- The Washington Times - Thursday, January 18, 2007

Exactly 13 teams moved into this week’s bracket, a reflection of just how fluid postseason projections can be at this time of the year.

What didn’t change were the No. 1 seeds. North Carolina is still one of the top four teams despite a loss to Virginia Tech, and Florida, UCLA and Wisconsin did nothing to prove they didn’t belong among the nation’s best in the last week.


Winston-Salem, N.C.

(1) North Carolina vs. (16) ATLANTIC SUN/Belmont

(8) UNLV vs. (9) Villanova

Lexington, Ky.

(4) Alabama vs. (13) BIG SOUTH/Winthrop

(5) Indiana vs. (12) Southern California

Buffalo, N.Y.

(3) Oklahoma State vs. (14) MAC/Toledo

(6) Washington State vs. (11) Creighton

Columbus, Ohio

(2) BIG EAST/Pittsburgh vs. (15) MAAC/Marist

(7) Tennessee vs. (10) Maryland


New Orleans

(1) Florida vs. (16) SWAC/Jackson State

(8) ACC/Boston College vs. (9) West Virginia

Columbus, Ohio

(4) Texas vs. (13) SUN BELT/Western Kentucky

(5) C-USA/Memphis vs. (12) ATLANTIC 10/Massachusetts


(3) Ohio State vs. (14) AMERICA EAST/Vermont

(6) Notre Dame vs. (11) Texas Tech

Sacramento, Calif.

(2) Arizona vs. (15) BIG WEST/Long Beach State

(7) MVC/Missouri State vs. (10) Virginia Tech



(1) BIG TEN/Wisconsin vs. (16) NEC/Sacred

Heart-WCC/San Francisco

(8) Syracuse vs. (9) Southern Illinois

Buffalo, N.Y.

(4) Clemson vs. (13) PATRIOT/Holy Cross

(5) SEC/Kentucky vs. (12) CAA/Virginia Commonwealth

New Orleans

(3) Texas A&M; vs. (14) BIG SKY/Idaho State

(6) HORIZON/Butler vs. (11) SoCON/Davidson

Spokane, Wash.

(2) Oregon vs. (15) MID-CONTINENT/Oral Roberts

(7) Marquette vs. (10) Florida State


Sacramento, Calif.

(1) PAC-10/UCLA vs. (16) OVC/Austin Peay

(8) Georgia Tech vs. (9) Arkansas

Spokane, Wash.

(4) MWC/Air Force vs. (13) SOUTHLAND/Texas A&M-Corpus; Christi

(5) WAC/Nevada vs. (12) Bradley

Winston-Salem, N.C.

(3) Duke vs. (14) IVY/Penn

(6) Louisiana State vs. (11) Georgetown

Lexington, Ky.

(2) BIG 12/Kansas vs. (15) MEAC/Delaware State

(7) Michigan State vs. (10) Stanford

Last four in: Bradley, Southern Cal, Creighton, Georgetown

Last four out: Illinois, Northern Iowa, Wichita State, Connecticut

Next four out: Gonzaga, Michigan, Purdue, Drexel

Moving in: Austin Peay, Boston College, Bradley, Creighton, Davidson, Georgia Tech, Jackson State, Massachusetts, Sacred Heart, San Francisco, Syracuse, Toledo, Virginia Commonwealth

Moving out: Appalachian State, Connecticut, Drexel, Fairleigh Dickinson, Gonzaga, Northern Iowa, Ohio, Providence, Samford, Texas Southern, Washington, Wichita State, Xavier

Multiple-bid leagues: ACC (8), Big East (7), Pac-10 (6), SEC (6) Big 12 (5), Big Ten (4), Missouri Valley (4), Mountain West (2).

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