Bracket Watch: Conference Conflict Plagues Seedings
Saint Mary's remains in the bracket for now, but drops into the First Four, which is not a great place to be this early in championship week, when a lot of teams below you can still pick up quality wins. The rematch between Creighton and Boise State was fixed, but there are still numerous conference conflicts in the same halves of regions that would require significant seed manipulation to try to avoid. Until Thursday's update, when we start seeing things really re-shape, we'll try to keep true to seed ordering to give the most representative picture.
|2013 NCAA Tournament Bracket|
*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: Saint Mary's, La Salle, Tennessee, Kentucky
Last four out: Virginia, Middle Tennessee State, Mississippi, Baylor
New at-large teams in: None
Old at-large teams out: None Bids by conference: Big East (8); Big Ten (7); Pac-12, Mountain West, Big 12 and Atlantic 10 (5); ACC, SEC (4); Missouri Valley and West Coast (2)