Jason Wells’ NCAA/NIT Bracketology (3/17) (Final) 5:40 PM EST

 

Seed Team Conference Record Bid True Seed
1 Duke ACC 29-5 Automatic 1
1 Virginia ACC 29-3 At-Large 2
1 North Carolina ACC 27-6 At-Large 3
1 Gonzaga West Coast 30-3 At-Large 4
2 Michigan State Big Ten 28-6 Automatic 5
2 Tennessee SEC 29-5 At-Large 6
2 Kentucky SEC 27-6 At-Large 7
2 Michigan Big Ten 28-6 At-Large 8
3 Houston American 31-3 At-Large 9
3 Texas Tech Big 12 26-6 At-Large 10
3 Purdue Big Ten 23-9 At-Large 11
3 Florida State ACC 27-7 At-Large 12
4 LSU SEC 26-6 At-Large 13
4 Kansas Big 12 25-9 At-Large 14
4 Virginia Tech ACC 24-8 At-Large 15
4 Wisconsin Big Ten 23-9 At-Large 16
5 Auburn SEC 26-9 Automatic 17
5 Kansas State Big 12 25-8 At-Large 18
5 Villanova Big East 24-9 Automatic 19
5 Iowa State Big 12 23-11 Automatic 20
6 Mississippi State SEC 23-10 At-Large 21
6 Marquette Big East 24-9 At-Large 22
6 Buffalo Mid-American 31-3 Automatic 23
6 Nevada Mountain West 29-4 At-Large 24
7 Maryland Big Ten 22-10 At-Large 25
7 Louisville ACC 20-13 At-Large 26
7 Cincinnati American 28-6 Automatic 27
7 Wofford Southern 29-4 Automatic 28
8 Washington Pacific 12 26-8 At-Large 29
8 Syracuse ACC 20-13 At-Large 30
8 Iowa Big Ten 22-11 At-Large 31
8 Central Florida American 23-8 At-Large 32
9 Baylor Big 12 19-13 At-Large 33
9 Mississippi SEC 20-12 At-Large 34
9 Seton Hall Big East 20-13 At-Large 35
9 Minnesota Big Ten 21-12 At-Large 36
10 Oklahoma Big 12 19-13 At-Large 37
10 Florida SEC 19-15 At-Large 38
10 Virginia Commonwealth Atlantic 10 25-7 At-Large 39
10 Utah State Mountain West 28-6 Automatic 40
11 Ohio State Big Ten 19-14 At-Large 41
11 Arizona State Pacific 12 22-10 At-Large 42
11 Temple American 23-9 At-Large 43
11 Texas Christian Big 12 20-13 At-Large 44
11 St. John’s Big East 21-12 At-Large 45
11 Oregon Pacific 12 23-12 Automatic 46
12 Saint Mary’s West Coast 22-11 Automatic 47
12 Liberty Atlantic Sun 28-6 Automatic 48
12 Murray State Ohio Valley 27-4 Automatic 49
12 New Mexico State WAC 30-4 Automatic 50
13 Northeastern CAA 23-10 Automatic 51
13 Saint Louis Atlantic 10 23-12 Automatic 52
13 UC Irvine Big West 30-5 Automatic 53
13 Vermont American East 26-6 Automatic 54
14 Old Dominion Conference USA 26-8 Automatic 55
14 Yale Ivy 22-7 Automatic 56
14 Georgia State Sun Belt 24-9 Automatic 57
14 Northern Kentucky Horizon 26-8 Automatic 58
15 Montana Big Sky 26-8 Automatic 59
15 Colgate Patriot 24-10 Automatic 60
15 Bradley Missouri Valley 20-14 Automatic 61
15 Abilene Christian Southland 27-6 Automatic 62
16 Gardner Webb Big South 23-11 Automatic 63
16 North Dakota State Summit 18-15 Automatic 64
16 Prairie View A&M SWAC 22-12 Automatic 65
16 Fairleigh Dickinson Northeast 20-13 Automatic 66
16 Iona MAAC 17-15 Automatic 67
16 North Carolina Central MEAC 17-15 Automatic 68

 

First Four Byes Last Four In
Oklahoma (19-13) Arizona State (22-10)
Florida (19-15) Temple (23-9)
VCU (25-7) TCU (20-13)
Ohio State (19-14) St. John’s (21-12)
Close But NIT Conference Breakdown
NC State (22-11) (33) Big Ten 8
Clemson (19-13) (35) ACC, Big 12, SEC 7
Belmont (27-5) (47) American, Big East 4
Lipscomb (25-7) (49) Pacific 12 3
Creighton (19-14) (53) Atlantic 10, Mountain West, WCC 2
Indiana (17-15) (54)
Alabama (18-15) (59)

 

Other #1’s Considered
Michigan State
Tennessee
Kentucky

 

To The Bracket:

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/e/2PACX-1vTDYuyDS-4-hrImr5rrN1fNhp0QOwII8SZ29tmOc-RKVAYdU5yAiD8q6Prb0WGyu-9PhsRQItG5Wj0B/pubhtml

 

Final NIT Bracket  * Automatic Bid

 

UNC Greensboro Bracket Alabama Bracket
1 UNC Greensboro (28-6) 1 Alabama (18-15)
8 Campbell (20-12) * 8 Norfolk State (21-12) *
4 Davidson (24-8) 4 Georgetown (19-13)
5 Providence (18-15) 5 Oregon State (18-13)
3 Lipscomb (25-7) * 3 Furman (25-7)
6 Toledo (25-7) 6 Dayton (21-11)
2 NC State (22-11) 2 Clemson (19-13)
7 Harvard (18-11) * 7 Wright State (21-13) *
Indiana Bracket TCU Bracket
1 Indiana (17-15) 1 TCU (20-13)
8 Saint Francis (PA) (18-14) * 8 Sam Houston State (21-11) *
4 Xavier (18-15) 4 Arkansas (17-15)
5 Hofstra (27-7) 5 Memphis (21-12)
3 Colorado (21-12) 3 Nebraska (18-16)
6 Fresno State (23-9) 6 San Francisco (21-10)
2 Texas (16-16) 2 Creighton (18-14)
7 Loyola-Chicago (20-13) * 7 South Dakota State (24-8) *
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