Monday, January 21, 2013

Bracket - January 21

Hey, it's my first bracket of the season.  As always, this is my opinion and not based on the bracket matrix.  Applies for games played through January 20. Here we go.

Illinois/Southern Miss moved up to an 11 seed to conform to bracket principles.

1 - Duke, Michigan, Kansas, Syracuse
2 - Louisville, Arizona, Florida, Indiana
3 - Butler, Gonzaga, Minnesota, Michigan State
4 - Ohio State, Kansas State, Creighton, New Mexico
5 - Oregon, Wichita State, North Carolina State, Virginia Commonwealth
6 - Cincinnati, UNLV, Missouri, Miami (FL)
7 - San Diego State, Mississippi, Marquette, Notre Dame
8 - Pittsburgh, UCLA, Colorado State, Wisconsin
9 - Oklahoma State, Wyoming, Kentucky, Belmont
10 - Baylor, Colorado, Iowa State, Oklahoma
11 - Memphis, North Carolina, Bucknell, Illinois/Southern Miss
12 - Boise State, Iowa, BYU, Middle Tennessee
13 - St. Mary's/Georgetown, North Dakota State, Stephen F. Austin, Akron
14 - Weber State, Harvard, Valparaiso, Louisiana Tech
15 - Davidson, Bryant, Long Beach State, North Carolina Central
16 - Northeastern, Vermont, Charleston Southern/Stetson, Niagara/Southern



Anonymous said...

Can Butler play in the Midwest regional? I thought they were the host.

Bracket Project said...

Sometime after it moved to the Atlantic 10, Butler withdrew as regional host leaving those duties to IUPUI and the Horizon League. I believe in years Indianapolis is hosting the Final Four, Butler will continue to be a host.