Sunday, March 17, 2019

NCAA Projections - FINAL 2019

Here are my final projection for 2019 season

1 SeedS:  Virginia, Duke, North Carolina, Gonzaga
2 Seeds:  Michigan State, Tennessee, Kentucky, Michigan
3 Seeds:  Houston, Florida State, LSU, Texas Tech
4 Seeds:  Kansas, Purdue, Wisconsin, Kansas State
5 Seeds:  Virginia Tech, Iowa State, Auburn, Villanova
6 Seeds:  Mississippi State, Marquette, Buffalo, Maryland
7 Seeds:  Wofford, Cincinnati, Louisville, Nevada
8 Seeds:  UCF, Minnesota, Iowa, Baylor
9 Seeds:  Seton Hall, Mississippi, Oklahoma, Florida
10 Seeds:  Syracuse, Washington, Utah State, VCU
11 Seeds:  TCU, Ohio State, Temple, NC State, St. Mary's, Arizona State
12 Seeds:  Oregon, Murray State, New Mexico State, UC Irvine
13 Seeds:  Liberty, Saint Louis, Vermont, Northeastern
14 Seeds:  Old Dominion, Yale, Georgia State, Northern Kentucky
15 Seeds:  Montana, Colgate, Abilene Christian, Bradley
16 Seeds:  Gardner Webb, Prairie View A&M, North Dakota State, Iona, Fairleigh Dickinson, NC Central

Last 4 Byes:  Syracuse, Washingoton, VCU, TCU
Last 4 In:  Ohio State, Temple, NC State, Arizona State
First 4 Out:  St. John's, Clemson, Texas, Belmont
Next 4 Out:  Nebraska, UNC Greensboro, Indiana, Creighton

NCAA Bracket Projections - 13/17/19 (AM update)

Here's my updated projections through games played yesterday

1 Seeds:  Virginia, DUKE, North Carolina, TENNESSEE
2 Seeds:  Gonzaga, Michigan State, Kentucky, HOUSTON
3 Seeds:  MICHIGAN, Florida State, LSU, Texas Tech
4 Seeds:  Kansas, Purdue, Wisconsin, Kansas State
5 Seeds:  Virginia Tech, Auburn, IOWA STATE, VILLANOVA
6 Seeds:  Mississippi State, Marquette, BUFFALO, Maryland
7 Seeds:  WOFFORD, Cincinnati, Louisville, Nevada
8 Seeds:  Iowa, Minnesota, UCF, Washington
9 Seeds:  Seton Hall, Baylor, Mississippi, Oklahoma
10 Seeds:  UTAH STATE, Syracuse, Florida, VCU
11 Seeds:  TCU, Ohio State, NC State, SAINT MARY'S, OREGON
12 Seeds:  Temple, Arizona State, NEW MEXICO STATE, MURRAY STATE, UC IRVINE
13 Seeds:  LIBERTY, VERMONT, NORTHEASTERN, OLD DOMINION
14 Seeds:  YALE, GEORGIA STATE, ST. BONAVENTURE, NORTHERN KENTUCKY
15 Seeds:  MONTANA, COLGATE, ABILENE CHRISTIAN, BRADLEY
16 Seeds:  GARDNER WEBB, PRAIRIE VIEW A&M, NORTH DAKOTA STATE, IONA, FAIRLEIGH DICKINSON, NORTH CAROLINA CENTRAL

Last 4 Byes:  Syracuse, Florida, VCU, TCU
Last 4 In:  Ohio State, NC State, Temple, Arizona State
First 4 Out:  St. John's, Clemson, Belmont, Indiana
Next 4 Out:  Texas, UNC Greensboro, Creighton, Alabama

I expect a few of the seed lines to change as I analyze a few teams I'm not 100% sure on a little closer over the next few hours.  I'm torn between ASU and St. John's for final at large spot. 1 seed line still isn't completely set either with SEC championship still left to play.

Saturday, March 16, 2019

NCAA Bracket Projections - 3/16/19

1 Seeds:  Virginia, DUKE, North Carolina, Kentucky
2 Seeds:  Gonzaga, Michigan State, TENNESSEE, MICHIGAN
3 Seeds:  HOUSTON, LSU, Florida State, Texas Tech
4 Seeds:  KANSAS, Purdue, Wisconsin, Kansas State
5 Seeds:  Virginia Tech, Auburn, Mississippi State, VILLANOVA
6 Seeds:  Marquette, Iowa State, Maryland, WOFFORD
7 Seeds:  BUFFALO, Louisville, Cincinnati, Nevada
8 Seeds:  Minnesota, Iowa, UCF, WASHINGTON
9 Seeds:  Mississippi, Seton Hall, Baylor, Florida
10 Seeds:  Oklahoma, Syracuse, VCU, UTAH STATE
11 Seeds:  TCU, NC State, Ohio State, SAINT MARY'S, Temple
12 Seeds:  Arizona State, St. John's, MURRAY STATE, NEW MEXICO STATE, DAVIDSON
13 Seeds:  LIBERTY, UC IRVINE, NORTHEASTERN, VERMONT
14 Seeds:  WESTERN KENTUCKY, PENN, NORTHERN KENTUCKY, GEORGIA SOUTHERN
15 Seeds:  MONTANA, COLGATE, ABILENE CHRISTIAN, BRADLEY
16 Seeds:  GARDNER WEBB, PRAIRIE VIEW A&M, IONA, NORTH DAKOTA STATE, FAIRLEIGH DICKINSON, NORFOLK STATE

Last 4 Byes:  Syracuse, VCU, TCU, NC State
Last 4 In:  Ohio State, Temple, Arizona State, St. John's
First 4 Out:  Texas, Clemson, Indiana, Belmont
Next 4 Out:  Alabama, Nebraska, Creighton, Oregon

