|2012 NCAA Tournament Projection|
|* Designated auto-bid winners from each conference, based on best RPI for conference leader (fewest league losses)|
Last four in: Virginia Tech, BYU, Northwestern, NC State.
Last four out: Saint Joseph's, Colorado State, LSU, Arizona.
Bids by conference: Big Ten (8); Big East (7); ACC, Big 12 and SEC (5); Atlantic 10 (4); Pac-12, West Coast, Mountain West, Missouri Valley (3); Conference USA (2)
Note: The at-large play-in games were moved to 11-seeds to accommodate travel from Dayton as well as other bracketing restrictions.
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