Daily Bracketology: Sunday's Field of 65

    
February 10th, 2008

Daily Bracketology

 

I'm going to be projecting the Tournament field on a close to daily basis for the rest of the year (and no Saturday's since there's little action Friday). This is a field based on how the tourney looks as of this moment. Note that for one-bid leagues, I simply include the conference leader at the time of publishing. In case of ties, I use my projected winner.

 

Arrows indicate team that moved up or down based on last night's performance.

 

Note on Sunday's Movement: Obviously a lot of changes after a busy Saturday.  Dayton is the lone team to drop out of the field after losing to GW, replaced by Oregon who beat Cal. I'm not happy putting Oregon in, but there's little options and the committee would respect their 3 wins over RPI Top 25 teams. Purdue shoots up to a 4 seed by virtue of beating Wisconsin again, and taking a game lead in the Big Ten. Despite the result of Louisville/Georgetown, the Hoyas maintain a 2 seed due to their quality record and grasp on 1st in the conference, and Louisville barely moves up due to good performances by the teams ahead. The biggest loser of the day is Ole Miss who barely hangs on as a 12 seed. Lastly, Morgan State replaced Hampton as the MEAC leader.

 

ONE

Memphis*

Kansas*

Duke*

UCLA*

 

TWO

Tennessee*

North Carolina

Stanford

Georgetown*

 

THREE

Xavier*

Indiana

Butler*

Michigan State

 

FOUR

Texas

Drake*

Notre Dame

Purdue*

 

FIVE

Kansas State

Wisconsin

UCONN

Louisville

 

SIX

Texas A&M

Washington State 

Pittsburgh

Saint Mary's

 

SEVEN

Arizona

Clemson

Arkansas

Vanderbilt

 

EIGHT

Marquette

Gonzaga*

USC

Mississippi State

 

NINE

Florida

Baylor

Rhode Island

BYU*

 

TEN

Oklahoma

Ohio State

Maryland

UNLV

 

ELEVEN

West Virginia

UMASS

South Alabama*

VCU*

 

TWELVE

Saint Joseph's

Kent State*

Mississippi

Davidson*

 

THIRTEEN

Syracuse

Oregon

UNC-Asheville*

Utah State*

 

FOURTEEN

Oral Roberts*

Rider*

CS Northridge*

Lamar*

 

FIFTEEN

Lafayette*

UMBC*

Cornell*

Portland State*

 

SIXTEEN + ONE

Belmont*

Sacred Heart*

Austin Peay*

Morgan State* /Alabama State*

 

* = Conference champion

 

League Winners (31)

America East - UMBC

A-10 - Xavier

ACC - Duke

Atlantic Sun - Belmont

Big 12 - Kansas

Big East - Georgetown

Big Sky - Portland State

Big South - UNC-Asheville

Big Ten - Purdue

Big West - CS Northridge

CAA - VCU

Conference USA - Memphis

Horizon - Butler

Ivy - Cornell

MAAC - Rider

MAC - Kent State

MEAC - Morgan State

MVC - Drake

MWC - BYU

Northeast - Sacred Heart

Ohio Valley - Austin Peay

Pac-10 - UCLA

Patriot - Lafayette

SEC - Tennessee

Southern - Davidson

Southland - Lamar

SWAC - Alabama State

Summit - Oral Roberts

Sun Belt - South Alabama

WAC - Utah State

WCC - Gonzaga

 

Last In:  Saint Joseph's, Mississippi, Syracuse, Oregon

Last Out: Houston, Illinois State, George Mason, Dayton

 

- Check out yesterday's Daily Bracketology to compare the subtle changes.