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The latest Men’s NCAA Tournament projections from FOX Sports bracket forecaster Mike DeCourcy here they are, and the top four teams from the projections earlier this week: UConn, Purdue, Arizona i Kansas – have not been removed from their posts.
The same goes for the two projected seeds Alabama, Gonzaga, Tennessee i Houston. In another parenthetical point, however, virginia went from a No. 4 seed to a No. 3 seed, jumping ahead Arkansas after the Razorbacks lost LSU60-57, Wednesday.
The Big Ten still leads all conferences with nine teams projected to punch their ticket to the tournament, followed by the Big 12 (eight), SEC (seven), ACC (six) and Pac-12 (four). The Big West entered the fray with UC Santa Barbara projected to be a series of 15. UCSB is 10-2 to start the season.
DeCourcy projects the bottom four teams to be LSU, Wake Forest, Utah State and the Utah Utes, and the top four to be Creighton, UNLV, Texas Tech and Providence. The next four are USC, Pitt, OSU and NC State.
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