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Sunday afternoon update: Duke snatches final No. 1 seed from ND

2011 NCAA Tournament Projection

BRACKET KEY

In this bracket, the East plays the West and the Southwest plays the Southeast in the national semifinals.

League winners (automatic qualifiers) are listed with their conference for clarity.

* Team officially won its league's automatic bid.

 
 
EAST - Newark, N.J.
 
Cleveland
 
1Ohio State (Big Ten)
16UNC Asheville* (Big South)
 
 
8Old Dominion* (Colonial)
9Villanova
 
 
Tampa
 
5Vanderbilt
12Clemson/USC
 
 
4Louisville
13Belmont* (Atlantic Sun)
 
 
Washington, D.C.
 
6Xavier
11Memphis* (C-USA)
 
 
3Connecticut* (Big East)
14Long Island U.* (Northeast)
 
 
Tulsa
 
7UNLV
10Illinois
 
 
2Texas
15Boston U.* (America East)
 
SOUTHWEST - San Antonio
 
Tulsa
 
1Kansas* (Big 12)
16UC Santa Barbara* (Big West)
 
 
8Utah State* (WAC)
9UCLA
 
 
Tucson
 
5St. John's
12Georgia/Virginia Tech
 
 
4Wisconsin
13Indiana State* (Missouri Valley)
 
 
Charlotte
 
6Georgetown
11Michigan
 
 
3North Carolina
14Morehead State* (Ohio Valley)
 
 
Chicago
 
7Kansas State
10Butler* (Horizon)
 
 
2Notre Dame
15St. Peter's* (MAAC)
 
 
 
 
 
WEST - Anaheim
 
Charlotte
 
1Duke* (ACC)
16Hampton* (MEAC)/UALR* (Sun Belt)
 
 
8George Mason
9Missouri
 
 
Denver
 
5Arizona
12Penn State
 
 
4Kentucky* (SEC)
13Princeton* (Ivy)
 
 
Chicago
 
6Cincinnati
11Colorado
 
 
3Purdue
14Wofford* (SoCon)
 
 
Tucson
 
7Tennessee
10Richmond* (Atlantic 10)
 
 
2San Diego State* (Mountain West)
15Akron* (MAC)
 
SOUTHEAST - New Orleans
 
Cleveland
 
1Pittsburgh
16UT-SA* (Southland)/Alabama St.* (SWAC)
 
 
8Temple
9Florida State
 
 
Denver
 
5West Virginia
12Gonzaga* (WCC)
 
 
4BYU
13Oakland* (Summit)
 
 
Washington, D.C.
 
6Texas A&M
11Michigan State
 
 
3Syracuse
14Bucknell* (Patriot)
 
 
Tampa
 
7Washington* (Pac-10)
10Marquette
 
 
2Florida
15Northern Colorado* (Big Sky)
 
 

GENERAL NOTES

Last four in: Georgia, USC, Clemson, Virginia Tech
Last four out: Alabama, VCU, UAB, Saint Mary's

New at-large teams in: None
At-large teams out: None

Bids by conference: Big East (11); Big Ten (7); Big 12 (6); SEC and ACC (5); Pac-10 (4); Mountain West, Atlantic 10 (3); Colonial (2).

Notable moves:

• Duke grabs the final No. 1 seed with the ACC tournament title win over North Carolina, replacing Notre Dame.

• The Tar Heels drop to a No. 3 seed behind Texas, which moves back up to a 2.

For more in-depth analysis, check out the Bubble Watch.

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