA, UConn, Alabama, Texas

3 Seed:  Arizona, Gonzaga, Virginia, Arkansas

4 Seed:  Xavier, San Diego State, Saint Mary’s, North Carolina

5 Seed:  Duke, Iowa State, Miami (FL), Indiana

6 Seed:  TCU, Baylor, Marquette, Wisconsin

7 Seed:  Kansas State, Michigan State, Missouri, Memphis

8 Seed:  Auburn, Kentucky, Illinois, Rutgers

9 Seed:  West Virginia, Virginia Tech, North Carolina State, Ohio State

10 Seed: Mississippi State, Maryland, Providence, Creighton

11 Seed:  Florida Atlantic, Arizona State, {Texas Tech-Utah}, {Oklahoma State-Penn State}

12 Seed:  Charleston, Kent State, Dayton, Iona

13 Seed:  Liberty, Oral Roberts, Utah Valley, Indiana State

14 Seed:  Furman, UC-Santa Barbara, Southern Miss, Princeton

15 Seed:  Montana State, Colgate, UMass-Lowell, TAMU-CC

16 Seed:  Longwood, SIU-Edwardsville, {Norfolk State-Milwaukee}, {Southern U-Fairleigh Dickinson}

Last 4 Byes: Maryland, Providence, Creighton, Arizona State

Last 4 In:  Texas Tech, Utah, Oklahoma State, Penn State

First 4 Out:  Iowa, Central Florida, New Mexico, Clemson

Others considered (in order):  Utah State, Oklahoma, Boise Staet, LSU, Northwestern, Nevada, UNLV, Michigan, UAB, North Texas, USC, Texas A&M, Pittsburgh, St. John’s

In: Rutgers, North Carolina State, Providence, Dayton, Utah Valley, Indiana State, Princeton, Milwaukee, Southern U, Fairleigh Dickinson

Out: New Mexico, Utah State, LSU, Saint Louis, Sam Houston State, Bradley, Yale, Northern Kentucky, Grambling, Wagner

Movement:

UP 4: Marquette

UP 3: Iowa State

UP 2: Saint Mary’s, North Carolina, Kansas State

UP 1: Tennessee, Alabama, San Diego State, Memphis, Auburn, Iona, Liberty, Oral Roberts

DOWN 1: UConn, Arizona, Duke, Indiana, TCU, Baylor, Missouri, Illinois, Furman, Southern Miss, UMass-Lowell

DOWN 2: Wisconsin, Kentucky, West Virginia, Virginia Tech, Mississippi State, Penn State

DOWN 3: Texas Tech

Multi-Bid Conferences

9 – Big 12, Big 10

7 – SEC

5 – Big East

4 – PAC12

2 – AAC, WCC



Ineligible (let me know if I’ve missed, or mis-classified, anyone)

Merrimack (4th year transitional school)

Utah Tech, Bellarmine, UC-San Diego, Tarleton State (3rd year transitional schools)

Saint Thomas (MN) (2nd year transitional school)

Lindenwood, Stonehill, TAMU-Commerce, Southern Indiana, Queens University (1st year transitional schools)

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January 2 Seeding Predictions

1 Seed:  Purdue, Houston, Kansas, UConn

2 Seed:  Arizona, Tennessee, UCLA, Texas

3 Seed:  Virginia, Alabama, Gonzaga, Arkansas

4 Seed:  Indiana, Duke, Wisconsin, Xavier

5 Seed:  Baylor, Miami (FL), TCU, San Diego State

6 Seed:  Saint Mary’s, Missouri, Kentucky, North Carolina

7 Seed:  West Virginia, Illinois, Michigan State, Virginia Tech

8 Seed:  Iowa State, Memphis, Texas Tech, Mississippi State

9 Seed:  Auburn, Ohio State, Penn State, Kansas State

10 Seed: Marquette, Maryland, Creighton, New Mexico

11 Seed:  Florida Atlantic, LSU, {Utah-Utah State}, {Arizona State-Oklahoma State}

12 Seed:  Charleston, Kent State, Saint Louis, Bradley

13 Seed:  Southern Miss, Iona, Furman, Sam Houston State

14 Seed:  UC-Santa Barbara, Liberty, UMass-Lowell, Oral Roberts

15 Seed:  Colgate, Yale, TAMU-CC, Montana State

16 Seed:  Longwood, Northern Kentucky, {SIU-Edwardsville-Grambling}, {Norfolk State-Wagner}

Last 4 Byes: Maryland, Creighton, New Mexico, LSU

Last 4 In:  Utah, Utah State, Arizona State, Oklahoma State

First 4 Out:  Oklahoma, UAB, Rutgers, St. John’s

Others considered (in order):  Iowa, Providence, Clemson, Pittsburgh, USC, Northwestern, North Carolina State, Texas A&M, Michigan , Central Florida, Boise State, North Texas, UNLV, Mississippi

