BracketBot: March 12, 2019

Seed List:

1: Virginia, Duke, Gonzaga, North Carolina
2: Michigan State, Kentucky, Michigan, Tennessee
3: Texas Tech, Houston, Purdue, LSU
4: Kansas, Florida State, Virginia Tech, Kansas State
5: Wisconsin, Nevada, Buffalo, Auburn
6: Maryland, Marquette, Mississippi State, Villanova
7: Cincinnati, Iowa State, VCU, Louisville
8: UCF, Wofford, Washington, Oklahoma
9: Iowa, Syracuse, Utah State, Baylor
10: Texas, TCU, Arizona State, Clemson
11: Minnesota, Ole Miss, Temple, Seton Hall
12: New Mexico State, Creighton, NC State, Ohio State, St Mary’s, Murray State
13: UC Irvine, Hofstra, Liberty, Vermont
14: Old Dominion, Yale, N Kentucky, Georgia Southern
15: Colgate, Montana, Abilene Christian, Nebraska Omaha
16: Bradley, Gardner-Webb, Iona, Texas Southern, St Francis PA, Norfolk State

After their semifinal win over San Diego yesterday, BracketBot chooses to push St Mary’s over the at-large line for just today – their final in the West Coast Conference is today, and it’s against Gonzaga. If the Gaels play Gonzaga close, I could see them getting an at-large bid as a result, but most likely, a loss in this game is going to mean they end up on the wrong side of the line. Still, BracketBot cares most about today, and I think if Selection Sunday were today they’d (barely) get in.

Last Four Byes: Minnesota, Ole Miss, Temple, Seton Hall
Last Four In: Creighton, NC State, Ohio State, St Mary’s
First Four Out: St John’s, Indiana, Florida, Nebraska
Next Four Out: Davidson, Belmont, Toledo, Oregon

Bids by conference:
ACC 9, Big XII/Big Ten 8, SEC 6, Big East/AAC 4, Pac-12/MWC/WCC 2

Full bracket:

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