Jason Wells’ NCAA/NIT/CBI/CIT Bracketology (2/16)

Rank Team Seed
1 Kentucky (SEC) (1)
2 Virginia (ACC) (1)
3 Duke (1)
4 Wisconsin (Big Ten) (1)
5 Gonzaga (WCC) (2)
6 Villanova (Big East) (2)
7 Kansas (Big 12) (2)
8 Arizona (Pac 12) (2)
9 Utah (3)
10 Iowa State (3)
11 Notre Dame (3)
12 Wichita State (3)
13 Louisville (4)
14 North Carolina (4)
15 Maryland (4)
16 Oklahoma (4)
17 Baylor (5)
18 Butler (5)
19 Virginia Commonwealth (5)
20 Southern Methodist (AAC) (5)
21 Arkansas (6)
22 Northern Iowa (6)
23 Providence (6)
24 Georgetown (6)
25 Oklahoma State (7)
26 Texas (7)
27 West Virginia (7)
28 Ohio State (7)
29 San Diego State (MWC) (8)
30 Michigan State (8)
31 Indiana (8)
32 Temple (8)
33 Mississippi (9)
34 Cincinnati (9)
35 Georgia (9)
36 Dayton (9)
37 Texas A&M (10)
38 Xavier (10)
39 Louisiana State (10)
40 St. John’s (10)
41 UCLA (11)
42 Colorado State (11)
43 Iowa (11) (Last four in)
44 Stanford (12) (Last four in)
45 Illinois (12) (Last four in)
46 Miami (FL) (11) (Last four in)
47 Massachusetts (A-10) (11)
48 Wofford (SCON (12)
49 Harvard (Ivy) (12)
50 Iona (MAAC) (12)
51 Bowling Green (MAC) (13)
52 Eastern Washington (Big Sky) (13)
53 Louisiana Tech (C-USA) (13)
54 Murray State (OVC) (13)
55 William & Mary (CAA) (14)
56 Valparaiso (Horizon) (14)
57 Sam Houston State (SLand) (14)
58 South Dakota State (Summit) (14)
59 North Carolina Central (MEAC) (15)
60 Florida Gulf Coast (A-SUN) (15)
61 UC Davis (Big West) (15)
62 Louisiana Monroe (Sun Belt (15)
63 Albany (AEC) (16)
64 New Mexico State (WAC) (16)
65 Saint Francis (NY) (NEC) (16)
66 Bucknell (Patroit) (16)
67 Radford (Big South) (16)
68 Texas Southern (SWAC) (16)

First Four Byes: LSU, St. John’s, UCLA, Colorado State

Last Four In: Iowa, Stanford, Illinois, Miami (FL)

First Four Out: Tulsa, Oregon, Boise State, Purdue

Next Four Out: North Carolina State, Rhode Island, Pittsburgh, Old Dominion

Others Considered: BYU, Davidson

to the bracket:https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1fW_D4IRsFXcHQM-s0gx0R1A6F3L0yAQ7pq7Vcbq3FsA/pubhtml

New To The Field: Bucknell, Massachusetts, Miami (FL), Sam Houston State, South Dakota State

Out of the field: Boise State, Colgate, North Dakota State, Old Dominion, Stephen F. Austin

Bids By Conferences: Big 12 (7), Big Ten (7), Big East (6), ACC (6) SEC (6), Pacific 12 (4), AAC (3), Atlantic 10 (3), MWC (2), MVC (2).

Teams Not eligible for postseason due to APR: Alabama State, Appalachian State, Central Arkansas, Florida A&M, Houston Baptist, Lamar, Milwaukee, San Jose State and Southern.

Teams Not eligible for postseason due to self postseason ban: Southern Mississippi and Syracuse

NIT

#8 UNC Wilmington (Auto) @ #1 Oregon
#5 Minnesota @ #4 Green Bay
#6 California @ #3 Saint Mary’s
#7 La Salle @ #2 Boise State

#8 High Point (Auto) @ #1 North Carolina State
#5 Old Dominion @ #4 Tennessee
#6 Michigan @ #3 Seton Hall
#7 Toledo @ #2 Rhode Island (Auto)

#8 North Dakota State (Auto) @ #1 Tulsa
#5 Alabama @ #4 Clemson
#6 Washington @ #3 George Washington
#7 Wyoming @ #2 BYU

#8 Yale (Auto) @ #1 Purdue
#5 Kansas State @ #4 Oregon State
#6 Connecticut @ #3 Davidson
#7 UTEP @ #2 Pittsburgh

Others Considered: Vanderbilt
To the bracket: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1eY8SZmvBdeCAv4S6Tc9DlImuTRnrxk00iAXJf3FpggE/pubhtml

CBI Tournament

Evansville @ Florida State
Saint Bonaventure @ Florida

Western Michigan @ Nebraska
Illinois State @ Tulane

Richmond @ Memphis
TCU @ Vanderbilt

Pepperdine @ Arizona State
Long Beach State @ UNLV
CIT

Montana @ Utah State
Sacramento State @ UC Irvine
Grand Canyon @ Stephen F. Austin
Northwestern State @ Indiana State
Norfolk State @ James Madison
Cleveland State @ Central Michgian
Belmont @ Western Kentucky
South Carolina Upstate @ Eastern Kentucky
Rider @ Buffalo
Vermont @ Northeastern
NJIT @ Akron
Monmouth @ Kent State
Tennessee Martin @ Chattanooga
Mercer @ Georgia Southern
Charleston Southern @ Georgia State
North Florida @ Coastal Carolina

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