Monday, January 26, 2009

Bracket Watch - Vol. 4

Sorry in advance if I'm a little terse with this post. I have such a headache right now that I need to take a rest. But first the projections:

Final Four Pairings
Midwest(1) vs. West(4)
East(2) vs. South(3)

Midwest Region
1-Duke/Atlantic Coast vs. 16-Morgan State/Mid-Eastern
8-California vs. 9-Missouri
4-Memphis/Conference USA vs. 13-Texas Christian/Mountain West
5-Villanova vs. 12-Northern Iowa/Missouri Valley
2-Louisville/Big East vs. 15-Ball State/Mid-American
7-Florida State vs. 10-Washington/Pacific-10
3-Xavier/Atlantic 10 vs. 14-Cornell/Ivy League
6-Baylor vs. 11-Michigan

West Region
@Kansas City
1-Oklahoma/Big 12 vs. 16-Holy Cross/Patriot League
8-Minnesota vs. 9-Tennessee
4-Syracuse vs. 13-Long Beach State
5-Gonzaga/West Coast vs. 12-Southern California
2-North Carolina vs. 15-Virginia Military/Big South
7-Ucla vs. 10-Dayton
3-Marquette vs. 14-North Dakota State/Summit
6-Illinois vs. 11-Utah State/Western Athletic

East Region
1-Connecticut vs. 16-Vermont/America East
8-Miami(FL) vs. 9-Ohio State
4-Butler/Horizon vs. 13-Virginia Commonwealth
5-Kansas vs. 12-Providence
2-Wake Forest vs. 15-Austin Peay/Ohio Valley
7-Florida vs. 10-Notre Dame
@Kansas City
3-Purdue vs. 14-Jacksonville/Atlantic Sun
6-West Virginia vs. 11-Brigham Young

South Region
1-Pittsburgh vs. 16-Opening Round winner
Opening Round: Alabama State/Southwestern vs. Texas A&M-Corpus Christi/Southland
8-Davidson/Southern vs. 9-Wisconsin
4-Texas vs. 13-Western Kentucky/Sun Belt
5-Kentucky vs. 12-Siena/Metro Atlantic
2-Michigan State/Big Ten vs. 15-Robert Morris
7-Arizona State vs. 10-St. Mary's
3-Clemson vs. 14-Weber State/Big Sky
6-Georgetown vs. 11-Oklahoma State

New to the field: Vermont, Dayton, Providence, Weber State, Virginia Commonwealth, Ball State, Texas Christian, Southern California, Holy Cross, Texas A&M-Corpus Christi

Last four in the field: Brigham Young, Oklahoma State, Providence, Southern California
First four left out: Utah, Northwestern, Virginia Tech, South Carolina
Next four left out: Stanford, Mississippi State, UAB, Illinois State

A reminder, new polls will be up shortly.