Friday, March 15, 2019

NCAA Bracket Projections - 3/15/19

Here's my updated projections through games played 3/15/19

1 Seeds:  VIRGINIA, North Carolina, Duke, Gonzaga
2 Seeds:  KENTUCKY, Michigan State, Tennessee, MICHIGAN
3 Seeds:  HOUSTON, LSU, Texas Tech, Purdue
4 Seeds:  KANSAS, Florida State, Wisconsin, Kansas State
5 Seeds:  Virginia Tech, Mississippi State, MARQUETTE, Villanova
6 Seeds:  Auburn, Maryland, Iowa State, BUFFALO
7 Seeds:  WOFFORD, NEVADA, Louisville, Cincinnati
8 Seeds:  Iowa, UCF, Baylor, Mississippi
9 Seeds:  Washington, Oklahoma, VCU, Minnesota
10 Seeds:  Seton Hall, Syracuse, TCU, Utah State
11 Seeds:  Florida, NC State, SAINT MARY'S, Ohio State, Arizona State
12 Seeds:  Temple, Texas, MURRAY STATE, NEW MEXICO STATE, LIBERTY
13 Seeds:  UC IRVINE, OREGON, NORTHEASTERN, VERMONT
14 Seeds:  PENN, GEORGIA STATE, SOUTHERN MISS, NORTHERN KENTUCKY
15 Seeds:  MONTANA, COLGATE, ABILENE CHRISTIAN, BRADLEY
16 Seeds:  GARDNER WEBB, PRAIRIE VIEW A&M, NORTH DAKOTA STATE, IONA, FAIRLEIGH DICKINSON, NORFOLK STATE

Last 4 Byes:  TCU, Utah State, Florida, NC State
Last 4 In:  Ohio State, Arizona State, Temple, Texas
First 4 Out:  Indiana, Clemson, St. John's, Belmont
Next 4 Out:  Creighton, Alabama, Nebraska, Furman

Thursday, March 14, 2019

NCAA Bracket Projections - 3/14/19

Here's my updated bracket projections through games played 3/13/19.

1 Seeds:  VIRGINIA, North Carolina, Duke, Gonzaga
2 Seeds:  Kentucky, Michigan State, TENNESSEE, MICHIGAN
3 Seeds:  TEXAS TECH, HOUSTON, LSU, Purdue
4 Seeds:  Kansas, Florida State, Wisconsin, Kansas State
5 Seeds:  Virginia Tech, Mississippi State, Maryland, VILLANOVA
6 Seeds:  Marquette, Auburn, WOFFORD, Iowa State
7 Seeds:  NEVADA, Louisville, BUFFALO, Cincinnati
8 Seeds:  UCF, Iowa, VCU, Mississippi
9 Seeds:  Oklahoma, Baylor, Syracuse, WASHINGTON
10 Seeds:  Minnesota, TCU, Seton Hall, NC State
11 Seeds:  Indiana, Utah State, Florida, Texas, Temple
12 Seeds:  SAINT MARY'S, Arizona State, Ohio State, MURRAY STATE, NEW MEXICO STATE
13 Seeds:  LIBERTY, UC IRVINE, NORTHEASTERN, VERMONT
14 Seeds:  PENN, GEORGIA STATE, SOUTHERN MISS, NORTHERN KENTUCKY
15 Seeds:  MONTANA, COLGATE, ABILENE CHRISTIAN, BRADLEY
16 Seeds:  GARDNER WEBB, PRAIRIE VIEW A&M, NORTH DAKOTA STATE, IONA, FAIRLEIGH DICKINSON, NORFOLK STATE

Last 4 Byes:  NC State, Indiana, Utah State, Florida
Last 4 In:  Texas, Temple, Arizona State, Ohio State
First 4 Out:  Clemson, St. John's, Creighton, Belmont
Next 4 Out:  Alabama, Furman, Georgetown, UNC Greensboro

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

NCAA Bracket Projection - 3/13/19

Here's my updated bracket projection through games played 3/13/19.

1 Seeds:  VIRGINIA, North Carolina, Gonzaga, Duke
2 Seeds:  Kentucky, Michigan State, TENNESSEE, MICHIGAN
3 Seeds:  TEXAS TECH, LSU, HOUSTON, Purdue
4 Seeds:  Kansas, Wisconsin, Florida State, Kansas State
5 Seeds:  Virginia Tech, Mississippi State, Maryland, Marquette
6 Seeds:  VILLANOVA, Auburn, Iowa State, Louisville
7 Seeds:  NEVADA, WOFFORD, BUFFALO, Cincinnati
8 Seeds:  UCF, Oklahoma, VCU, Iowa
9 Seeds:  Mississippi, Baylor, WASHINGTON, Syracuse
10 Seeds:  Minnesota, Seton Hall, TCU, NC State
11 Seeds:  Clemson, Florida, Indiana, Temple, Utah State
12 Seeds:  Texas, SAINT MARY'S, Ohio State, MURRAY STATE, NEW MEXICO STATE
13 Seeds:  LIBERTY, UC IRVINE, VERMONT, NORTHEASTERN
14 Seeds:  GEORGIA STATE, PENN, SOUTHERN MISS, NORTHERN KENTUCKY
15 Seeds:  MONTANA, COLGATE, ABILENE CHRISTIAN, BRADLEY
16 Seeds:  GARDNER WEBB, PRAIRIE VIEW A&M, NORTH DAKOTA STATE, IONA, FAIRLEIGH DICKINSON, NORFOLK STATE

Last 4 Byes:  NC State, Clemson, Florida, Indiana
Last 4 In:  Temple, Utah State, Texas, Ohio State
First 4 Out:  Arizona State, Creighton, St. John's, Belmont
Next 4 Out:  Alabama, Lipscomb, UNC Greensboro, Georgetown

