Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Bracket Breakdown

AS OF MARCH 13, 2013

No. 1: Duke, Indiana, Gonzaga, Louisville
No. 2: Kansas, Georgetown, Michigan State, Michigan
No. 3: New Mexico, Miami (Fl.), Florida, Marquette
No. 4: Ohio State, Arizona, Kansas State, Saint Louis
No. 5: Oklahoma State, Wisconsin, Pittsburgh, Syracuse
No. 6: UNLV, UCLA, Colorado State, VCU
No. 7: Creighton, Butler, Notre Dame, Memphis
No. 8: Missouri, Illinois, NC State, North Carolina
No. 9: Minnesota, Oregon, California, San Diego State
No. 10: Wichita State, Colorado, Oklahoma, Cincinnati
No. 11: Temple, Boise State, Villanova, Iowa State
No. 12: La Salle, Tennessee, Kentucky, Saint Mary’s, Belmont, Louisiana Tech
No. 13: Bucknell, Akron, Valparaiso, South Dakota State
No. 14: Davidson, Stephen F. Austin, Florida Gulf Coast, Harvard
No. 15: Montana, Iona, Long Beach State, Vermont
No. 16: Western Kentucky, Norfolk State, LIU-Brooklyn, James Madison, Southern, Liberty

Breakdown by Conference
  • ACC (4): Duke, Miami (Fl.), NC State, North Carolina
  • Big East (8): Georgetown, Louisville, Marquette, Syracuse, Pittsburgh, Notre Dame, Cincinnati, Villanova
  • Big Ten (7): Indiana, Michigan, Michigan State, Ohio State, Wisconsin, Illinois, Minnesota
  • Big 12 (5): Kansas, Kansas State, Oklahoma State, Oklahoma, Iowa State
  • Pac-12 (5): Arizona, UCLA, Oregon, California, Colorado
  • SEC (4): Florida, Missouri, Tennessee, Kentucky
  • Atlantic-10 (5): Saint Louis, VCU, Butler, Temple, La Salle
  • Conference USA (1): Memphis
  • Missouri Valley (2): Creighton, Wichita State
  • Mountain West (5): New Mexico, UNLV, Colorado State, San Diego State, Boise State
  • West Coast (2): Gonzaga, Saint Mary’s 

One-Bid Conferences (20): America East (Vermont), Atlantic Sun (Florida Gulf Coast), Big Sky (Montana), Big South (Liberty), Big West (Long Beach State), Colonial (James Madison), Horizon (Valparaiso), Ivy (Princeton), MAC (Akron), MAAC (Iona), MEAC (Norfolk State), Northeast (Iona), Ohio Valley (Belmont), Patriot (Bucknell), Southern (Davidson), Southland (Stephen F. Austin), Summit (South Dakota State), Sun Belt (Western Kentucky), SWAC (Southern), WAC (Louisiana Tech)
  • Last Four In: La Salle, Tennessee, Kentucky, Saint Mary’s
  • Last Two Out: Virginia, Middle Tennessee
  • Others Considered: Iowa, Ole Miss, Alabama, Baylor


  1. Do you see any scenario in which Minnesota drops to the play-in round?

  2. In your one-bid conferences, you list Princeton next to the Ivy League. Harvard is correctly listed as a 14-seed above though. Just thought I'd point out the error. Good work--thanks!