Friday, January 1, 2016

Bracketology - 01/01/16

This is The Amateur Bracketologist’s bracket projections of the 2016 NCAA Men’s Division I Basketball Tournament.

JANUARY 1, 2016

Auto-bid in ALL CAPS

[1] OKLAHOMA
[1] MICHIGAN STATE
[1] Kansas
[1] VIRGINIA

[2] North Carolina
[2] XAVIER
[2] Villanova
[2] Purdue

[3] Duke
[3] Miami-FL
[3] KENTUCKY
[3] Iowa St

[4] Maryland
[4] Louisville
[4] ARIZONA
[4] West Virginia

[5] Providence
[5] Texas A&M
[5] Butler
[5] Pittsburgh

[6] Iowa
[6] South Carolina
[6] Vanderbilt
[6] Oregon

[7] DAYTON
[7] Florida
[7] Utah
[7] GONZAGA

[8] Saint Mary’s
[8] Colorado
[8] Texas Tech
[8] CONNECTICUT

[9] Southern California
[9] George Washington
[9] Indiana
[9] Notre Dame

[10] Seton Hall
[10] Baylor
[10] VALPARAISO
[10] Michigan

[11] California
[11] Ucla
[11] Texas
[11] Arizona St
[11] Cincinnati
[11] Florida St

[12] WICHITA ST
[12] MONMOUTH
[12] ARKANSAS LITTLE ROCK
[12] SOUTH DAKOTA ST

[13] CHATTANOOGA
[13] AKRON
[13] HAWAII
[13] UNLV

[14] STONY BROOK
[14] LOUISIANA TECH
[14] COLLEGE OF CHARLESTON
[14] YALE

[15] BELMONT
[15] HIGH POINT
[15] TEXAS A&M-CORPUS CHRISTI
[15] ARMY

[16] WEBER ST
[16] NEW MEXICO ST
[16] NORTH FLORIDA
[16] SOUTHERN
[16] WAGNER
[16] HAMPTON


First Four Out: Oregon St, Northwestern, Georgia, Kansas St
Next Four Out: UT-Arlington, Ohio St, Syracuse, St. Joseph’s


Thursday, November 12, 2015

Bracketology - 2016 preseason

This is The Amateur Bracketologist’s PRESEASON bracket projections of the 2016 NCAA Men’s Division I Basketball Tournament.  Real projections will begin in December.

NOVEMBER 12, 2015

Auto-bid in ALL CAPS

[1] KENTUCKY
[1] NORTH CAROLINA
[1] KANSAS
[1] Duke

[2] Virginia
[2] MARYLAND
[2] Oklahoma
[2] VILLANOVA

[3] GONZAGA
[3] Iowa St
[3] ARIZONA
[3] WICHITA ST

[4] Michigan St
[4] Indiana
[4] Wisconsin
[4] Utah

[5] Baylor
[5] Notre Dame
[5] Vanderbilt
[5] California

[6] CONNECTICUT
[6] Purdue
[6] Michigan
[6] Cincinnati

[7] Butler
[7] Oregon
[7] Miami-FL
[7] Georgetown

[8] West Virginia
[8] Texas A&M
[8] Louisiana St
[8] Louisville

[9] Texas
[9] North Carolina St
[9] Xavier
[9] Florida St

[10] SAN DIEGO ST
[10] Iowa
[10] California-Los Angeles
[10] VALPARAISO

[11] RHODE ISLAND
[11] Syracuse
[11] Dayton
[11] Providence

[12] Boise St
[12] Davidson
[12] Brigham Young
[12] Ohio St
[12] STEPHEN F. AUSTIN
[12] OLD DOMINION

