The Matchup Zone

Projected 2019 NCAA Tournament Bracket

Last updated Jan 21, 2019 6:15 am EST

EAST (Washington)

 

MIDWEST (Kansas City)

Columbia
 
 
San Jose
 
 
Hartford
 
 
Des Moines
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Des Moines
 
 
Hartford
 
 
Tulsa
 
 
Jacksonville
 
 

WEST (Anaheim)

 
 
 

SOUTH (Louisville)

Columbus
 
 
San Jose
 
 
Jacksonville
 
 
Salt Lake City
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Columbia
 
 
Salt Lake City
 
 
Tulsa
 
 
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
Virginia ACC 885 (1) 16 - 1 26.9 - 3.1 0.6570 (3) 0.5726 (27) 933 (1) 100.0% (1) 1 Columbia East -- +1 --
Kansas Big12 735 (7) 15 - 3 23.4 - 7.6 0.6582 (1) 0.6187 (1) 927 (2) 100.0% (2) 1 Des Moines Midwest -- -- --
Duke ACC 876 (2) 15 - 2 26.2 - 4.8 0.6581 (2) 0.5986 (5) 922 (3) 100.0% (3) 1 Columbia South -- -- --
Tennessee SEC 818 (5) 15 - 1 26.0 - 4.0 0.6392 (5) 0.5637 (43) 911 (4) 99.9% (4) 1 Columbus West -- -- +2
Michigan St. BigTen 865 (3) 16 - 2 26.1 - 4.9 0.6462 (4) 0.5778 (20) 910 (5) 99.9% (5) 2 Columbus South -- -- --
Gonzaga WCC 839 (4) 18 - 2 27.7 - 3.3 0.6386 (6) 0.5523 (64) 903 (6) 99.9% (6) 2 Salt Lake City West -- -- -1
Michigan BigTen 773 (6) 17 - 1 25.8 - 5.2 0.6255 (9) 0.5563 (57) 896 (7) 99.8% (7) 2 Des Moines East -- -- +1
North Carolina ACC 685 (13) 14 - 4 21.8 - 9.2 0.6158 (12) 0.5921 (7) 884 (8) 99.4% (8) 2 Jacksonville Midwest -- +1 --
Virginia Tech ACC 713 (11) 15 - 2 23.4 - 6.6 0.6157 (13) 0.5597 (49) 877 (9) 99.3% (9) 3 Jacksonville West -- -- -1
Kentucky SEC 674 (17) 14 - 3 22.2 - 8.8 0.6090 (18) 0.5815 (15) 875 (10) 98.8% (14) 3 Tulsa South -- +3 +6
Buffalo MAC 672 (19) 16 - 1 27.0 - 3.0 0.6266 (8) 0.5269 (98) 869 (11) 99.1% (10) 3 Hartford East -- +1 +1
Houston AmCon 658 (20) 18 - 1 27.2 - 3.8 0.6309 (7) 0.5479 (74) 868 (12) 99.1% (11) 3 Tulsa Midwest +1 +1 +3
Texas Tech Big12 731 (8) 15 - 3 23.6 - 7.4 0.6072 (22) 0.5631 (44) 868 (13) 99.0% (13) 4 Salt Lake City South -1 -3 -2
Maryland BigTen 679 (14) 16 - 3 22.5 - 8.5 0.6161 (11) 0.5864 (11) 868 (14) 99.0% (12) 4 Hartford Midwest -- +1 +3
Louisville ACC 653 (23) 13 - 5 20.3 - 10.7 0.6119 (15) 0.6071 (2) 867 (15) 97.4% (18) 4 San Jose East -- +2 +1
Nevada MWC 676 (16) 18 - 1 28.2 - 2.8 0.6211 (10) 0.5203 (110) 860 (16) 98.7% (15) 4 San Jose West -- +1 +1
Marquette BigEast 602 (30) 16 - 3 23.8 - 7.2 0.6149 (14) 0.5667 (35) 858 (17) 98.2% (16) 5 Hartford Midwest -- -- +2
Purdue BigTen 728 (9) 12 - 6 20.6 - 10.4 0.6077 (20) 0.5847 (12) 856 (18) 97.5% (17) 5 Salt Lake City South -- -- +2
TCU Big12 709 (12) 13 - 4 21.9 - 9.1 0.6074 (21) 0.5805 (16) 848 (19) 96.6% (20) 5 San Jose West -- -2 +1
Mississippi SEC 679 (15) 14 - 3 23.3 - 7.7 0.5982 (28) 0.5510 (68) 845 (20) 96.7% (19) 5 San Jose East -- -1 +3
