Indiana, Kansas claim top seeds in preseason bracket projection

Tuesday November 6th, 2012
2012-13 Preseason Bracket Projection
 
 
EAST - Washington, D.C.
 
Lexington
 
1 Indiana* (Big Ten)
16 Montana* (Big Sky)
 
 
8 West Virginia
9 New Mexico
 
 
San Jose
 
5 Florida
12 Ohio* (MAC)
 
 
4 Notre Dame
13 Loyola (Md.)* (MAAC)
 
 
Auburn Hills
 
6 VCU* (Atlantic 10)
11 BYU/George Mason
 
 
3 Michigan State
14 Lehigh* (Patriot)
 
 
Auburn Hills
 
7 Cincinnati
10 Alabama
 
 
2 Duke
15 Princeton* (Ivy)
 
MIDWEST - Indianapolis
 
Lexington
 
1 Louisville* (Big East)
16 Coastal Carolina* (Big South)/Savannah St* (MEAC)
 
 
8 Florida State
9 Saint Louis
 
 
Austin
 
5 Memphis* (Conference USA)
12 Northern Iowa/Colorado State
 
 
4 Baylor
13 Davidson* (SoCon)
 
 
Austin
 
6 UCLA
11 Miami (Fla.)
 
 
3 Missouri
14 Long Beach State* (Big West)
 
 
Dayton
 
7 Georgetown
10 Drexel* (Colonial)
 
 
2 Ohio State
15 South Dakota State* (Summit)
 
 
 
 
 
SOUTH - Arlington, TX
 
Kansas City
 
1 Kansas* (Big 12)
16 Oral Roberts* (Southland)
 
 
8 Tennessee
9 Saint Joseph's
 
 
San Jose
 
5 San Diego State
12 Oklahoma State
 
 
4 Creighton* (Missouri Valley)
13 Utah State* (WAC)
 
 
Kansas City
 
6 North Carolina
11 Saint Mary's
 
 
3 Michigan
14 Belmont* (Ohio Valley)
 
 
Philadelphia
 
7 Colorado
10 Minnesota
 
 
2 Syracuse
15 15. Mercer* (Atlantic Sun)
 
WEST - Los Angeles
 
Dayton
 
1 Kentucky* (SEC)
16 Vermont* (America East)/Prairie View A&M* (SWAC)
 
 
8 Kansas State
9 Marquette
 
 
Salt Lake City
 
5 Gonzaga* (West Coast)
12 Stanford
 
 
4 UNLV* (Mountain West)
13 Valparaiso* (Horizon)
 
 
Salt Lake City
 
6 Wisconsin
11 Butler
 
 
3 Arizona* (Pac-12)
14 Middle Tennessee State* (Sun Belt)
 
 
Philadelphia
 
7 Texas
10 Pittsburgh
 
 
2 NC State* (ACC)
15 LIU Brooklyn* (Northeast)
 
 

* Designated auto-bid winners from each conference

Last four in: BYU, Northern Iowa, Colorado State, George Mason

Last four out: Maryland, USC, Temple, Mississippi

Bids by conference: Big East (7); Big 12 and Big Ten (6); SEC and ACC (5); Atlantic 10, Pac-12 and Mountain West (4); West Coast (3), Colonial and Missouri Valley (2)
 
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