Bradford’s Bracket Breakdown 3.0

Story posted March 16, 2014 in Sports, CommRadio by Bradford Conners

Bradford’s Bracketology 3.0

Note: The following is how I would seed the NCAA Tournament field after the conclusion of games on Saturday, March 15th.

#1 Seeds: Florida, Wichita State, Arizona, Duke

#2 Seeds: Michigan, Louisville, Villanova, Kansas

#3 Seeds: Wisconsin, Virginia, Iowa State, Syracuse

#4 Seeds: Michigan State, San Diego State, UConn, Cincinnati

#5 Seeds: UNC, Creighton, VCU, UCLA

#6 Seeds: New Mexico, Oklahoma, Kentucky, Ohio State

#7 Seeds: Memphis, Texas, Baylor, Saint Louis

#8 Seeds: UMass, Gonzaga, Kansas State, GW

#9 Seeds: Oklahoma State, Oregon, Colorado, Pitt

#10 Seeds: Stanford, Arizona State, Nebraska, Iowa

#11 Seeds: Providence, Tennessee, Xavier, SMU/Dayton

#12 Seeds: St. Joe’s/Cal, Harvard, North Dakota State, Manhattan

#13 Seeds: Tulsa, Mercer, Stephen F. Austin, Delaware

#14 Seeds: Western Michigan, New Mexico State, Eastern Kentucky, Georgia State

#15 Seeds: NC Central, American, Milwaukee, Wofford

#16 Seeds: Albany, Weber State, Coastal Carolina/Texas Southern, Mount St. Mary’s/Cal Poly

On the Bubble

Last 4 In: SMU, St. Joe’s, Cal, Dayton

First 6 Out: NC State, BYU, Arkansas, Missouri, Florida State, Minnesota

Biggest Movers

Change in seed since my last update on 3/11:

Gains: UCLA (9> 5), Providence (Out > 11)

Drops: SMU (8 > Last 4 In), Iowa (8 > 10), Memphis (5 > 7)

Bids by Conference

Big 12: 7

Pac-12: 7

Atlantic 10: 6

Big Ten: 6

ACC: 5

American: 5

Big East: 4

SEC: 3

Mountain West: 2

All Others: 1