The Washington Times - March 5, 2012, 12:10PM

Running down an updated field of 68 …

EAST REGION

SEE RELATED:


Pittsburgh

(1) BIG EAST/Syracuse vs. (16) NORTHEAST/Long Island
(8) Iowa State vs. (9) Virginia

Portland

(4) ATLANTIC 10/Temple vs. (13) PAC-12/Washington
(5) MOUNTAIN WEST/San Diego State vs. Virginia Commonwealth/Northwestern

Omaha

(3) Missouri vs. (14) SUN BELT/Denver
(6) MISSOURI VALLEY/Wichita State vs. (11) Mississippi State

Louisville

(2) Ohio State vs. (15) METRO ATLANTIC/Loyola
(7) Notre Dame vs. (10) Brigham Young

SOUTH REGION

Louisville

(1) SOUTHEASTERN/Kentucky vs. (16) MID-EASTERN/Savannah State-BIG SOUTH/UNC Asheville
(8) CONFERENCE USA/Memphis vs. (9) Kansas State

Portland

(4) Wisconsin vs. (13) WESTERN ATHLETIC/Nevada
(5) Florida State vs. (12) South Florida

Albuquerque

(3) Baylor vs. (14) MID-AMERICAN/Akron
(6) OHIO VALLEY/Murray State vs. (11) Colorado State

Columbus

(2) Marquette vs. (15) PATRIOT/Bucknell
(7) Gonzaga vs. (10) Saint Louis

MIDWEST REGION

Omaha

(1) BIG 12/Kansas  vs. (16) SOUTHWESTERN/Mississippi Valley-AMERICA EAST/Stony Brook
(8) Purdue vs. (9) Cincinnati

Albuquerque

(4) Vanderbilt vs. (13) COLONIAL/Drexel
(5) UNLV vs. (12) BIG WEST/Long Beach State

Pittsburgh

(3) Michigan vs. (14) ATLANTIC SUN/Belmont
(6) WEST COAST/Saint Mary’s vs. (11) West Virginia

Greensboro

(2) Duke vs. (15) HORIZON/Valparaiso
(7) Louisville vs. (10) Southern Mississippi

WEST REGION

Greensboro

(1) ATLANTIC COAST/North Carolina vs. (16) SOUTHLAND/Texas-Arlington
(8) Alabama vs. (9) Connecticut

Nashville

(4) Indiana vs (13) SOUTHERN/Davidson
(5) Creighton vs. (12) Iona/Xavier

Nashville

(3) Georgetown vs. (14) SUMMIT/Oral Roberts
(6) Florida vs. (11) California

Columbus

(2) BIG TEN/Michigan State vs. (15) BIG SKY/Montana
(7) New Mexico vs. (10) IVY/Harvard

Last four in: Xavier, Iona, Northwestern, Virginia Commonwealth
On the doorstep: Texas, Miami, Seton Hall, Oregon
Next four out: N.C. State, Dayton, Mississippi, Arizona

Conference call: Big East (9), Big Ten (7), Big 12 (5), Southeastern (5), Atlantic Coast (4), Mountain West (4), Atlantic 10 (3), West Coast (3), Colonial (2), Conference USA (2), Metro Atlantic (2), Missouri Valley, Pac-12 (2)

Patrick Stevens