|2012 NCAA Tournament Projection|
|* Designated auto-bid winners from each conference, based on best RPI for conference leader (fewest league losses)|
Last four in: Xavier, Colorado State, Northwestern, Texas.
Last four out: Saint Joseph's, Arizona, BYU, South Florida.
Bids by conference: Big East (9); Big Ten (7); Big 12 (6); SEC and ACC (5); Atlantic 10 and Mountain West (4); Conference USA, West Coast, Missouri Valley and Pac-12 (2).
Notes: Mississippi State and Seton Hall switched seeds to ease bracket conflicts.
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