Oklahoma Big12 630 (27) 13 - 5 20.7 - 10.3 0.6105 (17) 0.5914 (8) 842 (21) 96.5% (21) 6 Tulsa Midwest -- -3 -2
Iowa St. Big12 653 (21) 14 - 4 21.2 - 9.8 0.5999 (27) 0.5743 (23) 842 (22) 95.3% (25) 6 Tulsa South -- -- +1
Auburn SEC 653 (22) 12 - 4 20.9 - 9.1 0.6080 (19) 0.5839 (13) 841 (23) 95.9% (23) 6 Jacksonville West -- -2 -2
Mississippi St. SEC 631 (26) 14 - 3 22.4 - 8.6 0.6105 (16) 0.5800 (17) 840 (24) 96.1% (22) 6 Hartford East +1 +1 --
Nebraska BigTen 727 (10) 12 - 5 20.4 - 9.6 0.5885 (32) 0.5610 (47) 839 (25) 95.8% (24) 7 Salt Lake City West -1 -1 -4
Wisconsin BigTen 673 (18) 12 - 6 19.9 - 11.1 0.5894 (30) 0.5724 (28) 834 (26) 93.2% (26) 7 Jacksonville Midwest -- -- -2
LSU SEC 605 (29) 14 - 3 22.5 - 8.5 0.6064 (23) 0.5714 (31) 824 (27) 93.2% (27) 7 Des Moines East -- +2 New
Iowa BigTen 587 (34) 16 - 3 22.1 - 8.9 0.5856 (34) 0.5511 (67) 820 (28) 93.1% (28) 8 Des Moines Midwest -- +1 +4
Villanova BigEast 567 (36) 14 - 4 21.7 - 9.3 0.6063 (25) 0.5759 (21) 808 (29) 86.6% (29) 7 Columbus South -- -- +4
Kansas St. Big12 512 (49) 14 - 4 20.0 - 11.0 0.5894 (31) 0.5720 (29) 799 (30) 80.6% (30) 8 Columbus West -- New New
San Francisco WCC 602 (31) 15 - 3 23.6 - 6.4 0.5842 (38) 0.5182 (112) 792 (31) 80.4% (31) 8 Columbia South -- +2 -2
Cincinnati AmCon 531 (46) 16 - 3 23.3 - 7.7 0.6063 (24) 0.5613 (46) 790 (32) 79.5% (32) 8 Columbia East +1 +2 -4
Wofford SoCon 585 (35) 12 - 4 21.6 - 6.4 0.5814 (40) 0.5055 (154) 788 (33) 76.8% (33) 9 Columbia South -1 +1 +3
St. John's BigEast 535 (42) 15 - 4 21.8 - 9.2 0.5868 (33) 0.5495 (71) 785 (34) 73.5% (34) 9 Columbus West -- -- +1
Arizona Pac12 550 (39) 14 - 5 21.9 - 9.1 0.5804 (41) 0.5451 (79) 785 (35) 72.9% (35) 9 Des Moines Midwest -- -1 --
Utah St. MWC 640 (25) 13 - 5 22.9 - 7.1 0.5802 (42) 0.5134 (122) 782 (36) 68.9% (38) 9 Columbia East +1 +1 -1
Central Florida AmCon 537 (41) 14 - 3 21.9 - 8.1 0.6046 (26) 0.5666 (37) 781 (37) 66.8% (39) 10 Jacksonville Midwest -- -2 New
Florida St. ACC 533 (45) 13 - 5 20.4 - 10.6 0.5854 (36) 0.5679 (33) 781 (38) 72.2% (36) 10 Salt Lake City West -1 -3 --
Texas Big12 561 (37) 11 - 7 17.3 - 13.7 0.5758 (45) 0.5986 (4) 778 (39) 59.2% (44) 10 Des Moines East -- +1 -1
Ohio St. BigTen 599 (32) 12 - 5 19.1 - 11.9 0.5693 (54) 0.5648 (42) 772 (40) 65.4% (42) 11 Hartford East -1 -3 -8
Syracuse ACC 516 (48) 13 - 5 18.9 - 12.1 0.5732 (49) 0.5786 (19) 771 (41) 55.1% (48) 10 Columbus South +1 New New
N.C. State ACC 597 (33) 15 - 3 22.0 - 9.0 0.5564 (71) 0.5133 (124) 770 (42) 70.2% (37) 11 Tulsa South -- -3 -6
Florida SEC 615 (28) 10 - 7 18.1 - 12.9 0.5707 (52) 0.5728 (26) 769 (43) 58.1% (46) 12 Hartford Midwest -1 -- -2
St. Mary's WCC 643 (24) 13 - 7 20.9 - 10.1 0.5747 (46) 0.5512 (66) 768 (44) 45.0% (51) 11 Jacksonville West +1 -- --
