Bracketology – Takeaways From Top 16 Reveal

The committee loves the Big 12 and Indiana – UConn? Not so much. Here’s the updated bracketology after a busy week in college basketball.


Italicized – Play-in game
↑ – Moved Up
↓ – Moved Down
* – New to field

1 Seeds: Alabama, Houston, Kansas, Purdue
2 Seeds: UCLA, Texas, Arizona, Baylor
3 Seeds: Kansas State ↑, Marquette, Tennessee, Virginia
4 Seeds: Gonzaga ↓, Iowa State, UConn, Indiana ↑
5 Seeds: Miami, Xavier ↓, Saint Mary’s, Creighton
6 Seeds: San Diego State, Northwestern, TCU, Illinois
7 Seeds: Texas A&M ↑, Michigan State, Maryland, Providence ↑
8 Seeds: Duke, Arkansas ↑, Iowa ↓, Kentucky ↑
9 Seeds: Missouri ↓, Auburn ↓, NC State, Rutgers ↓
10 Seeds: Nevada ↓, Florida Atlantic ↓, Boise State, Pittsburgh
11 Seeds: Memphis, West Virginia ↓, Oklahoma State ↓, USC, Mississippi State, Wisconsin*
12 Seeds: Charleston, Oral Roberts, Drake ↑, VCU ↑
13 Seeds: Liberty ↓, Kent State, Marshall*, Utah Valley
14 Seeds: Iona, Yale, UC Irvine*, Eastern Washington ↑
15 Seeds: Colgate, Vermont, Samford*, Youngstown State
16 Seeds: UNC-Asheville, Texas A&M-Corpus Christi*, Morehead State, Howard, Farleigh Dickinson, Alcorn State

Dropped Out: North Carolina, Southern Miss, UC Santa Barbara, Furman, Northwestern State

Bubble Watch

Last Four Byes: Boise State, Pittsburgh, Memphis, West Virginia
Last Four In: Oklahoma State, USC, Mississippi State, Wisconsin
First Four Out: Utah State, New Mexico, Penn State, Texas Tech
Next Four Out: North Carolina, Clemson, Michigan, Arizona State

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