Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Bracket Projection - 1/17/18

Here's my updated projected bracket through games played 1/16/18:

1 Seeds:  VILLANOVA, PURDUE, Virginia, DUKE
2 Seeds:  KANSAS, North Carolina, Texas Tech, Wichita State
3 Seeds:  Xavier, West Virginia, CINCINNATI, Michigan State
4 Seeds:  Oklahoma, GONZAGA, KENTUCKY, ARIZONA
5 Seeds:  Clemson, Auburn, Seton Hall, Tennessee
6 Seeds:  Creighton, Ohio State, Michigan, NEVADA
7 Seeds:  Arizona State, TCU, Louisville, Florida
8 Seeds:  Miami FL, RHODE, ISLAND, Saint Mary's, Texas A&M
9 Seeds:  Arkansas, Florida State, Notre Dame, Texas
10 Seeds:  Butler, Missouri, Houston, Maryland
11 Seeds:  USC, Boise State, Syracuse, Baylor, Marquette, Alabama
12 Seeds:  MIDDLE TENNESSEE, NEW MEXICO STATE, BUFFALO, MISSOURI STATE
13 Seeds:  EAST TENNESSEE STATE, VERMONT, SOUTH DAKOTA STATE, LOUISIANA-LAFAYETTE
14 Seeds:  MURRAY STATE, NORTHERN KENTUCKY, TOWSON, BUCKNELL
15 Seeds:  IONA, MONTANA, UC DAVIS, PRINCETON
16 Seeds:  STEPHEN F AUSTIN, FLORIDA GULF COAST, RADFORD, ROBERT MORRIS, TEXAS SOUTHERN, NC CENTRAL


Last 4 Byes:  Houston, Maryland, USC, Boise State
Last 4 In:  Syracuse, Baylor, Marquette, Alabama
First 4 Out:  SMU, UCLA, Western Kentucky, Providence
Next 4 Out:  Kansas State, Georgia, St. Bonaventure, San Diego State


Saturday, January 6, 2018

Bracket Projection - 1/6/18

1 Seeds:  DUKE, VILLANOVA, MICHIGAN STATE, Purdue
2 Seeds:  Virginia, KANSAS, Xavier, North Carolina
3 Seeds:  West Virginia, Oklahoma, Wichita State, ARIZONA
4 Seeds:  Texas Tech, CINCINNATI, KENTUCKY, GONZAGA
5 Seeds:  Seton Hall, TCU, Arizona State, Arkansas
6 Seeds:  Texas A&M, Clemson, Florida State, Creighton
7 Seeds:  Miami FL, NEVADA, Notre Dame, Florida
8 Seeds:  Butler, Auburn, SMU, Texas
9 Seeds:  Tennessee, Michigan, Saint Mary's, RHODE ISLAND
10 Seeds:  Missouri, Louisville, Maryland, Syracuse
11 Seeds:  Baylor, Alabama, USC, Ohio State, Minnesota, Houston
12 Seeds:  MIDDLE TENNESSEE, MISSOURI STATE, NEW MEXICO STATE, VERMONT
13 Seeds:  EAST TENNESSEE STATE, BELMONT, SOUTH DAKOTA STATE, NORTHERN KENTUCKY
14 Seeds:  BUFFALO, LOUISIANA-LAFAYETTE, BUCKNELL, COLLEGE OF CHARLESTON
15 Seeds:  IONA, MONTANA, UC DAVIS, PRINCETON
16 Seeds:  STEPHEN F AUSTIN, FLORIDA GULF COAST, RADFORD, ROBERT MORRIS, TEXAS SOUTHERN, HAMPTON

Last 4 Byes:  Maryland, Syracuse, Baylor, Alabama
Last 4 In:  USC, Ohio State, Minnesota, Houston
First 4 Out:  UCLA, St. Bonaventure, Boise State, Utah
Next 4 Out:  Marquette, Virginia Tech, Kansas State, Oregon

Other NIT home teams:  St. John's, San Diego State, Georgia, Penn State, BYU, Oklahoma State, Providence, Mississippi State


Saturday, December 30, 2017

Bracket Projection - 12/30/17

Here's my projected bracket based on games played through 12/29/17.

1 Seeds:  VILLANOVA, DUKE, MICHIGAN STATE, KANSAS
2 Seeds:  North Carolina, Purdue, Virginia, TEXAS A&M
3 Seeds:  Xavier, West Virginia, ARIZONA ST, WICHITA STATE
4 Seeds:  Arizona, Kentucky, Oklahoma, GONZAGA
5 Seeds:  Seton Hall, Cincinnati, Arkansas, TCU
6 Seeds:  Miami FL, Texas Tech, Tennessee, Creighton
7 Seeds:  Florida State, NEVADA, Clemson, SMU
8 Seeds:  Baylor, Notre Dame, Louisville, Texas
9 Seeds:  Michigan, RHODE ISLAND, Maryland, Florida
10 Seeds:  Saint Mary's, Syracuse, Missouri, USC
11 Seeds:  Auburn, Virginia Tech, Butler, Houston, Alabama, St. Bonaventure
12 Seeds:  MIDDLE TENNESSEE, MISSOURI ST, NEW MEXICO ST, VERMONT
13 Seeds:  TOWSON, BELMONT, SOUTH DAKOTA ST, UT ARLINGTON
14 Seeds:  BUFFALO, BUCKNELL, NORTHERN KENTUCKY, IONA
15 Seeds:  MERCER, UC SANTA BARBARA, PRINCETON, IDAHO
16 Seeds:  STEPHEN F AUSTIN, UNC ASHEVILLE, FL GULF COAST, WAGNER, TEXAS SOUTHERN, HAMPTON


