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

Region 1

1
Michigan St.
16
Central Connecticut / Bucknell CCSU / BUCK
8
North Carolina St.
9
Maryland
4
Texas Tech
13
Old Dominion
5
Arizona
12
Kansas St. / Davidson KSU / DAV
6
Florida
11
West Virginia
3
Virginia Tech
14
Northeastern
7
Wisconsin
10
UCLA
2
Tennessee
15
Radford

Region 2

1
Kansas
16
Rider
8
Murray St.
9
Xavier
4
Cincinnati
13
Loyola Chicago
5
Florida St.
12
Clemson
6
Louisville
11
Syracuse
3
Ohio St.
14
Wofford
7
Nebraska
10
Saint Mary's (CA)
2
Auburn
15
UC Irvine

Region 3

Gonzaga
1
North Carolina A&T / Stephen F. Austin NCAT / SFA
16
Houston
8
Creighton
9
Villanova
4
Lipscomb
13
Butler
5
Louisiana Lafayette / Iowa St. ULL / ISU
12
Buffalo
6
Texas
11
Virginia
3
Northern Colorado
14
Texas Christian
7
Indiana
10
North Carolina
2
Northern Kentucky
15

Region 4

Duke
1
Texas Southern
16
Penn St.
8
Arkansas
9
Oklahoma
5
New Mexico St.
12
Purdue
4
South Dakota St.
13
Arizona St.
6
Kentucky
11
Nevada
3
Vermont
14
Mississippi St.
7
Marquette
10
Michigan
2
Pennsylvania
15