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Beer's Bracket - 03/10/13 PM

Posted on: March 10, 2013 8:38 pm
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Records are not updated.  Note: Middle Tennessee and Stony Brook losing at halftime... I will need to update again if either of them lose.

Auto bids are in CAPS and First Four games are italicized.  Championship: Washington DC (E) / Arlington (S) winner vs. Los Angeles (W) / Indianapolis (M) winner.

Washington DC (E)
(1E) DUKE (27-4) vs. (16E) NORFOLK STATE (21-10) / LIU-BROOKLYN (19-13) @Philadelphia
(8E) Oregon (23-8) vs. (9E) Oklahoma (20-10) @Philadelphia
(5E) SAINT LOUIS (24-6) vs. (12E) BELMONT (24-6) @San Jose
(4E) Marquette (23-7) vs. (13E) BUCKNELL (26-5) @San Jose
(6E) Colorado State (22-7) vs. (11E) Temple (22-8) @Austin
(3E) FLORIDA (24-6) vs. (14E) SOUTH DAKOTA STATE (20-9) @Austin
(7E) Notre Dame (23-8) vs. (10E) Wichita State (26-7) @Auburn Hills
(2E) Michigan (24-5) vs. (15E) HARVARD (18-9) @Auburn Hills

Arlington (S)
(1S) KANSAS (26-5) vs. (16S) IONA (18-13) @Kansas City
(8S) CREIGHTON (26-7) vs. (9S) Illinois (20-10) @Kansas City
(5S) Syracuse (23-8) vs. (12S) La Salle (21-8) / Tennessee (19-11) @San Jose
(4S) ARIZONA (24-6) vs. (13S) AKRON (23-6) @San Jose
(6S) UNLV (22-8) vs. (11S) St. Mary's (26-5) @Lexington
(3S) Miami (Fla.) (24-6) vs. (14S) DAVIDSON (23-7) @Lexington
(7S) Minnesota (20-11) vs. (10S) California (20-10) @Lexington
(2S) Louisville (26-5) vs. (15S) FLORIDA GULF COAST (22-10) @Lexington

Los Angeles (W)
(1W) GONZAGA (29-2) vs. (16W) SOUTHERN (18-9) / LIBERTY (11-20) @Salt Lake
(8W) North Carolina (21-9) vs. (9W) San Diego State (19-9) @Salt Lake
(5W) Wisconsin (20-10) vs. (12W) Villanova (18-12) / Kentucky (21-10) @Austin
(4W) Oklahoma State (23-7) vs. (13W) STEPHEN F. AUSTIN (22-3) @Austin
(6W) Butler (23-7) vs. (11W) Iowa State (21-10) @Salt Lake
(3W) NEW MEXICO (26-5) vs. (14W) STONY BROOK (23-6) @Salt Lake
(7W) UCLA (23-8) vs. (10W) Cincinnati (21-10) @Auburn Hills
(2W) Michigan State (22-7) vs. (15W) MONTANA (21-6) @Auburn Hills

Indianapolis (M)
(1M) INDIANA (25-5) vs. (16M) NORTHEASTERN (19-11) @Dayton
(8M) North Carolina State (22-9) vs. (9M) Missouri (22-9) @Dayton
(5M) Pittsburgh (24-7) vs. (12M) MIDDLE TENNESSEE (28-4) @Kansas City
(4M) Kansas State (24-6) vs. (13M) LOUISIANA TECH (25-5) @Kansas City
(6M) Virginia Commonwealth (24-6) vs. (11M) Colorado (20-10) @Dayton
(3M) Ohio State (22-7) vs. (14M) VALPARAISO (24-7) @Dayton
(7M) MEMPHIS (27-4) vs. (10M) Boise State (19-9) @Philadelphia
(2M) GEORGETOWN (24-5) vs. (15M) LONG BEACH STATE (16-12) @Philadelphia

Last Six Pack: Temple (22-8), Iowa State (21-10), La Salle (21-8), Tennessee (19-11), Villanova (18-12), Kentucky (21-10)

