Sunday, March 14, 2021

Final NCAA Bracket Projection - 3/14/21

 Here's my final projection for the 2021 NCAA Tournament.

1 Seeds:  GONZAGA, Baylor, ILLINOIS, Michigan
2 Seeds:  ALABAMA, Ohio St, Iowa, HOUSTON
3 Seeds:  Arkansas, TEXAS, Kansas, Oklahoma St
4 Seeds:  Virginia, West Virginia, Purdue, Villanova
5 Seeds:  USC, Florida St, Tennessee, Creighton
6 Seeds:  Colorado, BYU, LSU, Texas Tech
7 Seeds:  SAN DIEGO ST, Missouri, Oregon, Clemson
8 Seeds:  LOYOLA CHICAGO, Wisconsin, Connecticut, Oklahoma
9 Seeds:  North Carolina, ST. BONAVENTURE, GEORGIA TECH, Florida
10 Seeds:  Rutgers, VCU, Maryland, Virginia Tech
11 Seeds:  UCLA, Louisville, Michigan St, Syracuse, Drake, Utah St
12 Seeds:  GEORGETOWN, OREGON ST, COLGATE, UC SANTA BARBARA
13 Seeds:  WINTRHOP, NORTH TEXAS, OHIO, UNC GREENSBORO
14 Seeds:  ABILENE CHRISTIAN, MOREHEAD ST, LIBERTY, EASTERN WASHINGTON
15 Seeds:  GRAND CANYON, CLEVELAND ST, DREXEL, IONA
16 Seeds:  HARTFORD, ORAL ROBERTS, NORFOLK ST, APPALACHIAN ST, TEXAS SOUTHERN, MOUNT ST. MARY'S

Last 4 Byes:
Maryland
Virginia Tech
UCLA
Louisville

Last 4 In:
Michigan St
Syracuse
Drake
Utah St

First 4 Out:
Wichita St
Colorado St
Saint Louis
Memphis

NCAA Bracket Projection - 3/14/21 AM

 Here's my updated bracket projections through games played 3/13/21.  I plan on re-evaluating teams (especially those I have on the borders of seed lines) and factoring in todays game results before posting a final update this afternoon.

1 Seeds:  GONZAGA, Baylor, ILLINOIS, Michigan
2 Seeds:  ALABAMA, Ohio St, HOUSTON, Iowa
3 Seeds:  Arkansas, Kansas, TEXAS, Oklahoma St
4 Seeds:  Virginia, West Virginia, Villanova, Purdue
5 Seeds:  Florida St, USC, Tennessee, Creighton
6 Seeds:  Colorado, BYU, LSU, Texas Tech
7 Seeds:  SAN DIEGO ST, Missouri, LOYOLA CHICAGO, Clemson
8 Seeds:  Oregon, Wisconsin, Connecticut, North Carolina
9 Seeds:  Florida, Oklahoma, ST. BONAVENTURE, GEORGIA TECH
10 Seeds:  VCU, Rutgers, Maryland, Virginia Tech
11 Seeds:  UCLA, Syracuse, Louisville, Michigan St, Utah St, Drake
12 Seeds:  GEORGETOWN, OREGON ST, COLGATE, UC SANTA BARBARA
13 Seeds:  WINTHROP, NORTH TEXAS, OHIO, UNC GREENSBORO
14 Seeds:  LIBERTY, ABILENE CHRISTIAN, MOREHEAD ST, EASTERN WASHINGTON
15 Seeds:  GRAND CANYON, CLEVELAND ST, IONA, DREXEL
16 Seeds:  ORAL ROBERTS, HARTFORD, NORFOLK ST, APPALACHIAN ST, TEXAS SOUTHER, MOUNT ST MARY'S

Last 4 Byes:
Maryland
Virginia Tech
UCLA
Syracuse

Last 4 In:
Louisville
Michigan St
Utah St
Drake

First 4 Out:
Wichita St
Saint Louis
Colorado St
Boise St

Next 4 Out:
Memphis
Mississippi
Xavier
Saint Mary's

Saturday, March 13, 2021

NCAA Bracket Projection - 3/13/21

 Here's my updated bracket projection.  This is through games played 3/12 and partially factors in games played 3/13.