Washington Pac12 526 (47) 14 - 4 22.5 - 8.5 0.5856 (35) 0.5381 (86) 768 (45) 65.5% (41) 11 Tulsa Midwest -- -- New
Murray St. OVC 547 (40) 13 - 2 23.4 - 3.6 0.5671 (58) 0.4572 (294) 764 (46) 66.2% (40) 12 San Jose West -- -- New
VCU A10 503 (53) 13 - 5 23.0 - 8.0 0.5959 (29) 0.5459 (77) 764 (47) 58.5% (45) 12 San Jose East -- New New
Arizona St. Pac12 534 (44) 13 - 5 20.9 - 10.1 0.5827 (39) 0.5536 (62) 762 (48) 56.5% (47) 11 Jacksonville West +1 -- -2
Lipscomb Asun 551 (38) 11 - 4 21.4 - 5.6 0.5640 (59) 0.4774 (228) 761 (49) 60.4% (43) 12 Salt Lake City South -- -- --
Butler BigEast 535 (43) 12 - 7 18.8 - 12.2 0.5844 (37) 0.5819 (14) 760 (50) 46.5% (50) 11 Tulsa Midwest -- New -3
Vermont AmEast 440 (63) 14 - 4 23.3 - 5.7 0.5691 (55) 0.4814 (217) 723 (54) 35.6% (52) 13 Hartford Midwest -- -- --
Hofstra CAA 392 (77) 16 - 3 24.5 - 5.5 0.5737 (48) 0.4769 (230) 709 (58) 27.1% (58) 13 Salt Lake City South -- New New
New Mexico St. WAC 432 (66) 13 - 4 22.7 - 6.3 0.5606 (64) 0.4891 (196) 701 (60) 21.9% (60) 13 San Jose West -- +1 New
Yale Ivy 372 (85) 10 - 3 19.6 - 6.4 0.5678 (57) 0.4929 (186) 683 (63) 15.1% (63) 13 San Jose East -- -- New
Texas St. SunBelt 435 (64) 14 - 3 23.0 - 6.0 0.5511 (80) 0.4604 (287) 676 (64) 13.5% (64) 14 Tulsa Midwest -- -1 -1
Northern Kentucky Horiz 418 (68) 14 - 4 22.7 - 6.3 0.5445 (92) 0.4507 (308) 629 (77) 4.0% (73) 14 Tulsa South -- -- +1
Old Dominion CUSA 377 (81) 14 - 5 20.0 - 7.0 0.5389 (100) 0.4726 (239) 605 (84) 0.6% (84) 14 Hartford East -- +1 --
Loyola (IL) MVC 408 (71) 11 - 7 19.7 - 10.3 0.5396 (97) 0.5090 (132) 590 (89) 0.1% (100) 14 Jacksonville West +1 +1 +1
Montana BigSky 399 (74) 10 - 6 21.2 - 7.8 0.5465 (87) 0.4740 (236) 587 (91) 0.0% (128) 15 Salt Lake City West -1 -1 --
UC Irvine BigWest 339 (106) 14 - 5 23.1 - 7.9 0.5373 (105) 0.4672 (260) 576 (95) 0.5% (85) 15 Des Moines East -- -2 -2
Radford BigSou 318 (113) 10 - 6 17.9 - 9.1 0.5480 (83) 0.4878 (200) 550 (109) 0.1% (102) 15 Columbus South -- -- +1
South Dakota St. Summit 393 (75) 14 - 6 22.1 - 7.9 0.5207 (135) 0.4438 (324) 521 (117) 0.0% (135) 15 Jacksonville Midwest -- -- --
Bucknell Pat 298 (123) 11 - 7 19.7 - 10.3 0.5374 (104) 0.4937 (183) 498 (122) 0.0% (118) 16 Columbus West -- New New
Abilene Christian Sland 217 (156) 12 - 3 21.1 - 5.9 0.5230 (130) 0.4219 (346) 483 (126) 0.0% (117) 16 Columbia South -- -- --
Rider MAAC 187 (176) 10 - 7 19.4 - 10.6 0.5185 (143) 0.4584 (289) 331 (165) 0.0% (151) 16 Columbia East -- -- New
North Carolina A&T MEAC 118 (225) 7 - 9 16.0 - 12.0 0.4768 (212) 0.4267 (339) 198 (198) 0.0% (151) 16 Des Moines Midwest -- -- --
Central Conn. St. NEC 128 (215) 6 - 10 14.1 - 14.9 0.4848 (200) 0.4680 (254) 148 (207) 0.0% (151) 16 Des Moines Midwest -- -- --
