NCAA Tournament Projection – March 6, 2012

Below are my projections for the NCAA tournament field.  Other good projections can be found here provided by the geeks at  You can check out my rankings here.

Bubble Watch

Last four in: Seton Hall, Drexel, South Florida, West Virginia

First four out: Texas, NC State, Illinois, Ole Miss

My projected field of NCAA Tournament qualifiers

1 seeds: Syracuse, Kentucky, Duke, Kansas

2 seeds: North Carolina, Ohio State, Michigan State, Marquette

3 seeds: Missouri, Baylor, Indiana, Wichita State

4 seeds: Michigan, Wisconsin, Creighton, Georgetown

5 seeds:  Murray State, Temple, Louisville, St. Mary’s-CA

6 seeds: Gonzaga, San Diego State, Memphis, UNLV

7 seeds: Florida, Florida State, Vanderbilt, Saint Louis

8 seeds: New Mexico,Virginia, Alabama, Purdue

9 seeds:  Iowa State, Cincinnati, Southern Miss, Notre Dame

10 seeds: Kansas State, California, BYU, Northwestern

11 seeds: Harvard, Washington, Mississippi State, Oregon

12 seeds: VCU, Colorado State, UConn, Play-In Winner 1

13 seeds: Play-In Winner 2, Nevada, Valpo, Middle Tennessee State,

14 seeds: Long Beach State, Ohio, Davidson, Oral Roberts

15 seeds: Belmont, Montana, Vermont, Loyola (MD)

16 seeds: Bucknell, TX-Arlington, UNC-Asheville, Long Island, Miss Valley State, Savannah State

Play-In Game 1: West Virginia vs Seton Hall

Play-In Game 2: South Florida vs Drexel

By Conference

Ten: Big East

Seven: Big 10

Five: Big 12, SEC

Four: ACC, MWC

Three: Pac-12, WCC

Two: Atlantic 10, Missouri Valley, Conference USA, Colonial

One: America East, Atlantic Sun, Big Sky, Big South, Big West, Horizon, Ivy, MAAC, Mid-American, Mid-Eastern, Northeast, Ohio Valley, Patriot, Southern, Southland, SWAC, Summit, Sun Belt, WAC




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