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Projected 2018 NCAA Tournament Bracket

Last updated Nov 19, 2017 1:25 am EST

SOUTH (Atlanta)

 

EAST (Boston)

Detroit
 
 
Dallas
 
 
Nashville
 
 
Detroit
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Charlotte
 
 
Boise
 
 
Nashville
 
 
Pittsburgh
 
 

WEST (Los Angeles)

 
 
 

MIDWEST (Omaha)

Charlotte
 
 
San Diego
 
 
Pittsburgh
 
 
San Diego
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Wichita
 
 
Dallas
 
 
Wichita
 
 
Boise
 
 
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
Xavier BigEast 795 (5) 3 - 0 24.7 - 5.3 0.6397 (4) 0.5812 (14) 911 (1) 100.0% (5) 1 Detroit South -- +4 New
Florida SEC 846 (2) 2 - 0 25.1 - 3.9 0.6415 (2) 0.5691 (35) 909 (2) 100.0% (3) 1 Charlotte East -- -- New
Wichita St. AmCon 840 (3) 2 - 0 24.6 - 3.4 0.6449 (1) 0.5645 (45) 907 (3) 100.0% (1) 1 Wichita Midwest -- -- New
Virginia ACC 778 (8) 3 - 0 23.0 - 6.0 0.6352 (5) 0.5835 (9) 904 (4) 100.0% (6) 1 Charlotte West -- +2 New
Arizona Pac12 811 (4) 3 - 0 25.6 - 3.4 0.6401 (3) 0.5598 (55) 899 (5) 100.0% (4) 2 San Diego West -- -- New
Gonzaga WCC 862 (1) 3 - 0 27.2 - 1.8 0.6289 (8) 0.5257 (110) 895 (6) 100.0% (2) 2 Boise Midwest -- -- New
Villanova BigEast 785 (7) 3 - 0 23.0 - 6.0 0.6349 (6) 0.5767 (20) 891 (7) 99.8% (8) 2 Pittsburgh East -- -- New
Cincinnati AmCon 744 (12) 3 - 0 23.5 - 5.5 0.6113 (14) 0.5428 (79) 888 (8) 98.1% (13) 2 Detroit South -- +1 New
Kansas Big12 787 (6) 3 - 0 24.5 - 6.5 0.6336 (7) 0.5829 (10) 887 (9) 99.9% (7) 3 Wichita Midwest -- -- New
Purdue BigTen 762 (10) 4 - 0 23.1 - 5.9 0.6231 (9) 0.5684 (36) 887 (10) 99.7% (9) 3 Nashville South +1 New New
Florida St. ACC 764 (9) 2 - 0 23.5 - 6.5 0.6156 (12) 0.5578 (59) 881 (11) 98.7% (11) 3 Nashville East -- +1 New
Duke ACC 702 (15) 4 - 0 22.5 - 6.5 0.6175 (10) 0.5678 (40) 872 (12) 98.8% (10) 3 Pittsburgh West -- -- New
Wisconsin BigTen 736 (13) 2 - 1 22.5 - 7.5 0.6116 (13) 0.5716 (29) 871 (13) 98.3% (12) 4 Dallas Midwest -1 -3 New
North Carolina ACC 688 (17) 2 - 0 20.4 - 8.6 0.6171 (11) 0.5871 (7) 871 (14) 98.0% (14) 4 Dallas South -- -- New
Louisville ACC 668 (21) 2 - 0 21.8 - 9.2 0.6052 (16) 0.5781 (18) 862 (15) 96.8% (15) 4 Boise East -- -3 New
Miami (FL) ACC 674 (20) 3 - 0 20.3 - 7.7 0.6035 (17) 0.5608 (52) 852 (16) 90.1% (24) 4 San Diego West +1 +3 New
Texas A&M SEC 625 (24) 2 - 0 20.4 - 9.6 0.6034 (18) 0.5814 (12) 850 (17) 94.8% (18) 5 Dallas Midwest -- -1 New
