Let’s take a look at our latest prediction of the 2012 NCAA Tournament field and seeding, as if the season were to end today (WARNING: The predicted field/seeding is highly likely to change from day to day).
*Automatic bids in italics.
1 SEEDS: Kentucky; Syracuse; Michigan State; Kansas.
2 SEEDS: Ohio State; North Carolina; Duke; Missouri.
3 SEEDS: Marquette; Michigan; Georgetown; Baylor.
4 SEEDS: Indiana; Wisconsin; Temple; Wichita State.
5 SEEDS: UNLV; Murray State; Florida State; Louisville.
6 SEEDS: Creighton; San Diego State; Kansas State; Memphis.
7 SEEDS: Gonzaga; Notre Dame; New Mexico; Vanderbilt.
8 SEEDS: Florida; St. Mary’s; Purdue; Iowa State.
9 SEEDS: Saint Louis; Virginia; Connecticut; Southern Miss.
10 SEEDS: Alabama; Colorado State; Cincinnati; West Virginia.
11 SEEDS: Texas; Miami; California; Harvard.
12 SEEDS: BYU; VCU; South Florida vs. Xavier; Long Beach State.
13 SEEDS: Northwestern vs. Drexel; Washington; Nevada; Belmont.
14 SEEDS: Davidson; South Dakota State; Akron; Montana.
15 SEEDS: Loyola Md; Lehigh; Detroit; Long Island.
16 SEEDS: UT Arlington; NC Asheville; Western Kentucky vs. Miss Valley State; Norfolk State vs. Stony Brook.
LAST FOUR IN: South Florida; Northwestern; Drexel; Xavier.
LAST FOUR OUT: Seton Hall; Mississippi State; NC State; Oregon.
NEXT FOUR OUT: Iona; Dayton; St. Joseph’s; Tennessee.
ACC – 5
ATLANTIC 10 – 3
BIG EAST – 9
BIG TEN – 7
BIG 12 – 6
CAA - 2
C-USA - 2
MOUNTAIN WEST – 4
MVC – 2
PAC-12 – 2
SEC – 4
WCC – 3
What are your thoughts on the field? Any teams that are too high or too low?