Monday, January 16, 2017

Bracketology 1/16/17

This is The Amateur Bracketologist’s bracket projections of the 2017 NCAA Men’s Division I Basketball Tournament as of January 16, 2017

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[1] VILLANOVA
[1] KANSAS
[1] KENTUCKY
[1] GONZAGA

[2] Baylor
[2] NORTH CAROLINA
[2] Louisville
[2] West Virginia

[3] UCLA
[3] Creighton
[3] Florida State
[3] Butler

[4] Virginia
[4] Florida
[4] Duke
[4] Oregon

[5] Arizona
[5] Notre Dame
[5] CINCINNATI
[5] WISCONSIN

[6] Saint Mary’s
[6] Xavier
[6] Purdue
[6] South Carolina

[7] Minnesota
[7] Maryland
[7] Southern Methodist
[7] Texas Christian

[8] Northwestern
[8] Clemson
[8] DAYTON
[8] Iowa State

[9] Southern California
[9] Michigan State
[9] Miami-FL
[9] Virginia Commonwealth

[10] Arkansas
[10] Virginia Tech
[10] MIDDLE TENNESSEE
[10] Wake Forest

[11] ILLINOIS STATE
[11] Texas Tech
[11] Georgia
[11] UNC WILMINGTON

[12] Indiana
[12] Pittsburgh
[12] Seton Hall
[12] Kansas State
[12] NEVADA
[12] CHATTANOOGA

[13] UT ARLINGTON
[13] AKRON
[13] VERMONT
[13] NEW MEXICO STATE

[14] VALPARAISO
[14] MONMOUTH
[14] PRINCETON
[14] FLORIDA GULF COAST        

[15] LEHIGH
[15] BELMONT
[15] UNC ASHEVILLE
[15] FORT WAYNE

[16] TEXAS SOUTHERN
[16] WEBER STATE
[16] UC IRVINE
[16] SAM HOUSTON STATE
[16] NORTH CAROLINA CENTRAL
[16] MOUNT ST MARY’S


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: California, Oklahoma State, Marquette, Rhode Island

Next Four Out: Houston, Wichita State, Illinois, Michigan

Monday, January 9, 2017

Bracketology 1/9/17

This is The Amateur Bracketologist’s bracket projections of the 2017 NCAA Men’s Division I Basketball Tournament as of January 9, 2017

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[1] VILLANOVA
[1] BAYLOR
[1] Kansas
[1] KENTUCKY

[2] GONZAGA
[2] DUKE
[2] UCLA
[2] North Carolina

[3] Louisville
[3] Creighton
[3] Virginia
[3] West Virginia

[4] Butler
[4] Florida State
[4] Oregon
[4] Florida

[5] Xavier
[5] Arizona
[5] PURDUE
[5] CINCINNATI

[6] Wisconsin
[6] Saint Mary’s
[6] Notre Dame
[6] Minnesota

[7] Southern Methodist
[7] Clemson
[7] South Carolina
[7] DAYTON

[8] Southern California
[8] Iowa State
[8] Kansas State
[8] Arkansas

[9] Virginia Tech
[9] Seton Hall
[9] Texas Christian
[9] Maryland

[10] Indiana
[10] Oklahoma State
[10] Rhode Island
[10] UNC WILMINGTON

[11] Northwestern
[11] Wake Forest
[11] Michigan State
[11] Texas Tech
[11] Pittsburgh
[11] Virginia Commonwealth

[12] WICHITA STATE
[12] MIDDLE TENNESSEE
[12] NEVADA
[12] UT ARLINGTON

[13] OAKLAND
[13] CHATTANOOGA
[13] AKRON
[13] MONMOUTH

[14] VERMONT
[14] NEW MEXICO STATE
[14] PRINCETON
[14] BUCKNELL      

[15] FLORIDA GULF COAST
[15] UNC ASHEVILLE
[15] BELMONT
[15] FORT WAYNE

[16] NORTH CAROLINA CENTRAL
[16] TEXAS SOUTHERN
[16] UC IRVINE
[16] WEBER STATE
[16] TEXAS A&M-CORPUS CHRISTI
[16] MOUNT ST MARY’S


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: North Carolina State, Miami (FL), Michigan, California

Next Four Out: Marquette, Houston, Georgia, Illinois State

Sunday, March 13, 2016

Bracketology 3/13/16 - FINAL

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

MARCH 13, 2016 - FINAL

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[1] KANSAS
[1] Virginia
[1] NORTH CAROLINA
[1] Villanova