In: Utah, Utah State, LSU, Southern Miss, UC-Santa Barbara, Northern Kentucky

Out: Oklahoma, St. John’s, Iowa, Marshall, UC-Irvine, Youngstown State

Movement:

UP 3: Xavier, Missouri

UP 2: Wisconsin

UP 1: UCLA, Gonzaga, Duke, Miami (FL), TCU, San Diego State, Kansas State, Marquette, Creighton, New Mexico, TAMU-CC

DOWN 1: Arkansas, Oklahoma State, Yale

DOWN 2: Baylor, Kentucky, North Carolina, West Virginia, Virginia Tech, Maryland

DOWN 3: Memphis

Multi-Bid Conferences

9 – Big 12

8 – Big 10, SEC

5 – ACC

4 – Big East, PAC12

3 – MWC

2 – AAC, WCC



Ineligible (let me know if I’ve missed, or mis-classified, anyone)

Merrimack (4th year transitional school)

Utah Tech, Bellarmine, UC-San Diego, Tarleton State (3rd year transitional schools)

Saint Thomas (MN) (2nd year transitional school)

Lindenwood, Stonehill, TAMU-Commerce, Southern Indiana, Queens University (1st year transitional schools)

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December 26 Seeding Predictions

1 Seed:  UConn, Purdue, Houston, Kansas

2 Seed:  Arizona, Tennessee, Texas, Arkansas

3 Seed:  UCLA, Virginia, Alabama, Baylor

4 Seed:  Gonzaga, Indiana, Kentucky, North Carolina

5 Seed:  Duke, Virginia Tech, Memphis, West Virginia

6 Seed:  Miami (FL), TCU, Wisconsin, San Diego State

7 Seed:  Illinois, Michigan State, Xavier, Saint Mary’s

8 Seed:  Texas Tech, Mississippi State, Iowa State, Maryland

9 Seed:  Auburn, Missouri, Ohio State, Penn State

10 Seed: Kansas State, Iowa, St. John’s, Oklahoma State

11 Seed:  Marquette, {Creighton-Arizona State}, {New Mexico-Oklahoma}, Florida Atlantic

12 Seed:  Charleston, Kent State, Bradley, Saint Louis

13 Seed:  Furman, Marshall, Iona, Sam Houston State

14 Seed:  Liberty, UMass-Lowell, Oral Roberts, Yale

15 Seed:  Colgate, UC-Irvine, Montana State, Youngstown State

16 Seed:  TAMU-CC, SIU-Edwardsville, {Longwood-Grambling}, {Norfolk State-Wagner}

Last 4 Byes: Iowa, St. John’s, Oklahoma State, Marquette

Last 4 In:  Creighton, Arizona State, New Mexico, Oklahoma

First 4 Out:  Utah State, USC, UAB, Utah

Others considered (in order):  Rutgers, Michigan, Northwestern, LSU, North Carolina State, Providence, UNLV, Mississippi, Clemson, Central Florida, Villanova, Texas A&M, Boise State, North Texas, Washington, Butler

In: New Mexico, Oklahoma, Bradley, Marshall

Out: Utah State, USC, James Madison, Drake

Movement:

UP 4: West Virginia (they were very much underseeded last week)

UP 2: North Carolina, Memphis, Maryland

UP 1: Arkansas, Indiana, Kentucky, Wisconsin, Xavier, Saint Mary’s, Penn State, Kansas State, Florida Atlantic, Sam Houston State, Yale

DOWN 1: Virginia, Duke, Virginia Tech, Miami (FL), Illinois, Auburn, St. John’s, Saint Louis, Liberty, Colgate

DOWN 2: TCU (overseeded last week), Mississippi State

DOWN 3: Texas Tech (overseeded last week), Iowa

Multi-Bid Conferences

10 – Big 12

9 – Big 10

8 – Big 12

7 – SEC

5 – ACC, Big East

3 – PAC12

2 – AAC, MWC, WCC



Ineligible (let me know if I’ve missed, or mis-classified, anyone)

