|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, Mississippi, Cal.
Last four out: Miami (Fl.), Cincinnati, NC State, Seton Hall.
Bids by conference: Big Ten (9); Big East (7); SEC (6); Big 12 (5); ACC, Mountain West and Atlantic 10 (4); West Coast (3); Pac-12, Missouri Valley, Conference USA (2).
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