[13] BELMONT
[13] CENTRAL MICHIGAN
[13] IONA
[13] SOUTH DAKOTA ST

[14] UC IRVINE
[14] YALE
[14] LOUISIANA LAFAYETTE
[14] HOFSTRA

[15] STONY BROOK
[15] NORTH FLORIDA
[15] WOFFORD
[15] COASTAL CAROLINA

[16] LEHIGH
[16] NEW MEXICO ST
[16] MONTANA
[16] ROBERT MORRIS
[16] NORTH CAROLINA CENTRAL
[16] TEXAS SOUTHERN


First Four Out: Pittsburgh, Tulsa, Oregon St, Georgia

Next Four Out: Florida, Virginia Commonwealth, Marquette, George Washington

Sunday, March 15, 2015

Bracketology 3/15/15 - FINAL

This is The Amateur Bracketologist’s FINAL bracket projections of the 2015 NCAA Men’s Division I Basketball Tournament.

MARCH 15, 2015

Auto-bid in ALL CAPS

[1] KENTUCKY
[1] WISCONSIN
[1] ARIZONA
[1] VILLANOVA

[2] Virginia
[2] Duke
[2] GONZAGA
[2] Kansas

[3] NOTRE DAME
[3] IOWA STATE
[3] North Carolina
[3] Oklahoma

[4] Utah
[4] Baylor
[4] NORTHERN IOWA
[4] Maryland

[5] Wichita State
[5] Louisville
[5] Michigan State
[5] SOUTHERN METHODIST

[6] Arkansas
[6] West Virginia
[6] Georgetown
[6] Butler

[7] VIRGINIA COMMONWEALTH
[7] Ohio State
[7] Providence
[7] Xavier

[8] Iowa
[8] San Diego State
[8] Davidson
[8] Georgia

[9] Dayton
[9] Oregon
[9] Texas
[9] North Carolina State

[10] St. John’s
[10] Oklahoma State
[10] Brigham Young
[10] Cincinnati

[11] STEPHEN F. AUSTIN
[11] Purdue
[11] Colorado State
[11] Temple
[11] UC Los Angeles

[12] Louisiana State
[12] Boise State
[12] BUFFALO
[12] VALPARAISO
[12] GEORGIA STATE

[13] HARVARD
[13] WOFFORD
[13] WYOMING
[13] UC IRVINE

[14] NEW MEXICO STATE
[14] NORTHEASTERN
[14] EASTERN WASHINGTON
[14] ALBANY

[15] UAB
[15] BELMONT
[15] COASTAL CAROLINA
[15] NORTH DAKOTA STATE

[16] NORTH FLORIDA
[16] MANHATTAN
[16] LAFAYETTE
[16] TEXAS SOUTHERN
[16] ROBERT MORRIS
[16] HAMPTON


First Four Out: Mississippi, Indiana, Miami (FL), Texas A&M

Next Four Out: Stanford, Rhode Island, Old Dominion, Illinois

Saturday, March 14, 2015

Bracketology 3/14/15

This is The Amateur Bracketologist’s bracket projections of the 2015 NCAA Men’s Division I Basketball Tournament as of March 14, 2015

This is the next-to-last projection that will be posted. A final projection will be posted Sunday afternoon.

Auto-bid in ALL CAPS

[1] KENTUCKY
[1] Virginia
[1] WISCONSIN
[1] VILLANOVA

[2] ARIZONA
[2] Duke
[2] KANSAS
[2] GONZAGA

[3] North Carolina
[3] Oklahoma
[3] Utah
[3] Maryland

[4] Iowa State
[4] NOTRE DAME
[4] Baylor
[4] NORTHERN IOWA

[5] Wichita State
[5] Louisville
[5] Michigan State
[5] Georgetown

[6] West Virginia
[6] Butler
[6] SOUTHERN METHODIST
[6] Arkansas

[7] Ohio State
[7] Xavier
[7] Providence
[7] Virginia Commonwealth

[8] SAN DIEGO STATE
[8] DAVIDSON
[8] Iowa
[8] Georgia

[9] Oregon
[9] North Carolina State
[9] Dayton
[9] St. John’s

[10] Texas
[10] Cincinnati
[10] Brigham Young
[10] Oklahoma State

[11] Purdue
[11] Boise State
[11] Colorado State
[11] Louisiana State
[11] UC Los Angeles