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

NCAA Bracket Projection - 3/12/19

Here's my updated bracket through games played 3/11/19

1 Seeds:  VIRGINIA, North Carolina, GONZAGA, Duke
2 Seeds:  Kentucky, Michigan State, TENNESSEE, MICHIGAN
3 Seeds:  TEXAS TECH, LSU, HOUSTON, Purdue
4 Seeds:  Kansas, Wisconsin, Florida State, Kansas State
5 Seeds:  Virginia Tech, Mississippi State, Maryland, Marquette
6 Seeds:  VILLANOVA, Auburn, Iowa State, Louisville
7 Seeds:  NEVADA, WOFFORD, BUFFALO, Cincinnati
8 Seeds:  Oklahoma, UCF, VCU, Iowa
9 Seeds:  Mississippi, Baylor, WASHINGTON, Syracuse
10 Seeds:  Seton Hall, Minnesota, TCU, Florida
11 Seeds:  Clemson, Utah State, NC State, Texas
12 Seeds:  Indiana, Temple, Ohio State, Arizona State, MURRAY STATE, NEW MEXICO STATE
13 Seeds:  LIBERTY, UC IRVINE, VERMONT, NORTHEASTERN
14 Seeds:  GEORGIA STATE, PENN, SOUTHERN MISS, MONTANA
15 Seeds:  WRIGHT STATE, COLGATE, ABILENE CHRISTIAN, NEBRASKA OMAHA
16 Seeds:  BRADLEY, GARDNER WEBB, PRAIRIE VIEW A&M, IONA, ST. FRANCIS PA, NORFOLK STATE

Last 4 Byes:  Clemson, Utah State, NC State, Texas
Last 4 In:  Indiana, Temple, Ohio State, Arizona State
First 4 Out:  Creighton, St. John's, Belmont, St. Mary's
Next 4 Out:  Alabama, Furman, UNC Greensboro, Lipscomb

Monday, March 11, 2019

NCAA Bracket Projection - 3/11/19

Here's my updated projections through games played 3/10:

1 Seeds:  VIRGINIA, North Carolina, Duke, GONZAGA
2 Seeds:  Kentucky, Michigan State, TENNESSEE, MICHIGAN
3 Seeds:  TEXAS TECH, LSU, HOUSTON, Purdue
4 Seeds:  Kansas, Florida State, Wisconsin, Kansas State
5 Seeds:  Virginia Tech, Maryland, Mississippi State, Marquette
6 Seeds:  VILLANOVA, Auburn, Iowa State, Louisville
7 Seeds:  NEVADA, BUFFALO, Cincinnati, WOFFORD
8 Seeds:  UCF, Oklahoma, Iowa, VCU
9 Seeds:  Baylor, Mississippi, WASHINGTON, Syracuse
10 Seeds:  Seton Hall, Minnesota, TCU, Florida
11 Seeds:  Clemson, Utah State, Texas, NC State
12 Seeds:  Ohio State, Temple, Indiana, Arizona State, MURRAY STATE, NEW MEXICO STATE
13 Seeds:  LIBERTY, UC IRVINE, HOFSTRA, VERMONT
14 Seeds:  GEORGIA STATE, PENN, SOUTHERN MISS, MONTANA
15 Seeds:  WRIGHT STATE, COLGATE, ABILENE CHRISTIAN, BRADLEY
16 Seeds:  GARDNER WEBB, FORT WAYNE, PRAIRIE VIEW A&M, IONA, ST. FRANCIS PA, NORFOLK STATE

Last 4 Byes:  Clemson, Utah State, Texas, NC State
Last 4 In:  Ohio State, Temple, Indiana, Arizona State
First 4 Out:  Creighton, St. John's, Belmont, Alabama
Next 4 Out:  Furman, Saint Mary's, UNC Greensboro, Xavier

Sunday, March 10, 2019

NCAA Bracket Projection 3/10/19 (Edited)

Here's my updated bracket projection through games played 3/9/19

1 Seeds:  VIRGINIA, North Carolina, Duke, GONZAGA
2 Seeds:  Kentucky, Michigan State, TENNESSEE, MICHIGAN
3 Seeds:  TEXAS TECH, LSU, HOUSTON, Purdue
4 Seeds:  Kansas, Florida State, Wisconsin, Kansas State
5 Seeds:  Virginia Tech, Mississippi State, Maryland, Marquette
6 Seeds:  VILLANOVA, Auburn, Iowa State, Louisville
7 Seeds:  NEVADA, BUFFALO, Cincinnati, WOFFORD
8 Seeds:  Iowa, UCF, Oklahoma, VCU
9 Seeds:  Baylor, Mississippi, WASHINGTON, Syracuse
10 Seeds:  Minnesota, Seton Hall, Florida, TCU
11 Seeds:  Ohio State, Texas, Clemson, Utah State
12 Seeds:  Temple, NC State, Arizona State, Indiana, MURRAY STATE, NEW MEXICO STATE
13 Seeds:  LIPSCOMB, UC IRVINE, HOFSTRA, VERMONT
14 Seeds:  PENN, SOUTHERN MISS, GEORGIA SOUTHERN, RADFORD
15 Seeds:  WRIGHT STATE, MONTANA, COLGATE, ABILENE CHRISTIAN
16 Seeds:  NEBRASKA OMAHA, BRADLEY, PRAIRIE VIEW A&M, ST. FRANCIS PA, SIENA, NORFOLK STATE

Last 4 Byes:  Ohio State, Texas, Clemson, Utah State
Last 4 In:  Temple, NC State, Arizona State, Indiana
First 4 Out:  Creighton, St. John's, Belmont, Alabama
Next 4 Out:  Furman, Georgetown, St. Mary's, Xavier


Friday, March 8, 2019

NCAA bracket projections 3/8/19

Here's my updated projections through games played 3/7/19:

1 Seeds:  VIRGINIA, Duke, GONZAGA, TENNESSEE
2 Seeds:  North Carolina, Kentucky, MICHIGAN, Michigan State
3 Seeds:  LSU, TEXAS TECH, HOUSTON, Purdue
4 Seeds:  Kansas, Florida State, Wisconsin, Virginia Tech
5 Seeds:  Kansas State, MARQUETTE, Mississippi State, Maryland
6 Seeds:  Villanova, Iowa State, Louisville, NEVADA
7 Seeds:  Cincinnati, BUFFALO, Auburn, WOFFORD
8 Seeds:  Oklahoma, UCF, Iowa, Baylor
9 Seeds:  WASHINGTON, VCU, Mississippi, Minnesota
10 Seeds:  Texas, Florida, Syracuse, Ohio State
11 Seeds:  Utah State, St. John's, NC State, Temple
12 Seeds:  Seton Hall, Clemson, Alabama, Arizona State, BELMONT, LIPSCOMB
13 Seeds:  NEW MEXICO STATE, UC IRVINE, HOFSTRA, VERMONT
14 Seeds:  YALE, SOUTH DAKOTA STATE, SOUTHERN MISS, GEORGIA SOUTHERN
15 Seeds:  LOYOLA CHICAGO, WRIGHT STATE, MONTANA, COLGATE
16 Seeds:  SAM HOUSTON STATE, CAMPBELL, PRAIRIE VIEW A&M, ST. FRANCIS PA, NORFOLK STATE, SIENA

Last 4 Byes:  Utah State, St. John's, NC State, Temple
Last 4 In:  Seton Hall, Clemson, Alabama, Arizona State
First 4 Out:  Indiana, TCU, Creighton, Furman
Next 4 Out:  Saint Mary's, Murray State, Toledo, UNC Greensboro

Thursday, March 7, 2019

NCAA Bracket Projection - 3/7/19

Here's my updated projections through games played 3/6/19

1 Seeds:  VIRGINIA, Duke, GONZAGA, TENNESSEE
2 Seeds:  North Carolina, Kentucky, MICHIGAN, Michigan State
3 Seeds:  LSU, TEXAS TECH, Purdue, HOUSTON
4 Seeds:  Kansas, Florida State, Wisconsin, Virginia Tech
5 Seeds:  Kansas State, MARQUETTE, Mississippi State, Iowa State
6 Seeds:  Villanova, Maryland, Cincinnati, Louisville
7 Seeds:  NEVADA, BUFFALO, Auburn, WOFFORD
8 Seeds:  Iowa, Baylor, Oklahoma, WASHINGTON
9 Seeds:  UCF, VCU, Mississippi, Minnesota
10 Seeds:  Texas, Syracuse, Ohio State, Florida
11 Seeds:  NC State, Utah State, St. John's, Clemson
12 Seeds:  Alabama, Temple, Seton Hall, Creighton, BELMONT, NEW MEXICO STATE
13 Seeds:  LIPSCOMB, UC IRVINE, HOFSTRA, VERMONT
14 Seeds:  YALE, SOUTH DAKOTA STATE, GEORGIA SOUTHERN, RADFORD
15 Seeds:  SOUTHERN MISS, MONTANA, LOYOLA CHICAGO, WRIGHT STATE
16 Seeds:  COLGATE, SAM HOUSTON STATE, PRAIRIE VIEW A&M, ST. FRANCIS PA, NORFOLK STATE, SIENA

Last 4 Byes:  NC State, Utah State, St. John's, Clemson
Last 4 In:  Alabama, Temple, Seton Hall, Creighton
First 4 Out:  TCU, Arizona State, Indiana, Furman
Next 4 Out:  Murray State, Nebraska, Saint Mary's, Xavier

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

NCAA Bracket Projections - 3/6/2019

Here's my updated projections through games played 3/5/19

1 Seeds:  VIRGINIA, Duke, GONZAGA, TENNESSEE
2 Seeds:  North Carolina, Kentucky, Michigan State, MICHIGAN
3 Seeds:  LSU, HOUSTON, Purdue, TEXAS TECH
4 Seeds:  Kansas, Florida State, Wisconsin, Virginia Tech
5 Seeds:  MARQUETTE, Kansas State, Iowa State, Mississippi State
6 Seeds:  Maryland, Villanova, BUFFALO, Cincinnati
7 Seeds:  Louisville, NEVADA, Auburn, WOFFORD
8 Seeds:  Iowa, Baylor, WASHINGTON, Oklahoma
9 Seeds:  UCF, Syracuse, VCU, Mississippi
10 Seeds:  Ohio State, Florida, Texas, Minnesota
11 Seeds:  NC State, St. John's, Utah State, Clemson
12 Seeds:  Alabama, Arizona State, TCU, Creighton, BELMONT, NEW MEXICO STATE
13 Seeds:  LIPSCOMB, UC IRVINE, HOFSTRA, VERMONT
14 Seeds:  YALE, SOUTH DAKOTA STATE, GEORGIA SOUTHERN, RADFORD
15 Seeds:  SOUTHERN MISS, MONTANA, WRIGHT STATE, LOYOLA CHICAGO
16 Seeds:  COLGATE, SAM HOUSTON STATE, PRAIRIE VIEW A&M, ST. FRANCIS PA, NORFOLK STATE, SIENA

Last 4 Byes:  NC State, St. John's, Utah State, Clemson
Last 4 In:  Alabama, Arizona State, TCU, Creighton
First 4 Out:  Temple, Seton Hall, Indiana, Furman
Next 4 Out:  Murray State, Nebraska, Saint Mary's, Xavier


Monday, March 4, 2019

NCAA Bracket Projection - 3/4/19

Here are my updated NCAA bracket projections through games played 3/3.  I have modified the auto-bid projections to be those teams who I believe are most likely to win conference tournaments rather than simply listing those sitting in 1st place in the standings.  I will also be coming out with an NIT projected field in a separate post.

