Brett Siegel Bracketology: March 6, 2017

We are now 6 days away from Selection Sunday and Champ Week is in full swing! Four teams have already punched their ticket into March Madness, as others look to do so within the next few days! Be sure to check out my previous Bracketology to see who moved where!

NOTE: In my Bracketology, I have the Midwest meeting up with the West in the Final Four and the East meeting up with the South.

 

MIDWEST:

Sites: Tulsa, Milwaukee, Sacramento, Indianapolis

#1 Kansas Jayhawks (28-3) v.s. #16 New Orleans/Mt. St. Mary’s

#8 Dayton Flyers (24-6) v.s. #9 Michigan Wolverines (20-11)

#5 Virginia Cavaliers (21-9) v.s. #12 UT-Arlington Mavericks (24-7)

#4 Purdue Boilermakers (25-6) v.s. #13 Vermont Catamounts (27-5)

#6 Iowa State Cyclones (20-10) v.s. #11 Marquette Golden Eagles (19-11)

#3 Arizona Wildcats (27-4) v.s. #14 CSU-Bakersfield Roadrunners (21-8)

#7 Wisconsin Badgers (23-8) v.s. #10 Providence Friars (20-11)

#2 Louisville Cardinals (24-7) v.s. #15 Northern Kentucky Norse (22-10)

 

WEST:

Sites: Salt Lake City, Greenville, Milwaukee, Sacramento

#1 Gonzaga Bulldogs (30-1) v.s. #16 North Dakota Fighting Hawks (19-9)

#8 Virginia Tech Hokies (21-9) v.s. #9 Arkansas Razorbacks (23-8)

#5 SMU Mustangs (27-4) v.s. #12 Wake Forest/Vanderbilt

#4 Duke Blue Devils (23-8) v.s. #13 Bucknell Bison (25-8)

#6 St. Mary’s Gaels (27-3) v.s. #11 Syracuse/Xavier

#3 Butler Bulldogs (23-7) v.s. #14 Florida Gulf Coast Eagles (26-7)

#7 Wichita State Shockers (30-4) v.s. #10 USC Trojans (23-8)

#2 UCLA Bruins (28-3) v.s. #15 Texas Southern Tigers (20-11)

 

EAST:

Sites: Buffalo, Orlando, Orlando, Tulsa

#1 Villanova Wildcats (28-3) v.s. #16 N.C. Central/Jacksonville State

#8 Miami Hurricanes (20-10) v.s. #9 VCU Rams (24-7)

#5 Notre Dame Fighting Irish (23-8) v.s. #12 UNC-Wilmington Seahawks (28-5)

#4 Florida Gators (24-7) v.s. #13 Princeton Tigers (21-6)

#6 Minnesota Golden Gophers (23-8) v.s. #11 Illinois State Redbirds (27-6)

#3 Florida State Seminoles (24-7) v.s. #14 East Tennessee State Buccaneers (26-7)

#7 Maryland Terrapins (24-7) v.s. #10 Seton Hall Pirates (20-10)

#2 Baylor Bears (25-6) v.s. #15 South Dakota Coyotes (22-10)

 

SOUTH:

Sites: Greenville, Buffalo, Indianapolis, Salt Lake City

#1 North Carolina Tar Heels (26-6) v.s. #16 UC-Irvine Anteaters (19-13)

#8 South Carolina Gamecocks (22-9) v.s. #9 Northwestern Wildcats (21-10)

#5 Cincinnati Bearcats (27-4) v.s. #12 Nevada Wolfpack (25-6)

#4 West Virginia Mountaineers (24-7) v.s. #13 Akron Zips (24-7)

#6 Creighton Bluejays (23-8) v.s. #11 Michigan State Spartans (18-13)

#3 Kentucky Wildcats (26-5) v.s. #14 Winthrop Eagles (26-6)

#7 Oklahoma State Cowboys (20-11) v.s. #10 Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders (27-4)

#2 Oregon Ducks (27-4) v.s. #15 Iona Gaels (21-12)

 

Last Four Byes: USC, Marquette, Illinois State, Michigan State

Last Four In: Syracuse, Xavier, Wake Forest, Vanderbilt

First Four Out: Rhode Island, Iowa, Kansas State, Georgia

Next Four Out: Illinois, Georgia Tech, Houston, California

 

Conference Breakdown:

ACC: 10 teams

Big Ten: 7 teams

Big East: 7 teams

Big-12: 5 teams

SEC: 5 teams

Pac-12: 4 teams

A-10: 2 teams

AAC: 2 teams

WCC: 2 teams

 

 

 

Brett Siegel

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Brett Siegel
I am currently enrolled as a student at The University of Louisville, that started in the Fall of 2016. I plan on majoring in Sports Administration with a minor in communications. I am a huge sports fan that loves college basketball, college football, NFL, NBA, MLB, and Fantasy Football. I create mock drafts for NFL, NBA, and Fantasy Football, and have pages of statistical data from the past few years for all three sports. If you have any questions or comments, my email is bsiegelsports@gmail.com.

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