NCAA Tournament: Top 16 Seeds Preview

As the college basketball regular season nears it ends, bracketology season is in full effect. Today the committee is releasing a selection Sunday preview special in which they will reveal  the top 16 NCAA tournament seeds as they stand. Exactly one month away from the drama of selection Sunday , this should shed some light on how the committee will view and evaluate the country’s top teams when it comes to seeding. With a full month and conference championships still left to play, the tournament field could certainly look a lot different come March. Nevertheless, here is a look at how tomorrow’s top 16 seeds should shape up.

Seed Team Record Conference
1 Villanova 23-2 Big East
1 Virginia 23-2 ACC
1 Michigan State 24-3 Big Ten
1 Xavier 23-3 Big East
2 Purdue 23-4 Big Ten
2 Duke 19-5 ACC
2 Kansas 19-6 Big 12
2 Cincinnati 21-2 AAC
3 Texas Tech 21-4 Big 12
3 Ohio State 22-5 Big Ten
3 Auburn 22-3 SEC
3 Gonzaga 23-4  West Coast
4 Arizona 20-6  PAC 12
4 Clemson 20-4 ACC
4 UNC 19-7 ACC
4 Saint Mary’s  24-3  West Coast

Others Considered:

Tennessee, Rhode Island, West Virginia, Wichita State, Oklahoma


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