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

Region 1

1
Villanova
16
UC Davis / New Orleans UCD / NEW
8
Northwestern
9
Seton Hall
4
Florida
13
Bucknell
5
Iowa St.
12
NC Wilmington / Middle Tennessee UNCW / MTU
6
Maryland
11
Providence
3
Florida St.
14
Iona
7
Saint Mary's (CA)
10
Marquette
2
Duke
15
North Dakota

Region 2

1
Kansas
16
Mount St. Mary's
8
Arkansas
9
Virginia Tech
4
Butler
13
Vermont
5
Notre Dame
11
Wake Forest
6
Southern Methodist
11
Southern California
3
UCLA
14
Kent St.
7
Michigan
10
Wichita St.
2
Arizona
15
Troy

Region 3

North Carolina
1
North Carolina Central / South Dakota St. NCCU / SDST
16
Wisconsin
8
Michigan St.
9
West Virginia
4
East Tennessee St.
13
Virginia
5
Princeton / Nevada PRIN / NEV
12
Creighton
6
Rhode Island
11
Baylor
3
New Mexico St.
14
Dayton
7
Virginia Commonwealth
10
Louisville
2
Northern Kentucky
15

Region 4

Gonzaga
1
Texas Southern
16
Miami FL
8
Vanderbilt
9
Minnesota
5
Xavier
11
Purdue
4
Winthrop
13
Cincinnati
6
Kansas St.
11
Oregon
3
Florida Gulf Coast
14
South Carolina
7
Oklahoma St.
10
Kentucky
2
Jacksonville St.
15