Bracketology: Super Sunday Edition

We’re just minutes away from the kickoff of Super Bowl 50.  I love the Super Bowl.  But not as much as March Madness, so I bring you this Super Sunday edition of Mike Broman Bracketology.

There has been a ton of movement in the bracket since I last updated 8 days ago.  What follows is the seed lines, and any note in parentheses after a team’s name is how much that team has moved up or down since my last post on January 30.

1s – Oklahoma, Iowa, Villanova, Virginia (+1)

2s – North Carolina (-1), Oregon, Xavier, Kansas (+1)

3s – Iowa State (-1), Michigan State, Maryland, Miami (+1)

4s – Dayton, Texas A & M (-1), West Virginia (+2), Texas (+1)

5s – Kentucky (-1), Purdue, Utah, South Carolina (+1),

6s – Providence (-2), Baylor (-1), Southern California (+1), Arizona (+2)

7s – Notre Dame (+1), Duke (+1), Colorado (-1), Pittsburgh (-1)

8s – Indiana, Florida (-1), Wichita State (+1), San Diego State (+1)

9s- California, Michigan (-2), Syracuse (+1), George Washington (+2)

10s – Washington (-1), Monmouth (+1), Seton Hall (+2), Saint Mary’s

11s – Wisconsin (new), Virginia Commonwealth (-1), Saint Joe’s, Vanderbilt (new)

12s – Chattanooga, Butler (new), Valparaiso, Louisiana State (new), Temple (new), Gonzaga (new)

13s – Arkansas-Little Rock, South Dakota State (+1), Akron (+1), Yale (new)

14s – Stony Brook, California-Irvine (-1), Belmont (-1), New Mexico State (+1)

15s – North Carolina-Wilmington (new), Alabama-Birmingham, Montana (-1), Stephen F. Austin (new)

16s – North Carolina-Asheville, South Carolina State (new), Fairleigh-Dickinson (new), Southern, North Florida, Bucknell

LAST FOUR IN – Butler, Louisiana State, Temple, Gonzaga

FIRST FOUR OUT – Cincinnati, Stanford, Florida State, Tulsa

 NEXT FOUR OUT – Clemson, Connecticut, Saint Bonaventure, Kansas State

NEW TO THE BRACKET – Wisconsin, Vanderbilt, Butler, Louisiana State, Temple, Gonzaga, Yale, North Carolina-Wilmington, Stephen F. Austin, South Carolina State, Fairleigh-Dickinson

OUT SINCE LAST TIME – Louisville (due to ineligibility declared 2/5), Cincinnati, Stanford, Tulsa, Clemson, Georgetown, Princeton, Hofstra, Texas A & M-CC, Hampton, Wagner

So there you have it.  As always, remember to check out the Bracket Matrix, where you can now find the link to my blog!

 

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About Mike B.

Avid sports fan, particularly of the Detroit Lions, Pistons, and Tigers, and University of Michigan.
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