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Tuesday, March 8, 2016

Updated Bracketology - Predicting the Tournament Field

As of games through Tuesday, March 8, 2016.

WARNING: The predicted field/seeding is highly likely to change from day to day or minute to minute.

*Automatic bids in italics

1 SEEDS: Kansas; Virginia; Oklahoma; Villanova.

2 SEEDS: Michigan State; Oregon; West Virginia; North Carolina.

3 SEEDS: Miami; Xavier; Utah; Duke.

4 SEEDS: Texas; Iowa State; Indiana; Iowa.

5 SEEDS: Purdue; Kentucky; Texas A&M; Maryland.

6 SEEDS: California; Arizona; Baylor; Wisconsin.

7 SEEDS: Notre Dame; Texas Tech; Seton Hall; Oregon State.

8 SEEDS: Colorado; Connecticut; Syracuse; Dayton.

9 SEEDS: Providence; Butler; Vanderbilt; Cincinnati.

10 SEEDS: USC; Wichita State; Gonzaga; Pittsburgh.

11 SEEDS: St. Joe’s; Tulsa vs. Florida; VCU vs. Saint Mary’s; San Diego State.

12 SEEDS: Arkansas Little Rock; Northern Iowa; Chattanooga; Akron.

13 SEEDS: South Dakota State; Yale; UNC Wilmington; Stony Brook.

14 SEEDS: UC Irvine; UAB; S.F. Austin; Iona.

15 SEEDS: New Mexico State; Green Bay; Weber State; UNC Asheville.

16 SEEDS: Lehigh; Hampton; Texas Southern vs. Florida GC; Austin Peay vs. Fairleigh Dickinson.

LAST FOUR IN: Tulsa; VCU; Saint Mary’s; Florida.

FIRST FIVE OUT: Michigan; St. Bonaventure; Florida State; South Carolina; Valparaiso.

NEXT FIVE OUT: Georgia Tech; George Washington; Washington; Princeton; Temple.

CONFERENCE BREAKDOWN: ACC (7); Big 12 (7); Pac 12 (7); Big Ten (6); Big East (5); SEC (4); AAC (3); Atlantic 10 (3); Missouri Valley (2); West Coast (2).

Note: Automatic bids are determined by conference champion or the highest RPI team remaining in conference.


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  2. South Carolina is in. Sorry your bracket is inaccurate.

  3. You lose all credibility when a team like South Carolina is not in your bracket. USC maybe as high as a 7 or 8 seed and you have them out. Very poor work