Sunday, March 17, 2019

2019 NIT Projection

2019 Final Seed List

1 - Virginia, Duke, Gonzaga, Michigan State
2 - North Carolina, Michigan, Kentucky, Tennessee
3 - Houston, Kansas, Texas Tech, LSU
4 - Florida State, Purdue, Wisconsin, Villanova
5 - Auburn, Kansas State, Marquette, Virginia Tech
6 - Buffalo, Mississippi State, Maryland, Iowa State
7 - Cincinnati, Nevada, Wofford, Louisville
8 - VCU, Central Florida, Washington, Utah State
9 - Oklahoma, Iowa, Minnesota, Seton Hall
10 - TCU, Florida, Syracuse, Baylor
11 - Ole Miss/Temple, Murray State, St. Mary's, Belmont
12 - New Mexico State, Oregon, ASU/Ohio State, Liberty
13 - Yale, UC Irvine, Vermont, Northeastern
14 - Old Dominion, Georgia State, St. Louis, Northern Kentucky
15 - Montana, Colgate, Abilene Christian, Bradley
16 - Gardner-Webb, Prairie View A&M, North Dakota State/Iona, Fairleigh Dickinson/North Carolina Central

Sunday, March 10, 2019

NIT Worksheet - 3/10

I haven't paid too much attention to my own NCAA and NIT brackets this season due to the matrix. I'll definitely have them on Selection Sunday, but we'll wait and see if I have time to make a bracket this week.

In the meantime, here's the list I'm starting out with this week for the NIT (in ABC order).

Automatic Bids thru 3/10

Belmont, Campbell, Lipscomb, Loyola-Chicago, South Dakota State

Top Tier (Half of these teams likely to NCAAs, other half to NIT)

Alabama, Arizona State, Creighton, Florida, Furman, Indiana, NC State, Ohio State, Seton Hall, St. John's, St. Mary's, Temple, Texas, Toledo, UNC-Greensboro

Middle Tier (Likely to NIT, lots of work needed to get to NCAAs)

Arkansas, Butler, Davidson, Dayton, Georgetown, Memphis, Nebraska, Oregon, Providence, Xavier

Bottom Tier (NIT/CBI/CIT/Nothing)

Arizona, BYU, Charleston, Colorado, DePaul, Drake, E. Tennessee State, Fresno State, Kent State, Miami (FL), Missouri, Northeastern, Oregon State, Penn State, San Diego, San Francisco, South Carolina, Tulsa, UCLA, Utah, Utah Valley, Wichita State, Yale, and more

Friday, March 1, 2019