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Sunday, December 18, 2011

Bracket Projections - 12/18/2011

Here are my projections through games played Saturday 12/17. 

1 Seeds:  SYRACUSE, Marquette, OHIO STATE, KENTUCKY
2 Seeds:  Wisconsin, Louisville, NORTH CAROLINA, KANSAS
3 Seeds:  Duke, Michigan State, Baylor, Indiana
4 Seeds:  UNLV, Missouri, Georgetown, Florida
5 Seeds:  XAVIER, Connecticut, CALIFORNIA, Stanford
6 Seeds:  Alabama, Virginia, MURRAY STATE, Pittsburgh
7 Seeds:  Saint Louis, MEMPHIS, Florida State, HARVARD
8 Seeds:  WICHITA STATE, Northern Iowa, Michigan, Illinois
9 Seeds:  SAINT MARY'S, West Virginia, Purdue, Mississippi State
10 Seeds:  Creighton, Texas, Gonzaga, Vanderbilt
11 Seeds:  BYU, Marshall, Kansas State, Seton Hall
12 Seeds:  Southern Miss, San Diego State, Arizona, Texas A&M, Northwestern, New Mexico
13 Seeds:  IONA, OHIO, BELMONT, LONG BEACH STATE
14 Seeds:  DENVER, NEW MEXICO STATE, CLEVELAND STATE, VCU
15 Seeds:  LAMAR, DAVIDSON, BUCKNELL, SOUTH DAKOTA STATE
16 Seeds:  COASTAL CAROLINA, WEBER STATE, ROBERT MORRIS, NORFOLK STATE, ALBANY, ALABAMA A&M

Last 4 Byes:  Kansas State, Seton Hall, Southern Miss, San Diego State
Last 4 In:  Arizona, Texas A&M, Northwestern, New Mexico
First 4 Out:  Minnesota, Temple, Saint Joseph's, Oklahoma
Next 4 Out:  Virginia Tech, Washington, Dayton, Kent State

Bids by Conference:
Big Ten:   8
Big East:   8
Big 12:   6
SEC:   5
ACC:   4
CUSA:   3
MWC:   3
MVC:   3
Pac-12:   3
WCC:   3
A-10:   2

Saturday, December 3, 2011

2012 Bracket Projections - 12/1/2011

Here are my initial bracket projections for the 2011-2012 season.  At this early stage in the season the projections are very fluid.  These projections are a combination between what teams have currently done along with how they're projected to finish the season.  These projections are based off of games played through 11/30/2011.

1 Seeds:  OHIO STATE, KENTUCKY, DUKE, SYRACUSE
2 Seeds:  North Carolina, Wisconsin, Louisville, Florida
3 Seeds:  Alabama, Marquette, MISSOURI, UNLV
4 Seeds:  Kansas, Purdue, XAVIER, Connecticut
5 Seeds:  Michigan State, CALIFORNIA, Baylor, Michigan
6 Seeds:  HARVARD, Georgetown, Saint Louis, Vanderbilt
7 Seeds:  Florida State, CREIGHTON, GONZAGA, Pittsburgh
8 Seeds:  Illinois, Stanford, West Virginia, MEMPHIS
9 Seeds:  Northwestern, Virginia Tech, Washington, Arizona
10 Seeds:  Temple, CLEVELAND STATE, San Diego State, Mississippi State
11 Seeds:  Saint Mary's, Missouri State, BYU, Minnesota
12 Seeds:  BELMONT, Indiana, Virginia, Texas A&M, Wichita State
13 Seeds:  Northern Iowa, Oklahoma State, IONA, LONG BEACH STATE, BUFFALO
14 Seeds:  NEW MEXICO STATE, DAVIDSON, MURRAY STATE, DENVER
15 Seeds:  ROBERT MORRIS, NORTH DAKOTA STATE, GEORGE MASON, NORFOLK STATE
16 Seeds:  BUCKNELL, WEBER STATE, VERMONT, LAMAR, CAMPBELL, ALABAMA A&M

Last 4 In:  Texas A&M, Wichita State, Northern Iowa, Oklahoma State
First 4 Out:  Saint Joseph's, Seton Hall, Southern Miss, College of Charleston

Bids by Conference:
Big Ten:   9
Big East:   7
ACC:   5
Big 12:   5
SEC:   5
MVC:   4
Pac-12:   4
A10:   3
WCC:   3
MWC:   2







Sunday, March 13, 2011

Final 2011 Bracket Projections

1 Seeds:  OHIO STATE, KANSAS, DUKE, Pittsburgh
2 Seeds:  SAN DIEGO STATE, Notre Dame, Texas, North Carolina
3 Seeds:  BYU, Purdue, CONNECTICUT, Florida
4 Seeds:  KENTUCKY, Syracuse, Wisconsin, Louisville
5 Seeds:  Georgetown, West Virginia, Arizona, Saint John's
6 Seeds:  UNLV, Cincinnati, Kansas State, Xavier
7 Seeds:  George Mason, WASHINGTON, Vanderbilt, Texas A&M
8 Seeds:  UTAH STATE, OLD DOMINION, Temple, Missouri
9 Seeds:  Villanova, RICHMOND, Marquette, UCLA
10 Seeds:  Illinois, Penn State, Michigan State, Tennessee
11 Seeds:  Michigan, GONZAGA, BUTLER, Florida State
12 Seeds:  Clemson, Virginia Tech, Saint Mary's, Georgia, Colorado, MEMPHIS
13 Seeds:  BELMONT, PRINCETON, OAKLAND, BUCKNELL
14 Seeds:  LONG ISLAND, MOREHEAD STATE, WOFFORD, INDIANA STATE
15 Seeds:  SAINT PETER'S, NORTHERN COLORADO, AKRON, BOSTON UNIVERSITY
16 Seeds:  NC ASHEVILLE, UC SANTA BARBARA, HAMPTON, AK LITTLE ROCK, TX SAN ANTONIO, ALABAMA STATE

Last 4 Byes:
Tennessee
Michigan
Florida State
Clemson

Last 4 In:
Virginia Tech
Saint Mary's
Georgia
Colorado

Also Considered (in no particular order):
UAB
Harvard
Cleveland State
Alabama
USC
Boston College