1 Seeds:  VIRGINIA, GONZAGA, Duke, North Carolina
2 Seeds:  TENNESSEE, Kentucky, Michigan State, MICHIGAN
3 Seeds:  HOUSTON, LSU, Kansas, Purdue
4 Seeds:  TEXAS TECH, Virginia Tech, Wisconsin, Florida State
5 Seeds:  MARQUETTE, Kansas State, Iowa State, Mississippi State
6 Seeds:  Maryland, Villanova, BUFFALO, Cincinnati
7 Seeds:  Louisville, NEVADA, Auburn, WOFFORD
8 Seeds:  Baylor, Iowa, WASHINGTON, Syracuse
9 Seeds:  UCF, Mississippi, Ohio State, Oklahoma
10 Seeds:  Texas, VCU, Florida, NC State
11 Seeds:  Minnesota, St. John's, Utah State, TCU
12 Seeds:  Alabama, Clemson, Arizona State, Temple, BELMONT, NEW MEXICO STATE
13 Seeds:  LIPSCOMB, UC IRVINE, HOFSTRA, VERMONT
14 Seeds:  YALE, SOUTH DAKOTA STATE, GEORGIA SOUTHERN, RADFORD
15 Seeds:  SOUTHERN MISS, MONTANA, NORTHERN KENTUCKY, LOYOLA CHICAGO
16 Seeds:  COLGATE, SAM HOUSTON STATE, TEXAS SOUTHERN, NORFOLK STATE, ST. FRANCIS PA, SIENA

Last 4 Byes:  Minnesota, St. John's, Utah State, TCU
Last 4 In:  Alabama, Clemson, Arizona State, Temple
First 4 Out:  Indiana, Seton Hall, Creighton, Furman
Next 4 Out:  Murray State, Nebraska, Saint Mary's, Toledo


Sunday, March 3, 2019

Bracket Projections - 3/3/19

Here's my updated projections through games played 3/2/19

1 Seeds:  VIRGINIA, Duke, GONZAGA, North Carolina
2 Seeds:  Kentucky, TENNESSEE, Michigan State, Michigan
3 Seeds:  HOUSTON, LSU, Kansas, PURDUE
4 Seeds:  TEXAS TECH, MARQUETTE, Virginia Tech, Wisconsin
5 Seeds:  Florida State, Mississippi State, Kansas State, Iowa State
6 Seeds:  Maryland, Villanova, BUFFALO, Cincinnati
7 Seeds:  Nevada, Louisville, Auburn, WOFFORD
8 Seeds:  Baylor, Iowa, WASHINGTON, Syracuse
9 Seeds:  Mississippi, Ohio State, Oklahoma, UCF
10 Seeds:  Florida, Texas, VCU, NC State
11 Seeds:  St. John's, Minnesota, TCU, UTAH STATE
12 Seeds:  Clemson, Alabama, Temple, Arizona State, BELMONT, NEW MEXICO STATE
13 Seeds:  LIPSCOMB, OLD DOMINION, UC IRVINE, HOFSTRA
14 Seeds:  YALE, VERMONT, SOUTH DAKOTA STATE, GEORGIA SOUTHERN
15 Seeds:  MONTANA, WRIGHT STATE, LOYOLA CHICAGO, COLGATE
16 Seeds:  SAM HOUSTON STATE, CAMPBELL, IONA, NORFOLK STATE, ST. FRANCIS PA, PRAIRIE VIEW A&M

Last 4 Byes:  NC State, St. John's, Minnesota, TCU
Last 4 In:  Clemson, Alabama, Temple, Arizona State
First 4 Out:  Seton Hall, Indiana, Furman, Nebraska
Next 4 Out:  St. Mary's, Murray State, Toledo, Georgetown


Friday, March 1, 2019

Bracket Projection - 3/1/2019

Here are my updated projections through games played 2/28/19

1 Seeds:  Virginia, Duke, GONZAGA, Kentucky
2 Seeds:  MICHIGAN STATE, NORTH CAROLINA, Tennessee, Michigan
3 Seeds:  HOUSTON, Purdue, LSU, Kansas
4 Seeds:  TEXAS TECH, MARQUETTE, Virginia Tech, Wisconsin
5 Seeds:  Florida State, Maryland, Kansas State, Iowa State
6 Seeds:  Mississippi State, Villanova, NEVADA, Iowa
7 Seeds:  Louisville, Cincinnati, BUFFALO, Baylor
8 Seeds:  WOFFORD, Auburn, Mississippi, Florida
9 Seeds:  Ohio State, Oklahoma, TCU, Texas
10 Seeds:  Syracuse, St. John's, NC State, Alabama
11 Seeds:  WASHINGTON, VCU, UCF, Minnesota
12 Seeds:  Temple, Clemson, Utah State, Seton Hall, BELMONT, LIPSCOMB
13 Seeds:  NEW MEXICO STATE, UC IRVINE, OLD DOMINION, YALE
14 Seeds:  HOFSTRA, VERMONT, SOUTH DAKOTA STATE, TEXAS STATE
15 Seeds:  RADFORD, MONTANA, NORTHERN KENTUCKY, LOYOLA CHICAGO
16 Seeds:  COLGATE, SAM HOUSTON STATE, IONA, PRAIRIE VIEW A&M, ST. FRANCIS PA, NORFOLK STATE

Last 4 Byes:  NC State, Alabama, UCF, Minnesota
Last 4 In:  Temple, Clemson, Utah State, Seton Hall
First 4 Out:  Arizona State, Indiana, Furman, Butler
Next 4 Out:  Saint Mary's, Creighton, Murray State, Nebraska


Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Bracket projection 2/27/19

Here's my updated projections through games played 2/26/19

1 Seeds:  Virginia, Duke, GONZAGA, Kentucky
2 Seeds:  MICHIGAN STATE, NORTH CAROLINA, Tennessee, Michigan
3 Seeds:  HOUSTON, Purdue, LSU, MARQUETTE
4 Seeds:  Kansas, Texas Tech, Wisconsin, Maryland
5 Seeds:  Virginia Tech, Florida State, Iowa State, KANSAS STATE
6 Seeds:  Mississippi State, Louisville, Iowa, NEVADA
7 Seeds:  Villanova, BUFFALO, Cincinnati, Baylor
8 Seeds:  WOFFORD, Mississippi, Auburn, WASHINGTON
9 Seeds:  St. John's, Syracuse, Ohio State, Oklahoma
10 Seeds:  Texas, TCU, Florida, VCU
11 Seeds:  NC State, Temple, Minnesota, Alabama
12 Seeds:  UCF, Arizona State, Seton Hall, Clemson, BELMONT, LIPSCOMB
13 Seeds:  NEW MEXICO STATE, UC IRVINE, YALE, OLD DOMINION
14 Seeds:  HOFSTRA, VERMONT, SOUTH DAKOTA STATE, TEXAS STATE
15 Seeds:  RADFORD, MONTANA, WRIGHT STATE, BUCKNELL
16 Seeds:  MISSOURI STATE, SAM HOUSTON STATE, IONA, PRAIRIE VIEW A&M, ST. FRANCIS PA, NORFOLK STATE

