2020 NCAA TOURNAMENT SEEDING PROJECTIONS

February 7, 2020
Nick Elam, Ph.D.

ALL CAPS: PROJECTED CONFERENCE CHAMPION
*First Four Participant

1
BAYLOR (BIG 12)
Kansas
GONZAGA (WEST COAST)
SAN DIEGO STATE (MOUNTAIN WEST)

2
Louisville
DUKE (ACC)
DAYTON (ATLANTIC 10)
West Virginia

3
SETON HALL (BIG EAST)
Florida State
MARYLAND (BIG TEN)
Villanova

4
Butler
OREGON (PAC-12)
AUBURN (SEC)
Michigan State

5
Kentucky
Iowa
Creighton
Penn State

6
Arizona
Colorado
Lsu
Illinois

7
Marquette
Ohio State
Rutgers
HOUSTON (AMERICAN)

8
Texas Tech
Michigan
Byu
Arkansas

9
Wisconsin
Wichita State
Florida
Stanford

10
Saint Mary’s
Indiana
Rhode Island
Memphis

11
Virginia
Cincinnati
Usc*
Purdue*
Xavier*
Mississippi State*

12
NORTHERN IOWA (MISSOURI VALLEY)
EAST TENNESSEE STATE (SOUTHERN)
YALE (IVY)
LIBERTY (ATLANTIC SUN)

13
STEPHEN F. AUSTIN (SOUTHLAND)
VERMONT (AMERICA EAST)
NEW MEXICO STATE (WAC)
WRIGHT STATE (HORIZON)

14
BOWLING GREEN (MAC)
COLGATE (PATRIOT)
ARKANSAS-LITTLE ROCK (SUN BELT)
WINTHROP (BIG SOUTH)

15
SOUTH DAKOTA STATE (SUMMIT)
LOUISIANA TECH (CONFERENCE USA)
HOFSTRA (COLONIAL)
MURRAY STATE (OHIO VALLEY)

16
UC IRVINE (BIG WEST)
MONMOUTH (METRO ATLANTIC)
EASTERN WASHINGTON* (BIG SKY)
ROBERT MORRIS* (NORTHEAST)
NORTH CAROLINA A&T* (MID-EASTERN)
TEXAS SOUTHERN* (SWAC)

JUST MISSED: Vcu, Oklahoma