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

Region 1

1
Villanova
16
Grambling / Stephen F. Austin GRAM / SFA
8
Providence
9
Arizona St.
4
Houston
13
Rider
5
Ohio St.
12
Middle Tennessee / Virginia Tech MTU / VT
6
Nevada
11
Texas
3
Texas A&M
14
South Dakota
7
Seton Hall
10
St. Bonaventure
2
Kansas
15
Northern Kentucky

Region 2

1
Xavier
16
NC Asheville
8
Miami FL
9
Gonzaga
4
Purdue
13
East Tennessee St.
5
West Virginia
12
Southern California
6
Kentucky
11
Butler
3
Michigan St.
14
Louisiana Lafayette
7
Missouri
10
Temple
2
Duke
15
Wagner

Region 3

Virginia
1
Savannah St. / Lipscomb SAV / LIP
16
Florida St.
8
Florida
9
Tennessee
4
Belmont
13
Alabama
5
Vermont / New Mexico St. UVM / NMSU
12
Oklahoma
6
UCLA
11
Auburn
3
UC Santa Barbara
14
Arkansas
7
Michigan
10
Clemson
2
Bucknell
15

Region 4

North Carolina
1
Pennsylvania
16
Creighton
8
Louisville
9
Rhode Island
5
Loyola Chicago
12
Arizona
4
Buffalo
13
Texas Christian
6
Baylor
11
Cincinnati
3
College of Charleston
14
Wichita St.
7
Syracuse
10
Texas Tech
2
Montana
15