The Matchup Zone

Projected 2019 NCAA Tournament Bracket

Last updated Nov 17, 2018 12:52 pm EST

EAST (Washington)

 

SOUTH (Louisville)

Columbia
 
 
Hartford
 
 
Jacksonville
 
 
Des Moines
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Columbia
 
 
Tulsa
 
 
Tulsa
 
 
Jacksonville
 
 

WEST (Anaheim)

 
 
 

MIDWEST (Kansas City)

Columbus
 
 
San Jose
 
 
Hartford
 
 
Salt Lake City
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Des Moines
 
 
Salt Lake City
 
 
San Jose
 
 
Columbus
 
 
Team Conf. TAPE (Rank) W - L expW - expL Exp. RPI (Rank) Exp. RPISOS (Rank) Points (Rank) STAPLE (Rank) Seed Pod Site Region Day +/- Week Month
Duke ACC 916 (1) 3 - 0 25.1 - 3.9 0.6585 (2) 0.5920 (3) 929 (1) 100.0% (1) 1 Columbia East -- -- New
North Carolina ACC 885 (2) 4 - 0 24.4 - 5.6 0.6541 (3) 0.6018 (1) 918 (2) 100.0% (2) 1 Columbia South -- -- New
Kansas Big12 843 (4) 3 - 0 25.0 - 5.0 0.6588 (1) 0.5983 (2) 912 (3) 100.0% (3) 1 Des Moines Midwest -- -- New
Michigan BigTen 858 (3) 3 - 0 25.3 - 4.7 0.6318 (4) 0.5651 (38) 905 (4) 99.9% (4) 1 Columbus West -- +1 New
Gonzaga WCC 834 (6) 3 - 0 25.6 - 3.4 0.6308 (5) 0.5447 (70) 897 (5) 99.9% (5) 2 Salt Lake City West -- -- New
Virginia ACC 841 (5) 3 - 0 22.7 - 5.3 0.6285 (7) 0.5664 (33) 896 (6) 99.9% (6) 2 Columbus Midwest -- -- New
Tennessee SEC 808 (8) 2 - 0 24.0 - 5.0 0.6171 (10) 0.5488 (67) 895 (7) 99.9% (7) 2 Jacksonville South -- -1 New
Indiana BigTen 822 (7) 3 - 0 24.3 - 6.7 0.6112 (15) 0.5540 (53) 883 (8) 99.8% (8) 2 Des Moines East -- +2 New
Auburn SEC 762 (11) 2 - 0 22.3 - 5.7 0.6294 (6) 0.5766 (22) 875 (9) 99.7% (9) 3 Jacksonville East -- -- New
Kansas St. Big12 747 (13) 3 - 0 22.8 - 7.2 0.6177 (9) 0.5681 (31) 873 (10) 99.6% (11) 3 Tulsa South +2 -- New
Miami (FL) ACC 744 (14) 2 - 0 20.8 - 7.2 0.6162 (11) 0.5767 (21) 872 (11) 99.5% (12) 3 Hartford West -- +2 New
Nevada MWC 748 (12) 3 - 0 26.4 - 3.6 0.6250 (8) 0.5358 (84) 872 (12) 99.6% (10) 3 San Jose Midwest +1 -- New
N.C. State ACC 763 (10) 3 - 0 23.4 - 7.6 0.5878 (28) 0.5374 (81) 870 (13) 99.5% (14) 4 Hartford East -1 +3 New
Florida St. ACC 722 (16) 2 - 0 21.3 - 7.7 0.6120 (13) 0.5772 (19) 867 (14) 99.3% (15) 4 Tulsa South -1 -2 New
Nebraska BigTen 771 (9) 3 - 0 21.9 - 7.1 0.6027 (18) 0.5518 (58) 866 (15) 99.5% (13) 4 Salt Lake City Midwest -- +4 New
Oregon Pac12 716 (17) 3 - 1 23.9 - 7.1 0.6133 (12) 0.5595 (47) 865 (16) 99.0% (17) 4 San Jose West +4 +2 New
Wisconsin BigTen 730 (15) 2 - 0 20.6 - 8.4 0.5996 (19) 0.5604 (45) 859 (17) 99.0% (16) 5 Tulsa South -1 +1 New
Kentucky SEC 689 (20) 2 - 1 20.8 - 10.2 0.5983 (20) 0.5850 (9) 856 (18) 97.8% (19) 5 San Jose West -- +1 New