Texas Southern SWAC 114 (233) 5 - 10 15.9 - 13.1 0.4779 (210) 0.4250 (341) 135 (211) 0.0% (151) 16 Columbia East -- -- New
Indiana BigTen 509 (50) 12 - 6 18.0 - 13.0 0.5629 (62) 0.5666 (36) 750 (51) 51.8% (49) -- Out Out
Seton Hall BigEast 467 (58) 12 - 7 17.6 - 12.4 0.5765 (44) 0.5798 (18) 736 (52) 33.8% (53) -- Out --
Creighton BigEast 508 (51) 9 - 8 16.7 - 13.3 0.5742 (47) 0.5903 (9) 727 (53) 25.5% (59) -- Out Out
Alabama SEC 496 (55) 11 - 6 18.0 - 13.0 0.5717 (51) 0.5736 (24) 720 (55) 29.0% (56) -- -- --
Clemson ACC 485 (57) 11 - 6 18.1 - 12.9 0.5629 (61) 0.5695 (32) 719 (56) 28.1% (57) -- -- --
Toledo MAC 444 (62) 14 - 3 22.8 - 7.2 0.5727 (50) 0.5078 (144) 716 (57) 31.2% (54) -- -- Out
Fresno St. MWC 507 (52) 12 - 4 22.0 - 7.0 0.5545 (74) 0.4940 (182) 708 (59) 29.2% (55) -- -- --
Dayton A10 455 (60) 12 - 6 21.0 - 10.0 0.5703 (53) 0.5418 (82) 699 (61) 17.5% (61) -- Out Out
Temple AmCon 340 (102) 14 - 4 20.9 - 10.1 0.5783 (43) 0.5470 (75) 684 (62) 15.4% (62) -- -- --
East Tennessee St. SoCon 444 (61) 14 - 5 21.3 - 7.7 0.5549 (73) 0.4843 (210) 673 (65) 10.4% (67) -- -- --
Minnesota BigTen 366 (88) 14 - 4 17.6 - 13.4 0.5543 (75) 0.5609 (48) 672 (66) 13.5% (65) -- -- --
Oregon Pac12 486 (56) 11 - 7 19.1 - 11.9 0.5558 (72) 0.5428 (81) 666 (67) 7.0% (70) -- -- Out
Furman SoCon 384 (79) 12 - 4 19.7 - 7.3 0.5591 (67) 0.4887 (197) 663 (68) 9.7% (68) -- -- Out
Liberty ASun 501 (54) 13 - 4 21.7 - 6.3 0.5383 (102) 0.4497 (312) 655 (69) 6.3% (71) -- -- --
UNC Greensboro SoCon 315 (116) 15 - 3 22.1 - 6.9 0.5688 (56) 0.4963 (175) 654 (70) 10.4% (66) -- -- --
Baylor Big12 457 (59) 11 - 6 16.7 - 14.3 0.5538 (76) 0.5743 (22) 654 (71) 5.8% (72) -- -- --
Belmont OVC 401 (73) 12 - 4 21.5 - 6.5 0.5530 (78) 0.4672 (261) 653 (72) 8.0% (69) -- -- Out
Memphis AmCon 361 (89) 12 - 6 18.8 - 12.2 0.5613 (63) 0.5577 (53) 650 (73) 3.0% (76) -- -- --
Oregon St. Pac12 425 (67) 11 - 6 18.5 - 11.5 0.5490 (81) 0.5311 (94) 641 (74) 2.8% (78) -- -- --
Pittsburgh ACC 416 (69) 12 - 6 17.2 - 13.8 0.5440 (93) 0.5544 (61) 634 (75) 2.1% (79) -- -- --
Saint Louis A10 340 (105) 14 - 4 21.7 - 9.3 0.5597 (65) 0.5134 (123) 629 (76) 3.3% (75) -- -- --
Davidson A10 379 (80) 12 - 5 20.7 - 9.3 0.5587 (68) 0.5089 (135) 627 (78) 2.9% (77) -- -- --
Oklahoma St. Big12 433 (65) 8 - 10 12.8 - 18.2 0.5472 (85) 0.6025 (3) 625 (79) 0.6% (83) -- -- --
Utah Valley WAC 357 (92) 11 - 7 18.9 - 10.1 0.5582 (69) 0.5122 (126) 624 (80) 0.6% (81) -- -- Out
North Texas CUSA 314 (117) 14 - 2 19.2 - 4.8 0.5534 (77) 0.4627 (273) 622 (81) 3.5% (74) -- -- --
Northwestern BigTen 412 (70) 11 - 7 16.1 - 14.9 0.5252 (126) 0.5465 (76) 612 (83) 1.1% (80) -- -- --
Georgia St. SunBelt 283 (128) 13 - 5 20.5 - 9.5 0.5591 (66) 0.5081 (141) 584 (93) 0.6% (82) -- -- --