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Posted: Monday March 9, 2009 11:06AM; Updated: Thursday March 12, 2009 10:56AM
Andy Glockner Andy Glockner >
INSIDE COLLEGE BASKETBALL

THURSDAY UPDATE: UConn, Cards, UNC, Pitt projected as No. 1s

Story Highlights

The Big Ten has the lead in projected bids with eight teams seeded

The SEC is down to three projected bids -- and Kentucky is out

Notre Dame is officially out of contention after its loss to WVU

With Selection Sunday three days away, SI.com's Andy Glockner projects the field.

MIDWEST (Indianapolis) EAST (Boston)
Dayton
(1) Pitt
(16) Alabama St. (SWAC)/CHATTANOOGA (SoCon)

(8) Oklahoma State
(9) Ohio State

Miami
(5) Arizona State
(12) Saint Mary's

(4) Florida State
(13) American (Patriot)

Boise
(6) Illinois
(11) South Carolina

(3) Kansas
(14) Stephen F. Austin (Southland)

Greensboro
(7) West Virginia
(10) VCU (Colonial)

(2) Duke
(15) CORNELL (Ivy)
Philadelphia
(1) Connecticut
(16) Morgan State (MEAC)

(8) Wisconsin
(9) Utah

Portland
(5) Xavier
(12) NORTHERN IOWA (Missouri Valley)

(4) Clemson
(13) CLEVELAND STATE (Horizon)

Miami
(6) LSU
(11) New Mexico

(3) Wake Forest
(14) EAST TENNESSEE STATE (A-Sun)

Kansas City
(7) Purdue
(10) Texas A&M

(2)Memphis (Conference USA)
(15) RADFORD (Big South)

WEST (Glendale, AZ) SOUTH (Memphis)
Dayton
(1) Louisville
(16) CSU Northridge (Big West)

(8) Texas
(9) Boston College

Portland
(5) UCLA
(12) Minnesota

(4) GONZAGA (WCC)
(13) WESTERN KENTUCKY (Sun Belt)

Philadelphia
(6) California
(11) Michigan

(3) Villanova
(14) Binghamton (America East)

Kansas City
(7) BYU
(10) SIENA (MAAC)

(2) Oklahoma
(15) PORTLAND STATE (Big Sky)

Greensboro
(1) North Carolina
(16) MOREHEAD STATE (Ohio Valley)

(8) Tennessee
(9) Dayton

Boise
(5) Syracuse
(12) Penn State

(4) Washington
(13) Buffalo (MAC)

Minneapolis
(6) Marquette
(11) Arizona

(3) Missouri
(14) NORTH DAKOTA STATE (Summit)

Minneapolis
(7) Butler
(10) Utah State (WAC)

(2) Michigan State
(15) ROBERT MORRIS (Northeast)

Bracket updated through March 10.

Last four in: Arizona, Penn State, Minnesota, St. Mary's
Last four out: San Diego State, Creighton, Florida, UNLV

Others considered: Virginia Tech, Providence, Rhode Island, Maryland, Miami (Fla.), Kansas State, Auburn, Kentucky, USC

Breakdown by conference

Big Ten: 8
Ohio State (9, Midwest)
Illinois (6, Midwest)
Minnesota (12, West)
Michigan (11, West)
Wisconsin (8, East)
Purdue (7, East)
Penn State (12, South)
Michigan State (2, South)

Big East: 7
Pitt (1, Midwest)
West Virginia (7, Midwest)
Louisville (1, West)
Villanova (3, West)
Connecticut (1, East)
Syracuse (5, South)
Marquette (6, South)

ACC: 6
Florida State (4, Midwest)
Duke (2, Midwest)
Boston College (9, West)
Clemson (4, East)
Wake Forest (3, East)
North Carolina (1, South)

Big 12: 6
Oklahoma State (8, Midwest)
Kansas (3, Midwest)
Texas (8, West)
Oklahoma (2, West)
Missouri (3, South)
Texas A&M (9, East)

Pac-10: 5
Arizona State (5, Midwest)
California (6, West)
UCLA (5, West)
Arizona (11, South)
Washington (4, South)

Mountain West: 3
BYU (7, West)
New Mexico (11, East)
Utah (9, East)

SEC: 3
LSU (6, East)
Tennessee (8, South)
South Carolina (11, Midwest)

Atlantic 10: 2
Xavier (5, East)
Dayton (9, South)

Horizon: 2
Butler (7, South)
Cleveland State (13, East)

West Coast: 2
Gonzaga (4, West)
St. Mary's (12, Midwest)

Please note: Teams may have been moved one seed line up or down from their natural seeding to accommodate bracketing rules.

 
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