Merrimack (4th year transitional school)

Utah Tech, Bellarmine, UC-San Diego, Tarleton State (3rd year transitional schools)

Saint Thomas (MN) (2nd year transitional school)

Lindenwood, Stonehill, TAMU-Commerce, Southern Indiana, Queens University (1st year transitional schools)

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December 19 Seeding Predictions

1 Seed:  UConn, Purdue, Houston, Kansas

2 Seed:  Virginia, Arizona, Texas, Tennessee

3 Seed:  Arkansas, Alabama, UCLA, Baylor

4 Seed:  Gonzaga, Duke, Virginia Tech, TCU

5 Seed:  Miami (FL), Indiana, Kentucky, Texas Tech

6 Seed:  San Diego State, Illinois, North Carolina, Mississippi State

7 Seed:  Michigan State, Memphis, Wisconsin, Iowa

8 Seed:  Iowa State, Saint Mary’s, Xavier, Auburn

9 Seed:  Ohio State, Missouri, West Virginia, St. John’s

10 Seed:  Oklahoma State, Penn State, Utah State, Maryland

11 Seed:  Creighton, {Arizona State-Marquette}, Saint Louis, {USC-Kansas State}

12 Seed:  Florida Atlantic, Charleston, Kent State, Drake

13 Seed:  Furman, Iona, Liberty, James Madison

14 Seed:  Sam Houston State, UMass-Lowell, Oral Roberts, Colgate

15 Seed:  UC-Irvine, Yale, Montana State, Youngstown State

16 Seed:  TAMU-CC, Longwood, {Grambling-Norfolk State}, {Wagner-SIU Edwardsville}

Last 4 Byes: Penn State, Utah State, Maryland, Creighton

Last 4 In:  Arizona State, Marquette, USC-Kansas State

First 4 Out:  Michigan, LSU, Utah, UAB

Others considered (in order):  Mississippi, Texas A&M, Rutgers, New Mexico, Oklahoma, UNLV, Providence, North Carolina State, Notre Dame, Northwestern, Villanova, Florida, Clemson, Oregon, Boise State, Washington, San Francisco, Butler, Marshall, Central Florida

In: Penn State, Arizona State, Kansas State, Florida Atlantic

Out: Michigan, Mississippi, Texas A&M, UAB

Movement:

UP 2: Mississippi State, Wisconsin, Iowa, Xavier

UP 1: Kansas, Texas, UCLA, Virginia Tech, Texas Tech, North Carolina, Iowa State, West Virginia, St. John’s, Oklahoma State, Kent State, Colgate

DOWN 1: Virginia, Alabama, Indiana, Memphis, Saint Mary’s, Auburn, Ohio State, Missouri, Furman, UC-Irvine

DOWN 2: Kentucky, Maryland

DOWN 6: Creighton (yeah, that was an oversight last week)

Multi-Bid Conferences

9 – Big 10, Big 12

8 – Big 12

7 – SEC

5 – ACC, Big East

4 – PAC12

2 – AAC, MWC, WCC



Ineligible (let me know if I’ve missed, or mis-classified, anyone)

Merrimack (4th year transitional school)

Utah Tech, Bellarmine, UC-San Diego, Tarleton State (3rd year transitional schools)

Saint Thomas (MN) (2nd year transitional school)

Lindenwood, Stonehill, TAMU-Commerce, Southern Indiana, Queens University (1st year transitional schools)

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December 12 Seeding Predictions

