Posted: Tuesday November 6, 2012 11:14AM ; Updated: Tuesday November 6, 2012 12:34PM
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Indiana, Kansas claim top seeds in preseason bracket projection

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Indiana, Kansas, Louisville, Kentucky claim No. 1 seeds in the preseason bracket

The last four teams out are likely Maryland, USC, Temple and Mississippi

The Big East leads with seven bids, while the Big 12 and the Big Ten have six

2012-13 Preseason Bracket Projection
 
 
EAST - Washington, D.C.
 
Lexington
 
1 Indiana* (Big Ten)
16 Montana* (Big Sky)
 
 
8 West Virginia
9 New Mexico
 
 
San Jose
 
5 Florida
12 Ohio* (MAC)
 
 
4 Notre Dame
13 Loyola (Md.)* (MAAC)
 
 
Auburn Hills
 
6 VCU* (Atlantic 10)
11 BYU/George Mason
 
 
3 Michigan State
14 Lehigh* (Patriot)
 
 
Auburn Hills
 
7 Cincinnati
10 Alabama
 
 
2 Duke
15 Princeton* (Ivy)
 
MIDWEST - Indianapolis
 
Lexington
 
1 Louisville* (Big East)
16 Coastal Carolina* (Big South)/Savannah St* (MEAC)
 
 
8 Florida State
9 Saint Louis
 
 
Austin
 
5 Memphis* (Conference USA)
12 Northern Iowa/Colorado State
 
 
4 Baylor
13 Davidson* (SoCon)
 
 
Austin
 
6 UCLA
11 Miami (Fla.)
 
 
3 Missouri
14 Long Beach State* (Big West)
 
 
Dayton
 
7 Georgetown
10 Drexel* (Colonial)
 
 
2 Ohio State
15 South Dakota State* (Summit)
 
 
 
 
 
SOUTH - Arlington, TX
 
Kansas City
 
1 Kansas* (Big 12)
16 Oral Roberts* (Southland)
 
 
8 Tennessee
9 Saint Joseph's
 
 
San Jose
 
5 San Diego State
12 Oklahoma State
 
 
4 Creighton* (Missouri Valley)
13 Utah State* (WAC)
 
 
Kansas City
 
6 North Carolina
11 Saint Mary's
 
 
3 Michigan
14 Belmont* (Ohio Valley)
 
 
Philadelphia
 
7 Colorado
10 Minnesota
 
 
2 Syracuse
15 15. Mercer* (Atlantic Sun)
 
WEST - Los Angeles
 
Dayton
 
1 Kentucky* (SEC)
16 Vermont* (America East)/Prairie View A&M* (SWAC)
 
 
8 Kansas State
9 Marquette
 
 
Salt Lake City
 
5 Gonzaga* (West Coast)
12 Stanford
 
 
4 UNLV* (Mountain West)
13 Valparaiso* (Horizon)
 
 
Salt Lake City
 
6 Wisconsin
11 Butler
 
 
3 Arizona* (Pac-12)
14 Middle Tennessee State* (Sun Belt)
 
 
Philadelphia
 
7 Texas
10 Pittsburgh
 
 
2 NC State* (ACC)
15 LIU Brooklyn* (Northeast)
 
 

* Designated auto-bid winners from each conference

Last four in: BYU, Northern Iowa, Colorado State, George Mason

Last four out: Maryland, USC, Temple, Mississippi

Bids by conference: Big East (7); Big 12 and Big Ten (6); SEC and ACC (5); Atlantic 10, Pac-12 and Mountain West (4); West Coast (3), Colonial and Missouri Valley (2)
 

 
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