Houston AmCon 704 (19) 2 - 0 26.5 - 4.5 0.6117 (14) 0.5341 (85) 854 (19) 98.7% (18) 5 Salt Lake City Midwest -- -1 New
Arizona St. Pac12 669 (22) 3 - 0 22.0 - 8.0 0.6103 (16) 0.5695 (27) 851 (20) 97.5% (21) 5 Hartford East -1 +2 New
Michigan St. BigTen 712 (18) 2 - 1 19.0 - 11.0 0.5941 (23) 0.5843 (12) 847 (21) 97.6% (20) 6 Hartford West -1 -2 New
Clemson ACC 656 (24) 3 - 0 19.4 - 9.6 0.5939 (24) 0.5779 (17) 840 (22) 96.3% (24) 6 Jacksonville East -- -2 New
Texas Tech Big12 685 (21) 3 - 0 21.3 - 8.7 0.5850 (32) 0.5533 (55) 838 (23) 97.0% (22) 6 San Jose Midwest -- -- New
St. Mary's WCC 660 (23) 3 - 0 24.3 - 5.7 0.6078 (17) 0.5439 (71) 834 (24) 96.3% (23) 6 Tulsa South -- +3 New
Iowa St. Big12 651 (26) 3 - 0 19.8 - 9.2 0.5866 (30) 0.5582 (49) 830 (25) 95.4% (26) 7 Des Moines East -1 -2 New
Florida SEC 646 (27) 2 - 1 18.8 - 10.2 0.5928 (25) 0.5770 (20) 824 (26) 94.1% (27) 7 Columbus Midwest -- -2 New
Purdue BigTen 612 (28) 4 - 0 18.5 - 12.5 0.5881 (27) 0.5877 (6) 818 (27) 92.4% (29) 7 Jacksonville South +4 +5 New
Ohio St. BigTen 655 (25) 3 - 0 21.7 - 9.3 0.5845 (35) 0.5531 (57) 818 (28) 95.7% (25) 7 Salt Lake City West -- New New
Virginia Tech ACC 612 (29) 3 - 0 19.3 - 10.7 0.5779 (40) 0.5624 (43) 818 (29) 93.1% (28) 8 Columbus West +4 New New
Louisville ACC 591 (33) 3 - 0 17.4 - 12.6 0.5749 (42) 0.5873 (7) 812 (30) 87.8% (37) 8 Des Moines Midwest -1 +1 New
UCLA Pac12 607 (30) 3 - 0 21.7 - 8.3 0.5964 (21) 0.5633 (41) 811 (31) 91.2% (30) 8 Columbia South +3 +3 New
Marquette BigEast 593 (32) 2 - 1 20.2 - 9.8 0.5849 (33) 0.5688 (29) 810 (32) 88.4% (35) 8 Columbia East -- -- New
Oklahoma Big12 581 (36) 2 - 0 17.5 - 11.5 0.5858 (31) 0.5850 (10) 807 (33) 88.8% (33) 9 Columbus West -1 +2 New
San Francisco WCC 604 (31) 2 - 0 22.9 - 6.1 0.5904 (26) 0.5291 (94) 804 (34) 89.8% (31) 9 Des Moines Midwest -1 +1 New
Butler BigEast 582 (34) 3 - 0 19.8 - 9.2 0.5876 (29) 0.5598 (46) 798 (35) 88.3% (36) 9 Columbia South -2 -2 New
Iowa BigTen 576 (37) 4 - 0 19.4 - 11.6 0.5684 (46) 0.5632 (42) 795 (36) 89.0% (32) 9 Columbia East +3 New New
Mississippi St. SEC 576 (38) 3 - 0 19.2 - 10.8 0.5803 (36) 0.5726 (26) 792 (37) 83.5% (39) 10 Des Moines East -- -1 New
San Diego St. MWC 581 (35) 2 - 0 22.4 - 5.6 0.5789 (38) 0.5063 (138) 790 (38) 87.0% (38) 10 Salt Lake City West -1 +1 New
Buffalo MAC 525 (44) 3 - 0 24.0 - 5.0 0.5952 (22) 0.5078 (136) 789 (39) 88.5% (34) 10 Columbus Midwest -1 -- New
Arizona Pac12 558 (39) 3 - 0 19.9 - 9.1 0.5800 (37) 0.5499 (63) 780 (40) 79.3% (41) 10 Jacksonville South -- +1 New
Villanova BigEast 542 (41) 2 - 1 17.9 - 11.1 0.5848 (34) 0.5775 (18) 775 (41) 75.6% (42) 11 Hartford West -2 -6 New
