WPTS Bracketology for 12/19/16

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PROJECTED CONFERENCE CHAMPIONS:
America East: Vermont (8-4)
AAC: Cincinnati (9-2)
Atlantic 10: VCU (8-3)
ACC: Duke (10-1)
Atlantic Sun: Florida Gulf Coast (7-5)
Big 12: Kansas (10-1)
Big East: Villanova (11-0)
Big Sky: Eastern Washington (8-2)
Big South: UNC Asheville (8-3)
Big Ten: Indiana (8-2)
Big West: Cal Poly (5-6)
Colonial: UNC Wilmington (10-1)
C-USA: Middle Tennessee (10-2)
Horizon: Valparaiso (9-2)
Ivy: Yale (6-4)
MAAC: Monmouth (9-2)
MAC: Ohio (7-2)
MEAC: NC Central (7-5)
Missouri Valley: Wichita State (9-3)
Mountain West: Nevada (9-2)
Northeast: LIU Brooklyn (7-4)
Ohio Valley: Tennessee State (8-2)
Pac-12: UCLA (12-0)
Patriot: Bucknell (7-4)
SEC: Kentucky (10-1)
Southern: Chattanooga (8-3)
Southland: Sam Houston State (8-3)
SWAC: Grambling State (5-7)
Summit: Fort Wayne (8-3)
Sun Belt: Little Rock (9-2)
WCC: Gonzaga (10-0)
WAC: New Mexico State (10-2)

MATCHUPS:
East Region
1 Villanova vs 16 UNC Asheville/Grambling State
8 Michigan vs 9 Oklahoma State
5 Florida State vs 12 Monmouth
4 West Virginia vs 13 Fort Wayne
3 Gonzaga vs 14 Eastern Washington
6 Cincinnati vs 11 Nevada
7 Iowa State vs 10 VCU
2 Virginia vs 15 LIU Brooklyn

Midwest Region
1 Kansas vs 16 Tennessee State
8 Miami vs 9 Minnesota
5 Oregon vs 12 Providence/Texas Tech
4 Butler vs 13 New Mexico State
3 Purdue vs 14 Little Rock
6 USC vs 11 Texas A&M
7 Florida vs 10 Seton Hall
2 North Carolina vs 15 Middle Tennessee

South Region
1 Duke vs 16 FGCU/Cal Poly
8 Maryland vs 9 Arkansas
5 Arizona vs 12 UNC Wilmington
4 Wisconsin vs 13 Yale
3 Creighton vs 14 Chattanooga
6 Saint Mary’s vs 11 Pittsburgh
7 Michigan State vs 10 Wichita State
2 Baylor vs 15 Sam Houston State

West Region
1 UCLA vs 16 NC Central
8 South Carolina vs 9 Ohio State
5 Notre Dame vs 12 Valparaiso
4 Indiana vs 13 Ohio
3 Louisville vs 14 Bucknell
6 Xavier vs 11 TCU/SMU
7 Virginia Tech vs 10 Northwestern
2 Kentucky vs 15 Vermont

Last Four Byes:
Northwestern
Seton Hall
Texas A&M
Pittsburgh

Last Four In:
TCU
SMU
Providence
Texas Tech

First Four Out:
Syracuse
Marquette
Temple
Colorado

Next Four Out:
Kansas State
Dayton
Clemson
Rutgers

Conference Breakdown:
ACC: 9
Big Ten: 9
Big 12: 7
Big East: 6
SEC: 5
Pac-12: 4
American: 2
WCC: 2

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