**Designated auto-bid winners from each conference. Auto bids are determined by team with the best RPI of those with the fewest league losses. Head to head tiebreaker will come into play later in the season. Right now, it's more important to keep the quality integrity at the bottom of the bracket.
Last four in: Pittsburgh, Oklahoma State, St. John's, Kentucky
Last four out: Saint Mary's, Boise State, Florida State, Indiana State
Bids by conference: Big East (9); Big Ten (7); Big 12 (6); Pac-12 (5); ACC, Mountain West, SEC and Atlantic 10 (4); Missouri Valley and Conference USA (2)
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