Final Seeding Predictions

1 Seed:  Kansas, North Carolina, Michigan State, Oregon

2 Seed:  Virginia, Villanova, West Virginia, Oklahoma

3 Seed:  Xavier, Kentucky, Maryland, Miami (FL)

4 Seed:  Purdue, Utah, Indiana, Texas A&M

5 Seed:   Notre Dame, Iowa State*, Seton Hall, California

6 Seed:  Arizona*, Duke, Baylor, Texas

7 Seed:  Dayton, Colorado, Providence, Iowa

8 Seed: St. Joseph’s, Wisconsin, VCU, Pittsburgh

9 Seed:  Oregon State, Texas Tech, USC, UConn

10 Seed:  Butler, South Carolina, St. Bonaventure, Wichita State

11 Seed:  Gonzaga, {Vanderbilt, Temple, Monmouth, St. Mary’s}, Yale

12 Seed:  Northern Iowa, UALR, South Dakota State, SF Austin

13 Seed:  Fresno State, Chattanooga, Stony Brook, UNC-Wilmington

14 Seed:  Hawaii, Iona, Middle Tennessee, Buffalo

15 Seed:  CSU-Bakersfield, Green Bay, UNC-Asheville, Weber State

16 Seed:  Hampton, FGCU, {Southern, Austin Peay, FDU, Holy Cross}

* Arizona and Iowa State had their seeds swapped to conform to bracketing principles

Last 4 In: Vanderbilt, Temple, Monmouth, St. Mary’s

First 4 Out:  Michigan, Cincinnati, Akron, Valparaiso

Others considered (in order):  Syracuse, San Diego State, Tulsa, Georgia Tech, Florida, Davidson, Georgia, Ohio State

Final Seeding Predictions

March 12 Seeding Predictions (after Big West final)

1 Seed:  Kansas, North Carolina, Michigan State, Oregon

2 Seed:  Virginia, Villanova, West Virginia, Oklahoma

3 Seed:  Xavier, Utah, Miami (FL), Maryland

4 Seed:  Kentucky, Indiana, Texas A&M, Purdue

5 Seed:   Notre Dame, Arizona, Seton Hall, California

6 Seed:  Iowa State, Duke, Baylor, Dayton

7 Seed:  Texas, Colorado, Providence, Iowa

8 Seed: St. Joseph’s, Wisconsin, VCU, Pittsburgh

9 Seed:  Oregon State, Texas Tech, USC, Butler

10 Seed:  South Carolina, St. Bonaventure, Wichita State, UConn

11 Seed:  Gonzaga, {Vanderbilt, Temple, Monmouth, St. Mary’s}, Yale

12 Seed:  Northern Iowa, UALR, South Dakota State, Fresno State

13 Seed:  Chattanooga, Stony Brook, UNC-Wilmington, Buffalo

14 Seed:  Iona, SF Austin, Hawaii, Middle Tennessee

15 Seed:  Green Bay, UNC-Asheville, Weber State, CSU-Bakersfield

16 Seed:  Hampton, FGCU, {Southern, Austin Peay, FDU, Holy Cross}

Last 4 In: Vanderbilt, Temple, Monmouth, St. Mary’s

First 4 Out:  Michigan, Cincinnati, Akron, Valparaiso

Others considered (in order):  Syracuse, San Diego State, Tulsa, Georgia Tech, Florida, Davidson, Georgia, Ohio State

March 12 Seeding Predictions (after Big West final)

March 12 Seeding Predictions (as of SWAC final)

1 Seed:  Kansas, North Carolina, Virginia, Michigan State

2 Seed:  Villanova, Oregon, West Virginia, Oklahoma

3 Seed:  Xavier, Utah, Miami (FL), Maryland

4 Seed:  Kentucky, Indiana, Texas A&M, Purdue

5 Seed:   Notre Dame, Arizona, Iowa State, California

6 Seed:  Duke, Baylor, Seton Hall, Dayton

7 Seed:  Texas, Colorado, Providence, Iowa

8 Seed: St. Joseph’s, Wisconsin, VCU, Pittsburgh

9 Seed:  Oregon State, Texas Tech, USC, Butler

10 Seed:  South Carolina, St. Bonaventure, Wichita State, Akron

11 Seed:  Gonzaga, {Vanderbilt, Temple, Monmouth, St. Mary’s}, UConn

12 Seed:  UALR, Yale, Northern Iowa, South Dakota State

13 Seed:  Fresno State, Chattanooga, Stony Brook, UNC-Wilmington

14 Seed:  Iona, SF Austin, Hawaii, Middle Tennessee

15 Seed:  Green Bay, UNC-Asheville, Weber State, CSU-Bakersfield

16 Seed:  Hampton, FGCU, {Southern, Austin Peay, FDU, Holy Cross}

Last 4 In: Vanderbilt, Temple, Monmouth, St. Mary’s

First 4 Out:  Michigan, Cincinnati, Valparaiso, Syracuse

Others considered (in order):  Tulsa, Georgia Tech, Florida, Davidson, Georgia, Ohio State