[2] MICHIGAN ST
[2] Oklahoma
[2] West Virginia
[2] OREGON

[3] Xavier
[3] Miami-FL
[3] KENTUCKY
[3] Purdue

[4] Texas A&M
[4] Duke
[4] Indiana
[4] Arizona

[5] Utah
[5] California
[5] Iowa St
[5] Maryland

[6] Iowa
[6] SETON HALL
[6] Baylor
[6] Texas

[7] Wichita St
[7] CONNECTICUT
[7] Virginia Commonwealth
[7] Notre Dame

[8] Wisconsin
[8] Dayton
[8] GONZAGA
[8] SAINT JOSEPH’S

[9] Cincinnati
[9] Saint Mary’s
[9] Texas Tech
[9] Butler

[10] Vanderbilt
[10] Providence
[10] Colorado
[10] Southern Cal

[11] Pittsburgh
[11] Valparaiso
[11] Florida
[11] San Diego St
[11] Oregon St
[11] YALE

[12] ARKANSAS-LITTLE ROCK
[12] STEPHEN F. AUSTIN
[12] SOUTH DAKOTA ST
[12] UNC WILMINGTON

[13] HAWAII
[13] NORTHERN IOWA
[13] CHATTANOOGA
[13] STONY BROOK

[14] FRESNO ST
[14] IONA
[14] MIDDLE TENNESSEE ST
[14] CAL ST BAKERSFIELD

[15] BUFFALO
[15] GREEN BAY
[15] WEBER ST
[15] UNC ASHEVILLE

[16] FLORIDA GULF COAST
[16] AUSTIN PEAY
[16] HAMPTON
[16] SOUTHERN
[16] FAIRLEIGH DICKINSON
[16] HOLY CROSS


First Four Out: South Carolina, Syracuse, Michigan, St. Bonaventure
Next Four Out: Florida St, Georgia Tech, Georgia, Tulsa


Saturday, March 12, 2016

Bracketology 3/12/16

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

MARCH 12, 2016

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[1] Kansas
[1] Virginia
[1] Villanova
[1] North Carolina

[2] Oklahoma
[2] Michigan St
[2] West Virginia
[2] Oregon

[3] Xavier
[3] Miami-FL
[3] Kentucky
[3] Purdue

[4] Utah
[4] Duke
[4] Texas A&M
[4] Indiana

[5] Arizona
[5] Maryland
[5] Iowa St
[5] California

[6] Iowa
[6] Baylor
[6] Seton Hall
[6] Texas

[7] Wichita St
[7] Notre Dame
[7] Dayton
[7] Wisconsin

[8] GONZAGA
[8] Connecticut
[8] Virginia Commonwealth
[8] Cincinnati

[9] Saint Mary’s
[9] Saint Joseph’s
[9] Texas Tech
[9] Butler

[10] Vanderbilt
[10] Providence
[10] Pittsburgh
[10] San Diego St

[11] Southern Cal
[11] Colorado
[11] Florida
[11] Valparaiso
[11] Oregon St
[11] YALE

[12] Arkansas-Little Rock
[12] Akron
[12] SOUTH DAKOTA ST
[12] UNC WILMINGTON

[13] Stephen F. Austin
[13] Temple
[13] Hawaii
[13] NORTHERN IOWA

[14] CHATTANOOGA
[14] Stony Brook
[14] IONA
[14] New Mexico St

[15] Middle Tennessee St
[15] GREEN BAY
[15] UNC ASHEVILLE
[15] Weber St

[16] FLORIDA GULF COAST
[16] AUSTIN PEAY
[16] Hampton
[16] Jackson St
[16] FAIRLEIGH DICKINSON
[16] HOLY CROSS


First Four Out: South Carolina, Syracuse, Michigan, St. Bonaventure
Next Four Out: Georgia, Tulsa, Georgia Tech, Florida St


Thursday, March 10, 2016

Bracketology 3/10/16

Bracketology update 3/10/16
1: Kansas, Virginia, Villanova, North Carolina
2: Oklahoma, Michigan St, West Virginia, Xavier
3: Miami-FL, Oregon, Kentucky, Purdue
4: Duke, Indiana, Utah, Arizona
5: Texas A&M, Iowa St, Maryland, Iowa
6: California, Texas, Wisconsin, Baylor
7: Wichita St, Seton Hall, Vanderbilt, Cincinnati
8: Notre Dame, Dayton, Butler, VCU
9: Gonzaga, St. Mary’s, Texas Tech, USC
10: Pittsburgh, Connecticut, St. Joseph’s, Colorado
11: Oregon St/South Carolina, Providence/Florida, San Diego St, Yale
12: Arkansas-Little Rock, Akron, South Dakota ST, UNC Wilmington
13: Temple, Stephen F. Austin, Northern Iowa, Hawaii
14: Chattanooga, Stony Brook, Iona, UAB
15: New Mexico St, Green Bay, UNC Asheville, Weber St
16: Texas Southern, Florida Gulf Coast, Austin Peay/Hampton, Fairleigh Dickinson/Holy Cross