Maryland BigTen 630 (23) 4 - 0 21.1 - 7.9 0.6070 (15) 0.5720 (28) 849 (18) 96.6% (16) 5 Dallas South -1 +5 New
Oregon Pac12 682 (18) 3 - 0 23.7 - 5.3 0.6010 (19) 0.5332 (95) 847 (19) 95.4% (17) 5 Boise East -- +1 New
West Virginia Big12 760 (11) 2 - 1 21.3 - 7.7 0.5960 (26) 0.5561 (61) 846 (20) 91.7% (21) 5 San Diego West +4 +2 New
Notre Dame ACC 689 (16) 3 - 0 21.0 - 7.0 0.5968 (24) 0.5437 (77) 844 (21) 87.4% (26) 6 Nashville South -- -- New
Michigan St. BigTen 682 (19) 1 - 1 21.2 - 7.8 0.5972 (23) 0.5606 (54) 837 (22) 93.9% (19) 6 Nashville East -1 -2 New
Kansas St. Big12 714 (14) 3 - 0 22.1 - 7.9 0.5935 (29) 0.5485 (68) 831 (23) 84.5% (30) 6 Pittsburgh West -- +2 New
Michigan BigTen 615 (26) 3 - 0 20.2 - 8.8 0.5936 (28) 0.5608 (53) 826 (24) 82.2% (32) 6 Wichita Midwest -- -1 New
Seton Hall BigEast 596 (29) 4 - 0 19.5 - 10.5 0.5920 (30) 0.5791 (15) 821 (25) 82.0% (33) 7 Detroit South -- +1 New
Southern Cal Pac12 587 (32) 2 - 0 20.6 - 8.4 0.5989 (22) 0.5632 (47) 818 (26) 89.1% (25) 7 Boise Midwest -1 -2 New
Rhode Island A10 552 (40) 1 - 1 20.2 - 7.8 0.6004 (21) 0.5618 (51) 816 (27) 93.0% (20) 7 Pittsburgh East -- -2 New
Kentucky SEC 582 (36) 3 - 1 19.5 - 11.5 0.5940 (27) 0.5946 (2) 816 (28) 91.2% (23) 7 San Diego West -- -5 New
Nevada MWC 535 (44) 4 - 0 24.8 - 7.2 0.6008 (20) 0.5384 (88) 814 (29) 91.6% (22) 8 Wichita Midwest +2 New New
Creighton BigEast 596 (28) 3 - 0 18.9 - 10.1 0.5848 (36) 0.5706 (33) 810 (30) 79.3% (35) 8 Charlotte East -- +2 New
SMU AmCon 617 (25) 4 - 0 22.4 - 6.6 0.5863 (34) 0.5315 (98) 810 (31) 79.7% (34) 8 Charlotte West +3 New New
Temple AmCon 530 (46) 2 - 0 19.5 - 10.5 0.5961 (25) 0.5763 (21) 810 (32) 85.9% (27) 8 Detroit South -- New New
Ohio St. BigTen 590 (30) 3 - 0 20.3 - 8.7 0.5863 (35) 0.5626 (49) 808 (33) 84.6% (28) 9 Detroit South -- -3 New
Oklahoma St. Big12 666 (22) 3 - 0 19.7 - 10.3 0.5800 (43) 0.5659 (42) 805 (34) 72.2% (38) 9 Charlotte West -2 +3 New
Alabama SEC 540 (43) 2 - 0 18.1 - 12.9 0.5878 (32) 0.6005 (1) 800 (35) 82.9% (31) 9 Wichita Midwest +1 -2 New
St. Mary's WCC 585 (33) 3 - 0 22.8 - 5.2 0.5909 (31) 0.5184 (126) 795 (36) 84.6% (29) 9 Charlotte East +1 +2 New
Minnesota BigTen 588 (31) 3 - 0 21.5 - 9.5 0.5819 (38) 0.5487 (67) 794 (37) 71.2% (39) 10 Detroit South -1 New New
Syracuse ACC 534 (45) 3 - 0 19.6 - 11.4 0.5806 (40) 0.5787 (16) 787 (38) 76.6% (36) 10 Pittsburgh East -2 -2 New
