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Bracketology 3/3


As we prepare for Selection Sunday next weekend, it’s crunch time for a lot of the bubble teams. I’ll be in Nashville next weekend for the SEC Basketball Tournament, and I’ll be interested to see how Georgia and Vanderbilt play with so much on the line. I’ll tweet out “Last Four In, First Four Outs” all next weekend as well (Follow @gray_robertson for those updates). Now, let’s get to the bracket.

 

East Region

1 Villanova

16 UC Irvine/Mount St. Mary’s

 

8 Miami (FL)

9 Michigan State

 

5 Cincinnati

12 UNC-Wilmington

 

4 Florida State

13 Princeton

 

6 St. Mary’s

11 Providence

 

3 UCLA

14 Bucknell

 

7 Maryland

10 Xavier

 

2 Louisville

15 CSU-Bakersfield

 

West Region

1 Gonzaga

16 South Dakota

 

8 South Carolina

9 VCU

 

5 Virginia

12 Nevada

 

4 West Virginia

13 Vermont

 

6 Creighton

11 USC/Wake Forest

 

3 Duke

14 Akron

 

7 Wisconsin

10 Arkansas

 

2 Baylor

15 North Dakota

 

Midwest Region

1 Kansas

16 New Orleans/Texas Southern

 

8 Virginia Tech

9 Michigan

 

5 Notre Dame

12 Vanderbilt/Illinois

 

4 Purdue

13 Monmouth

 

6 Iowa State

11 Middle Tennessee

 

3 Butler

14 Florida Gulf-Coast

 

7 Dayton

10 Seton Hall

 

2 Oregon

15 UNC-Greensboro

 

South Region

1 North Carolina

16 NC-Central

 

8 Wichita State

9 Northwestern

 

5 SMU

12 UT-Arlington

 

4 Florida

13 Belmont

 

6 Minnesota

11 Syracuse

 

3 Arizona

14 Winthrop

 

7 Oklahoma State

10 Marquette

 

2 Kentucky

15 Oakland

 

Last Four In: USC, Wake Forest, Vanderbilt, Illinois

First Four Out: Rhode Island, California, Georgia, Georgia Tech

Next Four Out: Kansas State, Iowa, Houston, TCU