1 Seeds:  GONZAGA, Baylor, Michigan, ILLINOIS
2 Seeds:  ALABAMA, Ohio St, Iowa, HOUSTON
3 Seeds:  Arkansas, Kansas, Oklahoma St, TEXAS
4 Seeds:  Virginia, FLORIDA ST, West Virginia, Creighton
5 Seeds:  Purdue, USC, COLORADO, Villanova
6 Seeds:  Tennessee, BYU, Texas Tech, Oregon
7 Seeds:  SAN DIEGO ST, LSU, LOYOLA CHICAGO, Clemson
8 Seeds:  Missouri, Wisconsin, North Carolina, Connecticut
9 Seeds:  Florida, Oklahoma, ST. BONAVENTURE, VCU
10 Seeds:  Georgia Tech, Rutgers, Maryland, Virginia Tech
11 Seeds;  UCLA, Syracuse, Louisville, Utah St, Michigan St
12 Seeds:  Drake, Wichita St, GEORGETOWN, WINTHROP, WESTERN KENTUCKY
13 Seeds:  COLGATE, UC SANTA BARBARA, UNC GREENSBORO, BUFFALO
14 Seeds:  LIBERTY, MOREHEAD ST, EASTERN WASHINGTON, GRAND CANYON
15 Seeds:  CLEVELAND ST, IONA, DREXEL, ORAL ROBERTS
16 Seeds:  NICHOLLS ST, PRAIRIE VIEW, HARTFORD, APPALACHIAN ST, NORFOLK ST, MOUNT ST MARY'S

Last 4 Byes:
Virginia Tech
UCLA
Syracuse
Louisville

Last 4 In:
Utah St
Drake
Michigan St
Wichita St

First 4 Out:
Colorado St
Saint Louis
Boise St
Memphis

Next 4 Out:
Mississippi
Xavier
Seton Hall
Duke

Friday, March 12, 2021

NCAA Bracket Projection - 3/12/21

 Here's my updated projections through games played 3/11/21.

1 Seeds:  GONZAGA, BAYLOR, MICHIGAN, Illinois
2 Seeds:  ALABAMA, Iowa, Ohio St, Houston
3 Seeds:  Arkansas, Kansas, Virginia, USC
4 Seeds:  Villanova, Texas, West Virginia, Purdue
5 Seeds:  Oklahoma St, FLORIDA ST, CREIGHTON, Colorado
6 Seeds:  Tennessee, Texas Tech, BYU, OREGON
7 Seeds:  SAN DIEGO ST, LOYOLA CHICAGO, Clemson, LSU
8 Seeds:  Missouri, Wisconsin, Oklahoma, Connecticut
9 Seeds:  Florida, North Carolina, ST. BONAVENTURE, Rutgers
10 Seeds:  Virginia Tech, VCU, Georgia Tech, Maryland
11 Seeds:  UCLA, Syracuse, Louisville, WICHITA ST
12 Seeds:  Michigan St, Colorado St, Drake, Utah St, COLGATE, WINTHROP
13 Seeds:  UC SANTA BARBARA, WESTERN KENTUCKY, TOLEDO, UNC GREENSBORO
14 Seeds:  LIBERTY, MOREHEAD ST, SOUTHERN UTAH, GRAND CANYON
15 Seeds:  CLEVELAND ST, DREXEL, ORAL ROBERTS, NICHOLLS ST
16 Seeds:  HARTFORD, PRAIRIE VIEW, APPALACHIAN ST, MOUNT ST MARY'S, SAINT PETER'S, COPPIN ST

Last 4 Byes:
Maryland
UCLA
Syracuse
Louisville

Last 4 In:
Michigan St
Colorado St
Drake
Utah St

First 4 Out:
Saint Louis
Boise St
Mississippi
SMU

Next 4 Out:
Duke
Seton Hall
Xavier
Memphis


Thursday, March 11, 2021

NCAA Bracket Projection - 3/11/21

 Here's my updated projections through games played 3/10/21.

1 Seeds:  GONZAGA, BAYLOR, MICHIGAN, Illinois
2 Seeds:  ALABAMA, Iowa, Ohio St, Houston
3 Seeds:  Arkansas, VILLANOVA, Kansas, West Virginia
4 Seeds:  Purdue, Texas, USC, VIRGINIA
5 Seeds:  Florida St, Oklahoma St, Colorado, Creighton
6 Seeds:  Tennessee, Texas Tech, BYU, SAN DIEGO ST
7 Seeds:  OREGON, Clemson, LOYOLA CHICAGO, LSU
8 Seeds:  Missouri, Wisconsin, Oklahoma, Connecticut
9 Seeds:  Florida, ST. BONAVENTURE, North Carolina, VCU
10 Seeds:  Rutgers, Virginia Tech, Georgia Tech, UCLA
11 Seeds:  Maryland, Louisville, Michigan St, Syracuse, Boise St
12 Seeds:  WICHITA ST, Colorado St, Drake, COLGATE, WINTHROP
13 Seeds:  UC SANTA BARBARA, TOLEDO, WESTERN KENTUCKY, UNC GREENSBORO
14 Seeds:  LIBERTY, MOREHEAD ST, SOUTHERN UTAH, GRAND CANYON
15 Seeds:  CLEVELAND ST, DREXEL, NICHOLLS ST, ORAL ROBERTS
16 Seeds:  HARTFORD, PRAIRIE VIEW, APPALACHIAN ST, MOUNT ST. MARY'S, SAINT PETER'S, NORTH CAROLINA A&T