Last 4 Byes:  NC State, Temple, Minnesota, Alabama
Last 4 In:  UCF, Arizona State, Seton Hall, Clemson
First 4 Out:  Utah State, Butler, Indiana, St. Mary's
Next 4 Out:  San Francisco, Furman, Murray State, Nebraska


Monday, February 25, 2019

NCAA Bracket Projections - 2/25/19

Here's my updated projections through games played 2/25/19

1 Seeds:  Virginia, DUKE, GONZAGA, Kentucky
2 Seeds:  MICHIGAN STATE, North Carolina, Tennessee, Michigan
3 Seeds:  HOUSTON, Purdue, MARQUETTE, Kansas
4 Seeds:  LSU, Texas Tech, Wisconsin, Florida State
5 Seeds:  Maryland, Iowa State, KANSAS STATE, Virginia Tech
6 Seeds:  Louisville, Mississippi State, Iowa, NEVADA
7 Seeds:  Villanova, BUFFALO, Cincinnati, Baylor
8 Seeds:  Auburn, Mississippi, WOFFORD, St. John's
9 Seeds:  WASHINGTON, Syracuse, Texas, Ohio State
10 Seeds:  TCU, Oklahoma, Florida, VCU
11 Seeds:  NC State, Temple, Minnesota, UCF
12 Seeds:  Alabama, Arizona State, Seton Hall, Clemson, BELMONT, NEW MEXICO STATE
13 Seeds:  LIPSCOMB, UC IRVINE, YALE, OLD DOMINION
14 Seeds:  HOFSTRA, VERMONT, SOUTH DAKOTA STATE, TEXAS STATE
15 Seeds:  MONTANA, RADFORD, WRIGHT STATE, MISSOURI STATE
16 Seeds:  BUCKNELL, SAM HOUSTON STATE, IONA, PRAIRIE VIEW A&M, ST. FRANCIS PA, NORFOLK STATE

Last 4 Byes:  NC State, Temple, Minnesota, UCF
Last 4 In:  Alabama, Arizona State, Seton Hall, Clemson
First 4 Out:  Utah State, Butler, Indiana, Saint Mary's
Next 4 Out:  Furman, San Francisco, Murray State, Nebraska


Friday, February 22, 2019

Bracket Projection - 2/22/19

Here's my updated projections through games played 2/21/19

1 Seeds:  Virginia, DUKE, GONZAGA, TENNESSEE
2 Seeds:  Kentucky, Michigan, MICHIGAN STATE, North Carolina
3 Seeds:  HOUSTON, Kansas, Purdue, MARQUETTE
4 Seeds:  LSU, Texas Tech, Iowa State, Wisconsin
5 Seeds:  Florida State, Maryland, KANSAS STATE, Louisville
6 Seeds:  Virginia Tech, Villanova, Iowa, NEVADA
7 Seeds:  Mississippi State, Buffalo, Cincinnati, Auburn
8 Seeds:  Mississippi, Baylor, WASHINGTON, WOFFORD
9 Seeds:  Syracuse, St. John's, Texas, Ohio State
10 Seeds:  TCU, Oklahoma, NC State, Florida
11 Seeds:  VCU, Minnesota, Temple, Seton Hall, UCF
12 Seeds:  Alabama, Arizona State, BELMONT, NEW MEXICO STATE, LIBERTY
13 Seeds:  YALE, HOFSTRA, UC IRVINE, VERMONT
14 Seeds:  OLD DOMINION, BOWLING GREEN, SOUTH DAKOTA STATE, TEXAS STATE
15 Seeds:  RADFORD, NORTHERN KENTUCKY, MONTANA, LOYOLA CHICAGO
16 Seeds:  BUCKNELL, SAM HOUSTON STATE, PRAIRIE VIEW A&M, ST. FRANCIS PA, NORFOLK STATE, CANISIUS

Last 4 Byes:  NC State, Florida, Minnesota, Temple
Last 4 In:  Seton Hall, UCF, Alabama, Arizona State
First 4 Out:  Lipscomb, Clemson, Furman, Utah State
Next 4 Out:  Nebraska, Indiana, Butler, San Francisco

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Bracket Projection - 2/20/19

Here's my updated projections through games played 2/20/19.

1 Seeds:  DUKE, Virginia, GONZAGA, TENNESSEE
2 Seeds:  Kentucky, MICHIGAN STATE, Michigan, North Carolina
3 Seeds:  HOUSTON, Kansas, Purdue, LSU
4 Seeds:  Marquette, Texas Tech, Wisconsin, Iowa State
5 Seeds:  Florida State, NEVADA, Louisville, VILLANOVA
6 Seeds:  KANSAS STATE, Maryland, Virginia Tech, Iowa
7 Seeds:  Mississippi State, Cincinnati, Buffalo, Mississippi
8 Seeds:  WASHINGTON, Baylor, Auburn, St. John's
9 Seeds:  WOFFORD, Texas, Ohio State, TCU
10 Seeds:  Oklahoma, NC State, Syracuse, Minnesota
11 Seeds:  Seton Hall, VCU, BELMONT, Temple
12 Seeds:  Florida, LIPSCOMB, Alabama, UCF, Furman, NEW MEXICO STATE
13 Seeds:  VERMONT, YALE, HOFSTRA, OLD DOMINION
14 Seeds:  UC IRVINE, BOWLING GREEN, SOUTH DAKOTA STATE, TEXAS STATE
15 Seeds:  RADFORD, NORTHERN KENTUCKY, DRAKE, MONTANA
16 Seeds:  BUCKNELL, SAM HOUSTON STATE, CANISIUS, PRAIRIE VIEW A&M, ST. FRANCIS PA, NORFOLK STATE

