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

Region 1

1
Kansas
16
Sam Houston St. / Texas Southern SHSU / TXSO
8
Iowa St.
9
Arkansas
4
Creighton
13
Akron
5
Saint Mary's (CA)
12
NC Wilmington / Texas Arlington UNCW / UTA
6
West Virginia
11
Texas Christian
3
Virginia
14
Princeton
7
South Carolina
10
Michigan
2
Florida
15
Florida Gulf Coast

Region 2

1
Baylor
16
Mount St. Mary's
8
Northwestern
9
Seton Hall
4
Oregon
13
Valparaiso
5
UCLA
12
Kansas St.
6
Wisconsin
11
Pittsburgh
3
Butler
14
NC Asheville
7
Southern Methodist
10
Georgetown
2
North Carolina
15
North Dakota St.

Region 3

Gonzaga
1
Eastern Washington / North Carolina Central EWU / NCCU
16
Southern California
8
Wake Forest
9
Kentucky
4
Monmouth
13
Purdue
5
Virginia Commonwealth / Nevada VCU / NEV
12
Notre Dame
6
California
11
Duke
3
New Mexico St.
14
Oklahoma St.
7
Michigan St.
10
Louisville
2
Bucknell
15

Region 4

Villanova
1
UC Irvine
16
Miami FL
8
Virginia Tech
9
Xavier
5
Wichita St.
12
Cincinnati
4
Vermont
13
Minnesota
6
Middle Tennessee
11
Florida St.
3
East Tennessee St.
14
Maryland
7
Dayton
10
Arizona
2
Belmont
15