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.
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?