Last 4 Byes:  Syracuse, Minnesota, Seton Hall, Temple
Last 4 In:  Florida, Alabama, UCF, Furman
First 4 Out:  Nebraska, Arizona State, Clemson, Butler
Next 4 Out:  Utah State, Indiana, San Francisco, Davidson

Monday, February 18, 2019

Bracket Projection - 2/18/19

Here's my updated bracket through games played 2/17

1 Seeds:  DUKE, Virginia, GONZAGA, TENNESSEE
2 Seeds:  MICHIGAN STATE, Kentucky, Michigan, North Carolina
3 Seeds:  HOUSTON, Kansas, LSU, Purdue
4 Seeds:  Marquette, Texas Tech, Wisconsin, Iowa State
5 Seeds:  VILLANOVA, Louisville, NEVADA, KANSAS STATE
6 Seeds:  Florida State, Maryland, Virginia Tech, Iowa
7 Seeds:  Mississippi State, Cincinnati, Mississippi, Buffalo
8 Seeds:  Auburn, St. John's, WASHINGTON, WOFFORD
9 Seeds:  Baylor, Texas, Ohio State, TCU
10 Seeds:  Oklahoma, NC State, Syracuse, Minnesota
11 Seeds:  Seton Hall, Alabama, BELMONT, VCU, Temple
12 Seeds:  Clemson, UCF, LIPSCOMB, NEW MEXICO STATE, HOFSTRA
13 Seeds:  DAVIDSON, YALE, VERMONT, OLD DOMINION
14 Seeds:  BOWLING GREEN, UC IRVING, SOUTH DAKOTA STATE, RADFORD
15 Seeds:  TEXAS STATE, NORTHERN KENTUCKY, MONTANA, MISSOURI STATE
16 Seeds:  BUCKNELL, SAM HOUSTON STATE, CANISIUS, PRAIRIE VIEW A&M, NORFOLK STATE, ST. FRANCIS PA

Last 4 Byes:  Syracuse, Minnesota, Seton Hall, Alabama
Last 4 In:  VCU, Temple, Clemson, UCF
First 4 Out:  Florida, Nebraska, Indiana, Arizona State
Next 4 Out:  Furman, Utah State, Butler, Liberty


Friday, February 15, 2019

Bracket Projection - 2/15/19

Here's my updated bracket through games played 2/14/19:

1 Seeds:  DUKE, Virginia, TENNESSEE, GONZAGA
2 Seeds:  MICHIGAN STATE, Michigan, Kentucky, North Carolina
3 Seeds:  HOUSTON, Kansas, Marquette, Purdue
4 Seeds:  LSU, Wisconsin, Texas Tech, Louisville
5 Seeds:  VILLANOVA, KANSAS STATE, NEVADA, Iowa State
6 Seeds:  Maryland, Virginia Tech, Iowa, Florida State
7 Seeds:  Mississippi State, Cincinnati, Buffalo, Mississippi
8 Seeds:  Baylor, Ohio State, WASHINGTON, Auburn
9 Seeds:  TCU, St. John's, Texas, WOFFORD
10 Seeds:  Syracuse, NC State. Alabama, Clemson
11 Seeds:  Minnesota, Oklahoma, LIPSCOMB, BELMONT
12 Seeds:  VCU, Seton Hall, Temple, UCF, NEW MEXICO STATE, HOFSTRA
13 Seeds:  DAVIDSON, YALE, VERMONT, OLD DOMINION
14 Seeds:  UC IRVINE, SOUTH DAKOTA STATE, RADFORD, BOWLING GREEN
15 Seeds:  TEXAS STATE, NORTHERN KENTUCKY, MONTANA, LOYOLA CHICAGO
16 Seeds:  BUCKNELL, SAM HOUSTON STATE, PRAIRIE VIEW A&M, ST. FRANCIS PA, NORFOLK STATE, MONMOUTH

Last 4 Byes:  Alabama, Clemson, Minnesota, Oklahoma
Last 4 In:  VCU, Seton Hall, Temple, UCF
First 4 Out:  Indiana, Arizona State, Nebraska, Butler
Next 4 Out:  Utah State, Florida, Furman, Creighton


Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Bracket Projection - 2/13/19

Here's my updated projections through games played 2/12/19

1 Seeds:  DUKE, Virginia, TENNESSEE, GONZAGA
2 Seeds:  MICHIGAN STATE, Michigan, Kentucky, North Carolina
3 Seeds:  HOUSTON, Kansas, Purdue, Marquette
4 Seeds:  Wisconsin, LSU, Louisville, Texas Tech
5 Seeds:  Iowa State, VILLANOVA, KANSAS STATE, Maryland
6 Seeds:  NEVADA, Virginia Tech, Florida State, Iowa
7 Seeds:  Mississippi State, Cincinnati, Buffalo, Ohio State
8 Seeds:  Auburn, TCU, WASHINGTON, Baylor
9 Seeds:  Texas, Mississippi, Syracuse, WOFFORD
10 Seeds:  St. John's, LIPSCOMB, Alabama, Clemson
11 Seeds:  NC State, Minnesota, Oklahoma, BELMONT
12 Seeds:  VCU, Temple, Seton Hall, Indiana, NEW MEXICO STATE, DAVIDSON
13 Seeds:  HOFSTRA, VERMONT, YALE, OLD DOMINION
14 Seeds:  UC IRVINE, SOUTH DAKOTA STATE, RADFORD, BOWLING GREEN
15 Seeds:  BNORTHERN KENTUCKY, LOYOLA CHICAGO, MONTANA, BUCKNELL
16 Seeds:  UT ARLINGTON, SAM HOUSTON ST, PRAIRIE VIEW A&M, NORFOLK ST, ST FRANCIS PA, MONMOUTH