1 Seed:  UConn, Purdue, Virginia, Houston

2 Seed:  Kansas, Tennessee, Alabama, Arizona

3 Seed:  Arkansas, Texas, Baylor, Kentucky

4 Seed:  Gonzaga, Duke, Indiana, UCLA

5 Seed:  Virginia Tech, Creighton, TCU, Miami (FL)

6 Seed:  San Diego State, Texas Tech, Illinois, Memphis

7 Seed:  Michigan State, Saint Mary’s, North Carolina, Auburn

8 Seed:  Maryland, Missouri, Ohio State, Mississippi State

9 Seed:  Wisconsin, Iowa, Texas A&M, Iowa State

10 Seed:  Xavier, West Virginia, St. John’s, Utah State

11 Seed:  Mississippi, {Oklahoma State-Marquette}, Saint Louis, {Michigan-USC}

12 Seed:  UAB, Charleston, Furman, Drake

13 Seed:  Kent State, Iona, Liberty, James Madison

14 Seed:  UMass-Lowell, Sam Houston State, Oral Roberts, UC-Irvine

15 Seed:  Colgate, Yale, Montana State, Youngstown State

16 Seed:  TAMU-CC, Grambling, {Longwood-Norfolk State}, {Wagner-SIU Edwardsville}

Last 4 Byes: West Virginia, St. John’s, Utah State, Mississippi

Last 4 In:  Oklahoma State, Marquette, Michigan, USC

First 4 Out:  Utah, Rutgers, Arizona State, Oklahoma

Others considered (in order):  UNLV, Notre Dame, Penn State, LSU, New Mexico, Kansas State, Villanova, Florida, Providence, Clemson, Oregon, San Francisco, Northwestern, North Carolina State, Boise State, Butler, Washington, Marshall

In: Utah State, Marquette, Charleston, Grambling, Longwood

Out: Rutgers, Notre Dame, Towson, Southern U, UNC-Asheville

Movement:

UP 3: Memphis

UP 2: Alabama, Miami (FL), Saint Mary’s, Mississippi State

UP 1: UConn, Arizona, Virginia Tech, Creighton, TCU, Michigan State, North Carolina, Wisconsin, West Virginia, St. John’s, Iona, UMass-Lowell, Youngstown State

DOWN 1: Arkansas, Indiana, San Diego State, Illinois, Missouri, Kent State, Sam Houston State, Yale

DOWN 2: Texas, Auburn, Iowa, Iowa State, Saint Louis

DOWN 3: Maryland, Michigan

Multi-Bid Conferences

9 – Big 10, SEC

8 – Big 12

5 – ACC, Big East

3 – PAC12

2 – AAC, MWC, WCC



Ineligible (let me know if I’ve missed, or mis-classified, anyone)

Merrimack (4th year transitional school)

Utah Tech, Bellarmine, UC-San Diego, Tarleton State (3rd year transitional schools)

Saint Thomas (MN) (2nd year transitional school)

Lindenwood, Stonehill, TAMU-Commerce, Southern Indiana, Queens University (1st year transitional schools)

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December 5 Seeding Predictions

1 Seed:  Houston, Texas, Virginia, Purdue

2 Seed:  Kansas, Tennessee, UConn, Arkansas

3 Seed:  Baylor, Arizona, Kentucky, Indiana

4 Seed:  Gonzaga, Alabama, Duke, UCLA

5 Seed:  San Diego State, Auburn, Maryland, Illinois

6 Seed:  Virginia Tech, Creighton, TCU, Texas Tech

7 Seed:  Miami (FL), Iowa, Iowa State, Missouri

8 Seed:  North Carolina, Michigan State, Ohio State, Michigan

9 Seed:  Saint Mary’s, Texas A&M, Saint Louis, Memphis

10 Seed:  Xavier, Mississippi State, Wisconsin, Rutgers

11 Seed:  St. John’s, USC, {West Virginia-Notre Dame}, {Oklahoma State-Mississippi}

12 Seed:  UAB, Furman, Drake, Kent State

13 Seed:  Towson, Toledo, James Madison, Sam Houston State

14 Seed:  Iona, Oral Roberts, UC-Irvine, Yale

15 Seed:  UMass-Lowell, Colgate, Montana State, UNC-Asheville

16 Seed:  Youngstown State, TAMU-CC, {Norfolk State-Southern U}, {Wagner-SIU Edwardsville}

Last 4 Byes: Wisconsin, Rutgers, St. John’s, USC

Last 4 In:  West Virginia, Notre Dame, Oklahoma State, Mississippi

First 4 Out:  Arizona State, UNLV, Oklahoma, Marquette

Others considered (in order):  New Mexico, LSU, Utah, Utah State, Clemson, Kansas State, Providence, Dayton, Florida, Villanova, Penn State, Oregon, San Francisco, VCU, Georgia, Northwestern, Washington, North Carolina State, Colorado State

In: Mississippi State, Kent State, Youngstown State, SIU-Edwardsville

Out: Oklahoma, Toledo, Purdue-Fort Wayne, Morehead State

Movement:

UP 3: Maryland, Missouri

UP 2: Purdue, UConn, Arkansas, Virginia Tech, Iowa State, Memphis

UP 1: Kentucky, Alabama, Duke, UCLA, Auburn, Illinois, Texas Tech, Iowa, Saint Louis, Xavier

DOWN 1: Arizona, Indiana, Gonzaga, Ohio State, Wisconsin, Rutgers, USC, West Virginia, Liberty

DOWN 2: Baylor, Michigan, Saint Mary’s

DOWN 3: Creighton, St. John’s

DOWN 4: Michigan State

DOWN 5: North Carolina

Multi-Bid Conferences

10 – Big 10

9 – SEC

8 – Big 12

6 – ACC

4 – Big East

3 – PAC12

2 – AAC, WCC



Ineligible (let me know if I’ve missed, or mis-classified, anyone)

Merrimack (4th year transitional school)

Utah Tech, Bellarmine, UC-San Diego, Tarleton State (3rd year transitional schools)

Saint Thomas (MN) (2nd year transitional school)

Lindenwood, Stonehill, TAMU-Commerce, Southern Indiana, Queens University (1st year transitional schools)

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November 28 Seeding Predictions

1 Seed:  Houston, Texas, Baylor, Virginia

2 Seed:  Indiana, Arizona, Tennessee, Kansas

3 Seed:  Purdue, North Carolina, Gonzaga, Creighton

4 Seed:  Arkansas, Michigan State, Kentucky, UConn

5 Seed:  Alabama, Duke, UCLA, San Diego State

6 Seed:  Auburn, Illinois, TCU, Michigan

7 Seed:  Ohio State, Texas Tech, Saint Mary’s, Miami (FL)

8 Seed:  Iowa, Maryland, Virginia Tech, St. John’s

9 Seed:  Texas A&M, Wisconsin, Rutgers, Iowa State

10 Seed:  USC, West Virginia, Missouri, Saint Louis

11 Seed:  Notre Dame, Memphis, {Oklahoma-Mississippi}, {Oklahoma State-Xavier}

12 Seed:  UAB, Drake, Furman, Liberty

13 Seed:  Towson, Toledo, James Madison, Sam Houston State

14 Seed:  UC-Irvine, Iona, Oral Roberts, Yale

15 Seed:  Colgate, UMass-Lowell, UNC-Asheville, Montana State

16 Seed:  TAMU-CC, Purdue-Fort Wayne, {Norfolk State-Southern U}, {Wagner-Morehead State}

Last 4 Byes: West Virginia, Missouri, Notre Dame, Memphis

Last 4 In:  Oklahoma, Mississippi, Oklahoma State, Xavier

First 4 Out:  Providence, Kansas State, Oregon, Wyoming

Others considered (in order):  Davidson, LSU, San Francisco, Mississippi State, UNLV, Penn State, Dayton, Villanova, Florida, Arizona State, VCU, Marquette, Clemson, Colorado State, North Carolina State, Utah State, Seton Hall

In: TAMU-CC, UMass-Lowell, Yale, James Madison, UC-Irvine, Iowa State, Missouri, Oklahoma, Mississippi, Oklahoma State

Out: Nicholls State, Vermont, Penn, Louisiana, USCB, Oregon, Wyoming, Dayton, Villanova, Florida

Movement:

UP 3: Tennessee, Purdue, St. John’s

UP 2: Virginia, Arizona, UConn, Maryland, Texas A&M, Wisconsin, Rutgers

UP 1: Baylor, Indiana, TCU, Michigan, Ohio State, Miami (FL), Virginia Tech, West Virginia, Furman

DOWN 1: Kansas, Gonzaga, UCLA, San Diego State, Auburn, Illinois,Texas Tech, Saint Mary’s, USC, Notre Dame, Memphis, Toledo, Oral Roberts, Colgate, Montana State, Purdue-Fort Wayne

DOWN 2: North Carolina, Arkansas, Michigan State, Duke, Xavier

Multi-Bid Conferences

10 – Big 10

9 – Big 12

8 – SEC

6 – ACC

4 – Big East

3 – PAC12

2 – AAC, WCC



Ineligible (let me know if I’ve missed, or mis-classified, anyone)

Merrimack (4th year transitional school)

Utah Tech, Bellarmine, UC-San Diego, Tarleton State (3rd year transitional schools)

Saint Thomas (MN) (2nd year transitional school)

Lindenwood, Stonehill, TAMU-Commerce, Southern Indiana, Queens University (1st year transitional schools)

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