NCAA tournament seed projections, March 13
Chris Lee • 3/13/2022 in Basketball
Here's the 68 teams we project to be in the NCAA Tournament field, and the projected seed for each.
Kennedy Chandler photo courtesy of Tennessee athletics
Here are our projected NCAA tournament seeds as of Saturday afternoon. These projections were done before the championship games of the Southeastern, Big Ten, and American Athletic conferences and adjust for Richmond's bid-steal
Seeds are listed in order; i.e., the first one-seed listed is the top one seed and so on. SEC teams are in bold.
1 seeds: Gonzaga, Arizona, Kansas, Baylor
2 seeds: Tennessee, Kentucky, Auburn, Purdue
3 seeds: Villanova, Wisconsin, Duke, Texas Tech
4 seeds: UCLA, Providence, Arkansas, Illinois
5 seeds: Connecticut, Houston, St. Mary's, Iowa
6 seeds: Colorado St., LSU, Alabama, Michigan St.
7 seeds: Texas, San Diego St., USC, Ohio St.
8 seeds: Seton Hall, Murray St., Boise St., TCU
9 seeds: Marquette, Iowa St., North Carolina, Creighton
10 seeds: Memphis, Davidson, San Francisco, Miami
11 seeds: Loyola-Chicago, Michigan, Virginia Tech, UAB
12 seeds: Wyoming, Texas A&M, Rutgers, Indiana, Richmond, South Dakota St.
13 seeds: Chattanooga, New Mexico St., Vermont, Akron
14 seeds: Longwood, Yale, St. Peter's, Delaware
15 seeds: Montana St., Cal State Fullerton, Jacksonville St., Georgia St.
16 seeds: Norfolk St., Bryant, Colgate, Wright St., Texas Southern, Texas A&M-Corpus Christi
First Four matchups:
Wyoming vs. Indiana
Texas A&M vs. Rutgers
Colgate vs. Texas A&M-Corpus Christi
Wright St. vs. Texas Southern
Teams left out, in order: