Final 2016-2017 NCAA Basketball Bracketology


Bracketology – 2017 NCAA Tournament Predictions

For all current bracketology projections : DRatings Bracketology.

* denotes that the team gets an automatic bid due to winning their conference tournament.

Projected Seed Team Conf Record Actual Seed SOS (Rank)
1 Seeds
Villanova
BE*
31-3
NCAA – 1
1.066 (23)
Kansas
B12
28-4
NCAA – 1
1.265 (7)
North Carolina
ACC
27-7
NCAA – 1
1.174 (15)
Gonzaga
WCC*
32-1
NCAA – 1
0.227 (94)
2 Seeds
Arizona
P12*
30-4
NCAA – 2
0.869 (49)
Duke
ACC*
27-8
NCAA – 2
1.276 (6)
Kentucky
SEC*
28-5
NCAA – 2
1.056 (25)
Oregon
P12
29-5
NCAA – 3
0.690 (67)
3 Seeds
Louisville
ACC
24-8
NCAA – 2
1.334 (2)
UCLA
P12
29-4
NCAA – 3
0.627 (70)
Baylor
B12
25-7
NCAA – 3
1.085 (20)
Florida St
ACC
25-8
NCAA – 3
1.078 (21)
4 Seeds
West Virginia
B12
26-8
NCAA – 4
0.921 (42)
Butler
BE
23-8
NCAA – 4
1.162 (16)
Florida
SEC
24-8
NCAA – 4
1.289 (4)
Notre Dame
ACC
25-9
NCAA – 5
1.032 (28)
5 Seeds
Virginia
ACC
22-10
NCAA – 5
1.297 (3)
Purdue
B10
25-7
NCAA – 4
0.906 (44)
Iowa St
B12*
23-10
NCAA – 5
1.234 (10)
SMU
AAC*
29-4
NCAA – 6
0.312 (89)
6 Seeds
Cincinnati
AAC
29-4
NCAA – 6
0.374 (84)
Minnesota
B10
24-9
NCAA – 5
0.974 (33)
Michigan
B10*
23-11
NCAA – 7
1.026 (29)
Creighton
BE
25-9
NCAA – 6
0.874 (48)
7 Seeds
Wisconsin
B10
25-8
NCAA – 8
0.857 (52)
St Mary’s CA
WCC
28-4
NCAA – 7
0.183 (101)
Maryland
B10
24-8
NCAA – 6
0.741 (63)
Miami FL
ACC
21-11
NCAA – 8
1.122 (17)
8 Seeds
Virginia Tech
ACC
22-10
NCAA – 9
0.929 (40)
Arkansas
SEC
25-8
NCAA – 8
0.805 (58)
Northwestern
B10
23-11
NCAA – 8
0.875 (47)
Oklahoma St
B12
20-12
NCAA – 10
1.118 (18)
9 Seeds
Wichita St
MVC*
30-4
NCAA – 10
-0.03 (128)
South Carolina
SEC
22-10
NCAA – 7
0.763 (62)
Dayton
A10
24-7
NCAA – 7
0.323 (88)
Seton Hall
BE
21-11
NCAA – 9
0.995 (32)
10 Seeds
Xavier
BE
21-13
NCAA – 11
1.216 (13)
VA Commonwealth
A10
26-7
NCAA – 10
0.409 (82)
Vanderbilt
SEC
19-15
NCAA – 9
1.226 (11)
Marquette
BE
19-12
NCAA – 10
0.943 (38)
11 Seeds
Michigan St
B10
19-14
NCAA – 9
1.174 (14)
MTSU
CUSA*
30-4
NCAA – 12
-0.30 (187)
Rhode Island
A10*
23-9
NCAA – 11
0.438 (81)
Kansas St
B12#
20-13
NCAA – 11
1.054 (26)
Wake Forest
ACC#
19-13
NCAA – 11
1.249 (9)
12 Seeds
Providence
BE#
20-12
NCAA – 11
0.816 (56)
USC
P12#
24-9
NCAA – 11
0.645 (69)
UNC Wilmington
CAA*
29-5
NCAA – 12
-0.17 (151)
Nevada
MWC*
28-6
NCAA – 12
0.134 (108)
Vermont
AEC*
29-5
NCAA – 13
-0.48 (234)
13 Seeds
ETSU
SC*
27-7
NCAA – 13
-0.29 (180)
Princeton
Ivy*
22-6
NCAA – 12
-0.34 (196)
Bucknell
PL*
26-8
NCAA – 13
-0.36 (199)
New Mexico St
WAC*
28-5
NCAA – 14
-0.80 (310)
14 Seeds
Winthrop
BSo*
26-6
NCAA – 13
-0.74 (298)
FL Gulf Coast
ASC*
26-7
NCAA – 14
-0.70 (284)
N Kentucky
HL*
24-10
NCAA – 15
-0.51 (245)
Iona
MAAC*
22-12
NCAA – 14
-0.20 (160)
15 Seeds
Kent
MAC*
22-13
NCAA – 14
-0.34 (197)
TX Southern
SWAC*
23-11
NCAA – 16
-0.73 (292)
North Dakota
BSC*
22-9
NCAA – 15
-0.98 (329)
Jacksonville St
OVC*
20-14
NCAA – 15
-0.48 (235)
16 Seeds
New Orleans
SLC*
20-11
NCAA – 16
-0.72 (290)
Troy
SBC*
21-14
NCAA – 15
-0.52 (249)
S Dakota St
SL*#
18-16
NCAA – 16
-0.25 (173)
NC Central
MEAC*#
25-8
NCAA – 16
-1.50 (351)
UC Davis
BWC*#
22-12
NCAA – 16
-0.84 (315)
Mt St Mary’s
NEC*#
19-15
NCAA – 16
-0.42 (221)