Dayton A10 552 (40) 3 - 0 23.0 - 6.0 0.5786 (39) 0.5100 (129) 773 (42) 80.2% (40) 11 Tulsa South -2 -1 New
Alabama SEC 504 (47) 3 - 1 17.5 - 13.5 0.5732 (43) 0.5815 (15) 757 (43) 60.7% (45) 11 San Jose Midwest New -3 New
Southern Cal Pac12 534 (43) 2 - 1 19.5 - 10.5 0.5623 (55) 0.5428 (74) 751 (44) 62.2% (43) 11 Jacksonville East +1 -1 New
Texas Big12 465 (58) 4 - 0 16.0 - 14.0 0.5583 (57) 0.5859 (8) 748 (45) 59.3% (46) 12 Tulsa South -- -1 New
LSU SEC 464 (59) 4 - 0 17.5 - 11.5 0.5664 (49) 0.5664 (34) 747 (46) 61.0% (44) 11 Jacksonville East New New New
Grand Canyon WAC 488 (50) 3 - 1 21.8 - 5.2 0.5552 (65) 0.4629 (280) 738 (47) 57.9% (48) 12 Salt Lake City Midwest -- -- New
SMU AmCon 507 (46) 2 - 1 20.4 - 8.6 0.5653 (52) 0.5297 (93) 738 (48) 53.3% (49) 12 Tulsa South New -4 New
Murray St. OVC 450 (63) 1 - 0 22.7 - 4.3 0.5664 (50) 0.4671 (268) 729 (50) 58.4% (47) 12 Hartford East -- +1 New
Montana BigSky 429 (67) 2 - 0 22.1 - 4.9 0.5716 (44) 0.4763 (230) 715 (56) 47.7% (52) 12 San Jose West +1 +1 New
Louisiana Tech CUSA 391 (84) 2 - 1 19.0 - 6.0 0.5765 (41) 0.5070 (137) 700 (61) 36.0% (61) 13 Tulsa South -- -1 New
UC Irvine BigWest 417 (72) 3 - 0 21.6 - 6.4 0.5548 (67) 0.4752 (239) 679 (67) 30.5% (64) 13 Salt Lake City Midwest -- +1 New
Northeastern CAA 414 (73) 2 - 2 21.1 - 8.9 0.5623 (54) 0.5107 (126) 677 (68) 25.4% (67) 13 San Jose West -2 -1 New
Georgia St. SunBelt 403 (80) 2 - 1 20.0 - 8.0 0.5690 (45) 0.5087 (135) 673 (70) 23.1% (70) 13 Hartford East -- -- New
Pennsylvania Ivy 387 (85) 4 - 0 20.4 - 7.6 0.5549 (66) 0.4937 (173) 673 (71) 27.9% (66) 14 Jacksonville East -- New New
UNC Greensboro SoCon 391 (82) 2 - 1 21.9 - 7.1 0.5517 (73) 0.4732 (245) 645 (78) 14.6% (78) 14 Hartford West -- +1 New
Northern Kentucky Horiz 368 (91) 2 - 0 22.2 - 6.8 0.5337 (103) 0.4498 (312) 586 (94) 4.3% (88) 14 Tulsa South New New New
Radford BigSou 283 (118) 2 - 0 18.0 - 9.0 0.5562 (63) 0.4987 (159) 580 (96) 2.6% (96) 14 San Jose Midwest +1 +2 New
Lehigh Pat 323 (109) 3 - 1 19.1 - 9.9 0.5449 (84) 0.4936 (174) 573 (100) 1.9% (98) 15 Columbus Midwest -- +1 New
South Dakota Summit 357 (97) 1 - 1 18.1 - 7.9 0.5337 (102) 0.4718 (250) 568 (102) 1.9% (100) 15 Des Moines East New -2 New
Vermont AmEast 321 (110) 1 - 2 20.9 - 8.1 0.5399 (90) 0.4731 (246) 559 (104) 1.5% (103) 15 Jacksonville South -- -- New
Loyola (IL) MVC 325 (108) 3 - 1 17.8 - 11.2 0.5332 (107) 0.5161 (113) 530 (111) 0.4% (113) 15 Salt Lake City West -1 New New
Stephen F. Austin Sland 232 (144) 0 - 1 17.0 - 8.0 0.5274 (118) 0.4715 (253) 477 (123) 0.1% (121) 16 Columbia South -- -2 New
Liberty ASun 236 (141) 1 - 0 18.3 - 8.7 0.5070 (150) 0.4429 (329) 443 (133) 0.0% (131) 16 Columbus West -- -- New
