Bracketology as of 11 p.m. Saturday

Kansas State's upset loss to Iowa State coupled with Duke's rout of rival North Carolina has moved the Blue Devils into the fourth No. 1 spot. A look at where I've got things as of 11 p.m. on Saturday.


  • MIDWEST: Kansas

  • EAST: Kentucky

  • SOUTH: Syracuse

  • WEST: Duke


  • CORNELL (Ivy League)

  • WINTHROP (Big South)

  • EAST TENN ST (Atlantic Sun)

  • MURRAY STATE (Ohio Valley)

"LOCKS" (33 teams)

  • Big 12 (7): Kansas, Kansas State, Baylor, Texas A&M, Texas, Missouri, Oklahoma State

  • Big East (6): Syracuse, Villanova, West Virginia, Pittsburgh, Georgetown, Louisville

  • ACC (4): Duke, Maryland, Clemson, Florida State

  • Big Ten (4): Purdue, Ohio State, Wisconsin, Michigan State

  • Atlantic 10 (3): Temple, Xavier, Richmond

  • Mountain West (3): New Mexico, BYU, UNLV

  • SEC (3): Kentucky, Vanderbilt, Tennessee

  • Horizon League (1): Butler

  • Missouri Valley (1): Northern Iowa

  • West Coast (1): Gonzaga

Additional automatic qualifiers: 17 conferences.


"BUBBLE" (22 teams for 11 spots)

IN (11, in S-Curve order): Marquette, Wake Forest, Virginia Tech, Georgia Tech, Florida, Illinois, Notre Dame, Saint Mary's, Memphis, San Diego State, Arizona State

OUT (11, in S-Curve order): Washington, UAB, Ole Miss, Wichita State, Rhode Island, Seton Hall, Dayton, Mississippi State, Minnesota, South Florida, Connecticut

OFF THE BOARD: Cincinnati