Pre-Season Bracket – 11/3

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Source: Missy Minear/KANSAN

by Eli Boettger – November 3, 2017

MIDWEST – OMAHA, NE
WEST – LOS ANGELES, CA
1 Kansas Wichita, KS Charlotte, NC 1 Duke
16 Morgan State/St. Francis (PA) 16 Lamar/Grand Canyon
8 Virginia 8 Arkansas
9 Wisconsin 9 Oklahoma
5 Louisville Boise, ID Dallas, TX 5 Baylor
12 Missouri State 12 College of Charleston
4 Purdue 4 Cincinnati
13 South Dakota State 13 Oakland
6 Minnesota San Diego, CA Dayton, OH 6 Northwestern
11 Temple/Stanford 11 Vanderbilt/UCF
3 USC 3 Xavier
14 Belmont 14 Western Michigan
7 Texas Nashville, TN Pittsburgh, PA 7 Providence
10 Butler 10 Georgia Tech
2 Florida 2 West Virginia
15 Montana 15 Texas Southern
EAST – BOSTON, MA
SOUTH – ATLANTA, GA
1 Villanova Pittsburgh, PA Nashville, TN 1 Kentucky
16 Florida Gulf Coast 16 Iona
8 Michigan 8 Creighton
9 Missouri 9 Gonzaga
5 Alabama Boise, ID Dallas, TX 5 Miami FL
12 Middle Tennessee 12 Harvard
4 UCLA 4 Wichita State
13 UT Arlington 13 Samford
6 Seton Hall Charlotte, NC Dayton, OH 6 Texas A&M
11 Nevada 11 Saint Mary’s
3 North Carolina 3 Notre Dame
14 Bucknell 14 Vermont
7 TCU Detroit, MI San Diego, CA 7 Maryland
10 Oregon 10 Rhode Island
2 Michigan State 2 Arizona
15 UNC Asheville 15 UC Irvine

Last four in: Temple, Stanford, Vanderbilt, UCF

First four out: Saint Bonaventure, SMU, Virginia Tech, Georgia

Breakdown for multi-bid conferences:

  • American (four bids): Wichita State (4), Cincinnati (4), Temple (11), UCF (11)
  • ACC (seven bids): Duke (1), Notre Dame (3), North Carolina (3), Louisville (5), Miami FL (5), Virginia (8), Georgia Tech (10)
  • Big Ten (seven bids): Michigan State (2), Purdue (4), Northwestern (6), Minnesota (6), Maryland (7), Michigan (8), Wisconsin (9)
  • Big XII (six bids): Kansas (1), West Virginia (2), Baylor (5), Texas (7), TCU (7), Oklahoma (9)
  • Big East (six bids): Villanova (1), Xavier (3), Seton Hall (6), Providence (7), Creighton (8), Butler (10)
  • Pac-12 (five bids): Arizona (2), USC (3), UCLA (4), Oregon (10), Stanford (11)
  • SEC (seven bids): Kentucky (1), Florida (2), Alabama (5), Texas A&M (6), Arkansas (8), Missouri (9), Vanderbilt (11)
  • WCC (two bids): Gonzaga (9), Saint Mary’s (11)
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