March 12 Seeding Predictions (as of SWAC final)

March 12 Seeding Predictions (as of end of 1st AAC Semifinal)

1 Seed:  Kansas, Villanova, North Carolina, Virginia

2 Seed:  Michigan State, Oregon, West Virginia, Oklahoma

3 Seed:  Xavier, Utah, Miami (FL), Maryland

4 Seed:  Kentucky, Indiana, Texas A&M, Purdue

5 Seed:   Notre Dame, Arizona, Iowa State, California

6 Seed:  Duke, Baylor, Seton Hall, Dayton

7 Seed:  Texas, Colorado, Providence, Iowa

8 Seed: St. Joseph’s, Wisconsin, VCU, Pittsburgh

9 Seed:  Oregon State, Texas Tech, USC, Butler

10 Seed:   San Diego State, South Carolina, St. Bonaventure, Wichita State

11 Seed:  Gonzaga, Vanderbilt, {Temple, Monmouth}, Akron

12 Seed:  {UConn, St. Mary’s}, UALR, Yale, Northern Iowa

13 Seed:  Chattanooga, Stony Brook, South Dakota State, UNC-Wilmington

14 Seed:  Iona, SF Austin, Hawaii, Middle Tennessee

15 Seed:  Green Bay, UNC-Asheville, Weber State, CSU-Bakersfield

16 Seed:  Hampton, FGCU, {Jackson State, Austin Peay, FDU, Holy Cross}

Last 4 In: Temple, Monmouth, UConn, St. Mary’s

First 4 Out:  Michigan, Cincinnati, Valparaiso, Syracuse

Others considered (in order):  Tulsa, Georgia Tech, Florida, Davidson, Georgia, Ohio State

March 12 Seeding Predictions (as of end of 1st AAC Semifinal)

March 12 Seeding Predictions (as of end of American East Final)

1 Seed:  Kansas, Villanova, North Carolina, Virginia

2 Seed:  Michigan State, Oregon, West Virginia, Oklahoma

3 Seed:  Xavier, Utah, Miami (FL), Maryland

4 Seed:  Kentucky, Indiana, Texas A&M, Purdue

5 Seed:   Notre Dame, Arizona, Iowa State, California

6 Seed:  Duke, Baylor, Seton Hall, Dayton

7 Seed:  Texas, Colorado, Providence, Iowa

8 Seed: St. Joseph’s, Wisconsin, VCU, Pittsburgh

9 Seed:  Temple, Oregon State, Texas Tech, USC

10 Seed:   San Diego State, South Carolina, St. Bonaventure, Butler

11 Seed:  Wichita State, Gonzaga, {Vanderbilt, Monmouth}, Akron

12 Seed:  {UConn, St. Mary’s}, UALR, Yale, Northern Iowa

13 Seed:  Chattanooga, Stony Brook, South Dakota State, UNC-Wilmington

14 Seed:  Iona, SF Austin, Hawaii, Middle Tennessee

15 Seed:  Green Bay, UNC-Asheville, Weber State, CSU-Bakersfield

16 Seed:  Hampton, FGCU, {Jackson State, Austin Peay, FDU, Holy Cross}

Last 4 In: Vanderbilt, Monmouth, UConn, St. Mary’s

First 4 Out:  Michigan, Cincinnati, Valparaiso, Syracuse

Others considered (in order):  Tulsa, Georgia Tech, Florida, Davidson, Georgia, Ohio State

March 12 Seeding Predictions (as of end of American East Final)

March 9 Seeding Predictions

1 Seed:  Kansas, Villanova, North Carolina, Virginia

2 Seed:  Michigan State, Xavier, Oklahoma, Oregon

3 Seed:  West Virginia, Utah, Indiana, Miami (FL)

4 Seed:  Kentucky, Maryland, Texas A&M, Duke

5 Seed:   Notre Dame, Purdue, Arizona, Iowa State

6 Seed:  Baylor, Iowa, Texas, Dayton

7 Seed:  California, Seton Hall, Colorado, Providence

8 Seed: Wisconsin, VCU, South Carolina, St. Joseph’s

9 Seed:  Vanderbilt, San Diego State, USC, Pittsburgh

10 Seed:   Texas Tech, Temple, St. Bonaventure, Wichita State

11 Seed:  Gonzaga, Oregon State, {Tulsa, Butler}, Akron

12 Seed:  {Monmouth, St. Mary’s}, UALR, Yale, Northern Iowa

13 Seed:  UAB, Chattanooga, Stony Brook, South Dakota State

14 Seed:  UNC-Wilmington, Iona, UC-Irvine, SF Austin

15 Seed:  New Mexico State, Green Bay, UNC-Asheville, Weber State

16 Seed:  Hampton, FGCU, {Austin Peay, Texas Southern, FDU, Holy Cross}

Last 4 In: Tulsa, Butler, Monmouth, St. Mary’s

First 4 Out:  Syracuse, Cincinnati, UConn, Valparaiso

Others considered (in order):  Michigan, Florida, Georgia Tech, Ohio State, Georgia Tech,  Alabama, Virginia Tech, George Washington

