March Madness Bracketology: Projected 2020-21 field

Bracketology Projected Field (JAN. 22)
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Last Four Byes: Richmond, San Diego State, Arkansas, Oklahoma
Last Four In: North Carolina, Pittsburgh, Rutgers, Marquette

Outside Looking In: Providence, Maryland, SMU, Loyola-Chicago
Next Four Out: Stanford, Georgia Tech, Michigan State, Colorado State
Others considered: A lot of teams. It’s still so early.


Bids by conference

Big Ten: 9
Big 12: 7
Atlantic Coast: 6
Southeastern: 6
Big East: 6
Pacific 12: 4
Atlantic 10: 3
American: 2
West Coast: 2
Mountain West: 2


More analysis coming in future updates. This is my fifth season posting projected fields and I am currently ranked as the 8th-most accurate bracketologist by the Bracket Project‘s scoring system over a five-year average. If you want to check out more bracketology fields, I strongly suggest visiting the Bracket Project’s “Matrix“, where all submitted fields are displayed.


Lukas Harkins
Lukas Harkins

Heat Check CBB national writer and bracketologist