Bracketology 2018: March 11, 2018 (Final)

Final bracket. Includes all games from this season:

The Bracket

South Region (Atlanta)


1 VIRGINIA vs 16 TEXAS SOUTHERN/NORTH CAROLINA CENTRAL

8 Missouri vs 9 Nevada


5 Wichita State vs 12 BUFFALO

4 Texas Tech vs 13 MURRAY STATE


6 Ohio State vs 11 Creighton/Oklahoma

3 Tennessee vs 14 WRIGHT STATE


7 Texas A&M vs 10 St. Bonaventure

2 CINCINNATI vs 15 UMBC


West Region (Boston)


1 Xavier vs 16 IONA

8 Butler vs 9 Texas


5 Clemson vs 12 NEW MEXICO STATE

4 West Virginia vs 13 UNC GREENSBORO


6 Houston vs 11 LOYOLA-CHICAGO

3 Michigan State vs 14 MONTANA


7 Seton Hall vs 10 North Carolina State

2 North Carolina vs 15 GEORGIA STATE


East Region (Boston)


1 VILLANOVA vs 16 RADFORD/LIU-BROOKLYN

8 Virginia Tech vs 9 Kansas State


5 KENTUCKY vs 12 SOUTH DAKOTA STATE

4 GONZAGA vs 13 MARSHALL


6 Miami (FL) vs 11 DAVIDSON

3 Auburn vs 14 STEPHEN F. AUSTIN


7 TCU vs 10 USC

2 Purdue vs 15 LIPSCOMB


Midwest Region (Omaha)


1 KANSAS vs 16 CAL STATE FULLERTON

8 Providence vs 9 Alabama


5 Florida vs 12 SAN DIEGO STATE

4 ARIZONA vs 13 COLLEGE OF CHARLESTON


6 Arkansas vs 11 UCLA/Syracuse

3 MICHIGAN vs 14 BUCKNELL


7 Rhode Island vs 10 Florida State

2 Duke vs 15 PENN


Seed Lines

1s – Virginia, Villanova, Kansas, Xavier

2s – North Carolina, Duke, Purdue, Cincinnati

3s – Tennessee, Michigan State, Auburn, Michigan

4s – West Virginia, Arizona, Gonzaga, Texas Tech

5s – Wichita State, Kentucky, Florida, Clemson

6s – Houston, Ohio State, Arkansas, Miami (FL)

7s – Texas A&M, TCU, Rhode Island, Seton Hall

8s – Missouri, Virginia Tech, Providence, Butler

9s – Nevada, Kansas State, Alabama, Texas

10s – North Carolina State, Florida State, USC, St. Bonaventure

11s – Creighton, Oklahoma, UCLA, Syracuse, Davidson, Loyola-Chicago

12s – New Mexico State, San Diego State, South Dakota State, Buffalo

13s – Murray State, Marshall, College of Charleston, UNC Greensboro

14s – Montana, Bucknell, Stephen F. Austin, Wright State

15s – UMBC, Lipscomb, Penn, Georgia State

16s – Iona, Cal State Fullerton, Radford, LIU-Brooklyn, Texas Southern, North Carolina Central


The Bubble

Last Four In Byes

North Carolina State

Florida State

USC

St. Bonaventure

Last Four In

Creighton

Oklahoma

UCLA

Syracuse

First Four Out

Middle Tennessee

Marquette

St. Mary’s

Louisville

Next Three Out

Baylor

Oklahoma State

Arizona State


Per Conference

ACC – 9 (Virginia, North Carolina, Duke, Clemson, Miami (FL), Virginia Tech, North Carolina State, Florida State, Syracuse)

SEC – 8 (Tennessee, Auburn, Kentucky, Florida, Arkansas, Texas A&M, Missouri, Alabama)

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

Big East – 6 (Villanova, Xavier, Seton Hall, Providence, Butler, Creighton)

Big Ten – 4 (Purdue, Michigan State, Michigan, Ohio State)

AAC – 3 (Cincinnati, Wichita State, Houston)

A-10 – 3 (Rhode Island, St. Bonaventure, Davidson)

Pac-12 – 3 (Arizona, USC, UCLA)

Mountain West – 2 (Nevada, San Diego State)


S-Curve

  1. Virginia
  2. Villanova
  3. Kansas
  4. Xavier
  5. North Carolina
  6. Duke
  7. Purdue
  8. Cincinnati
  9. Tennessee
  10. Michigan State
  11. Auburn
  12. Michigan
  13. West Virginia
  14. Arizona
  15. Gonzaga
  16. Texas Tech
  17. Wichita State
  18. Kentucky
  19. Florida
  20. Clemson
  21. Houston
  22. Ohio State
  23. Arkansas
  24. Miami (FL)
  25. Texas A&M
  26. TCU
  27. Rhode Island
  28. Seton Hall
  29. Missouri
  30. Virginia Tech
  31. Providence
  32. Butler
  33. Nevada
  34. Kansas State
  35. Alabama
  36. Texas
  37. North Carolina State
  38. Florida State
  39. USC
  40. St. Bonaventure
  41. Creighton
  42. Oklahoma
  43. UCLA
  44. Syracuse
  45. Davidson
  46. Loyola-Chicago
  47. New Mexico State
  48. San Diego State
  49. South Dakota State
  50. Buffalo
  51. Murray State
  52. Marshall
  53. College of Charleston
  54. UNC Greensboro
  55. Montana
  56. Bucknell
  57. Stephen F. Austin
  58. Wright State
  59. UMBC
  60. Lipscomb
  61. Penn
  62. Georgia State
  63. Iona
  64. Cal State Fullerton
  65. Radford
  66. LIU-Brooklyn
  67. Texas Southern
  68. North Carolina Central

To see my previous entry, click here. Also, be sure to check out The Bracket Project, which features The Left Bench’s bracketology along with countless others across the internet to form the ultimate bracket study.

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