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

Region 1

1
Villanova
16
North Carolina A&T / Robert Morris NCAT / RMU
8
Nevada
9
Cincinnati
4
Kentucky
13
South Dakota St.
5
Miami FL
12
Buffalo / Georgia BUFF / UGA
6
Michigan St.
11
Baylor
3
Texas Tech
14
Bucknell
7
Missouri
10
Rhode Island
2
Xavier
15
Northern Kentucky

Region 2

1
Virginia
16
Pennsylvania
8
Florida St.
9
Arkansas
4
Auburn
13
Towson
5
Creighton
12
Maryland
6
Arizona St.
11
Gonzaga
3
Seton Hall
14
UC Davis
7
Alabama
10
Michigan
2
Oklahoma
15
Iona

Region 3

North Carolina
1
Lipscomb / Texas Southern LIP / TXSO
16
Ohio St.
8
Syracuse
9
Tennessee
4
Louisiana Lafayette
13
Florida
5
New Mexico St. / Missouri St. NMSU / MOSU
12
Texas
6
Southern California
11
Purdue
3
Vermont
14
Wichita St.
7
Notre Dame
10
Clemson
2
Stephen F. Austin
15

Region 4

Duke
1
Radford
16
Butler
8
Providence
9
Louisville
5
Western Kentucky
12
West Virginia
4
East Tennessee St.
13
Texas A&M
6
Southern Methodist
11
Texas Christian
3
Belmont
14
Arizona
7
Marquette
10
Kansas
2
Portland St.
15