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

Region 1

1
Virginia
16
Norfolk St. / Colgate NORF / COLG
8
Ohio St.
9
Texas Christian
4
Wisconsin
13
South Dakota St.
5
Houston
12
Minnesota / Butler MINN / BUT
6
Mississippi St.
11
Saint Mary's (CA)
3
Auburn
14
Old Dominion
7
Florida
10
Baylor
2
North Carolina
15
Radford

Region 2

1
Duke
16
Texas Southern
8
Texas
9
Kansas St.
4
Nevada
13
Yale
5
Buffalo
12
Central Florida
6
Maryland
11
Virginia Commonwealth
3
Purdue
14
Northern Kentucky
7
Iowa
10
Mississippi
2
Tennessee
15
UC Irvine

Region 3

Michigan St.
1
Abilene Christian / Fairleigh Dickinson ACU / FDU
16
Cincinnati
8
Washington
9
Iowa St.
4
Belmont
13
Louisville
5
Lipscomb / New Mexico St. LIP / NMSU
12
Marquette
6
Syracuse
11
Kansas
3
Vermont
14
Oklahoma
7
Nebraska
10
Kentucky
2
Loyola Chicago
15

Region 4

Gonzaga
1
Rider
16
Wofford
8
North Carolina St.
9
Florida St.
5
Indiana
12
Virginia Tech
4
Hofstra
13
Louisiana St.
6
Utah St.
11
Texas Tech
3
Georgia Southern
14
Villanova
7
Clemson
10
Michigan
2
Montana
15