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

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Jonathon Warriner’s Bracketology: 4-18-2017

West Region (Los Angeles) 1.Arizona (San Diego) 16.Idaho/ Texas Southern 8.SMU 9.TCU 4.Gonzaga (Boise) 13.Harvard 5.Northwestern 12.Bucknell 3.Minnesota (Wichita) 14.Troy 6.Virginia 11.UCF/ BYU 2.North Carolina (Charlotte) 15.Furman 7.Xavier 10.Arkansas Midwest Region (Omaha) 1.Kansas (Wichita) 16.Stephen F. Austin 8.Oregon 9.Iowa 4.UCLA (Boise) 13.Jacksonville State 5.Notre Dame 12.Illinois State 3.USC (San Diego) 14.New Mexico State 6.Providence 11.Nevada 2.Wichita State (Dallas) 15.Long Beach State 7.Michigan 10.VCU South Region (Atlanta) 1.Louisville (Nashville) 16.Hampton/ St. Peter’s 8.Butler 9.Maryland 4.Baylor (Dallas) 13.Louisiana Tech 5.Florida 12.Vermont 3.West Virginia (Pittsburgh) 14.Charleston 6.Miami 11.Indiana 2.Kentucky (Nashville) 15.UNC Asheville 7.Rhode Island 10.Georgia Tech East Region (Boston) 1.Michigan State (Detroit) 16.Mount

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