Jonathon Warriner’s Bracketology: 5-23-2017

West Region (Los Angeles) 1.Arizona (San Diego) 16.St. Francis (PA)/ Idaho 8.Gonzaga 9.Texas 4.Seton Hall (Detroit) 13.Akron 5.Xavier 12.Oakland 3.Minnesota (Wichita) 14.Troy 6.Notre Dame 11.Oregon 2.Wichita State (Dallas) 15.Long Beach State 7.Rhode Island 10.Iowa South Region (Atlanta) 1.North Carolina (Charlotte) 16.Texas Southern 8.Baylor 9.Arkansas 4.Florida (Dallas) 13.Louisiana Tech 5.Miami 12.Illinois State 3.USC (San Diego) 14.Grand Canyon 6.Providence 11.SMU/ Wake Forest 2.Villanova (Pittsburgh) 15.Furman 7.Virginia 10.Oklahoma State East Region (Boston) 1.Michigan State (Detroit) 16.Hampton/ St. Peter’s 8.Virginia Tech 9.Oklahoma 4.UCLA (Boise) 13.Jacksonville State 5.Alabama 12.Vermont 3.West Virginia (Pittsburgh) 14.Florida Gulf Coast 6.Purdue 11.Georgia Tech/ Vanderbilt 2.Duke (Charlotte) 15.UNC

Jonathon Warriner’s Bracketology: 5-9-17

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