Bracketology 2016 – March 9, 2016

Includes all games through March 8:

The Bracket

South Region (Louisville)


1 Virginia vs. 16 HAMPTON

8 Colorado vs. 9 St. Joseph’s


5 Iowa State vs. 12 ARKANSAS-LITTLE ROCK

4 Kentucky vs. 13 SOUTH DAKOTA STATE


6 Texas vs. 11 SAN DIEGO STATE

3 INDIANA vs. 14 STEPHEN F. AUSTIN


7 Seton Hall vs. 10 Connecticut

2 Oklahoma vs. 15 WEBER STATE


West Region (Anaheim)


1 OREGON vs. 16 UNC-ASHEVILLE

8 Providence vs. 9 VCU


5 Arizona vs. 12 NORTHERN IOWA

4 Purdue vs. 13 CHATTANOOGA


6 California vs. 11 TEMPLE

3 West Virginia vs. 14 UNC-WILMINGTON


7 Texas Tech vs. 10 Vanderbilt

2 NORTH CAROLINA vs. 15 LEHIGH


East Region (Philadelphia)


1 VILLANOVA vs. 16 AUSTIN PEAY/TEXAS SOUTHERN

8 Oregon State vs. 9 Cincinnati


5 Iowa vs. 12 YALE

4 TEXAS A&M vs. 13 AKRON


6 Baylor vs. 11 Tulsa/St. Mary’s

3 Miami (FL) vs. 14 HAWAII


7 DAYTON vs. 10 Wichita State/Pittsburgh

2 Michigan State vs. 15 GREEN BAY


Midwest Region (Chicago)


1 KANSAS vs. 16 FLORIDA GULF COAST/FAIRLEIGH DICKINGSON

8 Butler vs. 9 USC


5 Duke vs. 12 IONA

4 Maryland vs. 13 STONY BROOK


6 Notre Dame vs. 11 GONZAGA

3 Utah vs. 14 UAB


7 Wisconsin vs. 10 St. Bonaventure

2 Xavier vs. 15 NEW MEXICO STATE


The Bubble

Last Four In Byes

VCU

Vanderbilt

Connecticut

St. Bonaventure

Last Four In

Wichita State

Tulsa

Pittsburgh

St. Mary’s

First Four Out

Monmouth

South Carolina

Syracuse

Florida

Next Four Out

Michigan

Georgia Tech

Florida State

Valparaiso


Per Conference

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

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

Big Ten – 6 (Michigan State, Indiana, Purdue, Maryland, Iowa, Wisconsin)

ACC – 6 (Virginia, North Carolina, Miami (FL), Duke, Notre Dame, Pittsburgh)

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

AAC – 4 (Cincinnati, Connecticut, Temple, Tulsa)

A-10 – 4 (Dayton, St. Joseph’s, VCU, St. Bonaventure)

SEC – 3 (Kentucky, Texas A&M, Vanderbilt)

Missouri Valley – 2 (Wichita State, Northern Iowa)

WCC – 2 (Gonzaga, St. Mary’s)


S-Curve

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

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.