FINAL Seeding Predictions


1 Seed:
  Gonzaga, Arizona, Kansas, Baylor

2 Seed:  Kentucky, Villanova, Auburn, Duke

3 Seed:  Tennessee, Purdue, Texas Tech, Wisconsin

4 Seed:  UCLA, Illinois, Arkansas, Providence

5 Seed:  Houston, UConn, Saint Mary’s, Iowa

6 Seed:  Texas, LSU, Ohio State, Colorado State

7 Seed:  USC, Michigan State, Alabama, Boise State

8 Seed:  Seton Hall, Murray State, Marquette, TCU

9 Seed:  San Diego State, Iowa State, Creighton, San Francisco

10 Seed:  Memphis, Davidson, North Carolina, Loyola (IL)

11 Seed:  Miami (FL), Michigan, Virginia Tech, {Wyoming-Notre Dame}

12 Seed:  {Indiana-Texas A&M}, UAB, South Dakota State, Vermont

13 Seed:  Chattanooga, Richmond, New Mexico State, Yale

14 Seed:  Akron, Montana State, Colgate, Longwood

15 Seed:  Delaware, St. Peter’s, Jacksonville State, Georgia State

16 Seed:  Cal State-Fullerton, Norfolk State, {Wright StateBryant}, {Texas SouthernTAMU-CC}

Last 4 Byes: Davidson, North Carolina, Miami (FL), Michigan

Last 4 In:  Wyoming, Notre Dame, Indiana, Texas A&M

First 4 Out:  Rutgers, SMU, Wake Forest, Xavier

Others considered (in order):  Dayton, VCU, BYU, Oklahoma, North Texas, Florida

In: Richmond, Yale

Out: Rutgers, Princeton

Movement:

UP 1: Vermont

DOWN 1: None

Multi-Bid Conferences

8 – Big 10

7 – SEC

6 – Big 12, Big East

5 – ACC

4 – MWC

3 – PAC12, WCC

2 – AAC, A10



Ineligible:

Oklahoma State (very bad things)

California Baptist, North Alabama (4th year transitional schools)

Merrimack (3rd year transitional school)

Dixie State, Bellarmine, UC-San Diego, Tarleton State (2nd year transitional schools)

Saint Thomas (MN) (1st year transitional school)

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March 13 (AM) Seeding Predictions


1 Seed:
  Gonzaga, Arizona, Kansas, Baylor

2 Seed:  Kentucky, Villanova, Auburn, Duke

3 Seed:  Tennessee, Purdue, Texas Tech, Wisconsin

4 Seed:  UCLA, Illinois, Arkansas, Providence

5 Seed:  Houston, UConn, Saint Mary’s, Iowa

6 Seed:  Texas, LSU, Ohio State, Colorado State

7 Seed:  USC, Michigan State, Alabama, Boise State

8 Seed:  Seton Hall, Murray State, Marquette, TCU

9 Seed:  San Diego State, Iowa State, Creighton, San Francisco

10 Seed:  Memphis, Davidson, North Carolina, Loyola (IL)

11 Seed:  Miami (FL), Michigan, Wyoming, Virginia Tech

12 Seed:  {Notre Dame-Indiana}, {Rutgers-Texas A&M}, UAB, South Dakota State

13 Seed:  Vermont, Chattanooga, New Mexico State, Princeton

14 Seed:  Akron, Montana State, Colgate, Longwood

15 Seed:  Delaware, St. Peter’s, Jacksonville State, Georgia State

16 Seed:  Cal State-Fullerton, Norfolk State, {Wright StateBryant}, {Texas SouthernTAMU-CC}

Last 4 Byes: North Carolina, Miami (FL), Michigan, Wyoming

Last 4 In:  Notre Dame, Indiana, Rutgers, Texas A&M

First 4 Out:  SMU, Wake Forest, Xavier, Dayton

Others considered (in order):  VCU, BYU, Oklahoma, North Texas, Florida

In: Texas A&M, Akron, Cal State-Fullerton, Texas Southern, TAMU-CC

Out: SMU, Kent State, Long Beach State, Alcorn State, Southeastern Louisiana

Movement:

UP 1: Colorado State, Alabama, Virginia Tech, Princeton, Georgia State

DOWN 1: USC, Seton Hall, Notre Dame

Multi-Bid Conferences

9 – Big 10

7 – SEC

6 – Big 12, Big East

5 – ACC

4 – MWC

3 – PAC12, WCC

2 – AAC



Ineligible:

Oklahoma State (very bad things)

California Baptist, North Alabama (4th year transitional schools)

Merrimack (3rd year transitional school)

Dixie State, Bellarmine, UC-San Diego, Tarleton State (2nd year transitional schools)

Saint Thomas (MN) (1st year transitional school)

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March 12 (AM) Seeding Predictions


1 Seed:
  Gonzaga, Arizona, Kansas, Baylor

2 Seed:  Kentucky, Auburn, Villanova, Duke

3 Seed:  Purdue, Tennessee, Texas Tech, Wisconsin

4 Seed:  UCLA, Illinois, Arkansas, Providence

5 Seed:  Houston, UConn, Saint Mary’s, Iowa

6 Seed:  Texas, USC, Ohio State, LSU

7 Seed:  Michigan State, Colorado State, Seton Hall, Boise State

8 Seed:  Marquette, Alabama, Murray State, TCU

9 Seed:  San Diego State, Iowa State, Creighton, San Francisco

10 Seed:  North Carolina, Davidson, Memphis, Loyola (IL)

11 Seed:  Miami (FL), Notre Dame, Michigan, Wyoming

12 Seed:  {SMU-Indiana}, {Rutgers-Virginia Tech}, South Dakota State, UAB

13 Seed:  Vermont, Chattanooga, New Mexico State, Kent State

14 Seed:  Princeton, Colgate, Montana State, Longwood

15 Seed:  Delaware, St. Peter’s, Jacksonville State, Long Beach State

16 Seed:  Georgia State, Norfolk State, {Wright StateBryant}, {Alcorn State-SE Louisiana}

Last 4 Byes: Miami (FL), Notre Dame, Michigan, Wyoming

Last 4 In:  SMU, Indiana, Rutgers, Virginia Tech

First 4 Out:  Wake Forest, Xavier, Texas A&M, Dayton

Others considered (in order):  VCU, Oklahoma, North Texas, BYU, Florida, Virginia, Colorado, Oregon

In: Indiana, Virginia Tech, Kent State, Southeastern Louisiana

Out: Wake Forest, Xavier, Toledo, Nicholls State

Movement:

UP 1: Baylor, Iowa, Boise State, San Diego State, Loyola (IL), Longwood

DOWN 1: Auburn, Texas, Marquette, North Carolina, Notre Dame, Delaware

Multi-Bid Conferences

9 – Big 10

6 – Big 12, Big East, SEC

5 – ACC

4 – MWC

3 – AAC, PAC12, WCC



Ineligible:

Oklahoma State (very bad things)

California Baptist, North Alabama (4th year transitional schools)

Merrimack (3rd year transitional school)

Dixie State, Bellarmine, UC-San Diego, Tarleton State (2nd year transitional schools)

Saint Thomas (MN) (1st year transitional school)

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March 11 (AM) Seeding Predictions


1 Seed:
  Gonzaga, Arizona, Kansas, Auburn

2 Seed:  Baylor, Kentucky, Villanova, Duke

3 Seed:  Purdue, Tennessee, Texas Tech, Wisconsin

4 Seed:  Illinois, UCLA, Providence, Arkansas

5 Seed:  Houston, UConn, Saint Mary’s, Texas

6 Seed:  Iowa, USC, LSU, Ohio State

7 Seed:  Colorado State, Seton Hall, Marquette, Michigan State

8 Seed:  Alabama, Boise State, TCU, Murray State

9 Seed:  Iowa State, North Carolina, San Francisco, Creighton

10 Seed:  San Diego State, Davidson, Notre Dame, Memphis

11 Seed:  Loyola (IL), Miami (FL), Wyoming, Michigan

12 Seed:  {Wake Forest-SMU}, North Texas, {Rutgers-Xavier}, South Dakota State

13 Seed:  Chattanooga, Vermont, Toledo, New Mexico State

14 Seed:  Princeton, Colgate, Montana State, Delaware

15 Seed:  St. Peter’s, Jacksonville State, Longwood, Long Beach State

16 Seed:  Georgia State, Norfolk State, {Nicholls State-Wright State}, {Bryant-Alcorn State}

Last 4 Byes: Memphis, Miami (FL), Wyoming, Michigan

Last 4 In:  Wake Forest, SMU, Rutgers, Xavier

First 4 Out:  Virginia Tech, Indiana, VCU, Oklahoma

Others considered (in order):  BYU, UAB, Dayton, Texas A&M, Colorado, St. Bonaventure, Florida, Virginia, Oregon, Drake, Belmont, Iona

