Bracketology: Updated S-Curve For February 28, 2011

After another action and upset-packed weekend, my Monday S-curve features a sprinkling of changes at the top, including a new top seed, the BYU Cougars. Plus, a pair of at-larges have flipped, with Boston College and Minnesota falling out, and Baylor and Michigan moving in. Plus, Alabama's loss at Mississippi not only prevented their entry as the new SEC leader, but also damaged their shaky at-large chances further.

Here's a link to my Thursday S-curve and Friday Bubble Watch at SB Nation for reference. Any seed changes from yesterday are in parentheses.

1 line 1. Ohio State*
2. Kansas*
3. Pittsburgh* 4. BYU*
2 line 8. Purdue
7. San Diego State 6. Texas* 5. Duke*
3 line 9. Notre Dame 10. Florida* 11. Louisville  12. Syracuse (4)
4 line 16. North Carolina 15.St. John's (5)
14. Georgetown (3)
13. Wisconsin
5 line 17. Connecticut (4)
18. Kentucky (6)
19. Villanova
20. Xavier (6)
6 line 24. West Virginia  23. Temple (7)
22. Arizona* (5) 21. Vanderbilt (7)
7 line 25. Texas A&M (5)
26. UCLA (9)
27. Florida State (8) 28. George Mason*
8 line 32. UNLV 31. Utah State* (9) 30. Missouri (6)
29. Cincinnati
9 line 33. Kansas State 34. Illinois (10) 35. Old Dominion (10) 36. Marquette (11)
10 line 40. St. Mary's* 39. Washington (8)
38. Virginia Tech (11) 37. Tennessee (7)
11 line 41. Michigan State (9)
42. Georgia (10)
43.Gonzaga (12)
44. Butler
12 line 48. Baylor (NEW)
(First Four)
47. Colorado
(First Four)
46. Michigan (NEW)
(First Four)
45. Richmond (11)
(First Four)
13 line 49. Missouri State*
50. UAB* 51. Belmont*
(13 seeds begin)
52. Princeton*
14 line 56. Kent State* 55. College of Charleston*
(14 seeds begin)
54. Oakland*
53. Milwaukee*
15 line 57. Bucknell*
58. Long Beach State*
59. Coastal Carolina*
(15 seeds begin)
60. Fairfield*
16 line 64. Florida Atlantic* 63. Murray State*
(16 seeds begin)
62. Long Island* 61. Vermont*
17 line
(First Four)
65. Northern Colorado*
66. Bethune-Cookman*
67. McNeese State*
68. Texas Southern*
First Four Out
69. Alabama 70. Boston College (OUT) 71. Penn State
72. Clemson
Next Four Out
76. Colorado State
75. Minnesota (OUT)
74.Washington State
73. VCU

 

Don't expect to see too many changes between this S-curve and my full update on Tuesday, as there are just two potentially significant games on TV tonight, both on Big Monday. Villanova visits Notre Dame (ESPN, 7 p.m. ET), followed by Kansas State's trip to Texas (ESPN, 9 p.m. ET.

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