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Bracket Brad's Big Board

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Seed Rank Team Conf Record RPI SOS T-50 Comment AQ Pvs
11 Kentucky SEC 19-0 2 5 8-0 'Cats have 34.5% chance to run the table in regular season. 1
2 Virginia ACC 18-0 3 8 7-0 Pack-line D maddens opponents. Give up only 0.85 pts/poss. 2
3 Gonzaga WCC 20-1 7 57 4-1 Without a doubt, this is Mark Few's best bunch ever. 3
4 Kansas BIG12 16-3 1 1 7-2 Held off Oklahoma late, gained 7th standout W of year. 4
25 Wisconsin BIG10 18-2 8 18 2-1 Jackson's loss will be absorbed. Backup Koenig willing distributor. 5
6 Arizona PAC12 18-2 5 22 4-0 Strong second half crushed Stanford. Ashley awakening. 6
7 Duke ACC 16-2 9 13 5-2 Jones' 22 vs. Pitt matched season-best. Need more of that. 7
8 Villanova BIGE 17-2 6 19 4-2 In a daze from start to finish at G'Town. Flat-out slaughter. 8
39 Iowa St. BIG12 14-4 20 41 5-2 Sweat-inducing workout just watching Cyclones. Can really fly. 9
10 Utah PAC12 15-3 11 36 1-3 Blown out in 'Zona, but remain Final Four caliber team. Love Wright. 10
11 VCU ATL10 16-3 4 2 3-3 Another year of Havoc in Richmond. Rank No. 3 in steal% nationally. 11
12 Notre Dame ACC 18-2 40 153 3-2 340+ non-conf strength of schedule will haunt Irish come March. 12
413 Maryland BIG10 17-3 14 57 4-2 Bombarded at IU. Undoubtedly worst defensive effort of year. 13
14 N. Carolina ACC 16-4 12 7 3-3 Like Paige, a bit up and down. Still own 5 Ws vs. KP top-50. 14
15 West Virginia BIG12 16-3 17 55 3-3 Press relentlessly full-court. Opponents turn it over 31.1% of time. 15
16 Wichita St. MVC 17-2 10 63 3-2 Not nearly same product of past couple years. Loose perimeter D. 16
517 Louisville ACC 15-3 25 53 1-3 Is Chris Jones most erratic player in nation? No consistency on O. 17
18 Indiana BIG10 15-4 32 62 3-3 Hoosiers crazy hot in W over Maryland. Shot 61% from 3. 18
19 Texas BIG12 14-5 26 14 1-5 Taylor's 13-7-6 at TCU best game since return from injury. 19
20 Providence BIGE 15-5 19 16 5-2 Very realistic Friars could race out to 6-2 start in Big East play. 20
621 Georgetown BIGE 14-5 13 3 3-5 Spark from 3, ball-hawking D relentless against 'Nova. Climbing. 21
22 Arkansas SEC 15-4 21 55 4-2 Portis' buzzer-beating tip in sent 'Bama packing in OT thriller. 22
23 Oklahoma BIG12 12-7 28 6 5-5 Giant surge in second half at KU not enough. Still love G play. 23
24 Butler BIGE 14-6 18 9 5-5 Roosevelt Jones one smooth operator. Dropped 55 in last two. 24
725 Baylor BIG12 15-4 16 27 3-2 Zone/size explain why Bears rank No. 3 nationally in off reb%. 25
26 Oklahoma St. BIG12 13-6 35 35 2-4 Rebounding, poor 3-pt shooting why dropped three of last four. 26
27 S. Diego St. MWEST 15-5 23 45 1-4 Really defend but couldn't splash ocean from five feet. Problematic. 27
28 Michigan St. BIG10 13-7 43 17 1-5 Sparty 40.1% from three, but 63.2% at charity stripe. Puzzling. 28
829 Seton Hall BIGE 13-5 39 60 3-4 Fading. Losers in 3 of last 4 including home to Butler, DePaul. 29
30 Ohio St. BIG10 15-5 53 88 0-3 When will Matta learn to grow a pair? Non-conf SOS 305. 30
31 Northern Iowa MVC 17-2 22 137 0-1 Dangerous club once again. Seth Tuttle awfully good inside. 31
32 SMU AAC 16-4 15 39 0-4 'Stangs must tighten up on offense -- TOs on 21.9% of poss. 32
933 Cincinnati AAC 13-5 30 30 3-2 Athletic, mean inside. One of nation's best second-chance teams. 33
34 Dayton ATL10 16-3 27 97 2-2 Pounded by Davidson on road. Still, moving in right direction. 34
35 Miami (FL) ACC 14-5 36 44 2-3 Execution at FT key in topping of NC State. Now 3-2 in ACC. 35
36 Stanford PAC12 14-5 31 54 3-2 Blew golden opportunity in Palo Alto vs. Arizona. D, D, D ... 36
1037 Old Dominion CUSA 15-4 42 121 2-0 MTSU's 9 threes sank Monarchs in OT. Need to find offense. 37
