By Andy Glockner
March 10, 2011
2011 NCAA Tournament Projection
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Last four out: Saint Mary's, Clemson, Memphis, Penn State

New at-large teams in: None

At-large teams out: None

Bids by conference: Big East (11); Big 12, Big Ten and SEC (6); ACC (5), Mountain West, Pac-10, Atlantic 10 and Colonial (3)

Notable moves: None

BRACKET KEY

League winners (automatic qualifiers) are listed with their conference for clarity.

In this bracket, the East matches up with the West, the Southeast with the Southwest in the national semifinals.

* Team officially won its league's automatic bid.

 
 
EAST - Newark, N.J.
 
Cleveland
 
1 Ohio State (Big Ten)
16 Boston U. (America East)
 
 
8 Old Dominion* (Colonial)
9 Villanova
 
 
Denver
 
5 Xavier (Atlantic 10)
12 Boston College
 
 
4 St. John's
13 Belmont* (Atlantic Sun)
 
 
Washington, D.C.
 
6 Kansas State
11 Michigan
 
 
3 Syracuse
14 Kent State (MAC)
 
 
Charlotte
 
7 Arizona (Pac-10)
10 Georgia
 
 
2 North Carolina (ACC)
15 Long Island* (Northeast)
 
SOUTHEAST - New Orleans
 
Cleveland
 
1 Pittsburgh (Big East)
16 McNeese St. (Southland)/Texas So. (SWAC)
 
 
8 UCLA
9 George Mason
 
 
Tampa
 
5 Wisconsin
12 Virginia Tech/Alabama
 
 
4 Louisville
13 Harvard (Ivy)
 
 
Tampa
 
6 Georgetown
11 Gonzaga* (West Coast)
 
 
3 Florida (SEC)
14 Bucknell (Patriot)
 
 
Tulsa
 
7 UNLV
10 Butler* (Horizon)
 
 
2 Texas
15 No. Colorado* (Big Sky)
 
 
 
 
 
WEST - Anaheim
 
Chicago
 
1 Notre Dame
16 Beth.-Cook. (MEAC)/UALR* (Sun Belt)
 
 
8 Missouri
9 Florida State
 
 
Washington, D.C.
 
5 West Virginia
12 UAB (C-USA)
 
 
4 Kentucky
13 Oakland* (Summit)
 
 
Chicago
 
6 Tennessee
11 Richmond
 
 
3 Purdue
14 Wofford* (Southern)
 
 
Denver
 
7 Texas A&M
10 Marquette
 
 
2 BYU (Mountain West)
15 Long Beach State (Big West)
 
SOUTHWEST - San Antonio
 
Tulsa
 
1 Kansas (Big 12)
16 UNC Asheville* (Big South)
 
 
8 Utah State (WAC)
9 Illinois
 
 
Tucson
 
5 Vanderbilt
12 VCU/Colorado
 
 
4 Connecticut
13 Indiana State* (Missouri Valley)
 
 
Tucson
 
6 Cincinnati
11 Michigan State
 
 
3 San Diego State
14 Morehead State* (Ohio Valley)
 
 
Charlotte
 
7 Temple
10 Washington
 
 
2 Duke
15 Saint Peter's* (MAAC)
 
 

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