* Note: This is our pre-selection prediction of what the bracket will look like.

Region 1

1
Michigan St.
16
Abilene Christian / Lehigh ACU / LEH
8
Texas
9
Wofford
4
Iowa St.
13
New Mexico St.
5
Wisconsin
12
Lipscomb / Virginia Commonwealth LIP / VCU
6
North Carolina St.
11
Saint Mary's (CA)
3
Virginia Tech
14
Yale
7
Indiana
10
Creighton
2
Kansas
15
Radford

Region 2

1
Duke
16
Rider
8
Kentucky
9
Utah St.
4
Buffalo
13
Vermont
5
Maryland
12
Murray St.
6
Mississippi St.
11
St. John's (NY)
3
Oklahoma
14
Texas St.
7
Cincinnati
10
Central Florida
2
North Carolina
15
Montana

Region 3

Gonzaga
1
Texas Southern / Wagner TXSO / WAG
16
Houston
8
Marquette
9
Nevada
4
Hofstra
13
Purdue
5
Syracuse / Clemson SYR / CLEM
12
Florida St.
6
Louisiana St.
11
Texas Tech
3
Northern Kentucky
14
Florida
7
Iowa
10
Virginia
2
Old Dominion
15

Region 4

Tennessee
1
North Carolina A&T
16
Villanova
8
Louisville
9
Ohio St.
5
Arizona St.
12
Nebraska
4
South Dakota St.
13
Texas Christian
6
San Francisco
11
Auburn
3
Loyola Chicago
14
Mississippi
7
Butler
10
Michigan
2
UC Irvine
15