THURSDAY UPDATE: UConn, Cards, UNC, Pitt projected as No. 1s

Monday March 9th, 2009

With Selection Sunday three days away,'s Andy Glockner projects the field.

Last four in: Arizona, Penn State, Minnesota, St. Mary's Last four out: San Diego State, Creighton, Florida, UNLV

Others considered: Virginia Tech, Providence, Rhode Island, Maryland, Miami (Fla.), Kansas State, Auburn, Kentucky, USC

Big Ten: 8 Ohio State (9, Midwest) Illinois (6, Midwest) Minnesota (12, West) Michigan (11, West) Wisconsin (8, East) Purdue (7, East) Penn State (12, South) Michigan State (2, South) Big East: 7 Pitt (1, Midwest) West Virginia (7, Midwest) Louisville (1, West) Villanova (3, West) Connecticut (1, East) Syracuse (5, South) Marquette (6, South) ACC: 6 Florida State (4, Midwest) Duke (2, Midwest) Boston College (9, West) Clemson (4, East) Wake Forest (3, East) North Carolina (1, South)

Big 12: 6 Oklahoma State (8, Midwest) Kansas (3, Midwest) Texas (8, West) Oklahoma (2, West) Missouri (3, South) Texas A&M (9, East) Pac-10: 5 Arizona State (5, Midwest) California (6, West) UCLA (5, West) Arizona (11, South) Washington (4, South)

Mountain West: 3 BYU (7, West) New Mexico (11, East) Utah (9, East)

SEC: 3 LSU (6, East) Tennessee (8, South) South Carolina (11, Midwest)

Atlantic 10: 2 Xavier (5, East) Dayton (9, South)

Horizon: 2 Butler (7, South) Cleveland State (13, East) West Coast: 2 Gonzaga (4, West) St. Mary's (12, Midwest)

Please note: Teams may have been moved one seed line up or down from their natural seeding to accommodate bracketing rules.

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