Baylor Big12 584 (34) 3 - 0 16.4 - 12.6 0.5753 (49) 0.5902 (4) 784 (39) 61.2% (46) 10 San Diego West -- -3 New
Tennessee SEC 583 (35) 2 - 0 17.9 - 10.1 0.5795 (44) 0.5625 (50) 782 (40) 60.6% (48) 10 Boise Midwest -1 -- New
Providence BigEast 553 (39) 3 - 1 19.1 - 11.9 0.5779 (45) 0.5746 (24) 777 (41) 65.6% (43) 11 Pittsburgh West -- New New
Auburn SEC 529 (47) 2 - 1 19.5 - 11.5 0.5824 (37) 0.5731 (26) 774 (42) 72.3% (37) 11 Nashville South -- -2 New
Middle Tennessee St. CUSA 469 (57) 2 - 1 20.1 - 6.9 0.5863 (33) 0.5309 (99) 766 (43) 70.9% (40) 11 Nashville East -- -3 New
Clemson ACC 493 (54) 4 - 0 17.4 - 12.6 0.5778 (47) 0.5884 (6) 765 (44) 68.9% (41) 11 Wichita Midwest +1 New New
Texas Tech Big12 602 (27) 3 - 0 20.3 - 10.7 0.5640 (58) 0.5450 (73) 760 (45) 40.8% (58) 12 Dallas Midwest -- New New
Oklahoma Big12 560 (38) 2 - 0 15.4 - 12.6 0.5675 (55) 0.5823 (11) 756 (46) 43.8% (55) 14 Nashville South -2 New New
Davidson A10 495 (53) 2 - 0 18.9 - 8.1 0.5816 (39) 0.5326 (96) 753 (47) 49.3% (52) 12 Dallas Midwest New New New
Arkansas SEC 527 (49) 3 - 0 18.2 - 10.8 0.5758 (48) 0.5705 (34) 751 (48) 63.9% (44) 14 Nashville South New -3 New
UT Arlington SunBelt 439 (65) 2 - 0 22.8 - 6.2 0.5778 (46) 0.4995 (159) 720 (59) 44.9% (54) 12 San Diego West +2 +2 New
Belmont OVC 397 (71) 3 - 1 24.9 - 6.1 0.5668 (56) 0.4799 (216) 683 (69) 22.2% (68) 12 Boise East -- -- New
Vermont AmEast 381 (75) 2 - 1 22.8 - 7.2 0.5569 (67) 0.4712 (249) 667 (71) 4.2% (88) 13 Dallas South -- -- New
Valparaiso MVC 346 (86) 1 - 0 18.1 - 10.9 0.5558 (68) 0.5227 (117) 654 (73) 11.9% (73) 13 Dallas Midwest -- New New
South Dakota St. Summit 359 (82) 2 - 1 17.4 - 7.6 0.5525 (72) 0.4964 (171) 648 (76) 9.2% (79) 13 Boise East -- -- New
Bucknell Pat 367 (79) 0 - 4 21.1 - 9.9 0.5548 (70) 0.4942 (177) 647 (77) 7.7% (81) 13 San Diego West +2 +1 New
New Mexico St. WAC 312 (97) 1 - 1 17.3 - 7.7 0.5482 (77) 0.4958 (175) 623 (80) 9.3% (78) 14 Wichita Midwest -- New New
Mercer SoCon 333 (89) 3 - 1 21.7 - 7.3 0.5426 (87) 0.4617 (278) 604 (86) 0.9% (116) 12 Dallas South +2 +4 New
UC Irvine BigWest 282 (108) 1 - 2 17.2 - 11.8 0.5521 (73) 0.5189 (123) 601 (89) 5.1% (86) 14 Nashville East -- +1 New
Princeton Ivy 374 (77) 0 - 3 16.0 - 10.0 0.5361 (98) 0.5008 (154) 596 (90) 1.2% (114) 14 Pittsburgh West -2 -2 New
Toledo MAC 241 (129) 2 - 0 19.8 - 10.2 0.5503 (75) 0.5071 (142) 569 (94) 5.6% (85) 15 Detroit South New New New
Charleston CAA 268 (115) 2 - 1 18.6 - 8.4 0.5387 (95) 0.4811 (213) 551 (106) 2.2% (104) 15 San Diego West New New New
