I was excited as an Illinois State fan to be able to put them into my bracket. Unfortunately, it only lasted one game as they laid an egg and Loyola is back in as my Missouri Valley team. Excited for Saturday when we will get our first look at the committee’s top 16. Will change a lot of formulas, finally seeing how they use NET.
1 Seed- Virginia, Tennessee, Duke, Gonzaga
2 Seed- Michigan, Kentucky, North Carolina, Michigan St.
3 Seed- Kansas, Nevada, Houston, Purdue +1
4 Seed- Marquette, Iowa St, Louisville, Virginia Tech -1
5 Seed- Villanova, LSU, Texas Tech, Wisconsin
6 Seed- Maryland, Iowa, Mississippi St. +1, Kansas St. +1
7 Seed- Florida St, Auburn -1, Buffalo -1, Washington +1
8 Seed- Cincinnati, Baylor, Wofford +1 , Oklahoma
9 Seed- Syracuse, Mississippi, TCU -1, St. Johns +1
10 Seed- Ohio State, Texas, Minnesota, Lipscomb +1
11 Seed- Arizona St, Alabama, Temple NEW, VCU +1, Utah St. NEW, Indiana +1
12 Seed- Murray St., NC State -1, UCF -1, Florida -1
13 Seed- Hofstra, Vermont, New Mexico St., Yale +1
14 Seed- Old Dominion, South Dakota State, Northern Kentucky -1, Georgia St. +1
15 Seed- UC Irvine, Montana, Radford, Loyola NEW
16 Seed- Robert Morris, Bucknell, Prairie View A&M, Norfolk St., Rider, Sam Houston St.
Last Four In: Florida, UCF, NC State and Indiana
Last Four Out: Nebraska OUT, Seton Hall OUT, Davidson, Clemson
Next Four Out: Creighton, San Francisco, Belmont, UNC-Greensboro,