Bracketology: Marqueee Saturday Matchups

Purdue vs. Maryland.  Xavier vs. Creighton.  The hometown Michigan Wolverines taking on the hated Ohio State Buckeyes.  Kentucky vs. Florida.  And in the marquee matchup of the day, Arizona travels to Oregon for a game that will definitely have NCAA tournament seeding implications.

Yep, we have another huge Saturday of college hoops on tap, so it’s time to get right to the projection for today.  Moves up or down since my last update are in parentheses after the team’s name.

 In since last update: Boise State, Tennessee

 Out since last update: Nevada, Seton Hall

1s: Villanova, Kansas, Baylor, Gonzaga

2s: Louisville, Kentucky, Arizona, Florida State (+1)

3s: Virginia, North Carolina (-1), Creighton, Oregon (+1)

4s: West Virginia (-1), Purdue, UCLA, Butler

5s: Wisconsin, Florida, Maryland, Cincinnati

6s: Duke, South Carolina, Saint Mary’s, Notre Dame

7s: Xavier, SMU, Southern California, Northwestern

8s: VCU, Michigan State (+1), Minnesota (+1), Dayton

9s: Indiana, Virginia Tech (-1), Marquette, Middle Tennessee (-1)

10s: Illinois State, Rhode Island, Arkansas (+1), Iowa State

11s: Miami (-1), Clemson (+1), Wichita State, TCU (+1), Michigan (+1)

12s: Tennessee (new), Wake Forest, UNC-Wilmington, Valparaiso (-1), Boise State (new)

13s: Akron, Monmouth, Vermont, Belmont (+1)

14s: New Mexico State (-1), Florida Gulf Coast, Princeton (+1), East Tennessee State

15s: Georgia State (-1), Bucknell, Winthrop, North Dakota State

16s: Texas Southern, Sam Houston State, Weber State, Mount Saint Mary’s, UC-Irvine, North Carolina Central

Last Four In: TCU, Michigan, Tennessee, Wake Forest

First Four Out: Seton Hall, Oklahoma State, Kansas State, Providence

 Next Four Out: Georgetown (+1), Georgia Tech, California (+1), Georgia (-1)

Third Four Out: Nebraska (-1), Nevada, Texas Tech, Ole Miss (-1)

Fourth Four Out: Vanderbilt (-1), Charleston (+1), Illinois, Pittsburgh

Look for my next update in the next couple of days and in the meantime, check out the Bracket Matrix!


About Mike B.

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