Thursday, March 14th, 2013

NCAA Basketball Bracketology Update 3/8

Published on March 8, 2013 by Scott Shirley   ·   No Comments

It’s March, and the greatest sport event is just a couple weeks away. Remember there are 68 teams not 64. 31 teams receive automatic bids for winning their league. Then there are 37 at large selections. So who did I predict to make the field of 68 find out below. RoundballChat is proud to be a part of The Bracket Project’s Matrix Index!

Last year of all the brackets on the web mine was the 7th most accurate.

Midwest- Indianapolis
1 Indiana*
16 Charleston Southern* / Southern Unversity*
9 Missouri
5 Wisconsin
12 Middle Tennessee State*
4 Marquette
13 Akron*
6 Minnesota
11 Cincinnati
3 Kansas State
14 Valparasio*
7 Butler
10 Colorado
2 Florida*
15 Long Beach State*


South- Arlington
1 Kansas
16 Stony Brook*
8 North Carolina State
9 Oklahoma
12 Belmont*
4 Arizona
13 Louisiana Tech*
6 North Carolina
11 Temple
3 Michigan State
14 South Dakota State*
7 Colorado State
10 California
2 Louisville
15 Northeastern*


East – Washington D.C.
1 Duke *
16 Norfolk State*/ Florida Gulf Coast*
8 Oregon
9 Creighton*
5 St. Louis
12 Virginia/Boise State
4 Ohio State
13 Davidson*
6 Notre Dame
11 St. Mary’s
3 New Mexico
14 Harvard*
10 Witchia State
2 Michigan
15 Montana*


WEST – Los Angeles
1 Gonzaga
16 Robert Morris*
8 Memphis*
9 San Diego State
5 Oklahoma State
12 Tennessee/ Villanova
4 Syracuse
13 Bucknell*
6 Pitt
11 Iowa State
3 Miami
14 Stephen F. Austin*
7 Illinois
10 LaSalle
2 Georgetown*
15 Niagara*

Breakdown by Conferences (Bold teams clinched bid)

Big East (8): Syracuse , Louisville, Marquette, Georgetown*, Pitt, Cincinnati, Notre Dame, Villanova

Big Ten (7): Indiana*, Michigan State, Ohio State, Wisconsin, Michigan , Minnesota , Illinois

Big 12 (5):Kansas *,Oklahoma State, Iowa State, Kansas State, Oklahoma

ACC (5): Duke*, North Carolina , NC State, Miami, Virginia

Pac-12 (5): Arizona *, UCLA, Colorado, Oregon, California

Atlantic 10 (5): VCU, Butler*, La Salle, St. Louis, Temple

Mountain West (5): San Diego State, UNLV, Colorado State,New Mexico*, Boise State

SEC (3): Florida*, Missouri, Tennessee

West Coast (2) : Gonzaga*, St. Mary’s

Missouri Valley (2) : Creighton*, Witicha State

America East: Stony Brook

Atlantic Sun: Florida Gulf Coast

Big Sky: Montana

Big South: Charleston Southern

Big West: Long Beach State

Conference USA : Memphis

Colonial : Northeastern

Horizon: Valparaiso

Ivy: Harvard

MAAC: Niagara

MAC: Akron

MEAC: Norfolk State

Northeast: Bryant

Ohio Valley: Belmont

Patriot: Bucknell

SWAC: Southern University

Southern: Davidson

Southland: Stephen F. Austin

Summit: South Dakota State

Sun Belt: Middle Tennessee State

WAC: Louisiana Tech

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