WPTS Bracketology for 3/6/17

PROJECTED CONFERENCE CHAMPIONS
BOLD=Clinched Automatic Bid
America East: Vermont (27-5)
AAC: SMU (27-4)
Atlantic 10: Dayton (24-6)
ACC: North Carolina (26-6)
Atlantic Sun: Florida Gulf Coast (26-7)
Big 12: Kansas (28-3)
Big East: Villanova (28-3)
Big Sky: North Dakota (19-9)
Big South: Winthrop (26-6)
Big Ten: Purdue (25-6)
Big West: UC Irvine (19-13)
Colonial: UNC Wilmington (28-5)
C-USA: Middle Tennessee (27-4)
Horizon: Northern Kentucky (22-10)
Ivy: Princeton (21-6)
MAAC: Siena (17-16)
MAC: Akron (24-7)
MEAC: North Carolina Central (22-8)
Missouri Valley: Wichita State (30-4)
Mountain West: Nevada (25-6)
Northeast: Mount St. Mary’s (18-15)
Ohio Valley: Jacksonville State (20-14)
Pac-12: Oregon (27-4)
Patriot: Bucknell (25-8)
SEC: Kentucky (26-5)
Southern: North Carolina Greensboro (25-8)
Southland: New Orleans (18-11)
SWAC: Texas Southern (20-11)
Summit: South Dakota (22-10)
Sun Belt: UT Arlington (24-7)
WCC: Gonzaga (30-1)
WAC: New Mexico State (25-5)

MATCHUPS
South Region
1 Kansas vs 16 Jacksonville State/Siena
8 Creighton vs 9 VCU
5 Purdue vs 12 Akron
4 Florida State vs 13 Princeton
3 Duke vs 14 Winthrop
6 Iowa State vs 11 Middle Tennessee
7 Maryland vs 10 Wake Forest
2 Arizona vs 15 South Dakota
East Region
1 Villanova vs 16 New Orleans
8 Minnesota vs 9 Dayton
5 Virginia vs 12 UNC Wilmington
4 Cincinnati vs 13 UT Arlington
3 West Virginia vs 14 Florida Gulf Coast
6 Wisconsin vs 11 Providence
7 Arkansas vs 10 Oklahoma State
2 North Carolina vs 15 North Carolina Central
West Region
1 Gonzaga vs 16 Mount St. Mary’s/UC Irvine
8 Northwestern vs 9 Seton Hall
5 Butler vs 12 Nevada
4 SMU vs 13 New Mexico State
3 Louisville vs 14 Bucknell
6 Wichita State vs 11 Rhode Island/Houston
7 Miami vs 10 Michigan State
2 Oregon vs 15 Northern Kentucky
Midwest Region
1 UCLA vs 16 Texas Southern
8 South Carolina vs 9 Michigan
5 Notre Dame vs 12 Xavier/Illinois State
4 Florida vs 13 Vermont
3 Baylor vs 14 UNC Greensboro
6 Saint Mary’s vs 11 Marquette
7 Virginia Tech vs 10 USC
2 Kentucky vs 15 North Dakota

Last Four Byes
Michigan State
USC
Providence
Marquette
Last Four In
Rhode Island
Xavier
Illinois State
Houston
First Four Out
Syracuse
Georgia Tech
Iowa
Kansas State
Next Four Out
Utah
Vanderbilt
Indiana
California
Conference Breakdown
ACC: 9
Big Ten: 7
Big East: 7
Big 12: 5
Pac-12: 4
SEC: 4
Atlantic 10: 3
American: 3
Missouri Valley: 2
WCC: 2

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