38 N.C. State ACC 13-7 38 4 1-6 Gottfried teams can shoot the rock, allergic to defense. 38
39 Iowa BIG10 13-7 52 27 1-5 So enigmatic. D biggest eyesore -- No. 88 in D efficiency. 39
40 St. John's BIGE 13-5 44 31 2-4 So much pure talent, but continue to underachieve. Oh Lavin. 40
1141 LSU SEC 15-4 37 87 3-2 Quietly building nice resume after road win at Florida. 41
42 Georgia SEC 13-5 23 19 2-3 Home W against Ole Miss not unnoticed. Could push it IN ... 42
43 Geo. Wash. ATL10 16-4 50 170 1-2 Attack glass, but sorrowful from distance. Need to strike balance. 43
44 Davidson ATL10 14-4 41 98 1-3 'Cats meowing after take down of Dayton. Can really shoot. 44
45 Colorado St. MWEST 18-2 29 133 1-0 Overall record gaudy, but no quality wins on the resume. 45
1246 Xavier BIGE 13-7 34 15 3-3 Nearly stole one at Providence. Hanging on. SOS savior. 46
47 BYU WCC 15-7 62 67 1-4 Can fill up the cup, but follow open-door policy on D. No bueno. 47
48 Tulsa AAC 14-5 46 108 0-3 Haith maximizing D in first year. Golden Hurricane No. 33 in D-eff. 48
49 Harvard IVY 11-5 78 111 0-1 Crimson's 0.88 pts/poss No. 6 in D-1, but offense lacking. 49
50 Green Bay HORIZ 17-4 60 182 1-1 Squeaked by Valpo. Now have upper-hand in Horizon. 50
1351 Bowling Green MIDAM 12-5 66 192 0-1 Atop MAC largely due to tough D -- 0.91 pts/poss allowed L5. 51
52 Wofford SOUTH 16-5 45 126 1-3 December road W at NC State growing more impressive. 52
53 Eastern Wash. BSKY 15-5 61 164 1-2 Cinderella candidate to watch. Eagles shoot 39.7% from three. 53
54 S.F. Austin SLAND 16-3 86 267 0-3 SF Walkup blazed nets for 72 points in last three games. 54
1455 Iona MAAC 14-6 57 142 0-2 MAAC daddies can dial it up from distance - 42.3 3PT%. 55
56 Murray St. OVC 17-4 83 219 0-1 Williams/Payne one of nation's best inside/outside combos. 56
57 UC Davis BIGW 14-4 107 311 0-0 Hawkins on fire - 22.7 ppg, 7.3 rpg, 4.0 apg in Big West play 57
58 N.C. Central MEAC 15-5 92 248 0-3 Stifling on defense -- 42.5 effective FG% D No. 14 in D-1. 58
1559 Northeastern COLN 14-7 89 160 0-1 Home W against Hofstra the early difference for the Pride. 59
60 Coastal Car. BSOU 15-5 159 333 0-1 Chanticleers totaling rock solid 1.07 pts/poss on offense 60
61 American PATR 11-8 112 186 0-0 Eagles make up for O woes by forcing errors -- 22.1 TO% D. 61
62 Stony Brook AEAST 13-8 88 114 1-3 Young Seawolves knocked of Washington on road in Dec. 62
1663 Georgia Southern SBELT 13-4 116 314 0-0 Will be pushed this week. Road tests at Texas St., UL-Monroe 63
64 N. Mex. St. WAC 12-10 165 131 0-4 Siakam best frosh and likely best player right now in down WAC. 64
65 N. Dak. St. SUMM 13-7 167 294 0-1 Alexander tireless. Leads nation in minutes% at 96.4. 65
66 Texas Southern SWAC 8-11 126 150 1-4 Own two colossal wins for projected 16 -- at Mich St., at K-St. 66
67 St. Francis (NY) NEAST 12-9 189 269 0-1 King of the St. Francis-es after dispatching St. Francis (PA) 67
68 North Florida ATSUN 13-9 184 318 0-2 Ospreys tops in effective FG% O and D to start league play. 68

On the Bubble: Temple (13-7), Wyoming (17-3), Washington (14-4), Illinois (13-8), Syracuse (14-6), Tennessee (12-6), Mississippi (12-7), Alabama (13-6)

Conference Breakdown: America East (1), American Athletic (3), Atlantic 10 (4), Atlantic Coast (7), Atlantic Sun (1), Big 12 (7), Big East (7), Big Sky (1), Big South (1), Big Ten (6), Big West (1), Colonial Athletic (1), Conference USA (1), Horizon League (1), Ivy League (1), Metro Atlantic Athletic (1), Mid-American (1), Mid-Eastern (1), Missouri Valley (2), Mountain West (2), Northeast (1), Ohio Valley (1), Pac-12 (3), Patriot League (1), Southeastern (4), Southern (1), Southland (1), Southwestern Athletic (1), Summit (1), Sun Belt (1), West Coast (2), Western Athletic (1)

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