3/12 Men's Basketball Bracketology Breakdown Final

Last Eight In: USC, Providence, Vanderbilt, Xavier, Kansas State, Wake Forest, Marquette, Michigan State
First Eight Out: Syracuse, Illinois State, California, Houston, Mississippi, Georgia, Indiana, TCU
With Rhode Island winning the Atlantic 10 tournament, they have taken themselves off the bubble. That puts one less team on the bubble and everybody else’s chances off missing out just went up. We still project Syracuse and Illinois State to be left out, but USC, Providence, Vanderbilt, Xavier, Kansas State and Wake Forest should not feel too safe either and URI winning does not make any of them feel any better heading into the Selection Show.
ACC: Duke*, Florida State, Louisville, Miami, North Carolina, Notre Dame, Virginia, Virginia Tech, Wake Forest
American: Cincinnati, SMU*
Big East: Butler, Creighton, Marquette, Providence, Seton Hall, Villanova*, Xavier
Big 12: Baylor, Iowa State*, Kansas, Kansas State, Oklahoma State, West Virginia
Big Ten: Maryland, Michigan*, Michigan State, Minnesota, Northwestern, Purdue, Wisconsin
Pac-12: Arizona*, Oregon, UCLA, USC
SEC: Arkansas, Florida, Kentucky*, South Carolina, Vanderbilt
A-10: Dayton, Rhode Island*, VCU
CAA: UNC Wilmington*
C-USA: Middle Tennessee*
Horizon: Northern Kentucky*
MAC: Kent State*
MVC: Wichita State*
MWC: Nevada*
WCC: Gonzaga*, Saint Mary’s
America East: Vermont*
A-Sun: Florida Gulf Coast*
Big Sky: North Dakota*
Big South: Winthrop*
Big West: UC Davis*
Ivy League: Princeton*
MAAC: Iona*
MEAC: North Carolina Central*
NEC: Mt. St. Mary’s*
OVC: Jacksonville State*
Patriot: Bucknell*
Southern: East Tennessee State*
Southland: New Orleans*
Summit: South Dakota State*
Sun Belt: Troy*
SWAC: Texas Southern*
WAC: New Mexico State*