Added: FLORIDA GULF COAST (22-10), IONA (18-13), LIBERTY (11-20), LIU-BROOKLYN (19-13)
Dropped: Niagara (19-12), Robert Morris (23-10), Mercer (21-11), Charleston Southern (16-11)

Moving Up: Michigan State (22-7), Ohio State (22-7), Oklahoma State (23-7), SAINT LOUIS (24-6), Butler (23-7), MEMPHIS (27-4), CREIGHTON (26-7), Boise State (19-9)
Moving Down: NEW MEXICO (26-5), Kansas State (24-6), Syracuse (23-8), UNLV (22-8), Minnesota (20-11), Oregon (23-8), Oklahoma (20-10), Colorado (20-10)

Top 5 First Round Individual Matchups
Game 1: (7W) UCLA vs. (10W) Cincinnati @ Auburn Hills: Shabazz Muhammad (18.1 PPG) / Sean Kilpatrick (17.5 PPG)
Game 2: (1S) Kansas vs. (16S) Iona @ Kansas City: Ben McLemore (16.5 PPG) / Lamont Jones (23.2 PPG)
Game 3: (8S) Creighton vs. (9S) Illinois @ Kansas City: Doug McDermott (23.3 PPG) / Brandon Paul (16.2 PPG)
Game 4: (2E) Michigan vs. (15E) Harvard @ Auburn Hills: Trey Burke (19.1 PPG) / Wesley Saunders (16.6 PPG)
Game 5: (3M) Ohio State vs. (14M) Valparaiso @ Dayton: Deshaun Thomas (19.8 PPG) / Ryan Broekhoff (15.9 PPG)

Top 5 Potential Second Round Individual Matchups (Assumes Seeds 12 or Better Advance)
Game 1: (10S) California vs. (2S) Louisville @ Lexington: Allen Crabbe (18.6 PPG) / Russ Smith (18.4 PPG)
Game 2: (1S) Kansas vs. (8S) Creighton @ Kansas City: Ben McLemore (16.5 PPG) / Doug McDermott (23.3 PPG)
Game 3: (1W) Gonzaga vs. (9W) San Diego State @ Salt Lake: Kelly Olynyk (17.7 PPG) / Jamaal Franklin (17 PPG)
Game 4: (6M) Virginia Commonwealth vs. (3M) Ohio State @ Dayton: Treveon Graham (15.7 PPG) / Deshaun Thomas (19.8 PPG)
Game 5: (10M) Boise State vs. (2M) Georgetown @ Philadelphia: Anthony Drmic (17 PPG) / Otto Porter (16.6 PPG)

My First & Second Round Ticket For Thursday & Saturday Games
Lexington: Allen Crabbe (18.6 PPG), Russ Smith (18.4 PPG), Matthew Dellavedova (16.5 PPG), Anthony Bennett (16.2 PPG), Sherwood Brown (15.2 PPG)

My First & Second Round Ticket For Friday & Sunday Games
Dayton: Deshaun Thomas (19.8 PPG), Cody Zeller (16.5 PPG), Joel Smith (16.5 PPG), Ryan Broekhoff (15.9 PPG), Treveon Graham (15.7 PPG)

Average Distance Traveled
First & Second Round Matchups: 691 miles
Regional Matchups (Assumes Seeds 4 or Better Advance): Washington DC (E): 1041 miles, Arlington (S): 1745 miles, Los Angeles (W): 3017 miles, Indianapolis (M): 635 miles

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NATIONAL INVITATION TOURNAMENT

(1) Ole Miss (23-8) vs. (8) Charleston Southern (16-11)
(4) Denver (21-8) vs. (5) Northern Iowa (17-14)
(3) Maryland (20-10) vs. (6) St. John's (16-14)
(2) Charlotte (20-10) vs. (7) Detroit (18-12)

