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

Region 1

1
North Carolina
16
Texas Southern / Robert Morris TXSO / RMU
8
Butler
9
Florida
4
Arizona St.
13
Rider
5
Saint Mary's (CA)
12
Indiana / Buffalo IND / BUFF
6
Arizona
11
San Diego St.
3
Michigan St.
14
Old Dominion
7
Kentucky
10
Maryland
2
Cincinnati
15
Pennsylvania

Region 2

1
Duke
16
Florida Gulf Coast
8
Wichita St.
9
Central Florida
4
Auburn
13
Vermont
5
West Virginia
12
Rhode Island
6
Virginia Tech
11
Northwestern
3
Clemson
14
Louisiana Lafayette
7
Southern California
10
Nebraska
2
Villanova
15
Stephen F. Austin

Region 3

Purdue
1
North Carolina Central / Winthrop NCCU / WIN
16
Creighton
8
Notre Dame
9
Michigan
4
Montana
13
Miami FL
5
New Mexico St. / Vanderbilt NMSU / VAN
12
Florida St.
6
Kansas St.
11
Tennessee
3
Northern Kentucky
14
Houston
7
UCLA
10
Ohio St.
2
Northeastern
15

Region 4

Kansas
1
Bucknell
16
Seton Hall
8
Penn St.
9
Texas Tech
5
Loyola Chicago
12
Nevada
4
South Dakota
13
North Carolina St.
6
Xavier
11
Gonzaga
3
NC Greensboro
14
Texas Christian
7
Murray St.
10
Virginia
2
Cal St. Fullerton
15