Last 4 Byes:
UCLA
Maryland
Louisville
Michigan St

Last 4 In:
Syracuse
Boise St
Colorado St
Drake

First 4 Out:
Xavier
SMU
Saint Louis
Utah St

Next 4 Out:
Mississippi
Seton Hall
Memphis
Duke

Wednesday, March 10, 2021

NCAA Bracket Projection - 3/10/21

 Here's my updated projected bracket through games played 3/9/21.

1 Seeds:  GONZAGA, BAYLOR, MICHIGAN, Illinois
2 Seeds:  ALABAMA, Iowa, Ohio St Houston
3 Seeds:  Arkansas, VILLANOVA, Kansas, West Virginia
4 Seeds:  VIRGINIA, USC, Purdue, Texas
5 Seeds:  Oklahoma St, Florida St, Colorado, Tennessee
6 Seeds:  Creighton, BYU, Clemson, Texas Tech
7 Seeds:  SAN DIEGO ST, OREGON, LOYOLA CHICAGO, LSU
8 Seeds:  Connecticut, Missouri, Oklahoma, Wisconsin
9 Seeds:  Florida, ST. BONAVENTURE, VCU, North Carolina
10 Seeds:  Rutgers, Virginia Tech, UCLA, Georgia Tech
11 Seeds:  Louisville, Maryland, Michigan St, Syracuse, Boise St
12 Seeds:  WICHITA ST, Colorado St, Drake, COLGATE, WINTHROP
13 Seeds:  UC SANTA BARBARA, WESTERN KENTUCKY, TOLEDO, UNC GREENSBORO
14 Seeds:  LIBERTY, MOREHEAD ST, SOUTHERN UTAH, SIENA
15 Seeds:  GRAND CANYON, CLEVELAND ST, DREXEL, ORAL ROBERTS
16 Seeds:  NICHOLLS ST, PRAIRIE VIEW, HARTFORD, APPALACHIAN ST, MOUNT ST MARY'S, NORTH CAROLINA A&T

Last 4 Byes:
Georgia Tech
Louisville
Maryland
Michigan St

Last 4 In:
Syracuse
Boise St
Colorado St
Drake

First 4 Out:
Xavier
SMU
Saint Louis
Utah St

Next 4 Out:
Mississippi
Memphis
Seton Hall
Saint Mary's

Monday, March 8, 2021

NCAA Bracket Projection - 3/8/21

 Here's my updated projections through games played 3/7/21.

1 Seeds:  GONZAGA, BAYLOR, MICHIGAN, Illinois
2 Seeds:  ALABAMA, Iowa, Ohio St, Houston
3 Seeds:  Arkansas, VILLANOVA, Kansas, West Virginia
4 Seeds:  VIRGINIA, USC, Purdue, Texas
5 Seeds:  Florida St, Oklahoma St, Colorado, Tennessee
6 Seeds:  Creighton, Texas Tech, BYU, Clemson
7 Seeds:  SAN DIEGO ST, OREGON, LOYOLA CHICAGO, LSU
8 Seeds:  Missouri, Oklahoma, Connecticut, Wisconsin
9 Seeds:  Florida, ST. BONAVENTURE, Virginia Tech, VCU
10 Seeds:  North Carolina, Rutgers, UCLA, Georgia Tech
11 Seeds:  Louisville, Maryland, Michigan St, Syracuse, Boise St
12 Seeds:  WICHITA ST, Colorado St, Drake, COLGATE, WINTHROP
13 Seeds:  UC SANTA BARBARA, TOLEDO, WESTERN KENTUCKY, UNC GREENSBORO
14 Seeds:  LIBERTY, MOREHEAD ST, SOUTHERN UTAH, SOUTH DAKOTA ST
15 Seeds:  SIENA, BRYANT, GRAND CANYON, NORTHEASTERN
16 Seeds:  CLEVELAND ST, NICHOLLS ST, PRAIRIE VIEW, HARTFORD, APPALACHIAN ST, NORTH CAROLINA A&T

Last 4 Byes:
Georgia Tech
Louisville
Maryland
Michigan St

Last 4 In:
Syracuse
Boise St
Colorado St
Drake

First 4 Out:
Xavier
SMU
Saint Louis
Utah St

Next 4 Out:
Mississippi
Memphis
Seton Hall
Saint Mary's