Mar 4, 2012; Springfield, MA, USA; Iona Gaels forward Taaj Ridley (0) and forward Mike Glover (1) celebrate against the Fairfield Stags during the second half of the semifinal round of the 2012 Metro Atlantic Conference Tournament at the Mass Mutual Center. Mandatory Credit: Mark L. Baer-US PRESSWIRE

Bracketology 2012: Can Iona Sneak In?


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 or hour to hour).

*Automatic bids in italics.

1 SEEDS: Kentucky; Syracuse; Michigan State; Kansas.

2 SEEDS: Ohio State; North Carolina; Duke; Missouri.

3 SEEDS: Michigan; Marquette; Baylor; Indiana.

4 SEEDS: Georgetown; Wisconsin; Temple; Wichita State.

5 SEEDS: UNLV; Louisville; Murray State; Florida State.

6 SEEDS: Memphis; Creighton; San Diego State; Kansas State.

7 SEEDS: Notre Dame; Gonzaga; New Mexico; Vanderbilt.

8 SEEDS: Florida; St. Mary’s; Purdue; Iowa State.

9 SEEDS: Saint Louis; Virginia; Southern Miss; Connecticut.

10 SEEDS: Alabama; Cincinnati; Colorado State; Texas.

11 SEEDS: California; Miami; West Virginia; Harvard.

12 SEEDS: BYU; VCU; South Florida; Long Beach State.

13 SEEDS: Drexel vs. Iona; Xavier vs. NC State; Nevada; Belmont.

14 SEEDS: Davidson; South Dakota State; Akron; Montana.

15 SEEDS: Loyola Md; Lehigh; Detroit; Long Island.

16 SEEDS: NC Asheville; Norfolk State; Western Kentucky vs. Miss Valley State; Lamar vs. Stony Brook.

 

LAST FOUR IN: Drexel; Xavier, NC State; Iona.

 

LAST FOUR OUT: Dayton; Northwestern; Seton Hall; St. Joseph’s.

 

NEXT FOUR OUT: Tennessee; Mississippi State; Mississippi; Washington.

 

CONFERENCE BREAKDOWN:

ACC – 6

ATLANTIC 10 – 3

BIG EAST – 9

BIG TEN – 6

BIG 12 – 6

CAA - 2

C-USA - 2

MOUNTAIN WEST – 4

MVC – 2

PAC-12 – 1

SEC – 4

WCC – 3

 

What are your thoughts on the field? Any teams that are too high or too low?

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