Archive for December, 2010

December 31st Bracket

East Southwest Southeast West
1 Duke Kansas Ohio St Syracuse
2 Georgetown Uconn Pitt San Diego St
3 Texas Purdue BYU Notre Dame
4 Villanova Kentucky Kansas St Missouri
5 Minnesota St Johns WVU UCF
6 Tennessee UNLV Vanderbilt Florida
7 Wisconsin Temple Illinois Michigan St
8 Texas A&M Washington Louisville BC
9 ODU UNC Miami Arizona
10 Butler St Marys California Virginia Tech
11 UCLA Cleveland St URI Oklahoma St
12 Wichita St Memphis/Northwestern Wash St Richmond/Georgia
13 Utah St Vermont Kent St Davidson
14 Quinnipiac Sam Houston Iona Long Beach St
15 Penn Bucknell Morehead St Montana
16 Coastal Carolina/Jackson St Morgan St/North Texas Jacksonville Oakland
In The Mix In Today Out Today By Conference
Michigan Georgia Xavier Big East – 9
NC St Northwestern Dayton Big Ten – 7
Ole Miss Davidson Charleston Big 12 – 6
James Madison Oakland North Dakota St ACC – 5
Maryland Jacksonville ETSU Pac Ten – 5
Portland Morgan St Hampton SEC – 4
Dayton Jackson St Miss Valley St A10 – 3
MWC – 3
CUSA – 2
Horizon – 2


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December 30th Bracket

East Southwest Southeast West
1 Duke Kansas Ohio St Syracuse
2 Georgetown Uconn Pitt San Diego St
3 Texas Purdue BYU Notre Dame
4 Kentucky Villanova Kansas St Missouri
5 Minnesota UNLV WVU UCF
6 Illinois Temple Tennessee Wisconsin
7 Vanderbilt Florida Michigan St Texas A&M
8 Louisville ODU St Johns BC
9 Washington Miami UNC Arizona
10 Butler California URI Virginia Tech
11 St Marys Cleveland St UCLA Xavier
12 Memphis/Dayton Wash St/Richmond Wichita St Oklahoma St
13 Vermont Utah St Kent St Long Beach St
14 Iona Quinnipiac Sam Houston Charleston
15 Penn Morehead St Bucknell Montana
16 North Texas/Miss Valley St Coastal Caroliona/Hampton ETSU North Dakota St

 

In Today Out Today
UCLA USC
Dayton Ole Miss
Charleston Davidson
Bucknell American
North Dakota St Oakland
Miss Valley St Jackson St

 

In The Mix By Conference
Georgia Big East – 9
Ole Miss Big 12 – 6
Colorado St Big Ten – 6
NC St ACC – 5
Michigan Pac Ten – 5
James Madison A10 – 5
Northwestern SEC – 3
Penn St MWC – 3
Maryland CUSA – 2
Horizon – 2

 

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December 29th Bracket

  East Southwest Southeast West
1 Duke Kansas Ohio St Syracuse
2 Uconn Pitt Georgetown San Diego St
3 Purdue Kentucky BYU Missouri
4 Kansas St Notre Dame Texas Minnesota
5 Villanova Wisconsin WVU Texas A&M
6 Vanderbilt UNLV Temple Tennessee
7 ODU Illinois Florida Louisville
8 California Michigan St Miami BC
9 Ole Miss UNC Arizona UCF
10 Washington Butler Virginia Tech USC
11 Cleveland St Washington St Oklahoma St Xavier
12 Memphis/URI St Johns/Richmond Wichita St St Marys
13 Vermont Utah St Kent St Davidson
14 Morehead St Iona Penn Sam Houston
15 Long Beach St Quinnipiac American Montana
16 North Texas/Jackson St Coastal Carolina/Hampton ETSU Oakland

 

In Today   Out Today
UNC   NC St
Washington   Nebraska
Xavier   UAB
St Marys   Portland
St Johns   Georgia
Penn   Princeton
Long Beach St   UCSB
Oakland   North Dakota St
     