In: None

Out: None

Movement:

UP 1: Auburn, Arkansas, UConn, Colorado State, Michigan State, TCU, North Carolina, Creighton, San Diego State

DOWN 1: Baylor, Texas, USC, Alabama, Boise State, Iowa State, Davidson, Notre Dame, Loyola (IL)

Multi-Bid Conferences

8 – Big 10

7 – Big East

6 – Big 12, SEC

5 – ACC

4 – MWC

3 – AAC, PAC12, WCC



Ineligible:

Oklahoma State (very bad things)

California Baptist, North Alabama (4th year transitional schools)

Merrimack (3rd year transitional school)

Dixie State, Bellarmine, UC-San Diego, Tarleton State (2nd year transitional schools)

Saint Thomas (MN) (1st year transitional school)

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March 10 (AM) Seeding Predictions


1 Seed:
  Gonzaga, Arizona, Baylor, Kansas

2 Seed:  Auburn, Kentucky, Villanova, Duke

3 Seed:  Purdue, Tennessee, Texas Tech, Wisconsin

4 Seed:  Illinois, UCLA, Providence, Texas

5 Seed:  Houston, Saint Mary’s, Arkansas, USC

6 Seed:  UConn, Iowa, LSU, Ohio State

7 Seed:  Seton Hall, Alabama, Marquette, Boise State

8 Seed:  Michigan State, Iowa State, Murray State, Colorado State

9 Seed:  TCU, San Francisco, Notre Dame, Davidson

10 Seed:  Creighton, North Carolina, Loyola (IL), Memphis

11 Seed:  San Diego State, Miami (FL), Michigan, Wyoming

12 Seed:  {Wake Forest-SMU}, North Texas, {Rutgers-Xavier}, South Dakota State

13 Seed:  Chattanooga, Vermont, Toledo, New Mexico State

14 Seed:  Princeton, Colgate, Montana State, Delaware

15 Seed:  St. Peter’s, Jacksonville State, Longwood, Long Beach State

16 Seed:  Georgia State, Norfolk State, {Nicholls State-Wright State}, {Bryant-Alcorn State}

Last 4 Byes: San Diego State, Miami (FL), Michigan, Wyoming

Last 4 In:  Wake Forest, SMU, Rutgers, Xavier

First 4 Out:  VCU, Virginia Tech, BYU, Indiana

Others considered (in order):  UAB, Oklahoma, Florida, Dayton, Virginia, Oregon, Texas A&M, Washington State, Colorado, St. Bonaventure, Drake, Belmont, Iona

In: St. Peter’s

Out: Iona

Movement:

UP 1: Michigan, Wyoming, New Mexico State, Colgate, Delaware

DOWN 1: Wake Forest, Xavier, Jacksonville State

Multi-Bid Conferences

8 – Big 10

7 – Big East

6 – Big 12, SEC

5 – ACC

4 – MWC

3 – AAC, PAC12, WCC



Ineligible:

Oklahoma State (very bad things)

California Baptist, North Alabama (4th year transitional schools)

Merrimack (3rd year transitional school)

Dixie State, Bellarmine, UC-San Diego, Tarleton State (2nd year transitional schools)

Saint Thomas (MN) (1st year transitional school)

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March 9 (AM) Seeding Predictions


