Bracketology Update: 2/10/22
18 Days until Conference Tournaments, 19 days until the greatest month ever. Let’s do this
1 Seeds: Gonzaga*, Arizona*, Kentucky*, Auburn
Auburn has really struggled in SEC play outside of The Jungle, something to watch in March.
2 Seeds: Purdue*, Kansas*, Baylor, Duke*
Kansas’ statement win over Baylor is among the most impressive wins by anybody in college basketball this year
3 Seeds: Houston*, UCLA, Texas Tech, Illinois
Illinois’ season very much relies on the health and status of star Trent Frazier.
4 Seeds: Wisconsin, Providence*, Villanova, Tennessee
Tennessee has a large collection of players that can make an impact, starting with the backcourt duo of Santiago Vescovi and Kennedy Chandler.
5 Seeds: Texas, UConn, Marquette, Michigan State
Chris Beard really does have the Longhorns in a position to be dangerous, offense beginning to take shape around their stout defense.
6 Seeds: Ohio State, Arkansas, Murray State*, USC
Arkansas rides JD Notae to success and failure, one of the most valuable players in the country
7 Seeds: Wyoming*, Xavier, Iowa, Alabama
Alabama has an electric offense led by Jaden Shackelford and Jahvon Quinerly.
8 Seeds: LSU, Wake Forest, St. Mary’s, Indiana
Wake Forest superstar Alondes Williams is going to be a problem in March.
9 Seeds: Boise State, TCU, Iowa State, Seton Hall
Seton Hall has a few disappointing losses, but they still have talent on both ends, Bryce Aiken, Jared Rhoden, and Ike Obiagu among them.
10 Seeds: Davidson*, Colorado State, Oregon, Notre Dame
HERE COME THE IRISH, Mike Brey’s team currently sits atop the ACC led by Paul Atkinson and company.
11 Seeds: Loyola*, San Francisco, San Diego State, Miami (FL)
As far as Jamaree Bouyea takes San Francisco is as far as they go.
12 Seeds: North Texas*, South Dakota State*, Oklahoma, BYU, SMU, Florida
SMU has a marquee win over Houston that the committee will look very sharply at.
13 Seeds: Chattanooga*, Iona*, Toledo*, Vermont*
Iona’s first conference loss came during the dreaded Buffalo Trip at the hands of Marcus Hammond.
14 Seeds: New Mexico State*, Jacksonville State*, Wagner*, Towson*
New Mexico State is a WAC DYNASTY under Chris Jans, after a win over Seattle, they’re back on top where they belong.
15 Seeds: Yale*, Cleveland State*, Appalachian State*, Weber State*
Watch out for Azar Swain, he has the ability to heat up and take over a game for the Yale Bulldogs.
16 Seeds: Colgate*, Longwood*, Long Beach State*, Norfolk State*, Southern*, New Orleans*
Don’t look now, but the Longwood Lancers are still undefeated in the Big South.
Last 4 Byes: Notre Dame, San Francisco, San Diego State, Miami (FL)
Last 4 In: Oklahoma, BYU, SMU, Florida
First 4 Out: North Carolina, Creighton, Saint Louis, Mississippi State
Next 4 Out: UAB, Belmont, Fresno State, West Virginia