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Posted on: February 5, 2012 2:03 pm
Edited on: February 5, 2012 11:40 pm
 

Lobofan2003 Bracketology-Super Bowl Sunday (2/5)

It is Super Bowl Sunday a time for food, friends and of course Bracketology.

A reminder that my bracket does not predict winners of conferences or how I think teams will finish but merely assesses where teams would be seeded as if today was Selection Sunday (which is only 5 weeks away). The bracket takes into account games played through Saturday 2/4.

I try to follow all of the NCAA's Principals and Procedures to avoid rematches, but teams from the same conference in different regions, etc.* In the bracket the winner of the East plays the winner of the West and the winner of the South plays the winner of the Midwest Region.

Auto Bids are in CAPS and are the team with the fewest losses in conference play with ties broken by RPI.

Boston (E)
Pittsburgh (Th, Sa)
1 SYRACUSE
16 LAMAR/UNC-ASHEVILLE

8 Gonzaga
9 Iowa State

Nashville (Fr, Su)
5 Florida
12 Minnesota/Colorado State

4 MURRAY STATE
13 CLEVELAND STATE

Columbus (Fr, Su)
3 Michigan State
14 AKRON

6 Louisville
11 Saint Louis

Greensboro (Fr, Su)
7 Mississippi State
10 Purdue

2 North Carolina
15 BELMONT

Phoenix (W)
Albuquerque (Th, Sa)
1 BAYLOR
16 NORFOLK STATE

8 Virginia
9 Alabama

Louisville (Th, Sa)
5 TEMPLE
12 LONG BEACH STATE

4 Michigan
13 Seton Hall/California

Albuquerque (Th, Sa)
3 Unlv
14 ORAL ROBERTS

6 Indiana
11 Brigham Young

Greensboro (Fr, Su)
7 Connecticut
10 Memphis

2 DUKE
15 BUCKNELL

St. Louis (M)
Louisville (Th, Sa)
1 OHIO STATE
16 LIU-BROOKLYN

8 West Virginia
9 HARVARD

Portland, OR (Th, Sa)
5 ST. MARY'S
12 Dayton

4 SAN DIEGO STATE
13 DAVIDSON

Columbus (Fr, Su)
3 Marquette
14 IONA

6 Illinois
11 Xavier

Omaha (Fr, Su)
7 Vanderbilt
10 Wichita State

2 Missouri
15 DREXEL

Atlanta (S)
Nashville (Fr, Su)
1 KENTUCKY
16 STONY BROOK/MISSISSIPPI VALLEY STATE

8 Kansas State
9 Notre Dame

Portland, OR (Th, Sa)
5 Florida State
12 WASHINGTON

4 CREIGHTON
13 MIDDLE TENNESSEE

Pittsburgh (Th, Sa)
3 Georgetown
14 NEVADA

6 Wisconsin
11 Mississippi

Omaha (Fr, Su)
7 SOUTHERN MISS
10 New Mexico

2 Kansas
15 WEBER STATE

Last Six In: Saint Louis, Dayton, Minnesota, Colorado State, Seton Hall, California

Last Four Out: Saint Joseph's, Arkansas, Arizona, Northwestern
Next Four Out: North Carolina State, Cincinnati, UCF, Wyoming

Play-In Games (Tuesday/Wednesday)

Tuesday
16E: LAMAR/UNC ASHEVILLE
13W: Seton Hall/California

Wednesday
16S: STONY BROOK/MISSISSIPPI VALLEY STATE
12E: Minnesota/Colorado State


*I realize there is a potential rematch from the 2010 NCAA Tournament between Syracuse and Gonzaga and from the 2011 NCAA Tournament between Marquette and Xavier but I could not avoid that without violating other procedures.

Posted on: January 22, 2012 5:21 pm
Edited on: January 22, 2012 11:14 pm
 

01/22/12-Lobofan2003 Bracketology

Welcome to the 2nd edition of Lobofan2003's 2012 Bracketology.

About the Bracket: The way I do bracketology is always based on as if the season ended and today was Selection Sunday. I don't make determinations about a team will finish the season or base the bracket on what I think of a team, but rather how I believe the NCAA Tournament Committee would seed the teams. Some times teams are switched around in order to account for the NCAA Prinicples and Procedures that the Committee is supposed to follow in putting together a bracket (where teams from the same conference can be placed, attempting to avoid rematches, etc.).

The bracket takes into account games played through 1/21/12.
Automatic bids are noted in CAPS based on fewest conference losses (ties broken by highest RPI); this year the winner of the East Region will play the winner of the West Region and the winner of the South region will play the winner of the Midwest Region in the Final Four.

Without further ado...