First 4 Out: Valparaiso, Syracuse, Tulsa, St Bonaventure

New 4 Out: Georgia Tech, Michigan, Florida St, Houston

Friday, March 4, 2016

Bracketology 3/4/16

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

MARCH 4, 2016

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[1] KANSAS
[1] VILLANOVA
[1] Virginia
[1] Oklahoma

[2] Michigan St
[2] North Carolina
[2] Miami-FL
[2] West Virginia

[3] Xavier
[3] Duke
[3] OREGON
[3] KENTUCKY

[4] Maryland
[4] Purdue
[4] Utah
[4] INDIANA

[5] Iowa St
[5] Arizona
[5] Texas A&M
[5] California

[6] Iowa
[6] Texas
[6] Baylor
[6] WICHITA ST

[7] Wisconsin
[7] Seton Hall
[7] Vanderbilt
[7] Saint Joseph’s

[8] Texas Tech
[8] Notre Dame
[8] Dayton
[8] SAINT MARY’S

[9] VIRGINIA COMMONWEALTH
[9] Pittsburgh
[9] Butler
[9] Connecticut

[10] Cincinnati
[10] VALPARAISO
[10] Southern Cal
[10] Colorado

[11] Syracuse
[11] Gonzaga
[11] Florida
[11] Providence
[11] Tulsa
[11] South Carolina

[12] SAN DIEGO ST
[12] PRINCETON
[12] ARKANSAS-LITTLE ROCK
[12] AKRON

[13] TEMPLE
[13] MONMOUTH
[13] HOFSTRA
[13] STEPHEN F. AUSTIN

[14] HAWAII
[14] STONY BROOK
[14] CHATTANOOGA
[14] UAB

[15] IPFW
[15] BELMONT
[15] NEW MEXICO ST
[15] WEBER ST

[16] HIGH POINT
[16] LEHIGH
[16] WAGNER
[16] FLORIDA GULF COAST
[16] TEXAS SOUTHERN
[16] HAMPTON


First Four Out: Oregon St, Michigan, St. Bonaventure, Florida St
Next Four Out: George Washington, Kansas St, Georgia Tech, Houston


Saturday, February 27, 2016

Bracketology 2/27/16

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

FEBRUARY 27, 2016

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[1] VILLANOVA
[1] KANSAS
[1] Oklahoma
[1] Virginia

[2] NORTH CAROLINA
[2] Michigan St
[2] Xavier
[2] Duke

[3] Miami-FL
[3] KENTUCKY
[3] West Virginia
[3] OREGON

[4] Maryland
[4] Iowa
[4] Utah
[4] Iowa St

[5] Arizona
[5] Purdue
[5] INDIANA
[5] Texas A&M

[6] California
[6] Notre Dame
[6] Texas
[6] Baylor

[7] WICHITA ST
[7] DAYTON
[7] Connecticut
[7] Texas Tech

[8] Wisconsin
[8] Saint Joseph’s
[8] Seton Hall
[8] South Carolina

[9] Vanderbilt
[9] Southern Cal
[9] Florida
[9] Cincinnati

[10] Pittsburgh
[10] Tulsa
[10] VALPARAISO
[10] SAINT MARY’S

[11] Colorado
[11] Virginia Commonwealth
[11] Michigan
[11] Syracuse
[11] Gonzaga
[11] Butler

[12] ARKANSAS LITTLE ROCK
[12] SAN DIEGO ST
[12] YALE
[12] MONMOUTH

[13] STONY BROOK
[13] TEMPLE
[13] HAWAII
[13] AKRON

[14] HOFSTRA
[14] CHATTANOOGA
[14] STEPHEN F. AUSTIN
[14] UAB

[15] IPFW
[15] BELMONT
[15] NEW MEXICO ST
[15] WINTHROP

[16] MONTANA
[16] NORTH FLORIDA
[16] BUCKNELL
[16] WAGNER
[16] TEXAS SOUTHERN
[16] HAMPTON


First Four Out: Providence, Oregon St, George Washington, St. Bonaventure
Next Four Out: Georgia Tech, Kansas St, Princeton, UCLA