Bracketology 2016 – February 29, 2016

Includes all games through Feb. 28:

The Bracket

South Region (Louisville)


1 Virginia vs. 16 NORTH FLORIDA

8 Seton Hall vs. 9 Oregon State


5 Iowa State vs. 12 VALPARAISO

4 Kentucky vs. 13 YALE


6 INDIANA vs. 11 ST. MARY’S

3 West Virginia vs. 14 STEPHEN F. AUSTIN


7 Wisconsin vs. 10 Vanderbilt

2 Xavier vs. 15 NEW MEXICO STATE


West Region (Anaheim)


1 OREGON vs. 16 WINTHROP

8 Pittsburgh vs. 9 Providence


5 Texas vs. 12 SAN DIEGO STATE

4 Duke vs. 13 STONY BROOK


6 Arizona vs. 11 TEMPLE

3 Maryland vs. 14 SOUTH DAKOTA STATE


7 Colorado vs. 10 Syracuse

2 Oklahoma vs. 15 WEBER STATE


East Region (Philadelphia)


1 VILLANOVA vs. 16 HAMPTON/WAGNER

8 USC vs. 9 South Carolina


5 Purdue vs. 12 ARKANSAS-LITTLE ROCK

4 TEXAS A&M vs. 13 CHATTANOOGA


6 California vs. 11 Butler/Alabama

3 MIAMI (FL) vs. 14 AKRON


7 Texas Tech vs. 10 WICHITA STATE

2 Michigan State vs. 15 UAB


Midwest (Chicago)


1 KANSAS vs. 16 BUCKNELL/TEXAS SOUTHERN

8 ST. JOSEPH’S vs. 9 Connecticut


5 Baylor vs. 12 MONMOUTH

4 Iowa vs. 13 HAWAII


6 Notre Dame vs. 11 Florida/Michigan

3 Utah vs. 14 UNC-WILMINGTON


7 Dayton vs. 10 Cincinnati

2 North Carolina vs. 15 BELMONT


The Bubble

Last Four In Byes

Oregon State

Syracuse

Vanderbilt

Cincinnati

Last Four In

Florida

Michigan

Butler

Alabama

First Four Out

VCU

Tulsa

St. Bonaventure

Gonzaga

Next Four Out

George Washington

Ohio State

Stanford

Washington


Per Conference

Big Ten – 7 (Michigan State, Maryland, Iowa, Purdue, Indiana, Wisconsin, Michigan)

Big 12 – 7 (Kansas, Oklahoma, West Virginia, Iowa State, Baylor, Texas, Texas Tech)

ACC – 7 (Virginia, North Carolina, Miami (FL), Duke, Notre Dame, Pittsburgh, Syracuse)

Pac-12 – 7 (Oregon, Utah, Arizona, California, Colorado, USC, Oregon State)

SEC – 6 (Kentucky, Texas A&M, South Carolina, Vanderbilt, Florida, Alabama)

Big East – 5 (Villanova, Xavier, Seton Hall, Providence, Butler)

AAC – 3 (Connecticut, Cincinnati, Temple)

A-10 – 2 (Dayton, St. Joseph’s)


S-Curve

  1. Kansas
  2. Villanova
  3. Virginia
  4. Oregon
  5. Oklahoma
  6. North Carolina
  7. Xavier
  8. Michigan State
  9. Miami (FL)
  10. West Virginia
  11. Utah
  12. Maryland
  13. Iowa
  14. Kentucky
  15. Duke
  16. Texas A&M
  17. Iowa State
  18. Baylor
  19. Purdue
  20. Texas
  21. Indiana
  22. Arizona
  23. Notre Dame
  24. California
  25. Dayton
  26. Texas Tech
  27. Wisconsin
  28. Colorado
  29. Pittsburgh
  30. Seton Hall
  31. St. Joseph’s
  32. USC
  33. Connecticut
  34. Providence
  35. South Carolina
  36. Oregon State
  37. Syracuse
  38. Vanderbilt
  39. Wichita State
  40. Cincinnati
  41. Florida
  42. Michigan
  43. Butler
  44. St. Mary’s
  45. Alabama
  46. Temple
  47. San Diego State
  48. Valparaiso
  49. Arkansas-Little Rock
  50. Monmouth
  51. Hawaii
  52. Chattanooga
  53. Stony Brook
  54. Yale
  55. South Dakota State
  56. Stephen F. Austin
  57. Akron
  58. UNC-Wilmington
  59. Belmont
  60. UAB
  61. New Mexico State
  62. Weber State
  63. Winthrop
  64. North Florida
  65. Hampton
  66. Wagner
  67. Bucknell
  68. Texas Southern

Take a look at my bubble watch series where I go in-depth explaining where teams stand in relation to the cutline and what they need to do to end up on the right side of it. To see my latest entry, click here.

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Justin co-founded The Left Bench in 2013, and ever since nothing was the same. He is a native of Columbus, Ohio, who has transplanted to the University of Maryland for college. He watches more college basketball than any one person should and is admittedly a 20-year-old curmudgeon.