Iona MAAC 226 (139) 1 - 3 18.0 - 12.0 0.5419 (88) 0.5089 (140) 532 (113) 1.5% (108) 15 Boise Midwest -2 -1 New
Stephen F. Austin Sland 288 (106) 1 - 0 21.3 - 5.7 0.5298 (112) 0.4288 (333) 531 (114) 0.0% (166) 15 Pittsburgh East -- -- New
Montana BigSky 254 (122) 1 - 1 19.4 - 8.6 0.5249 (122) 0.4552 (300) 478 (126) 0.0% (154) 16 Charlotte East -- -- New
UNC Asheville BigSou 224 (140) 0 - 2 19.0 - 10.0 0.5283 (114) 0.4696 (259) 472 (128) 0.1% (146) 16 Charlotte West -- -- New
Florida Gulf Coast Asun 228 (137) 2 - 1 19.9 - 8.1 0.5242 (123) 0.4522 (303) 457 (132) 0.0% (172) 16 Detroit South -1 -1 New
Texas Southern SWAC 168 (172) 0 - 4 17.2 - 13.8 0.5118 (148) 0.4608 (282) 387 (154) 0.0% (255) 16 Wichita Midwest -- -- New
St. Francis (PA) NEC 102 (214) 1 - 2 15.6 - 11.4 0.4950 (184) 0.4508 (306) 193 (200) 0.0% (278) 16 Wichita Midwest -- -- New
Hampton MEAC 52 (277) 0 - 3 14.9 - 13.1 0.4521 (266) 0.4100 (343) -63 (270) 0.0% (278) 16 Detroit South New New New
Arizona St. Pac12 522 (51) 3 - 0 19.3 - 9.7 0.5751 (50) 0.5554 (62) 750 (49) 61.0% (47) -- -- --
Butler BigEast 527 (48) 3 - 1 16.7 - 12.3 0.5657 (57) 0.5759 (22) 748 (50) 50.9% (50) Out Out --
South Carolina SEC 523 (50) 3 - 1 17.5 - 12.5 0.5730 (51) 0.5716 (30) 748 (51) 50.8% (51) -- -- --
Utah Pac12 506 (52) 3 - 0 18.3 - 9.7 0.5720 (52) 0.5500 (64) 742 (52) 46.1% (53) -- -- --
Boise St. MWC 455 (59) 3 - 0 19.9 - 9.1 0.5802 (42) 0.5458 (70) 741 (53) 62.7% (45) -- -- --
Virginia Tech ACC 542 (41) 3 - 1 18.4 - 12.6 0.5581 (65) 0.5580 (58) 736 (54) 29.5% (62) -- Out --
Mississippi SEC 454 (60) 3 - 0 17.1 - 12.9 0.5699 (53) 0.5839 (8) 735 (55) 53.6% (49) -- Out --
Dayton A10 468 (58) 2 - 1 21.1 - 8.9 0.5804 (41) 0.5440 (75) 733 (56) 67.3% (42) -- Out --
Texas Big12 540 (42) 3 - 0 16.3 - 12.7 0.5583 (64) 0.5728 (27) 732 (57) 34.4% (59) -- -- --
TCU Big12 472 (56) 3 - 0 15.9 - 14.1 0.5604 (61) 0.5890 (5) 721 (58) 41.9% (57) -- -- --
Georgetown BigEast 563 (37) 3 - 0 19.4 - 9.6 0.5500 (76) 0.5243 (113) 719 (60) 17.6% (71) -- -- --
BYU WCC 454 (61) 2 - 1 21.9 - 9.1 0.5699 (54) 0.5289 (101) 713 (61) 43.7% (56) Out Out --
St. John's BigEast 446 (62) 3 - 0 14.7 - 13.3 0.5558 (69) 0.5814 (13) 708 (62) 27.7% (63) -- -- --
Connecticut AmCon 404 (69) 2 - 0 16.3 - 12.7 0.5589 (62) 0.5713 (31) 708 (63) 33.1% (60) -- -- --
Marquette BigEast 481 (55) 1 - 1 14.6 - 13.4 0.5505 (74) 0.5786 (17) 703 (64) 24.4% (67) -- Out --
