2014 NCAA Tournament Bracket Projections: Dec. 11

More than one month into the regular season, it’s time for the first Bracketology for the 2014 NCAA Tournament.

Here’s a rundown of how things will look in March.

On March 18 and 19, the First Four will take place in Dayton. Second and Third Round games on March 20 and March 22 will take place in Buffalo, NY; Milwaukee, WI; Orlando, FL; and Spokane, WA. First weekend games on March 21 and March 23 will be in Raleigh, NC; San Antonio, TX; San Diego, CA; and Saint Louis, MO.

The regional sites are Indianapolis, IN (Midwest); Memphis, TN (South); Anaheim, CA (West); and New York, NY (East).

bracketology

 

First Five Out:

Florida State, Arizona State, Virginia, Indiana State, Charlotte

 

West Region (No. 1)

San Diego

No. 1 Arizona (Pac-12) vs. No. 16 Winthrop (Big South)/Texas Southern (SWAC)

No. 8 Pittsburgh vs. No. 9 Saint Louis

Spokane

No. 5 Memphis vs. No. 12 Minnesota/Notre Dame

No. 4 Iowa State vs. No. 13 Manhattan (MAAC)

Buffalo

No. 6 Gonzaga (WCC) vs. No. 11 Indiana

No. 3 Massachusetts (A10) vs. No. 14 New Mexico State (WAC)

Saint Louis

No. 7 San Diego State (MWC) vs. No. 10 Texas

No. 2 Kentucky (SEC) vs. No. 15 North Dakota State (Summit)

 

South Region (No. 4)

Milwaukee

No. 1 Wisconsin vs. No. 16 Stony Brook (A-East)

No. 8 VCU vs. No. 9 St. Mary’s

San Diego

No. 5 Colorado vs. No. 12 Belmont (OVC)

No. 4 Baylor vs. No. 13 UC Santa Barbara (Big West)

Orlando

No. 6 Michigan vs. No. 11 St. John’s

No. 3 Florida vs. No. 14 Louisiana-Lafayette (Sun Belt)

San Antonio

No. 7 New Mexico vs. No. 10 LSU

No. 2 Oklahoma State (Big 12) vs. No. 15 Mercer (A-Sun)

 

Midwest Region (No. 2)

Saint Louis

No. 1 Ohio State (B1G) vs. No. 16 Eastern Washington (Big Sky)/Elon (SoCon)

No. 8 Boise State vs. No. 9 Cincinnati

Orlando

No. 5 Oregon vs. No. 12 Southern Miss (C-USA)

No. 4 Duke vs. No. 13 Toledo (MAC)

San Antonio

No. 6 Iowa vs. No. 11 Clemson

No. 3 Villanova (Big East) vs. No. 14 Green Bay (Horizon)

Raleigh

No. 7 Missouri vs. No. 10 Dayton

No. 2 Louisville (American) vs. No. 15 Stephen F. Austin (Southland)

 

East Region

Buffalo

No. 1 Syracuse vs. No. 16 Bryant (NEC)

No. 8 Harvard (Ivy) vs. No. 9 Brigham Young

Spokane

No. 5 Kansas vs. No. 12 Tennessee/Creighton

No. 4 Wichita State (MVC) vs. No. 13 Drexel (CAA)

Raleigh

No. 6 UCLA vs. No. 11 George Washington

No. 3 Connecticut vs. No. 14 Boston U

Milwaukee

No. 7 North Carolina vs. No. 10 Oklahoma

No. 2 Michigan State vs. No. 15 North Carolina Central (MEAC)

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