February 2 Bracket Projection

February 2 Bracket Projection

Once again, let’s hear your thoughts!

Conference Breakdown

Big East: 8

Big 10: 8

SEC: 7

Big 12: 5

ACC: 4

Atlantic 10: 4

Mountain West: 4

Missouri Valley: 2

West Coast: 2

Conference USA: 2

Pac 12: 2

Last Four In

Iowa State

New Mexico

Arkansas

Colorado State

First Four Out

NC State

BYU

UCF

VCU

Next Four Out

Seton Hall

Marshall

Stanford

Dayton

New Additions (case for, case against)

Iowa State

  • Won four of last five games
  • Worst loss at Drake (RPI: 100) on Nov. 15
  • Non conference strength of schedule: 175

New Mexico

  • Won three straight games
  • 10-2 in last 12 games
  • 8-2 in road/neutral games
  • Non conference strength of schedule: 253
  • Lost to Santa Clara (RPI: 254) on Nov. 24

Colorado State

  • 9-3 in last 12 games
  • Strength of schedule: 1
  • Beat San Diego State (77-60) on Jan. 28
  • Lost three of last four games
  • 1-4 against RPI Top 50
  • 4-6 in road/neutral games

Washington – Cal moves to at-large based on conference standings

Dropped Out (case against, case for)

Dayton

  • Three straight losses, including a home loss to Rhode Island (RPI: 242)
  • 7-5 in last 12 games
  • Loss at Miami Ohio (RPI: 249) on Nov. 15
  • 6-2 against RPI Top 50
  • Seven wins against Paint Touches current tournament field

Seton Hall

  • Five straight losses
  • 6-6 in last 12 games
  • 2-4 against RPI Top 50
  • Non conference RPI: 6
  • Strength of schedule: 15
  • Worst loss at Villanova (RPI: 90) on Jan. 18

North Carolina State

  • Lost two of last three games
  • Best win: at RPI No. 49 Miami 1-5 against RPI Top 50
  • 9-3 in last 12 games
  • Non conference strength of schedule: 43

Stanford

  • Lost three of last four games
  • 1-2 against RPI Top 50
  • Non conference strength of schedule: 289

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