March 9 Seeding Predictions

March 8 Seeding Predictions

1 Seed:  Kansas, Villanova, North Carolina, Virginia

2 Seed:  Michigan State, Xavier, Oklahoma, Oregon

3 Seed:  West Virginia, Utah, Indiana, Miami (FL)

4 Seed:  Kentucky, Maryland, Texas A&M, Duke

5 Seed:   Notre Dame, Purdue, Arizona, Iowa State

6 Seed:  Baylor, Iowa, Texas, Dayton

7 Seed:  California, Seton Hall, Colorado, Providence

8 Seed: Wisconsin, VCU, South Carolina, Texas Tech

9 Seed:  Vanderbilt, San Diego State, St. Joseph’s USC

10 Seed:   Temple, St. Bonaventure, Wichita State, Pittsburgh

11 Seed:  Gonzaga, Oregon State, {Syracuse, Tulsa}, Akron

12 Seed:  {Butler, Monmouth}, UALR, Yale, Northern Iowa

13 Seed:  UAB, Chattanooga, Stony Brook, South Dakota State

14 Seed:  UNC-Wilmington, Iona, UC-Irvine, SF Austin

15 Seed:  New Mexico State, Green Bay, UNC-Asheville, Weber State

16 Seed:  Lehigh, Hampton, {FGCU, Austin Peay, Texas Southern, FDU}

Last 4 In: Syracuse,Tulsa, Butler, Monmouth

First 4 Out:  St. Mary’s, Cincinnati, UConn, Valparaiso

Others considered (in order):  Michigan, Florida, Ohio State, Georgia Tech, Florida State, Alabama, Virginia Tech, George Washington

March 8 Seeding Predictions

March 7 Seeding Predictions

1 Seed:  Kansas, Villanova, North Carolina, Virginia

2 Seed:  Michigan State, Xavier, Oklahoma, Oregon

3 Seed:  West Virginia, Utah, Indiana, Miami (FL)

4 Seed:  Kentucky, Maryland, Texas A&M, Duke

5 Seed:   Notre Dame, Purdue, Arizona, Iowa State

6 Seed:  Baylor, Iowa, Texas, Dayton

7 Seed:  California, Seton Hall, Colorado, Providence

8 Seed: Wisconsin, VCU, South Carolina, Texas Tech

9 Seed:  Vanderbilt, San Diego State, St. Joseph’s USC

10 Seed:   Temple, St. Mary’s, St. Bonaventure, Wichita State

11 Seed:  Pittsburgh, Oregon State, {Syracuse, Tulsa}

12 Seed:  {Butler, Monmouth}, UALR, Yale, Akron, Northern Iowa

13 Seed:  UAB, Chattanooga, Stony Brook, South Dakota State

14 Seed:  UNC-Wilmington, Iona, UC-Irvine, SF Austin

15 Seed:  New Mexico State, Green Bay, UNC-Asheville, Weber State

16 Seed:  Lehigh, Hampton, {FGCU, Wagner, Austin Peay, Texas Southern}

Last 4 In: Syracuse,Tulsa, Butler, Monmouth

First 4 Out:  Cincinnati, UConn, Gonzaga, Valparaiso

Others considered (in order):  Michigan, Florida, Ohio State, Georgia Tech, Florida State, Alabama, Virginia Tech, George Washington

March 7 Seeding Predictions

March 6 Seeding Predictions

1 Seed:  Kansas, Villanova, North Carolina, Virginia

2 Seed:  Michigan State, Xavier, Oklahoma, Oregon

3 Seed:  West Virginia, Utah, Indiana, Miami (FL)

4 Seed:  Kentucky, Maryland, Texas A&M, Duke

5 Seed:   Notre Dame, Purdue, Arizona, Iowa State

6 Seed:  Baylor, Iowa, Texas, Dayton

7 Seed:  California, Seton Hall, Colorado, Providence

8 Seed: Wisconsin, VCU, South Carolina, Texas Tech

9 Seed:  Vanderbilt, San Diego State, St. Joseph’s USC

10 Seed:   Temple, St. Mary’s, St. Bonaventure, Wichita State

11 Seed:  Pittsburgh, Oregon State, {Syracuse, Tulsa}, Valparaiso

12 Seed:  Monmouth, {Butler, Cincinnati}, UALR, Yale

13 Seed:  Akron, Northern Iowa, UAB, Chattanooga

14 Seed:  Stony Brook, IPFW, UNC-Wilmington, UC-Irvine

15 Seed:  SF Austin, New Mexico State, UNC-Asheville, Weber State

16 Seed:  Lehigh, Hampton, {FGCU, Wagner, Austin Peay, Texas Southern}

Last 4 In: Syracuse,Tulsa, Butler, Cincinnati

First 4 Out:  UConn, Gonzaga, Michigan, Florida

Others considered (in order):  Ohio State, Georgia Tech, BYU, Florida State, Alabama, Virginia Tech, George Washington

March 6 Seeding Predictions