Road To The Final Four at Ford Field: Second Edition Of Bracketology

Jameson FlemingSenior Writer INovember 22, 2008

I do my brackets based on how a team projects to finish the season. You can check out my preseason bracketology here.

Teams Underlined are newcomers to the bracket. Teams in bold are moving up and teams in italics are moving down. Projected winners of conferences in parenthesises.

 

East (Boston)

1) UConn (Big East) 3-0 vs.

16) Mount St. Mary's (Northeast) 1-1

 

8) Mercer (Atlantic Sun) 3-1 vs.

9) UAB 3-0

 

5) Michigan 3-1 vs.

12) Temple 3-1

 

4) Baylor 3-0 vs.

13) Cleveland State (Horizon) 1-1

 

6) Villanova 3-0 vs.

11) Minnesota 3-0

 

3) Texas 2-0 vs.

14) Cornell (Ivy League) 2-1

 

7) Xavier (Atlantic-10) 4-0 vs.

10) LSU 2-0

 

2) Duke 5-0 vs.

15) Nevada (WAC) 1-1

 

West (Glendale, Arizona)

1) Louisville 0-0 vs.

16) Portland State (Big Sky) 2-0

 

8) St. Mary's 2-0 vs.

9) UNLV (Mountain West) 3-0

 

5) Arizona State (Pac 10) 2-0 vs.

12) Texas A&M 3-0

 

4) Miami 2-0 vs.

13) Virginia Commonwealth (Colonial) 2-0

 

6) Davidson (Southern) 3-1 vs.

11) South Carolina 3-0

 

3) Gonzaga (WCC) 2-0 vs.

14) Vermont (America East) 1-2

 

7) Ohio State 3-0 vs.

10) West Virginia 2-0

 

2) Oklahoma (Big 12) 3-0 vs.

15) Cal State-Fullerton (Big West) 2-1

Midwest (Indianapolis)

1) Notre Dame (2-0) vs.

16) Stephen F. Austin (Southland) 1-1

 

8) Kansas (2-0) vs.

9) USC (3-1)

 

5) Wake Forest 2-0 vs.

12) Kentucky 1-2

 

4) Michigan State 2-0 vs.

13) Kent State (MAC) 2-0

 

6) Memphis (Conference USA) 4-0 vs.

11) Dayton 2-0

 

3) Marquette 3-0 vs.

14) UT-Martin (Ohio Valley) 1-1

 

7) UCLA 3-1 vs.

10) Virginia Tech 3-1

 

2) Purdue (Big Ten) 3-0 vs.

15) North Dakota State (Summit) 1-0

 

South (Memphis)

1) North Carolina (ACC) 3-0 vs.

16) Play-In Winner: Alabama St. (SWAC) 0-2 vs. Coppin State (MEAC) 1-0

 

8) Georgetown 2-0 vs.

9) BYU 4-0

 

5) Florida 3-0 vs.

12) Washington State 3-0

 

4) Syracuse 3-0 vs.

13) American (Patriot League) 2-1

 

6) Siena (MAAC) 1-0 vs.

11) Clemson 4-0

 

3) Tennessee (SEC) 3-0 vs.

14) Virginia Military Institute (Big South) 3-1

 

7) Wisconsin 3-0 vs.

10) Creighton (Missouri Valley) 2-0

 

2) Pitt (3-0) vs.

15) Middle Tennessee State (Sun Belt) 2-1

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