3/4 Softball Bracketology Breakdown

Last Four In:  USF, South Alabama, McNeese State, Utah
First Four Out: Ole Miss, Charlotte, Northwestern, Georgia Tech
After nearly a month into the 2024 softball season, it was time to update the bracket. There are quite a few surprises so far this season including the slow start by UCLA, Stanford, and Florida State, as well as Oklahoma’s 71-game win streak has been snapped; California and Arizona are off to hot starts, and LSU in the SEC remaining as the only undefeated team left in softball at 19-0. Things could drastically change in the next bracketology that will be released within the next two weeks.
ACC: Duke*, Virginia Tech, Clemson, NC State, Florida State, North Carolina, Louisville
American: East Carolina*, USF, FAU
Big East: Creighton
Big 12: Oklahoma*, Texas, Oklahoma State, Texas Tech, Baylor, BYU
Big Ten: Penn State*, Indiana
Pac-12: California*, Stanford, Arizona, Washington, UCLA, Utah
SEC: LSU*, Georgia, Missouri, Arkansas, Alabama, Kentucky, Florida, Auburn, Tennessee, Texas A&M, South Carolina, Mississippi State
A-10:  St. Louis
America East: Binghamton
A-Sun:  Eastern Kentucky
Big Sky:  Sacramento State
Big South: Gardner-Webb
Big West: Cal State Northridge
CAA: Stony Brook
C-USA:  Louisiana Tech
Horizon: Oakland
Ivy: Harvard
MAAC: Marist
MAC: Miami (OH)
MEAC: Howard
MVC: Southern Illinois
MWC: Fresno State
NEC: Central Connecticut  
OVC: Eastern Illinois  
Patriot: Boston U
Southern: Chattanooga
Southland: Incarnate Word*, McNeese State
Summit: Omaha
Sun Belt: Texas State*, South Alabama
SWAC: Texas Southern
WCC: St. Mary’s
WAC: Grand Canyon