 

In The Mix   By Conference
Georgia   Big East – 9
NC St   Big 12 – 6
Michigan   Big Ten – 6
Dayton   ACC – 5
James Madison   Pac Ten – 5
Portland   SEC – 4
Delaware   A10 – 4
Valparaiso   MWC – 3
Iowa St   CUSA – 2
Maryland   Horizon – 2
UMass    

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December 28th Bracket

East Southwest Southeast West
1 Duke Kansas Ohio St Syracuse
2 Uconn Pitt Georgetown San Diego St
3 Minnesota Kentucky BYU Missouri
4 Kansas St Notre Dame Texas Purdue
5 Villanova UNLV WVU Texas A&M
6 Vanderbilt Temple Florida Tennessee
7 Cleveland St BC Illinois Louisville
8 Michigan St Wisconsin ODU California
9 UCF Butler Miami Ole Miss
10 Arizona Washington St USC Virginia Tech
11 Oklahoma St Memphis NC St Rhode Island
12 Kent St Nebraska/Richmond Georgia/UAB Vermont
13 Wichita St Portland Sam Houston St Iona
14 American Quinnipiac Princeton Davidson
15 UCSB Morehead St North Dakota St Montana
16 North Texas/Jackson St Coastal Carolina/Hampton ETSU Utah St

 

In The Mix By Conference
Colorado St Big East – 8
Maryland Big 12 – 7
James Madison Big Ten – 6
Michigan ACC – 5
Umass SEC – 5
Delaware Pac Ten – 4
UNC CUSA – 3
Northern Iowa MWC – 3
Iowa St A10 – 3
St Johns Horizon – 2
South Florida
Washington

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December 27th Bracket

East Southwest Southeast West
1 Duke Kansas Ohio St Uconn
2 Pitt Georgetown Syracuse San Diego St
3 Kentucky Minnesota Missouri Purdue
4 Texas Notre Dame BYU Kansas St
5 Villanova Florida WVU Tennessee
6 Illinois UNLV Michigan St Texas A&M
7 Temple Vanderbilt BC Cleveland St
8 ODU Wisconsin California Virginia Tech
9 USC Butler Miami UCF
10 Oklahoma St Arizona Washington St Louisville
11 NC St Memphis Ole Miss Rhode Island
12 Georgia/UAB Kent St Nebraska/Richmond Vermont
13 Wichita St Portland Princeton Sam Houston
14 American Quinnipiac Davidson Iona
15 Morehead St North Dakota St Montana UCSB
16 North Texas/Jackson St Coastal Carolina/Hampton ETSU Utah St

 

In The Mix By Conference
Colorado St Big East – 8
James Madison Big 12 – 7
Michigan Big Ten – 6
UMass ACC – 5
UNC SEC – 5
Northern Iowa Pac Ten – 4
Delaware CUSA – 3
Washington MWC – 3
Iowa St A10 – 3
St Johns Horizon – 2
South Florida

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2011 Daily Bracket Notes

Here are the factors that go into calculating the Daily Bracket S-Curve formula:

  • Strength of Schedule
  • Winning Percentage
  • Record against Top 50 RPI teams
  • Record against teams ranked 51-100 in the RPI
  • Road/Neutral record
  • AP and Coaches Polls
  • Conference wins (only for Big 6 schools)
  • Wins against Top 25 RPI teams
  • Losses against teams ranked 101 or worse in RPI

In addition, the following factors were removed from this year’s calculations:

  • Conference RPI
  • Record in Last 10 games

Here are the team restrictions for placement in this year’s tournament:

  • BYU must play second/third round games in Denver, Tuscon, Tampa, or Washington DC
  • BYU must be placed in West or SouthEast region
  • Cleveland St can’t be placed in Cleveland
  • Arizona can’t be placed in Tuscon
  • South Florida can’t be placed in Tampa
  • Georgetown can’t be placed in Washington DC
  • Charlotte can’t be placed in Charlotte
  • Seton Hall can’t be placed in East region

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