Boston (E)
Pittsburgh (Th, Sa)
1 SYRACUSE
16 LAMAR

8 Wisconsin
9 Alabama

Portland, OR (Th, Sa)
5 Gonzaga
12 Memphis

4 CREIGHTON
13 LONG BEACH STATE

Greensboro (Fr, Su)
3 North Carolina
14 MIDDLE TENNESSEE

6 West Virginia
11 Arkansas

Columbus (Fr, Su)
7 SAN DIEGO STATE
10 Xavier

2 MICHIGAN STATE
15 BUCKNELL

Phoenix (W)
Albuquerque (Th, Sa)
1 Baylor
16 WEBER STATE

8 Wichita State
9 CALIFORNIA

Columbus (Fr, Su)
5 Vanderbilt
12 Cincinnati

4 Indiana
13 ORAL ROBERTS

Albuquerque (Th, Sa)
3 Unlv
14 AKRON

6 Connecticut
11 Northwestern

Greensboro (Fr, Su)
7 DAYTON
10 Florida

2 DUKE
15 GEORGE MASON

St. Louis (M)
Omaha (Fr, Su)
1 KANSAS
16 LIU-BROOKLYN/UNC ASHEVILLE

8 Temple
9 ST. MARY'S

Nashville (Fr, Su)
5 Michigan
12 North Carolina State/Marshall

4 Marquette
13 CLEVELAND STATE

3 MURRAY STATE
14 IONA

6 Mississippi State
11 Central Florida

Pittsburgh (Th, Sa)
7 Louisville
10 HARVARD

2 Ohio State
15 BELMONT

Atlanta (S)
Louisville (Th, Sa)
1 KENTUCKY
16 BOSTON UNIVERSITY/MISSISSIPPI VALLEY STATE

8 Florida State
9 Purdue

Portland, OR (Th, Sa)
5 Seton Hall
12 Saint Louis/Stanford

4 Kansas State
13 DAVIDSON

Louisville (Th, Sa)
3 Georgetown
14 NEVADA

6 Illinois
11 Mississippi

Omaha (Fr, Su)
7 Virginia
10 SOUTHERN MISS

2 Missouri
15 NORFOLK STATE    

Bids By League: BIG10-8, BIGE-8, SEC-7, ACC-5, ATL10-4, BIG12-4, USA-4, MVC-2, MWC-2, PAC12-2, WCC-2

Last Four In (At-Large Play-In Game Participants): Saint Louis, Stanford, North Carolina State, Marshall

Last Four Out: Minnesota, Oregon, BYU, New Mexico
Next Four Out: Colorado State, Iowa State, Massachusetts, Northern Iowa

Opening Round Games:
Tuesday
16S- BOSTON U. (America East) vs. MISSISSIPPI VALLEY STATE (SWAC)
12S- Saint Louis vs. Stanford

Wednesday
16M- LONG ISLAND (Northeast) vs. UNC-ASHEVILLE (Big South)
12M- North Carolina State vs. Marshall

Posted on: January 2, 2012 5:47 pm
Edited on: January 3, 2012 4:34 pm
 

2012 Bracketology-First Edition

Welcome to the 1st edition of Lobofan2003's Bracketology. First of all, I hope everyone has a great and blessed New Year! This will be the 4th year that I do a bracketology; due to the lack of free time to devote to bracketology my updates will likely be less frequent than in past years, but I hope to put out a new bracket every couple of weeks or so until it cranks up in March.

About the Bracket: The way I do bracketology is always based on as if the season ended and today was Selection Sunday. I don't make determinations about a team will finish the season or base the bracket on what I think of a team, but rather how I believe the NCAA Tournament Committee would seed the teams. Some times teams are switched around in order to account for the NCAA Prinicples and Procedures that the Committee is supposed to follow in putting together a bracket (where teams from the same conference can be placed, attempting to avoid rematches, etc.)

I don't like to tout my own horn but I would like to point out, for anyone questioning my credentials as a Bracketologist, that I have been the 9th best bracketologist based on final bracket over the last 3+ years according to the Bracket Project Matrix http://bracketproject.50webs.com/ra
nkings.html
, beating Yahoo, Fox Sports, CBS and ESPN's bracketologists.

Automatic bids are noted in CAPS based on conference record (ties broken by highest RPI); this year the winner of the East Region will play the winner of the West Region and the winner of the South region will play the winner of the Midwest Region in the Final Four.

Without further ado the bracket....

