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No changes today as everything went pretty much as it should have. Syracuse fought tough til the end but ended up with the loss at UNC. Iowa St. jumped out to a big lead but had to hold off Texas at the end to get the 3-point win.

Bracket Impact Games I'm watching today - Xavier at Georgetown, N. Illinois at Bowling Green, George Washington at VCU, Tulsa at Tulane, Pittsburgh at Virginia Tech, Nebraska at Michigan, Central Michigan at Kent St., West Virginia at Kansas St., Vanderbilt at Georgia, Indiana St. at Evansville, Baylor at Oklahoma St., Florida at Alabama, Tennessee at Arkansas, Wyoming at Utah St., Texas A&M at Auburn, Fresno St., at SDSU, UNLV at Nevada and Colorado St. at Boise St.

NOTE: DePaul at Providence and Michigan St. at Rutgers have been postponed due to the blizzard in the New York.

Last updated 01/27/2015 05:34 AM Central Time 

Seeds

Seed East-Syracuse Midwest - Cleveland South - Houston West - Los Angeles
1 Virginia 19-0   Kentucky 19-0   Duke 17-2   Gonzaga 20-1  
2 Villanova 18-2   Wisconsin 18-2   Kansas 16-3   Arizona 18-2  
3 Maryland 18-3   VCU 16-3   Utah 16-3   North Carolina 17-4  
4 W. Virginia 16-3   Notre Dame 19-2   Wichita St 18-2   Iowa St 15-4  
5 Georgetown 14-5   Baylor 15-4   Butler 15-6   Louisville 16-3  
6 Providence 15-5   Indiana 15-5   Georgia 13-5   Oklahoma 12-7  
7 Arkansas 15-4   N. Iowa 18-2   SMU 16-4   Texas 14-6  
8 Cincinnati 14-5   Dayton 16-3   LSU 15-4   Stanford 14-5  
9 Colorado St 18-2   Miami 14-5   Seton Hall 13-6   SDSU 15-5  
10 NC State 13-8   Oklahoma St. 13-6   Washington 14-5   St. Johns 13-6  
11 Texas A&M 13-5   Xavier 13-7   Tulsa 14-5/Michigan St. 13-7   Iowa 13-7  
12 Ohio St. 16-5/Tennessee 12-6   W. Kentucky 14-5   Green Bay 17-4   Wofford 16-5  
13 Iona 15-6   SFA 17-3   E Wash 15-5   Murray St. 17-4  
14 Northeastern 14-7   Kent St. 14-5   NC Central 16-5   Yale 13-6  
15 High Point 16-5   Stony Brook 14-8   TX Southern 9-11   UC Davis 14-4  
16 GA Southern 13-4/St. Francis-NY 12-9   Bucknell 11-10/S. Dakota St. 15-7   FGCU 14-7   New Mex St. 12-10  
                 
Last 4 in - Tulsa, Michigan St., Ohio St., Tennessee  
First 4 out - George Washington, Davidson, Kansas St., Ole Miss  
Others considered (in no particular order) - ODU, BYU, Alabama, St. Mary's, UConn, Temple, Illinois, Minnesota, Michigan, Boise St., Nebraska, Rhode Island, Florida, UCLA, Valparaiso, Pittsburgh, Evansville, Wyoming, Bowling Green, UNLV, New Mexico, Oregon, Oregon St., Clemson, Memphis, LA Tech, Purdue, Syracuse, Colorado  
Moving in -   
Moving out  
No longer considered - Rutgers, Georgia Tech, California, Loyola-Chicago, UTEP, Marquette, Vanderbilt, South Carolina  
Multi bid conferences - ACC - 7, Big 12 - 7, Big East - 7, Big 10 - 6, SEC - 6, PAC 12 - 4, AAC - 3, A-10 - 2, MVC - 2, MWC - 2  
Leaders or highest RPI from projected 1-bid conferences are chosen for now - One-bid leagues (22)America East - Stony Brook, Atlantic Sun - FGCU, Big Sky - E. Wash, Big South - High Point, Big West - UC Davis, CAA - Northeastern, CUSA - W. Kentucky, Horizon - Green Bay, Ivy - Yale, MAAC - Iona, Mid-American - Kent St., MEAC - NC Central, NEC - St. Francis-NY, Ohio Valley - Murray St., Patriot - Bucknell, Southern - Wofford, Southland - SFA, Summit - S. Dakota St., Sun Belt - Georgia Southern, SWAC - Texas Southern, WAC - New Mexico St., WCC-Gonzaga  
Conferences above in bold are getting one bid regardless of the conference tournament outcome  
Banned from participating - Wisc-Milwaukee, San Jose St., Alabama St., App St., Fla A&M, Houston Baptist, Lamar, Central Ark.  
Teams in Blue are IN the tournament.
Teams in Black are LOCKS for the tournament as of today (Bold faced for 1-bid leagues - league leader chosen for now) 
Teams in Red are on the bubble or have work left to do