1 Seed:
  Gonzaga, Arizona, Baylor, Kansas

2 Seed:  Auburn, Kentucky, Villanova, Duke

3 Seed:  Purdue, Tennessee, Texas Tech, Wisconsin

4 Seed:  Illinois, UCLA, Providence, Texas

5 Seed:  Houston, Saint Mary’s, USC, Arkansas

6 Seed:  UConn, Iowa, LSU, Ohio State

7 Seed:  Seton Hall, Alabama, Marquette, Boise State

8 Seed:  Michigan State, Iowa State, Murray State, Colorado State

9 Seed:  TCU, San Francisco, Notre Dame, Davidson

10 Seed:  Creighton, North Carolina, Loyola (IL), Memphis

11 Seed:  Wake Forest, Miami (FL), Xavier, San Diego State

12 Seed:  {Michigan-Wyoming}, North Texas, {SMU-Rutgers}, South Dakota State

13 Seed:  Chattanooga, Iona, Vermont, Toledo

14 Seed:  New Mexico State, Princeton, Montana State, Jacksonville State

15 Seed:  Delaware, Colgate, Long Beach State, Longwood

16 Seed:  Georgia State, Wright State, {Norfolk State-Nicholls State}, {Bryant-Alcorn State}

Last 4 Byes: Wake Forest, Miami (FL), Xavier, San Diego State

Last 4 In:  Michigan, Wyoming, SMU, Rutgers

First 4 Out:  VCU, BYU, Indiana, Virginia Tech

Others considered (in order):  UAB, Oklahoma, Florida, Dayton, Texas A&M, Virginia, Oregon, Colorado, Washington State, St. Bonaventure, Drake, Belmont

In: Delaware, Wright State

Out: UNC-Wilmington, Northern Kentucky

Movement:

UP 1: Memphis, South Dakota State

DOWN 1: Xavier, Chattanooga, Georgia State

Multi-Bid Conferences

8 – Big 10

7 – Big East

6 – Big 12, SEC

5 – ACC

4 – MWC

3 – AAC, PAC12, WCC



Ineligible:

Oklahoma State (very bad things)

California Baptist, North Alabama (4th year transitional schools)

Merrimack (3rd year transitional school)

Dixie State, Bellarmine, UC-San Diego, Tarleton State (2nd year transitional schools)

Saint Thomas (MN) (1st year transitional school)

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March 8 (AM) Seeding Predictions


1 Seed:
  Gonzaga, Arizona, Baylor, Kansas

2 Seed:  Auburn, Kentucky, Villanova, Duke

3 Seed:  Purdue, Tennessee, Texas Tech, Wisconsin

4 Seed:  Illinois, UCLA, Providence, Texas

5 Seed:  Houston, Saint Mary’s, USC, Arkansas

6 Seed:  UConn, Iowa, LSU, Ohio State

7 Seed:  Seton Hall, Alabama, Marquette, Boise State

8 Seed:  Michigan State, Iowa State, Murray State, Colorado State

9 Seed:  TCU, San Francisco, Notre Dame, Davidson

10 Seed:  Creighton, North Carolina, Xavier, Loyola (IL)

11 Seed:  Memphis, Wake Forest, Miami (FL), San Diego State

12 Seed:  {Michigan-Wyoming}, North Texas, {SMU-Rutgers}, Chattanooga

13 Seed:  South Dakota State, Iona, Vermont, Toledo

14 Seed:  New Mexico State, Princeton, Montana State, Jacksonville State

15 Seed:  Colgate, Long Beach State, Georgia State, Longwood

16 Seed:  UNC-Wilmington, Norfolk State, {Nicholls State-Northern Kentucky}, {Bryant-Alcorn State}

Last 4 Byes: Memphis, Wake Forest, Miami (FL), San Diego State

Last 4 In:  Michigan, Wyoming, SMU, Rutgers

First 4 Out:  VCU, BYU, Indiana, Virginia Tech

Others considered (in order):  UAB, Oklahoma, Florida, Dayton, Texas A&M, Virginia, Oregon, Colorado, Washington State, St. Bonaventure, Drake, Belmont

In: UNC-Wilmington, Northern Kentucky

Out: Towson, Purdue-Fort Wayne

Movement:

UP 1: Jacksonville State, Longwood



Multi-Bid Conferences

8 – Big 10

7 – Big East

6 – Big 12, SEC

5 – ACC

4 – MWC

3 – AAC, PAC12, WCC



Ineligible:

Oklahoma State (very bad things)

California Baptist, North Alabama (4th year transitional schools)

Merrimack (3rd year transitional school)

Dixie State, Bellarmine, UC-San Diego, Tarleton State (2nd year transitional schools)

Saint Thomas (MN) (1st year transitional school)

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March 7 (AM) Seeding Predictions


