|* Designated auto-bid winners from each conference, based on best RPI for conference leader (fewest league losses)|
Last four in: Seton Hall, NC State, Northwestern, Xavier.
Last four out: Arizona, Cincinnati, Texas, Colorado State.
Bids by conference: Big Ten (9); Big East (8); ACC (6); SEC and Big 12 (5); Atlantic 10 (4); West Coast and Mountain West (3); Missouri Valley and Conference USA (2).
Notes: Harvard and Kansas State swapped seeds to help solve bracket conflicts. The opening-round at-large games were moved to the 11- and 12-seed lines to help conform to schedule and ease travel. Kentucky is the No. 1 overall seed. Syracuse is No.2, then Missouri and then Kansas.
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