2014-15 NCAA Men’s Division I Basketball Tournament Projections
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March 5, 2015
March Madness is just about here. Let’s take a look at how the field of 68 may look if the tournament started today.
- Selection Sunday is March 15
- The first round games will be played in Dayton, OH on March 17-18.
- The field of 64 will begin play on Thursday, March 19.
- The East and West regions are paired together and the Midwest is coupled with the South.
- The Midwest (Cleveland) and West (Los Angeles) Regional finals will take place on March 26 and 28.
- The East (Syracuse) and South (Houston) Regional Finals will be on March 27 and 29.
- The Final Four will be played at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis on April 4 with the national championship game being on April 6.
Today, we will seed the projected tournament teams and identify which we have receiving at-large/automatic bids, but not actually place the teams into brackets. Automatic bids are noted with an asterisk.
1 seeds- Kentucky*, Virginia*, Villanova* and Duke
2 seeds- Gonzaga*, Arizona, Kansas, Wisconsin*
3 seeds- Notre Dame, Wichita State*, Utah, Maryland
4 seeds- Louisville, Northern Iowa, Baylor, Oklahoma
5 seeds- Arkansas, Iowa State, North Carolina, WVU
6 seeds- SMU, Providence, Ohio State, Butler
7 seeds- VCU, Temple, Georgetown, San Diego State
8 seeds- Oklahoma State, Indiana, Dayton*, Texas
9 seeds- Michigan State, St. John’s, Georgia, Boise State
10 seeds- Ole Miss, Oregon, Davidson, LSU
11 seeds- Harvard*, Tulsa, Murray State*, NC State, Colorado State
12 seeds- Cincinnati, Purdue, UCLA, Iowa, Valparaiso*
13 seeds- Louisiana Tech*, Iona*, Bowling Green*, Wofford*
14 seeds- Georgia State*, UC Davis*, Sacramento State*, Stephen F. Austin*
15 seeds- North Carolina Central*, Texas Southern*, William & Mary*, South Dakota St*
16 seeds- High Point*, Bucknell*, Albany*, St. Francis (NY)*, North Florida*, New Mexico State*
Thomas "Bubba" Rosenbaum
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