Texas Southern SWAC 129 (211) 1 - 3 17.3 - 11.7 0.5065 (152) 0.4433 (328) 307 (172) 0.0% (167) 16 Columbia East -- -- New
St. Peter's MAAC 206 (153) 1 - 2 16.7 - 13.3 0.5021 (165) 0.4761 (231) 281 (175) 0.0% (175) 16 Des Moines Midwest -- -1 New
Norfolk St. MEAC 147 (190) 0 - 3 16.8 - 10.2 0.4904 (191) 0.4296 (345) 252 (181) 0.0% (175) 16 Des Moines Midwest -- -- New
Fairleigh Dickinson NEC 129 (210) 0 - 1 15.8 - 12.2 0.4909 (189) 0.4589 (289) 200 (206) 0.0% (175) 16 Columbia East New New New
West Virginia Big12 514 (45) 1 - 2 15.4 - 15.6 0.5564 (61) 0.5907 (4) 731 (49) 42.4% (56) Out Out --
Syracuse ACC 494 (48) 2 - 2 15.9 - 15.1 0.5540 (68) 0.5889 (5) 728 (51) 44.9% (54) Out Out --
Arkansas SEC 538 (42) 1 - 1 19.3 - 11.7 0.5517 (72) 0.5391 (79) 726 (52) 51.3% (50) -- -- --
Providence BigEast 491 (49) 2 - 1 18.2 - 11.8 0.5614 (56) 0.5551 (51) 725 (53) 48.0% (51) -- -- --
Cincinnati AmCon 470 (55) 2 - 1 19.4 - 10.6 0.5678 (47) 0.5532 (56) 724 (54) 44.8% (55) -- -- --
Connecticut AmCon 459 (60) 3 - 1 21.3 - 9.7 0.5570 (59) 0.5266 (99) 720 (55) 47.6% (53) Out -- --
Mississippi SEC 486 (52) 1 - 1 17.1 - 12.9 0.5516 (75) 0.5550 (52) 710 (57) 39.6% (58) -- -- --
Pittsburgh ACC 468 (56) 4 - 0 17.4 - 13.6 0.5425 (86) 0.5508 (62) 709 (58) 40.5% (57) -- -- --
Penn St. BigTen 487 (51) 2 - 1 14.1 - 15.9 0.5511 (76) 0.5845 (11) 704 (59) 35.1% (62) -- -- --
Xavier BigEast 480 (54) 2 - 1 16.9 - 12.1 0.5488 (80) 0.5494 (65) 701 (60) 36.1% (60) -- Out --
San Diego WCC 438 (66) 2 - 1 17.8 - 11.2 0.5654 (51) 0.5492 (66) 697 (62) 28.9% (65) -- -- --
Northwestern BigTen 485 (53) 3 - 0 15.4 - 13.6 0.5381 (95) 0.5607 (44) 697 (63) 37.2% (59) -- -- --
Maryland BigTen 448 (64) 4 - 0 15.8 - 15.2 0.5450 (83) 0.5727 (25) 694 (64) 32.7% (63) -- -- --
TCU Big12 444 (65) 3 - 0 14.9 - 14.1 0.5405 (88) 0.5674 (32) 680 (65) 25.3% (68) -- -- --
BYU WCC 391 (83) 3 - 1 18.6 - 12.4 0.5671 (48) 0.5590 (48) 680 (66) 21.9% (71) -- -- --
Rhode Island A10 421 (70) 2 - 1 18.6 - 9.4 0.5647 (53) 0.5300 (92) 676 (69) 24.3% (69) -- -- --
Creighton BigEast 424 (69) 2 - 1 13.8 - 14.2 0.5490 (78) 0.5817 (14) 666 (72) 17.1% (73) -- Out --
Vanderbilt SEC 410 (74) 3 - 0 15.9 - 15.1 0.5425 (87) 0.5688 (30) 660 (73) 17.6% (72) -- -- --
Illinois BigTen 468 (57) 1 - 1 13.1 - 15.9 0.5320 (109) 0.5729 (24) 659 (74) 17.0% (74) -- -- --
St. John's BigEast 409 (76) 3 - 0 18.0 - 12.0 0.5381 (94) 0.5276 (98) 647 (75) 16.5% (75) -- -- --
Baylor Big12 425 (68) 3 - 1 13.7 - 16.3 0.5383 (92) 0.5842 (13) 646 (76) 10.6% (83) -- -- --
Minnesota BigTen 451 (62) 2 - 0 16.5 - 14.5 0.5255 (120) 0.5370 (82) 646 (77) 16.2% (76) -- -- --