[12] STEPHEN F. AUSTIN
[12] Mississippi
[12] Indiana
[12] VALPARAISO
[12] YALE

[13] GEORGIA STATE
[13] WOFFORD
[13] CENTRAL MICHIGAN
[13] UC IRVINE

[14] NEW MEXICO STATE
[14] NORTHEASTERN
[14] ALBANY
[14] BELMONT

[15] COASTAL CAROLINA
[15] NORTH DAKOTA STATE
[15] UAB
[15] NORTH FLORIDA

[16] MONTANA
[16] MANHATTAN
[16] LAFAYETTE
[16] ROBERT MORRIS
[16] TEXAS SOUTHERN
[16] DELAWARE STATE


Note that projections are always based on results to date (i.e., “what if today was Selection Sunday”) and do not anticipate future results.

First Four Out: Temple, Buffalo, Texas A&M, Stanford

Next Four Out: Rhode Island, Old Dominion, Vanderbilt, Richmond

Friday, March 13, 2015

Bracketology 3/13/15


Auto-bid in ALL CAPS

[1] KENTUCKY
[1] VIRGINIA
[1] WISCONSIN
[1] Duke

[2] VILLANOVA
[2] ARIZONA
[2] KANSAS
[2] GONZAGA

[3] Oklahoma
[3] North Carolina
[3] Baylor
[3] Utah

[4] Iowa State
[4] Wichita State
[4] Maryland
[4] NORTHERN IOWA

[5] Notre Dame
[5] Louisville
[5] Georgetown
[5] West Virginia

[6] Michigan State
[6] SOUTHERN METHODIST
[6] Butler
[6] Ohio State

[7] Arkansas
[7] Providence
[7] Xavier
[7] Virginia Commonwealth

[8] Iowa
[8] San Diego State
[8] DAVIDSON
[8] North Carolina State

[9] Georgia
[9] Cincinnati
[9] St John's
[9] Texas

[10] Dayton
[10] Oregon
[10] Louisiana State
[10] Oklahoma State

[11] Brigham Young
[11] BOISE STATE
[11] Purdue
[11] Colorado State
[11] Mississippi

[12] STEPHEN F. AUSTIN
[12] Indiana
[12] UC Los Angeles
[12] VALPARAISO
[12] LOUISIANA TECH

[13] YALE
[13] GEORGIA STATE
[13] WOFFORD
[13] CENTRAL MICHIGAN

[14] UC DAVIS
[14] NORTH CAROLINA CENTRAL
[14] NEW MEXICO STATE
[14] NORTHEASTERN

[15] ALBANY
[15] BELMONT
[15] COASTAL CAROLINA
[15] NORTH DAKOTA STATE

[16] NORTH FLORIDA
[16] MONTANA
[16] MANHATTAN
[16] LAFAYETTE
[16] ROBERT MORRIS
[16] TEXAS SOUTHERN


Note that projections are always based on results to date (i.e., “what if today was Selection Sunday”) and do not anticipate future results.

First Four Out: Miami (FL), Temple, Stanford, Texas A&M

Next Four Out: Buffalo, Old Dominion, Richmond, Illinois

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Bracketology 3/12/15

This is The Amateur Bracketologist’s bracket projections of the 2015 NCAA Men’s Division I Basketball Tournament as of March 12, 2015