UCLA Pac12 404 (68) 3 - 0 17.5 - 12.5 0.5585 (63) 0.5631 (48) 695 (65) 33.0% (61) -- Out --
Missouri SEC 442 (63) 2 - 1 15.1 - 12.9 0.5542 (71) 0.5683 (37) 694 (66) 25.2% (65) -- -- --
San Diego St. MWC 423 (66) 1 - 1 17.0 - 9.0 0.5572 (66) 0.5278 (103) 689 (67) 27.3% (64) -- Out --
Vanderbilt SEC 417 (67) 2 - 1 14.2 - 15.8 0.5479 (78) 0.5924 (3) 688 (68) 25.1% (66) -- Out --
Utah St. MWC 394 (73) 2 - 2 18.4 - 11.6 0.5605 (60) 0.5359 (92) 682 (70) 19.7% (69) -- -- --
LSU SEC 402 (70) 2 - 0 15.2 - 12.8 0.5467 (81) 0.5645 (44) 659 (72) 19.3% (70) -- -- --
Albany AmEast 322 (93) 3 - 0 24.2 - 5.8 0.5614 (59) 0.4712 (248) 649 (74) 10.4% (75) -- -- --
Iowa BigTen 442 (64) 3 - 0 16.5 - 12.5 0.5412 (91) 0.5397 (87) 648 (75) 6.4% (83) -- -- --
Penn St. BigTen 389 (74) 4 - 0 17.6 - 12.4 0.5452 (83) 0.5443 (74) 646 (78) 10.1% (76) -- -- --
VCU A10 396 (72) 2 - 1 19.2 - 9.8 0.5443 (85) 0.5188 (124) 634 (79) 11.1% (74) -- -- --
Central Florida AmCon 315 (96) 3 - 0 15.9 - 12.1 0.5433 (86) 0.5450 (72) 616 (81) 7.3% (82) -- -- --
Northern Iowa MVC 344 (87) 2 - 1 14.9 - 11.1 0.5412 (90) 0.5400 (86) 615 (82) 12.0% (72) -- -- --
Stanford Pac12 330 (90) 3 - 1 14.0 - 15.0 0.5384 (96) 0.5773 (19) 615 (83) 8.2% (80) -- -- --
Northwestern BigTen 380 (76) 3 - 1 14.4 - 15.6 0.5344 (102) 0.5633 (46) 611 (84) 2.7% (100) -- -- --
Illinois BigTen 363 (81) 3 - 0 16.5 - 13.5 0.5359 (99) 0.5433 (78) 610 (85) 4.1% (89) -- -- --
Georgia SEC 365 (80) 2 - 0 12.6 - 15.4 0.5334 (107) 0.5679 (39) 603 (87) 3.2% (93) -- -- --
Illinois St. MVC 308 (99) 1 - 2 15.5 - 13.5 0.5463 (82) 0.5490 (66) 602 (88) 9.6% (77) -- -- --
UAB CUSA 326 (91) 2 - 0 19.9 - 7.1 0.5398 (93) 0.4727 (245) 583 (91) 2.3% (103) -- -- --
Old Dominion CUSA 309 (98) 3 - 1 21.5 - 8.5 0.5448 (84) 0.4832 (211) 581 (92) 2.9% (97) -- -- --
Georgia St. SunBelt 297 (102) 1 - 1 18.5 - 9.5 0.5468 (80) 0.4984 (165) 571 (93) 6.0% (84) -- -- --
St. Joseph's A10 302 (101) 2 - 1 15.5 - 12.5 0.5348 (100) 0.5263 (108) 569 (95) 2.9% (96) -- -- --
Houston AmCon 341 (88) 2 - 1 16.2 - 13.8 0.5336 (106) 0.5348 (93) 567 (96) 1.5% (109) -- -- --
Indiana BigTen 354 (84) 1 - 2 13.3 - 16.7 0.5267 (119) 0.5750 (23) 564 (97) 3.5% (91) -- -- --
Wyoming MWC 296 (103) 2 - 0 16.3 - 11.7 0.5347 (101) 0.5231 (116) 563 (98) 4.0% (90) -- -- --
UNLV MWC 315 (95) 3 - 0 19.4 - 10.6 0.5279 (115) 0.4983 (166) 559 (99) 1.3% (112) -- -- --
Colorado Pac12 277 (110) 4 - 0 14.1 - 15.9 0.5334 (108) 0.5657 (43) 557 (100) 3.2% (94) -- -- --