(1) Massachusetts (19-10) vs. (8) Robert Morris (23-10)
(4) Arizona State (20-11) vs. (5) Providence (17-13)
(3) Arkansas (19-12) vs. (6) Indiana State (17-14)
(2) Virginia (20-10) vs. (7) Richmond (18-13)

(1) Iowa (20-11) vs. (8) Niagara (19-12)
(4) Xavier (17-13) vs. (5) Ohio (23-8)
(3) Air Force (15-12) vs. (6) Washington (17-14)
(2) Alabama (19-11) vs. (7) Florida State (17-14)

(1) Baylor (17-13) vs. (8) Mercer (21-11)
(4) Wyoming (16-12) vs. (5) New Mexico State (20-10)
(3) Stanford (18-13) vs. (6) Saint Joseph's (17-12)
(2) Southern Miss (21-8) vs. (7) Brigham Young (20-11)

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COLLEGE BASKETBALL INVITATIONAL

(1S) LSU (18-11) vs. (4S) Georgia Tech (16-14)
(2S) Eastern Kentucky (22-9) vs. (3S) Illinois State (18-15)

(1M) Texas (15-15) vs. (4M) Northwestern State (17-8)
(2M) Texas A&M (17-14) vs. (3M) Texas-El Paso (17-13)

(1W) North Dakota State (20-8) vs. (4W) UCF (18-11)
(2W) Weber State (22-5) vs. (3W) Santa Clara (19-11)

(1E) Dayton (17-13) vs. (4E) Loyola-Maryland (21-11)
(2E) Evansville (17-14) vs. (3E) Utah State (20-9)

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COLLEGEINSIDER POSTSEASON TOURNAMENT

(1) Vermont (20-10) vs. (8) Lafayette (18-14)
(4) Rider (18-14) vs. (5) College of Charleston (23-8)
(3) Kent State (18-12) vs. (6) Oral Roberts (17-13)
(2) Murray State (19-10) vs. (7) Bryant University (19-11)

(1) Lehigh (20-9) vs. (8) New Jersey Tech (12-12)
(4) Boston University (17-12) vs. (5) Wagner (19-12)
(3) Delaware (19-13) vs. (6) Albany (22-10)
(2) Princeton (15-11) vs. (7) Fairfield (19-14)

(1) Canisius (18-13) vs. (8) Bradley (16-16)
(4) California Irvine (16-14) vs. (5) Cal Poly (15-12)
(3) Mount St. Mary's (18-13) vs. (6) George Mason (18-13)
(2) Wright State (20-11) vs. (7) Florida International (17-13)

(1) Pacific (17-12) vs. (8) South Alabama (16-12)
(4) Green Bay (17-15) vs. (5) Western Michigan (18-11)
(3) Tennessee State (16-14) vs. (6) North Carolina Central (19-8)
(2) Western Illinois (20-7) vs. (7) Arkansas State (18-11)

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Since: Jan 25, 2008
Posted on: March 10, 2013 10:31 pm
 

Beer's Bracket - 03/10/13 PM

Adjustments based on MTSU and Stony Brook losses:

Washington DC (E)
(4E) Marquette (23-7) vs. (13E) AKRON (23-6) @San Jose
(2E) Michigan (24-5) vs. (15E) VERMONT (20-10) @Auburn Hills

Arlington (S)
(1S) KANSAS (26-5) vs. (16S) ARKANSAS STATE (18-11) @Kansas City
(4S) ARIZONA (24-6) vs. (13S) VALPARAISO (24-7) @San Jose

Los Angeles (W)
(3W) NEW MEXICO (26-5) vs. (14W) MONTANA (21-6) @Salt Lake
(2W) Michigan State (22-7) vs. (15W) IONA (18-13) @Auburn Hills

Indianapolis (M)
(5M) Pittsburgh (24-7) vs. (12M) BUCKNELL (26-5) @Kansas City
(3M) Ohio State (22-7) vs. (14M) HARVARD (18-9) @Dayton

If Arkansas State loses tonight, I will replace them with FIU.



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