Oregon St. Pac12 407 (78) 3 - 0 17.2 - 11.8 0.5481 (82) 0.5395 (78) 642 (79) 13.1% (79) -- -- --
Wichita St. AmCon 408 (77) 2 - 2 18.0 - 12.0 0.5528 (69) 0.5436 (73) 641 (80) 11.0% (82) -- -- --
Central Florida AmCon 406 (79) 3 - 1 18.5 - 11.5 0.5577 (58) 0.5511 (61) 641 (81) 11.4% (81) -- -- --
Notre Dame ACC 453 (61) 2 - 1 15.7 - 15.3 0.5238 (125) 0.5513 (59) 640 (82) 12.5% (80) -- -- --
Belmont OVC 372 (90) 3 - 0 22.4 - 5.6 0.5558 (64) 0.4628 (282) 639 (83) 15.9% (77) -- -- --
DePaul BigEast 409 (75) 3 - 0 17.1 - 11.9 0.5302 (112) 0.5236 (103) 625 (84) 10.4% (84) -- -- --
Washington Pac12 374 (89) 2 - 1 17.8 - 13.2 0.5504 (77) 0.5513 (60) 625 (85) 9.0% (85) -- -- --
Ball St. MAC 393 (81) 1 - 3 20.3 - 9.7 0.5524 (71) 0.5014 (146) 621 (86) 7.6% (86) -- -- --
Utah St. MWC 348 (100) 4 - 0 18.7 - 10.3 0.5489 (79) 0.5127 (120) 602 (87) 4.8% (87) -- -- --
Harvard Ivy 360 (92) 1 - 2 15.4 - 10.6 0.5563 (62) 0.5283 (95) 601 (88) 3.3% (94) -- Out --
Colorado Pac12 375 (88) 2 - 0 15.5 - 12.5 0.5394 (91) 0.5408 (76) 599 (89) 4.2% (89) -- -- --
Oklahoma St. Big12 420 (71) 1 - 1 12.3 - 16.7 0.5321 (108) 0.5792 (16) 599 (90) 3.4% (92) -- -- --
Western Kentucky CUSA 297 (116) 3 - 1 17.0 - 10.0 0.5566 (60) 0.5276 (97) 597 (91) 3.8% (91) -- -- --
Marshall CUSA 313 (112) 3 - 0 18.9 - 8.1 0.5516 (74) 0.4900 (192) 593 (92) 4.1% (90) -- -- --
Temple AmCon 332 (104) 4 - 0 17.9 - 12.1 0.5484 (81) 0.5334 (87) 590 (93) 3.4% (93) -- -- --
UL Lafayette SunBelt 326 (107) 0 - 2 18.7 - 8.3 0.5528 (70) 0.4958 (166) 584 (95) 3.1% (95) -- -- --
Georgia SEC 378 (86) 2 - 1 14.1 - 14.9 0.5241 (123) 0.5539 (54) 578 (97) 2.0% (97) -- -- --
Georgetown BigEast 359 (93) 3 - 1 16.5 - 14.5 0.5333 (105) 0.5495 (64) 574 (98) 1.9% (99) -- -- --
Georgia Tech ACC 357 (96) 2 - 1 14.3 - 16.7 0.5239 (124) 0.5643 (39) 573 (99) 1.8% (101) -- -- --
South Carolina SEC 377 (87) 2 - 1 12.8 - 16.2 0.5268 (119) 0.5663 (35) 572 (101) 1.5% (102) -- -- --
Seton Hall BigEast 359 (94) 1 - 1 12.5 - 15.5 0.5251 (121) 0.5651 (36) 559 (103) 1.1% (104) -- -- --
Utah Pac12 353 (98) 2 - 1 13.5 - 14.5 0.5292 (115) 0.5558 (50) 556 (105) 0.9% (106) -- -- --
South Dakota St. Summit 327 (106) 2 - 1 19.9 - 8.1 0.5383 (93) 0.4765 (227) 549 (106) 1.0% (105) Out -- --
Davidson A10 334 (103) 3 - 1 17.2 - 12.8 0.5399 (89) 0.5315 (90) 546 (107) 0.7% (107) -- -- --
Stanford Pac12 300 (114) 2 - 1 13.6 - 15.4 0.5356 (98) 0.5651 (37) 544 (108) 0.6% (109) -- -- --
Wright St. Horiz 346 (101) 2 - 1 19.3 - 8.7 0.5332 (106) 0.4756 (235) 537 (109) 0.7% (108) Out Out --
Wofford SoCon 288 (117) 1 - 1 17.6 - 10.4 0.5338 (101) 0.4923 (178) 535 (110) 0.5% (110) -- -- --