December Bracketology: Building on Last Month's Predictions

Gary LloydSenior Analyst IDecember 15, 2008

Jeff Teague and the Demon Deacons made a pretty big move in the last month.


There have been some changes since last month's projections. Here they are:



No. 1s: North Carolina (ACC), Connecticut (Big East), Pittsburgh (Big East), Oklahoma (Big 12)


No. 2s: Duke (ACC), Xavier (Atlantic 10), Texas (Big 12), Gonzaga (West Coast)


No. 3s: Wake Forest (ACC), Syracuse (Big East), Louisville (Big East), Purdue (Big Ten)


No. 4s: Notre Dame (Big East), Georgetown (Big East), Ohio State (Big Ten), UCLA (Pac 10)


No. 5s: Tennessee (SEC), Villanova (Big East), Arizona State (Pacific 10), Davidson (Southern)


No. 6s: Baylor (Big 12), Michigan State (Big Ten), Memphis (Conference USA), Clemson (ACC)


No. 7s: Florida (SEC), Maryland (ACC), Marquette (Big East), Michigan (Big Ten)


No. 8s: Miami (ACC), Kansas (Big 12), Arizona (Pac 10), LSU (SEC)


No. 9s: Dayton (Atlantic 10), Florida State (ACC), Texas A&M (Big 12), Illinois (Big Ten)


No. 10s: Boston College (ACC), Kentucky (SEC), Stanford (Pac 10), UAB (Conference USA)


No. 11s: Wisconsin (Big Ten), Butler (Horizon League), Creighton (Missouri Valley), BYU (Mountain West)


No. 12s: Minnesota (Big Ten), Akron (MAC), Missouri (Big 12), Temple (Atlantic 10)


No. 13s: Arkansas-Little Rock (Sun Belt), Pacific (Big West), East Tennessee State (Atlantic Sun), Navy (Patriot League)


No. 14s: Vermont (America East), Utah State (WAC), Harvard (Ivy League), Virginia Military (Big South)


No. 15s: Portland State (Big Sky), Hofstra (CAA), Siena (MAAC), Lamar (Southland)


No. 16s: Hampton (MEAC), Quinnipiac (Northeast), Jacksonville State (Ohio Valley), Play-in game: Oakland (Summit League) vs. Prairie View A&M (SWAC)