1 Seed:
  Gonzaga, Arizona, Baylor, Kansas

2 Seed:  Auburn, Kentucky, Villanova, Duke

3 Seed:  Purdue, Tennessee, Texas Tech, Wisconsin

4 Seed:  Illinois, UCLA, Providence, Texas

5 Seed:  Houston, Saint Mary’s, USC, Arkansas

6 Seed:  UConn, Iowa, LSU, Ohio State

7 Seed:  Seton Hall, Alabama, Marquette, Boise State

8 Seed:  Michigan State, Iowa State, Murray State, Colorado State

9 Seed:  San Francisco, TCU, Notre Dame, Davidson

10 Seed:  Creighton, North Carolina, Xavier, Loyola (IL)

11 Seed:  Memphis, Wake Forest, Miami (FL), San Diego State

12 Seed:  {Michigan-Wyoming}, North Texas, {SMU-Rutgers}, Chattanooga

13 Seed:  South Dakota State, Iona, Vermont, Toledo

14 Seed:  Towson, New Mexico State, Princeton, Montana State

15 Seed:  Jacksonville State, Colgate, Long Beach State, Georgia State

16 Seed:  Longwood, Norfolk State, {Nicholls State-Bryant}, {Purdue Fort Wayne-Alcorn State}

Last 4 Byes: Memphis, Wake Forest, Miami (FL), San Diego State

Last 4 In:  Michigan, Wyoming, SMU, Rutgers

First 4 Out:  VCU, BYU, Indiana, Virginia Tech

Others considered (in order):  UAB, Oklahoma, Florida, Dayton, Texas A&M, Virginia, Oregon, Colorado, Washington State, St. Bonaventure, Drake, Belmont

In: Rutgers, Georgia State

Out: Drake, Appalachian State

Movement:

UP 1: Texas, Loyola (IL)

DOWN 1: Houston, Wake Forest, Wyoming



Multi-Bid Conferences

8 – Big 10

7 – Big East

6 – Big 12, SEC

5 – ACC

4 – MWC

3 – AAC, PAC12, WCC



Ineligible:

Oklahoma State (very bad things)

California Baptist, North Alabama (4th year transitional schools)

Merrimack (3rd year transitional school)

Dixie State, Bellarmine, UC-San Diego, Tarleton State (2nd year transitional schools)

Saint Thomas (MN) (1st year transitional school)

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March 6 (AM) Seeding Predictions


1 Seed:
  Gonzaga, Arizona, Baylor, Kansas

2 Seed:  Auburn, Kentucky, Villanova, Duke

3 Seed:  Wisconsin, Purdue, Tennessee, Texas Tech

4 Seed:  Illinois, UCLA, Houston, Providence

5 Seed:  Texas, Saint Mary’s, USC, Arkansas

6 Seed:  UConn, Iowa, LSU, Ohio State

7 Seed:  Seton Hall, Alabama, Marquette, Boise State

8 Seed:  Michigan State, Iowa State, Murray State, Colorado State

9 Seed:  San Francisco, TCU, Notre Dame, Davidson

10 Seed:  Creighton, North Carolina, Xavier, Wake Forest

11 Seed:  Miami (FL), San Diego State, Loyola (IL), {Wyoming-Memphis}

12 Seed:  North Texas, {SMU-Michigan}, Chattanooga, South Dakota State

13 Seed:  Iona, Vermont, Toledo, Towson

14 Seed:  Drake*, New Mexico State, Princeton, Montana State

15 Seed:  Jacksonville State, Colgate, Long Beach State, Appalachian State

16 Seed:  Longwood, Norfolk State, {Nicholls State-Bryant}, {Purdue Fort Wayne-Alcorn State}

  • Drake is the MVC auto-bid, Loyola (IL) is at-large

Last 4 Byes: Wake Forest, Miami (FL), San Diego State, Loyola (IL)

Last 4 In:  Wyoming, Memphis, SMU, Michigan

First 4 Out:  VCU, Rutgers, BYU, Indiana

Others considered (in order):  UAB, Oklahoma, Florida, Virginia Tech, Texas A&M, Virginia, Dayton, St. Bonaventure, Colorado, Oregon, Belmont

In: Michigan, Drake, Appalachian State, Nicholls State

Out: VCU, Northern Iowa, Texas State, New Orleans

Movement:

UP 2: North Carolina

UP 1: Kansas, Ohio State, Colorado State, Notre Dame, Memphis, Towson, Montana State

DOWN 1: Auburn, Alabama, TCU, Creighton, Miami (FL), North Texas



Multi-Bid Conferences

7 – Big East, Big 10

6 – Big 12, SEC

5 – ACC

4 – MWC

3 – AAC, PAC12, WCC

2 – MVC



Ineligible:

Oklahoma State (very bad things)

California Baptist, North Alabama (4th year transitional schools)

Merrimack (3rd year transitional school)

Dixie State, Bellarmine, UC-San Diego, Tarleton State (2nd year transitional schools)

Saint Thomas (MN) (1st year transitional school)

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