Posted: Tue January 29, 2013 12:54PM; Updated: Tue January 29, 2013 1:39PM
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2013 NCAA Tournament Projection
 
 
SOUTH - Arlington, Texas
 
Kansas City
 
1 Kansas* (Big 12)
16 Southern* (SWAC)/Charleston So. * (Big South)
 
 
8 Wisconsin
9 Notre Dame
 
 
Dayton
 
5 Minnesota
12 Oklahoma State/St. John's
 
 
4 NC State
13 North Dakota State* (Summit)
 
 
Auburn Hills
 
6 UNLV
11 Arizona State
 
 
3 Michigan State
14 Stephen F. Austin* (Southland)
 
 
Dayton
 
7 Missouri
10 Temple
 
 
2 Louisville
15 Long Beach State* (Big West)
 
MIDWEST - Indianapolis
 
Auburn Hills
 
1 Michigan* (Big Ten)
16 NC Central* (MEAC)/Florida Gulf Coast* (A-Sun)
 
 
8 Baylor
9 Belmont* (Ohio Valley)
 
 
Austin
 
5 Ohio State
12 North Carolina
 
 
4 Creighton
13 Bucknell* (Patriot)
 
 
Austin
 
6 UCLA
11 La Salle
 
 
3 Miami (Fla.)* (ACC)
14 Davidson* (Southern)
 
 
Philadelphia
 
7 Colorado State
10 Southern Mississippi* (C-USA)
 
 
2 Syracuse
15 Northeastern* (Colonial)
 
 
 
 
 
WEST - Los Angeles
 
Lexington
 
1 Florida* (SEC)
16 Niagara* (MAAC)
 
 
8 VCU
9 Colorado
 
 
Salt Lake City
 
5 Wichita State* (Missouri Valley)
12 Kentucky/Pittsburgh
 
 
4 New Mexico* (Mountain West)
13 Akron* (MAC)
 
 
San Jose
 
6 Georgetown
11 Memphis
 
 
3 Gonzaga* (West Coast)
14 Valparaiso* (Horizon)
 
 
Salt Lake City
 
7 Cincinnati
10 Illinois
 
 
2 Arizona
15 Montana* (Big Sky)
 
EAST - Washington, D.C.
 
Philadelphia
 
1 Duke
16 Robert Morris* (Northeast)
 
 
8 Mississippi
9 Iowa State
 
 
San Jose
 
5 Marquette
12 Middle Tennessee St.* (Sun Belt)
 
 
4 Oregon* (Pac -12)
13 Louisiana Tech* (WAC)
 
 
Kansas City
 
6 Kansas State
11 Villanova
 
 
3 Butler* (Atlantic 10)
14 Harvard* (Ivy)
 
 
Lexington
 
7 San Diego State
10 Oklahoma
 
 
2 Indiana
15 Stony Brook* (America East)
 
 

**Designated auto-bid winners from each conference. Auto bids are determined by team with the best RPI of those with the fewest league losses. Head to head tiebreaker will come into play later in the season. Right now, it's more important to keep the quality integrity at the bottom of the bracket.

Last four in: Pittsburgh, Oklahoma State, St. John's, Kentucky

Last four out: Saint Mary's, Boise State, Florida State, Indiana State

Bids by conference: Big East (9); Big Ten (7); Big 12 (6); Pac-12 (5); ACC, Mountain West, SEC and Atlantic 10 (4); Missouri Valley and Conference USA (2)

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