The Washington Times - March 11, 2011, 09:20AM

Time for today’s rundown of the projected at-large big board. The top 37 head to the NCAA tournament. the rest shuffle off to the NIT.

The big change is at the top, where Notre Dame moves off the board and Pittsburgh takes over the top spot after its loss to Connecticut in the Big East quarterfinals.

SEE RELATED:


(Belmont, Brigham Young, Florida, Gonzaga, Harvard, Kansas, North Carolina, Notre Dame, Ohio State, Oakland, Old Dominion, Utah State and Xavier are not included because they have either secured an automatic bid or are the top-seeded teams left in their respective leagues. Harvard is included over Princeton based on superior RPI).

1. Pittsburgh
2. Duke
3. Purdue
4. San Diego State
5. Texas
6. Syracuse
7. Louisville
8. Wisconsin
9. Kentucky
10. Connecticut

11. Vanderbilt
12. Kansas State
13. Cincinnati
14. St. John’s
15. Temple
16. West Virginia
17. Texas A&M
18. Georgetown
19. Tennessee
20. UNLV

21. UCLA
22. Villanova
23. George Mason
24. Washington
25. Florida State
26. Missouri
27. Illinois
28. Marquette
29. Richmond
30. Georgia

31. Michigan
32. Boston College
33. Clemson

LAST FOUR IN

34. Michigan State
35. Colorado
36. Virginia Commonwealth
37. Virginia Tech

LAST FOUR OUT

38. Saint Mary’s (NIT AQ)
39. Penn State
40. Cleveland State
41. New Mexico

NEXT FOUR OUT

42. Memphis
43. UAB (NIT AQ)
44. Missouri State (NIT AQ)
45. Alabama

NCAA FRINGE

46. Southern California
47. Colorado State
48. Texas-El Paso
49. Oklahoma State
50. Miami

Patrick Stevens