Northern Kentucky Horiz 265 (118) 3 - 0 19.8 - 8.2 0.5471 (79) 0.4842 (203) 557 (101) 3.1% (95) -- -- --
New Mexico MWC 306 (100) 1 - 1 16.2 - 12.8 0.5296 (113) 0.5278 (102) 556 (102) 2.7% (98) -- -- --
UL Lafayette SunBelt 286 (107) 1 - 1 18.3 - 8.7 0.5391 (94) 0.4837 (206) 555 (103) 1.3% (111) -- -- --
Loyola (IL) MVC 267 (116) 2 - 0 16.9 - 12.1 0.5376 (97) 0.5211 (120) 554 (104) 3.4% (92) -- -- --
N.C. State ACC 349 (85) 4 - 0 15.2 - 13.8 0.5167 (136) 0.5405 (85) 553 (105) 0.8% (118) -- -- --
Louisiana Tech CUSA 256 (121) 2 - 0 17.5 - 9.5 0.5407 (92) 0.5069 (143) 546 (107) 4.5% (87) -- -- --
Evansville MVC 266 (117) 4 - 0 17.2 - 10.8 0.5337 (104) 0.5090 (139) 542 (108) 1.8% (106) -- -- --
Mississippi St. SEC 324 (92) 2 - 0 15.3 - 14.7 0.5226 (126) 0.5499 (65) 541 (109) 2.5% (101) -- -- --
Iowa St. Big12 358 (83) 2 - 2 12.2 - 17.8 0.5165 (137) 0.5713 (32) 539 (110) 0.6% (120) -- Out --
La Salle A10 271 (113) 3 - 1 15.7 - 14.3 0.5337 (103) 0.5419 (80) 539 (111) 2.3% (102) -- -- --
Georgia Tech ACC 371 (78) 0 - 1 15.8 - 15.2 0.5146 (139) 0.5359 (91) 537 (112) 0.5% (126) -- -- --
Monmouth MAAC 190 (155) 2 - 1 16.7 - 13.3 0.5418 (89) 0.5276 (104) 504 (116) 2.7% (99) -- -- --
St. Bonaventure A10 272 (112) 1 - 1 14.8 - 14.2 0.5261 (120) 0.5336 (94) 496 (117) 0.5% (123) -- -- --
UNC Wilmington CAA 233 (132) 1 - 1 16.1 - 10.9 0.5336 (105) 0.5037 (148) 495 (119) 1.7% (107) Out Out --
Missouri St. MVC 244 (125) 2 - 1 15.3 - 12.7 0.5269 (118) 0.5219 (118) 494 (120) 1.0% (115) -- -- --
California Pac12 270 (114) 2 - 1 13.4 - 15.6 0.5191 (134) 0.5551 (63) 493 (121) 0.6% (121) -- -- --
San Francisco WCC 263 (119) 2 - 1 16.9 - 13.1 0.5256 (121) 0.5254 (111) 486 (122) 0.7% (119) -- -- --
UMass A10 274 (111) 1 - 1 17.5 - 14.5 0.5201 (132) 0.5235 (115) 483 (124) 0.9% (117) -- -- --
Western Kentucky CUSA 230 (134) 0 - 1 15.4 - 12.6 0.5273 (117) 0.5264 (107) 479 (125) 1.2% (113) -- -- --
George Washington A10 239 (130) 2 - 1 15.3 - 14.7 0.5207 (131) 0.5418 (81) 475 (127) 1.8% (105) -- -- --
Buffalo MAC 178 (166) 2 - 0 15.8 - 12.2 0.5313 (110) 0.5198 (121) 456 (133) 1.4% (110) -- -- --
Ohio MAC 219 (142) 1 - 2 17.3 - 11.7 0.5222 (129) 0.5035 (149) 450 (135) 0.5% (125) Out Out --
Memphis AmCon 222 (141) 1 - 0 15.6 - 15.4 0.5131 (144) 0.5379 (90) 442 (136) 0.5% (122) -- -- --
Fresno St. MWC 207 (148) 1 - 1 12.2 - 15.8 0.5119 (147) 0.5467 (69) 421 (142) 0.5% (124) -- -- --