Boston (E)
Pittsburgh (Th, Sa)
1 SYRACUSE
16 MAINE/MISSISSIPPI VALLEY STATE

8 Virginia
9 Alabama

Portland, OR (Th, Sa)
5 Gonzaga
12 Dayton

4 Kansas State
13 VIRGINIA COMMONWEALTH

Omaha (Fr, Su)
3 Kansas
14 MIDDLE TENNESSEE

6 Virginia Tech
11 Saint Louis

Columbus (Fr, Su)
7 Florida
10 San Diego State

2 MICHIGAN STATE
15 ROBERT MORRIS

Phoenix (W)

Albuquerque (Th, Sa)
1 BAYLOR
16 LAMAR

8 Illinois
9 CALIFORNIA

Nashville (Fr, Su)
5 Purdue
12 Wichita State

4 Seton Hall
13 Memphis/Denver

Louisville (Th, Sa)
3 Indiana
14 SOUTH DAKOTA STATE

6 Marquette
11 New Mexico
 
Greensboro (Fr, Su)
7 TEMPLE
10 ST. MARY'S

2 North Carolina
15 WISCONSIN-MILWAUKEE

Atlanta (S)

Louisville (Th, Sa)
1 KENTUCKY
16 BUCKNELL

8 Xavier
9 Minnesota

Albuquerque (Th, Sa)
5 UNLV
12 Arizona

4 Louisville
13 IONA 

Nashville (Fr, Su)
3 Georgetown
14 DAVIDSON

6 Michigan
11 MISSOURI STATE

Pittsburgh (Th, Sa)
7 HARVARD
10 OHIO

2 Ohio State
15 NORFOLK STATE

St. Louis (M)

Greensboro (Fr, Su)
1 DUKE
16 WEBER STATE/CHARLESTON SOUTHERN

8 West Virginia
9 Creighton

Portland, OR (Th, Sa)
5 Vanderbilt
12 Stanford/St. Joseph's

4 MURRAY STATE
13 BELMONT

Omaha (Fr, Su)
3 Missouri
14 LONG BEACH STATE

6 Wisconsin
11 SOUTHERN MISS

Columbus (Fr, Su)
7 Mississippi State
10 Northwestern

2 Connecticut
15 NEW MEXICO STATE   


Bids By League: BIG10-9, BIGE-7, ATL10-5, SEC-5, ACC-4, BIG12-4, MVC-3, MWC-3, PAC10-3, BELT-2, USA-2, WCC-2

Last Four In (Opening Round Games): Stanford, Saint Joseph's, Memphis, Denver

Last Four Out: Mississippi, Cleveland State, Northern Iowa, NC State
Next Four Out: Wagner, Pittsburgh, Oklahoma, BYU

Opening Round Games:

Tuesday

16E- MAINE (America East) vs. MISSISSIPPI VALLEY STATE (SWAC)
12M- St. Joseph's vs. Stanford

Wednesday
16M- WEBER STATE (Big Sky) vs. CHARLESTON SOUTHERN (Big South)
13W- Memphis vs. Denver

Posted on: March 12, 2010 8:59 pm
 

Bracketology 3/12/10

I posted a new bracket taking into account games through this afternoon.

Illinois returns to the bracket after their win against Wisconsin today. Ohio State, thanks to Evan Turner's miracle buzzer-beater, is still in the hunt for a 2 seed, but not quite there yet. All of my #2 seeds; West Virginia, Purdue, Kansas State and New Mexico have better resumes than the Buckeyes. I think in order for the Buckeyes to get a #2 they have to hope one of those teams slips up in their conference tournament.

#1 seeds: Kansas, Kentucky, Syracuse, Duke
#2 seeds: West Virginia, Purdue, Kansas State, New Mexico
#3 seeds: Ohio State, Villanova, Baylor, Michigan State
#4 seeds: Temple, Georgetown, Pittsburgh, Wisconsin

The entire bracket can be found here .

The bracket is constantly changing and fluid, especially with the last few teams in and out as teams win or lose in their conference tournament. By tomorrow, the last few teams in and out will probably change based on tonight's games.
Posted on: March 10, 2010 11:01 pm
 

Bracketology 3/10/10

I have been busy moving to Texas and I still don't have interent in my apartment so I haven't been able to work on bracketology much until now.

My latest bracket can be found here .
#1 seeds: Kansas, Kentucky, Syracuse, Duke
#2 seeds: Purdue, West Virginia, Kansas State, New Mexico
#3 seeds: Villanova, Ohio State, Baylor, Pittsburgh
#4 seeds: Michigan State, Wisconsin, Temple, Tennessee

Last Four In: San Diego State, Arizona State, Rhode Island, Memphis
Last Four Out: UAB, Dayton, Mississippi, Washington
Next Four Out: Illinois, Mississippi State, Wichita State, Minnesota
 
 
 
 
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