Last 4 Byes:  Missouri, USC, Auburn, Virginia Tech
Last 4 In:  Butler, Houston, Alabama, St. Bonaventure
First 4 Out:  Minnesota, UCLA, Oregon, Ohio State
Next 4 Out:  St. John's, Utah, Boise St, Oklahoma St


Monday, December 11, 2017

Bracket Projection - 12/11/17

1 Seeds:  VILLANOVA, Duke, MICHIGAN STATE, North Carolina
2 Seeds:  KANSAS, WICHITA STATE, VIRGINIA, TEXAS A&M
3 Seeds:  Xavier, Purdue, West Virginia, Miami FL
4 Seeds:  Seton Hall, Kentucky, GONZAGA, Cincinnati
5 Seeds:  ARIZONA, TCU, Notre Dame, Florida
6 Seeds:  Arizona State, Florida State, Arkansas, Texas Tech
7 Seeds:  Louisville, NEVADA, Texas, Creighton
8 Seeds:  Baylor, Tennessee, SMU, RHODE ISLAND
9 Seeds:  Oklahoma, Missouri, Virginia Tech, USC
10 Seeds:  Alabama, Minnesota, Maryland, Clemson
11 Seeds:  St. Mary's, Temple, Syracuse, UCLA, Michigan, St. John's
12 Seeds:  NORTHERN IOWA, MIDDLE TENNESSEE, TOWSON, VERMONT
13 Seeds:  UT ARLINGTON, NEW MEXICO STATE, SOUTH DAKOTA, NORTHERN KENTUCKY
14 Seeds:  BUCKNELL, MERCER, BALL STATE, JACKSONVILLE STATE
15 Seeds:  FLORIDA GULF COAST, UC SANTA BARBARA, IONA, STEPHEN F AUSTIN
16 Seeds:  UNC ASHEVILLE, YALE, IDAHO, ST. FRANCIS PA, TEXAS SOUTHERN, MORGAN STATE


Last 4 Byes:  Maryland, Clemson, St. Mary's, Temple
Last 4 In:  Syracuse, UCLA, Michigan, St. John's
First 4 Out:  Oregon, Butler, Auburn, Houston
Next 4 Out:  Boise State, Ohio State, Providence, Utah


Edited at 4:09 PM MT (utilizing updated RPI numbers including yesterday's games)

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Initial 2018 Bracket Projection - 11/14/17

Here are my initial seed projections for the 2018 NCAA tournament.

1 Seeds:  DUKE, KANSAS, VILLANOVA, ARIZONA
2 Seeds:  WICHITA STATE, North Carolina, KENTUCKY, MICHIGAN STATE
3 Seeds:  Florida, Cincinnati, Purdue, Miami FL
4 Seeds:  Xavier, Virginia, Louisville, USC
5 Seeds:  Texas A&M, Notre Dame, GONZAGA, Saint Mary's
6 Seeds:  Baylor, West Virginia, UCLA, Wisconsin
7 Seeds:  TCU, Seton Hall, Minnesota, Maryland
8 Seeds:  Texas, Alabama, Arkansas, RHODE ISLAND
9 Seeds:  Oklahoma, Oregon, SMU, Michigan
10 Seeds:  Providence, Creighton, Northwestern, Virginia Tech
11 Seeds:  Missouri, NEVADA, Butler, Texas Tech, South Carolina, Syracuse
12 Seeds:  MIDDLE TENNESSEE, VERMONT, MISSOURI STATE, HARVARD
13 Seeds:  OAKLAND, FL GULF COAST, COLL OF CHARLESTON, GEORGIA SOUTHERN
14 Seeds:  BELMONT, IONA, SOUTH DAKOTA STATE, BUCKNELL
15 Seeds:  MERCER, NEW MEXICO STATE, UC IRVINE, UNC ASHEVILLE
16 Seeds:  BALL STATE, STEPHEN F AUSTIN, MONTANA, ST. FRANCIS PA, TX SOUTHERN, NC CENTRAL


Last 4 Byes:  Creighton, Northwestern, Virginia Tech, Missouri
Last 4 In:  Butler, Texas Tech, South Carolina, Syracuse
First 4 Out:  Florida State, Kansas State, UCF, Iowa
Next 4 Out:  Utah, Marquette, Oklahoma State, Stanford

Sunday, March 12, 2017

FINAL 2017 Bracket Projections

Here are my final projections for 2017:


Bracket Projection 3/12/17 AM Update

Here's my MORNING updated projections through games played 3/12/17.  I will update my projections again as the results of today's games play out.