 


Bracket

Midwest   West
Louisville   Seattle
1 Kentucky 19-0   1 Gonzaga 20-1
16 Bucknell 11-10/S. Dakota St. 15-7   16 New Mex St. 12-10
8 Dayton 16-3   8 Stanford 14-5
9 Miami 14-5   9 SDSU 15-5
Jacksonville   Seattle
5 Baylor 15-4   5 Louisville 16-3
12 W. Kentucky 14-5   12 Wofford 16-5
13 SFA 17-3   13 Murray St. 17-4
4 Notre Dame 19-2   4 Iowa St 15-4
Columbus   Louisville
3 VCU 16-3   3 North Carolina 17-4
14 Kent St. 14-5   14 Yale 13-6
6 Indiana 15-5   6 Oklahoma 12-7
11 Xavier 13-7   11 Iowa 13-7
Columbus   Portland
10 Oklahoma St. 13-6   10 St. Johns 13-6
7 N. Iowa 18-2   7 Texas 14-6
15 Stony Brook 14-8   15 UC Davis 14-4
2 Wisconsin 18-2   2 Arizona 18-2
         
East   South
Charlotte   Charlotte
1 Virginia 19-0   1 Duke 17-2
16 GA Southern 13-4/St. Francis-NY 12-9   16 FGCU 14-7
8 Cincinnati 14-5   8 LSU 15-4
9 Colorado St 18-2   9 Seton Hall 13-6
Jacksonville   Omaha
5 Georgetown 14-5   5 Butler 15-6
12 Ohio St. 16-5/Tennessee 12-6   12 Green Bay 17-4
13 Iona 15-6   13 E Wash 15-5
4 W. Virginia 16-3   4 Wichita St 18-2
Pittsburgh   Portland
3 Maryland 18-3   3 Utah 16-3
14 Northeastern 14-7   14 NC Central 16-5
6 Providence 15-5   6 Georgia 13-5
11 Texas A&M 13-5   11 Tulsa 14-5/Michigan St. 13-7
Pittsburgh   Omaha
10 NC State 13-8   10 Washington 14-5
7 Arkansas 15-4   7 SMU 16-4
15 High Point 16-5   15 TX Southern 9-11
2 Villanova 18-2   2 Kansas 16-3

Match-ups
Seed East-Syracuse Midwest - Cleveland South - Houston West - Los Angeles
1 Virginia 19-0 Kentucky 19-0 Duke 17-2 Gonzaga 20-1
16 GA Southern 13-4/St. Francis-NY 12-9 Bucknell 11-10/S. Dakota St. 15-7 FGCU 14-7 New Mex St. 12-10
8 Cincinnati 14-5 Dayton 16-3 LSU 15-4 Stanford 14-5
9 Colorado St 18-2 Miami 14-5 Seton Hall 13-6 SDSU 15-5
12 Ohio St. 16-5/Tennessee 12-6 W. Kentucky 14-5 Green Bay 17-4 Wofford 16-5
5 Georgetown 14-5 Baylor 15-4 Butler 15-6 Louisville 16-3
13 Iona 15-6 SFA 17-3 E Wash 15-5 Murray St. 17-4
4 W. Virginia 16-3 Notre Dame 19-2 Wichita St 18-2 Iowa St 15-4
3 Maryland 18-3 VCU 16-3 Utah 16-3 North Carolina 17-4
14 Northeastern 14-7 Kent St. 14-5 NC Central 16-5 Yale 13-6
6 Providence 15-5 Indiana 15-5 Georgia 13-5 Oklahoma 12-7
11 Texas A&M 13-5 Xavier 13-7 Tulsa 14-5/Michigan St. 13-7 Iowa 13-7
10 NC State 13-8 Oklahoma St. 13-6 Washington 14-5 St. Johns 13-6
7 Arkansas 15-4 N. Iowa 18-2 SMU 16-4 Texas 14-6
15 High Point 16-5 Stony Brook 14-8 TX Southern 9-11 UC Davis 14-4
2 Villanova 18-2 Wisconsin 18-2 Kansas 16-3 Arizona 18-2

 

These projections are based on how I think the committee will make their selections, not how I would want to make them, if the season ended TODAY.  If you have any questions or comments about these predictions, if you find any errors, or if you just want to talk hoops feel free to email me, IM me on Yahoo IM (texasbluedevil69), facebook, or post a message on the message board.  Please note this is for entertainment purposes only. I'm not affiliated with Bracketology from ESPN or any other projection service.  And yes, W.A.G. stands for Wild Ass Guess.  Thanks and enjoy.

 

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