Bradford Conners Bracketology: 1.0

Story posted February 28, 2013 in Sports, CommRadio by Bradford Conners

                                           Bradford’s Bracketology



1. The following is how I would seed the field following the conclusion of the games on Tuesday, February 26. The seeds are based off of what teams have done to this point, not projections of how I think they will end up.
2. I selected the conference champions by choosing the team that currently sits atop the standings in their conference. In the event of a tie, I chose the team with the higher RPI.

#1 Seeds: Indiana, Gonzaga, Duke, Miami (FL)

#2 Seeds: Georgetown, Kansas, Florida, Michigan State

#3 Seeds: Michigan, Louisville, Arizona, New Mexico

#4 Seeds: Syracuse, Kansas State, Wisconsin, Ohio State

#5 Seeds: Marquette, Oklahoma State, Butler, Notre Dame

#6 Seeds: Saint Louis, Pittsburgh, UNLV, Oregon 

#7 Seeds: VCU, Minnesota, Illinois, Memphis

#8 Seeds: Wichita State, San Diego State, UCLA, Creighton

#9 Seeds: Colorado, Oklahoma, Colorado State, Missouri

#10 Seeds: Cincinnati, N.C. State, Iowa State, North Carolina

#11 Seeds: La Salle, California, Temple, Belmont

#12 Seeds: Ole Miss, Tennessee/Villanova, St. Mary's/Kentucky, Middle Tennessee 

#13 Seeds: Louisiana Tech, Akron, Bucknell, Stephen F. Austin

#14 Seeds: Valparaiso, Harvard, South Dakota State, Davidson 

#15 Seeds: Stony Brook, Montana, Niagara, Northeastern 

#16 Seeds: Long Beach State, Robert Morris, Mercer/Char. Southern, Norfolk St./Southern


On the Bubble

Last 4 In: Tennessee, St. Mary's, Villanova, Kentucky

First 6 Out: Arizona State, Baylor, Virginia, Maryland, St. John's, Arkansas

Bids by Conference:

Big East: 8

Big Ten: 7

Big 12: 5

Pac-12: 5

SEC: 5

Atlantic 10: 5

ACC: 4

Mountain West: 4

West Coast: 2

Missouri Valley: 2

All Others: 1


Bradford Conners is a sophomore majoring in broadcast journalism. To contact him, email