Auto-bid in ALL CAPS

[1] KENTUCKY
[1] VIRGINIA
[1] WISCONSIN
[1] VILLANOVA

[2] ARIZONA
[2] DUKE
[2] KANSAS
[2] GONZAGA

[3] Oklahoma
[3] Iowa State
[3] Baylor
[3] Utah

[4] North Carolina
[4] NORTHERN IOWA
[4] Maryland
[4] Louisville

[5] Wichita State
[5] Notre Dame
[5] West Virginia
[5] Georgetown

[6] Butler
[6] Michigan State
[6] SOUTHERN METHODIST
[6] Ohio State

[7] Arkansas
[7] Iowa
[7] Virginia Commonwealth
[7] Providence

[8] Xavier
[8] San Diego State
[8] St John’s
[8] North Carolina State

[9] DAVIDSON
[9] Georgia
[9] Oklahoma State
[9] Texas

[10] Cincinnati
[10] Oregon
[10] Dayton
[10] Louisiana State

[11] Brigham Young
[11] BOISE STATE
[11] Mississippi
[11] Colorado State
[11] Purdue

[12] Texas A&M
[12] STEPHEN F. AUSTIN
[12] Indiana
[12] VALPARAISO
[12] LOUISIANA TECH

[13] YALE
[13] GEORGIA STATE
[13] WOFFORD
[13] CENTRAL MICHIGAN

[14] UC DAVIS
[14] NEW MEXICO STATE
[14] NORTH CAROLINA CENTRAL
[14] NORTHEASTERN

[15] ALBANY
[15] BELMONT
[15] COASTAL CAROLINA
[15] NORTH DAKOTA STATE

[16] NORTH FLORIDA
[16] MONTANA
[16] MANHATTAN
[16] LAFAYETTE
[16] ROBERT MORRIS
[16] TEXAS SOUTHERN


Note that projections are always based on results to date (i.e., “what if today was Selection Sunday”) and do not anticipate future results.

First Four Out: Miami (FL), Stanford, Old Dominion, Temple

Next Four Out: Illinois, UCLA, Buffalo, Vanderbilt

Monday, March 9, 2015

Bracketology 3/9/15

This is The Amateur Bracketologist's bracket projections of the 2015 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament as of March 9, 2015

Auto-bid in ALL CAPS

[1] KENTUCKY
[1] VIRGINIA
[1] Duke
[1] VILLANOVA

[2] WISCONSIN
[2] ARIZONA
[2] KANSAS
[2] GONZAGA

[3] Oklahoma
[3] Iowa State
[3] Utah
[3] NORTHERN IOWA

[4] Notre Dame
[4] Wichita State
[4] Baylor
[4] Maryland

[5] North Carolina
[5] Louisville
[5] West Virginia
[5] Georgetown

[6] Butler
[6] SOUTHERN METHODIST
[6] Arkansas
[6] Ohio State

[7] Michigan State
[7] DAVIDSON
[7] Providence
[7] Iowa

[8] Texas
[8] San Diego State
[8] Virginia Commonwealth
[8] Xavier

[9] Brigham Young
[9] St. John’s
[9] Oregon
[9] Dayton

[10] BOISE STATE
[10] Georgia
[10] Oklahoma State
[10] North Carolina State

[11] Louisiana State
[11] Cincinnati
[11] Purdue
[11] Mississippi
[11] Colorado State

[12] Texas A&M
[12] STEPHEN F. AUSTIN
[12] Stanford
[12] VALPARAISO
[12] LOUISIANA TECH

[13] WOFFORD
[13] YALE
[13] GEORGIA STATE
[13] IONA

[14] CENTRAL MICHIGAN
[14] UC DAVIS
[14] NEW MEXICO STATE
[14] WILLIAM & MARY

[15] SOUTH DAKOTA STATE
[15] NORTH CAROLINA CENTRAL
[15] ALBANY
[15] BELMONT

[16] COASTAL CAROLINA
[16] NORTH FLORIDA
[16] MONTANA
[16] SAINT FRANCIS (NY)
[16] LAFAYETTE
[16] TEXAS SOUTHERN


Note that projections are always based on results to date (i.e., "what if today was Selection Sunday") and do not anticipate future results.

First Four Out: Indiana, Old Dominion, Miami (FL), Illinois

Next Four Out: Vanderbilt, Temple, UCLA, Buffalo