Bracketology – 2017 NIT Tournament Predictions

* denotes that the team gets an automatic bid due to winning their conference in the regular season.

Seed Team Conf Record Bracket Rating SOS (Rank)
1 Seeds
Illinois St
MVC*
27-6
NIT – 1
0.019 (120)
Syracuse
ACC
18-14
NIT – 1
0.956 (37)
Iowa
B10
18-14
NIT – 1
0.863 (51)
California
P12
21-12
NIT – 1
0.715 (65)
2 Seeds
Illinois
B10
18-14
NIT – 2
0.930 (39)
TCU
B12
19-15
NIT – 4
1.016 (31)
Indiana
B10
18-15
NIT – 3
0.926 (41)
UT Arlington
SBC*
25-8
NIT – 6
-0.18 (156)
3 Seeds
Georgia
SEC
19-14
NIT – 2
1.041 (27)
Monmouth NJ
MAAC*
27-6
NIT – 4
-0.23 (170)
Houston
AAC
21-10
NIT – 2
0.365 (85)
Alabama
SEC
19-14
NIT – 3
0.831 (55)
4 Seeds
Col Charleston
CAA
25-9
NIT – 5
0.011 (121)
BYU
WCC
22-11
NIT – 3
0.214 (96)
Mississippi
SEC
20-13
NIT – 5
0.768 (61)
Akron
MAC*
26-8
NIT – 7
-0.27 (176)
5 Seeds
Utah
P12
20-11
NIT – 3
0.190 (99)
UCF
AAC
21-11
NIT – 4
0.275 (92)
Belmont
OVC*
22-6
NIT – 7
-0.32 (192)
Clemson
ACC
17-15
NIT – 2
1.221 (12)
6 Seeds
Colorado St
MWC
23-11
NIT – 4
-0.04 (131)
Texas Tech
B12
18-14
Out
0.716 (64)
Valparaiso
HL
24-8
NIT – 7
-0.33 (193)
Boise St
MWC
19-11
NIT – 6
0.120 (110)
7 Seeds
Colorado
P12
19-14
NIT – 5
0.541 (77)
Richmond
A10
20-12
NIT – 6
0.347 (86)
UNC Asheville
BSo
23-9
Out
-0.52 (247)
UNC Greensboro
SC*
25-9
NIT – 8
-0.49 (237)
8 Seeds
CS Bakersfield
WAC*
22-9
NIT – 8
-0.60 (262)
Oakland
HL*
24-8
NIT – 7
-0.62 (269)
South Dakota
SL*
22-11
NIT – 8
-0.43 (224)
UC Irvine
BWC*
21-14
NIT – 8
-0.46 (232)