Last 4 Byes:  Clemson, NC State, Minnesota, Oklahoma
Last 4 In:  VCU, Temple, Seton Hall, Indiana
First 4 Out:  UCF, Arizona State, Nebraska, Butler
Next 4 Out:  Florida, Utah State, Furman, Toledo

Monday, February 11, 2019

Bracket Projection - 2/11/19

Here is my updated bracket projection through games played 2/10:

1 Seeds:  DUKE, Virginia, TENNESSEE, GONZAGA
2 Seeds:  Kentucky  MICHIGAN, Michigan State, North Carolina
3 Seeds:  HOUSTON, Kansas, Purdue, Wisconsin
4 Seeds:  Marquette, Louisville, LSU, VILLANOVA
5 Seeds:  Texas Tech, Iowa State, NEVADA, Virginia Tech
6 Seeds:  KANSAS STATE, Florida State, Maryland, Iowa
7 Seeds:  Mississippi State, Cincinnati, Auburn, Buffalo
8 Seeds:  TCU, Ohio State, WASHINGTON, Texas
9 Seeds:  Baylor, Syracuse, Mississippi, WOFFORD
10 Seeds:  Oklahoma, LIPSCOMB, Alabama, St. John's
11 Seeds:  Minnesota, NC State, Clemson, Indiana, VCU
12 Seeds:  BELMONT, Temple, Seton Hall, NEW MEXICO ST, DAVIDSON
13 Seeds:  HOFSTRA, VERMONT, YALE, OLD DOMINION
14 Seeds:  UC IRVINE, RADFORD, SOUTH DAKOTA STATE, BOWLING GREEN
15 Seeds:  NORTHERN KENTUCKY, LOYOLA CHICAGO, MONTANA, BUCKNELL
16 Seeds:  UT ARLINGTON, SAM HOUSTON ST, PRAIRIE VIEW A&M, ST. FRANCIS PA, NORFOLK ST, MONMOUTH

Last 4 Byes:  St. John's, Minnesota, NC State, Clemson
Last 4 In:  Indiana, VCU, Temple, Seton Hall
First 4 Out:  UCF, Nebraska, Arizona State, Butler
Next 4 Out:  Florida, Utah State, Creighton, Toledo


Friday, February 8, 2019

Bracket Projection - 2/8/19

Here's my updated bracket through games played 2/7/19:

1 Seeds:  VIRGINIA, Duke, GONZAGA, TENNESSEE
2 Seeds:  MICHIGAN, North Carolina, Michigan State, Kentucky
3 Seeds:  Wisconsin, HOUSTON, Kansas, Purdue
4 Seeds:  Iowa State, VILLANOVA, Louisville, Virginia Tech
5 Seeds:  Marquette, LSU, Maryland, Texas Tech
6 Seeds:  NEVADA, Florida State, Iowa, Mississippi State
7 Seeds:  KANSAS STATE, Cincinnati, Auburn, Buffalo
8 Seeds:  WASHINGTON, Baylor, St. John's, WOFFORD
9 Seeds:  Ohio State, Oklahoma, LIPSCOMB, Texas
10 Seeds:  Syracuse, Mississippi, Alabama, Minnesota
11 Seeds:  Temple, BELMONT, Indiana, NC State
12 Seeds:  VCU, Utah State, TCU, Nebraska, DAVIDSON, NEW MEXICO STATE
13 Seeds:  HOFSTRA, UC IRVINE, VERMONT, OLD DOMINION
14 Seeds:  RADFORD, BOWLING GREEN, SOUTH DAKOTA STATE, TEXAS STATE
15 Seeds:  NORTHERN KENTUCKY, PRINCETON, LOYOLA CHICAGO, BUCKNELL
16 Seeds:  MONTANA, SAM HOUSTON STATE, RIDER, ROBERT MORRIS, PRAIRIE VIEW A&M, NORFOLK STATE

Last 4 Byes:  Minnesota, Temple, Indiana, NC State
Last 4 In:  VCU, Utah State, TCU, Nebraska
First 4 Out:  UCF, Florida, Creighton, Clemson
Next 4 Out:  San Francisco, Seton Hall, Arizona State, Butler


Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Bracket Projection - 2/6/19

Here is my first bracket projection of the year.  I'm a little later than normal in starting this up but hope to provide a weekly update between now and Selection Sunday.

1 Seeds:  VIRGINIA, Duke, TENNESSEE, GONZAGA
2 Seeds:  North Carolina, MICHIGAN, Michigan State, Kentucky
3 Seeds:  KANSAS, Purdue, Iowa State, Wisconsin
4 Seeds:  HOUSTON, Virginia Tech, Louisville, VILLANOVA
5 Seeds:  Marquette, Mississippi State, NEVADA, LSU
6 Seeds:  Maryland, Iowa, Texas Tech, Kansas State
7 Seeds:  Florida State, Baylor, BUFFALO, Cincinnati
8 Seeds:  Auburn, WASHINGTON, St. John's, Ohio State
9 Seeds:  Syracuse, Texas, LIPSCOMB, Oklahoma
10 Seeds:  Minnesota, Mississippi, Alabama, WOFFORD
11 Seeds:  Nebraska, North Carolina St, BELMONT, Temple
12 Seeds:  Utah St, TCU, Indiana, Arizona St, Florida, VCU
13 Seeds:  NEW MEXICO ST, HOFSTRA, UC IRVINE, VERMONT
14 Seeds:  OLD DOMINION, YALE, RADFORD, SOUTH DAKOTA ST
15 Seeds:  TEXAS ST, LOYOLA CHICAGO, NORTHERN KENTUCKY, MONTANA
16 Seeds:  BUCKNELL, ABILENE CHRISTIAN, RIDER, NORFOLK ST, FAIRLEIGH DICKINSON, TEXAS SOUTHERN

Last 4 Byes:  Nebraska, NC State, Temple, Utah St
Last 4 In:  TCU, Indiana, Arizona St, Florida
First 4 Out:  UCF, Arizona, San Francisco, Clemson
Next 4 Out:  Butler, Creighton, Seton Hall, Arkansas