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2012 NCAA Tournament Bracket Projections

Updated March 7, 2012 at 10:40 a.m. CT.

By Adam Hoge-

(CBS) Here’s a look at my current projected NCAA Tournament field. Teams in ALL CAPS are projected automatic bids. Asterisk (*) denotes team has clinched automatic bid.

Last Four In
BYU
Seton Hall
South Florida
Texas

First Four Out
Oregon
Miami (Fla.)
Tennessee
North Carolina State

SOUTH
  • 1
    KENTUCKY
  • 16
    S’VANNAH ST/MS VAL ST
  • 8
    MEMPHIS
  • 9
    Cincinnati
  • 5
    MURRAY STATE*
  • 12
    Seton Hall/Brigham Young
  • 4
    Wisconsin
  • 13
    S. DAKOTA ST*
  • 6
    Notre Dame
  • 11
    Xavier
  • 3
    Michigan
  • 14
    DAVIDSON*
  • 7
    San Diego State
  • 10
    Alabama
  • 2
    Duke
  • 15
    BUCKNELL
  • Louisville
  • Portland
  • Columbus
  • Greensboro
  • Atlanta
East
  • 1
    SYRACUSE
  • 16
    UNC ASHEVILLE*
  • 8
    Virginia
  • 9
    Southern Miss
  • 5
    TEMPLE
  • 12
    Northwestern
  • 4
    Florida State
  • 13
    VCU*
  • 6
    CREIGHTON*
  • 11
    Colorado State
  • 3
    Baylor
  • 14
    AKRON
  • 7
    Vanderbilt
  • 10
    Connecticut
  • 2
    MICHIGAN STATE
  • 15
    LIU BROOKLYN
  • Pittsburgh
  • Portland
  • Albuquerque
  • Columbus
  • Boston
MIDWEST
  • 1
    NORTH CAROLINA
  • 16
    STONY BRK/W. KENT*
  • 8
    New Mexico
  • 9
    Kansas State
  • 5
    Wichita State
  • 12
    WASHINGTON
  • 4
    Indiana
  • 13
    Texas/South Florida
  • 6
    Florida
  • 11
    Mississippi State
  • 3
    Marquette
  • 14
    BELMONT*
  • 7
    Gonzaga
  • 10
    HARVARD
  • 2
    Missouri
  • 15
    DETROIT*
  • Greensboro
  • Nashville
  • Nashville
  • Omaha
  • St. Louis
WEST
  • 1
    KANSAS
  • 16
    TEXAS ARLINGTON
  • 8
    Purdue
  • 9
    Saint Louis
  • 5
    Louisville
  • 12
    LONG BEACH STATE
  • 4
    UNLV
  • 13
    NEVADA
  • 6
    ST. MARY’S*
  • 11
    California
  • 3
    Georgetown
  • 14
    LOYOLA (MD)*
  • 7
    Iowa State
  • 10
    West Virginia
  • 2
    Ohio State
  • 15
    MONTANA
  • Omaha
  • Albuquerque
  • Pittsburgh
  • Louisville
  • Phoenix
FINAL FOUR
New Orleans