NCAA tournament seed projections, March 13

 Chris Lee   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: 

Xavier

SMU

Notre Dame

VCU 

Dayton

Oklahoma

Wake Forest

BYU