1/23 Men's Basketball Bracketology Breakdown

Last Eight In: Wake Forest, Arkansas, Miami, Utah, Memphis, Michigan, Minnesota, Marquette
First Eight Out: Clemson, Texas Tech, Houston, Pittsburgh, California, Mississippi, TCU, Auburn
The American Athletic Conference is not getting much national attention this season, but Cincinnati is not the only program having a good year. SMU is sitting at 17-4 and is basically a lock to make the NCAA Tournament barring a major surprise. The AAC could very well get a third, or maybe even fourth, team into the NCAA Tournament as well. As conferences like the ACC beat up on each other and knock their likely number of NCAA Tournament participants down to more reasonable numbers, Memphis, Houston and UCF are moving closer to the NCAA Tournament. This week Memphis moves onto the right side of the bubble following wins over fellow bubble teams UCF and Houston.
ACC: Duke, Florida State, Louisville, Miami, North Carolina, Notre Dame, Virginia, Virginia Tech, Wake Forest
American: Cincinnati, Memphis, SMU
Big East: Butler, Creighton, Marquette, Seton Hall, Villanova, Xavier
Big 12: Baylor, Iowa State, Kansas, Kansas State, West Virginia
Big Ten: Indiana, Maryland, Michigan, Michigan State, Minnesota, Northwestern, Purdue, Wisconsin
Pac-12: Arizona, Oregon, UCLA, USC, Utah
SEC: Arkansas, Florida, Kentucky, South Carolina
A-10: Dayton, Rhode Island, VCU
CAA: UNC Wilmington
C-USA: Middle Tennessee
Horizon: Valparaiso
MAC: Akron
MVC: Wichita State
MWC: Boise State
WCC: Gonzaga, Saint Mary’s
America East: Vermont
A-Sun: Florida Gulf Coast
Big Sky: Eastern Washington
Big South: UNC-Asheville
Big West: UC Irvine
Ivy League: Princeton
MAAC: Monmouth
MEAC: North Carolina Central
NEC: Fairleigh Dickinson
OVC: Belmont
Patriot: Bucknell
Southern: Chattanooga
Southland: Sam Houston State
Summit: North Dakota State
Sun Belt: Texas-Arlington
SWAC: Texas Southern
WAC: New Mexico State