Jonathon Warriner’s Bracketology: 5-9-17

  West Region (Los Angeles) 1.Arizona (San Diego) 16.Texas Southern 8.Maryland 9.Oklahoma 4.Northwestern (Boise) 13.Harvard 5.St. Mary’s 12.Bucknell 3.Minnesota (Wichita) 14.Troy 6.Xavier 11.Oregon/ Mississippi 2.Wichita State (Dallas) 15.South Dakota 7.Gonzaga 10.Georgia Tech Midwest Region (Omaha) 1.Kansas (Wichita) 16.Stephen F. Austin 8.SMU 9.Virginia Tech 4.Alabama (Dallas) 13.Louisiana Tech 5.Seton Hall 12.Vermont 3.USC (San Diego) 14.Grand Canyon 6.Providence 11.Wake Forest/ BYU 2.Louisville (Nashville) 15.Long Beach State 7.Michigan 10.Oklahoma State East Region (Boston) 1.Michigan State (Detroit) 16.St. Francis (PA)/ St. Peter’s 8.Butler 9.TCU 4.Florida (Detroit) 13.Akron 5.Notre Dame 12.Oakland 3.Duke (Charlotte) 14.Florida Gulf Coast 6.Cincinnati 11.Vanderbilt 2.Villanova (Pittsburgh) 15.Furman 7.Rhode

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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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