Bracket Watch: Miami, Florida among top seeds

Tuesday February 19th, 2013
2013 NCAA Tournament Projection
MIDWEST - Indianapolis
1 Indiana
16 Robert Morris* (Northeast)
8 Memphis* (Conference USA)
9 Cincinnati
San Jose
5 Colorado State
12 Mississippi/California
4 Butler
13 South Dakota State* (Summit)
6 NC State
11 Temple
3 Louisville
14 Davidson* (SoCon)
Kansas City
7 Illinois
10 Saint Louis
2 Kansas* (Big 12)
15 Montana* (Big Sky)
EAST - Washington, D.C.
1 Duke
16 Norfolk State* (MEAC)/Northeastern* (CAA)
8 Wichita State* (Missouri Valley)
9 Oklahoma
5 Oklahoma State
12 Kentucky/St. John's
4 Wisconsin
13 Bucknell* (Patriot)
Salt Lake City
11 Villanova
3 New Mexico* (Mountain West)
14 Harvard* (Ivy)
7 Ohio State
10 Colorado
2 Syracuse* (Big East)
15 Niagara* (MAAC)
WEST - Los Angeles
1 Miami (Fla.)* (ACC)
16 Mercer* (Atlantic Sun)
8 Creighton
9 VCU* (Atlantic 10)
5 Oregon* (Pac-12)
12 Middle Tennessee State* (Sun Belt)
4 Marquette
13 Louisiana Tech* (WAC)
San Jose
6 Missouri
11 Arizona State
3 Gonzaga* (West Coast)
14 Stephen F. Austin* (Southland)
Auburn Hills
10 La Salle
2 Michigan
15 Long Beach State* (Big West)
SOUTH - Arlington, TX
1 Florida* (SEC)
16 Southern* (SWAC)/Charleston So.* (Big South)
8 Minnesota
9 San Diego State
Kansas City
5 Georgetown
12 Akron* (MAC)
4 Kansas State
13 Belmont* (Ohio Valley)
Salt Lake City
6 Pittsburgh
11 North Carolina
3 Arizona
14 Valparaiso* (Horizon)
Auburn Hills
7 Notre Dame
10 Iowa State
2 Michigan State* (Big Ten)
15 Stony Brook* (America East)

*Designated auto-bid winners from each conference. Auto bids are determined by team with the best RPI of those with the fewest league losses.

Last four in: California, Mississippi, Kentucky, St. John's
Last four out: Virginia, Maryland, Saint Mary's, Baylor

New at-large teams in: Villanova, California
Old at-large teams out: Indiana State, Saint Mary's

Bids by conference: Big East (9); Big Ten (7); Pac-12 (6); Big 12 and Atlantic 10 (5); Mountain West, SEC and ACC (4); Missouri Valley (2)

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