Noah Holley Bracketology: Selection Sunday Breakdown, Part 1

(*denotes projected lock, BOLD denotes lock, (!) denotes team is on the fence)

EAST (New York City)

Sites: Buffalo, Orlando, Indianapolis, Tulsa

1 Villanova vs 16 North Carolina Central/Mount St. Mary’s
8 Virginia Tech vs 9 Northwestern
5 West Virginia vs 12 Southern Cal (!)/Rhode Island (!)
4 Notre Dame vs 13 Winthrop
6 SMU vs 11 South Carolina
3 Louisville vs 14 Kent State
7 Saint Mary’s vs 10 Michigan State
2 Baylor vs 15 Texas State-San Marcos*

SOUTH (Memphis)

Sites: Greenville, Milwaukee, Salt Lake City, Buffalo

1 Duke vs 16 New Orleans
8 Maryland vs 9 Dayton
5 Cincinnati* vs 12 UNC-Wilmington
4 Iowa State vs 13 Bucknell
6 Wisconsin* vs 11 Providence/Syracuse (!)
3 Oregon vs 14 Iona
7 Miami vs 10 Oklahoma State
2 Kentucky* vs 15 Northern Kentucky

MIDWEST (Kansas City)

Sites: Tulsa, Orlando, Sacramento, Greenville

1 Kansas vs 16 UC Davis/Jacksonville State
8 VCU* vs 9 Marquette
5 Purdue vs 12 Nevada
4 Florida vs 13 East Tennessee State
6 Creighton vs 11 Middle Tennessee State
3 UCLA vs 14 New Mexico State
7 Minnesota vs 10 Xavier
2 North Carolina vs 15 North Dakota

WEST (San Jose)

Sites: Sacramento, Indianapolis, Orlando, Salt Lake City

1 Gonzaga vs 16 South Dakota State
8 Seton Hall vs 9 Arkansas
5 Virginia vs 12 Vermont
4 Butler vs 13 Princeton*
6 Michigan vs 11 Kansas State (!)
3 Florida State vs 14 Florida Gulf Coast
7 Wichita State vs 10 Vanderbilt
2 Arizona vs 15 Texas Southern

BUBBLE

  • Last Four Byes: Michigan State, Vanderbilt, Kansas State, South Carolina
  • Last Four In: Providence, Syracuse, Rhode Island, Southern Cal
  • Out: Wake Forest, Illinois State

 

 

Noah Holley

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