Bradford’s Bracket Breakdown 1.0

Story posted February 25, 2014 in Sports, CommRadio by Bradford Conners

1) The following is how I would seed the NCAA Tournament field after the conclusion of games on Sunday, February 23rd. The seeds are based off of what teams have done to this point, not projections of how I think they will end up.

2) For determining conference champions, I chose the teams currently in first place in their conference’s standings. Ties were broken by better overall record.

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

#2 Seeds: Kansas, Duke, Villanova, Wisconsin

#3 Seeds: Creighton, Cincinnati, San Diego State, Iowa State

#4 Seeds: Michigan, Louisville, Virginia, Michigan State

#5 Seeds: Saint Louis, Iowa, UNC, Texas

#6 Seeds: Kentucky, Oklahoma, UConn, Ohio State

#7 Seeds: Memphis, UCLA, UMass, SMU

#8 Seeds: VCU, Kansas State, New Mexico, Gonzaga

#9 Seeds: Pitt, Stanford, Colorado, Arizona State

#10 Seeds: GW, Cal, Xavier, Baylor

#11 Seeds: Georgetown, BYU, St. Joe’s, Tennessee/Providence

#12 Seeds: Missouri/Nebraska, Green Bay, Harvard, Toledo

#13 Seeds: Belmont, North Dakota State, Mercer, Middle Tennessee

#14 Seeds: Stephen F. Austin, Delaware, Iona, New Mexico State

#15 Seeds: Boston U, Georgia State, UCSB, NC Central

#16 Seeds: Vermont, Robert Morris, Davidson/VMI, Weber State/Southern

On the Bubble

Last 4 In: Tennessee, Missouri, Nebraska, Providence

First 6 Out: Oklahoma State, Richmond, Arkansas, Oregon, St. John’s, Minnesota

Bids by Conference

Big Ten: 6

Big 12: 6

Pac-12: 6

ACC: 5

American: 5

Atlantic 10: 5

Big East: 5

SEC: 4

Mountain West: 2

West Coast: 2

All Others: 1