Matty Brackets, Bracketology

Mat Mlodzinski gives a special MLK Day CBB Review Bracketology, aka Matty Brackets.

For past Matty Brackets bracketology projections, click here.

Click here to compare Matty Brackets to the rest of the Bracket Matrix.

If a team is bolded, they are a projected automatic bid.

West (Las Vegas):

  1. Houston (17-1, 5-0)
  2. UCLA (16-2, 7-0)
  3. Gonzaga (16-3, 5-0)
  4. TCU (14-3, 3-2)
  5. Providence (14-4, 6-1)
  6. Iowa (12-6, 4-3)
  7. Duke (13-5, 4-3)
  8. Illinois (12-5, 3-3)
  9. Dayton (12-6, 4-1)
  10. Boise State (14-4, 4-1)
  11. Pitt (12-6, 5-2)
  12. Marshall (15-4, 4-2)
  13. Furman (13-6, 4-2)
  14. Utah Valley (14-5, 5-1)
  15. SIU Edwardsville (14-5, 5-1)
  16. Eastern Washington (11-7, 5-0)

East (New York):

  1. Alabama (15-2, 5-0)
  2. Texas (15-2, 4-1)
  3. UConn (15-4, 4-4)
  4. Arizona (15-3, 4-3)
  5. Clemson (15-3, 7-0)
  6. Saint Mary’s (16-4, 5-0)
  7. Wisconsin (11-5, 3-3)
  8. New Mexico (16-2, 3-2)
  9. North Carolina (12-6, 4-3)
  10. Florida Atlantic (16-1, 6-0)
  11. Ohio State (10-7, 2-4)
  12. Texas A&M (12-5, 4-0) / Oklahoma (11-6, 2-3)
  13. Oral Roberts (15-4, 6-0)
  14. Iona (12-6, 5-2)
  15. UC Santa Barbara (13-3, 4-1)
  16. Norfolk State (12-6, 2-1)

South (Louisville):

  1. Purdue (16-1, 5-1) 
  2. Xavier (15-3, 7-0)
  3. Iowa State (13-3, 4-1)
  4. Auburn (14-3, 4-1)
  5. Miami (Fla) (14-3, 5-2)
  6. Michigan State (12-5, 4-2)
  7. Arkansas (12-5, 1-4)
  8. Arizona State (15-3, 6-1)
  9. Baylor (12-5, 2-3)
  10. San Diego State (13-4, 4-1)
  11. Memphis (13-5, 3-2)
  12. Kent State (14-3, 4-0)
  13. Liberty (14-5, 5-1)
  14. Colgate (12-7, 6-0)
  15. Bryant (12-6, 3-2)
  16. Southern (9-9, 5-0) / UNC Asheville (13-6, 5-1)

Midwest (Kansas City):

  1. Kansas (16-1, 5-0)
  2. Tennessee (14-3, 4-1)
  3. Virginia (13-3, 5-2)
  4. Marquette (14-5, 6-2)
  5. Kansas State (15-2, 4-1)
  6. Rutgers (13-5, 5-2)
  7. Charleston (18-1, 6-0)
  8. Missouri (13-4, 2-3)
  9. NC State (14-4, 4-3)
  10. Penn State (12-5, 3-3)
  11. Creighton (10-8, 4-3)
  12. USC (13-5, 5-2) / Kentucky (11-6, 2-3)
  13. Princeton (12-5, 3-1)
  14. Southern Illinois (14-5, 6-2)
  15. Youngstown State (14-5, 6-2)
  16. Nicholls (8-9, 3-2) / Fairleigh Dickinson (11-8, 4-0)

First Four Out:

  • Indiana (11-6, 2-4)
  • UCF (13-5, 4-2)
  • Nevada (15-4, 5-1)
  • Wake Forest (13-5, 5-2)

Next Four Out:

  • Northwestern (12-5, 3-3)
  • Georgia (13-4, 3-1)
  • Michigan (10-7, 4-2)
  • Utah (12-7, 5-3)

Building a resume:

  • Maryland (11-6, 2-4)
  • Mississippi State (12-5, 1-4)
  • VCU (13-5, 4-1)
  • Oregon (10-8, 4-3)
  • St. John’s (13-6, 3-5)
  • Syracuse (12-6, 5-2)
  • Florida (10-7, 3-2)
  • Saint Louis (12-6, 4-1)
  • Utah State (14-4, 3-2)
  • Virginia Tech (11-6, 1-5)
  • Oklahoma State (9-8, 1-4)
  • LSU (12-5, 1-4)
  • BYU (14-7, 4-2)
  • Colorado (11-8, 3-5)
  • Cincinnati (13-6, 4-2)
  • Seton Hall (11-8, 4-4)
  • Tulane (12-5, 5-1)

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