Bracketology: Updated S-Curve And Bracket For March 7, 2011

Selection Sunday is now less than a week away, which means the bids will be handed out fast and furious over the next seven days. Over at SB Nation, I have a new bracket post with commentary. Here I've provided my S-Curve with a reproduction of the bracket after the jump.

Teams in bold have clinched their respective league's automatic bid.

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

National Semifinal Matchups

(1) Southwest vs. (4) West
(2) East vs. (3) Southeast

First Four

Automatic Bid Teams
March 15: Bethune-Cookman (MEAC) vs. Middle Tennessee (Sun Belt) (NEW) to Washington on March 17th
March 16: McNeese State (Southland) vs. Texas Southern (SWAC) to Cleveland on March 18th

At-Large Teams (Last Four In)
Previous seed in parentheses
March 15: Marquette (10) vs. Virginia Tech (11) to Denver on March 17th
March 16: Clemson vs. Michigan State (11) to Cleveland on March 18th

Next Four In (automatically in the Round of 64): Butler, Richmond, Georgia, Boston College

Previous seeds are in parentheses. Teams in ALL CAPS are officially in.

SOUTHWEST
San Antonio (March 25 and 27)
EAST
Newark (March 25 and 27)
Tulsa (Fri/Sun)
Cleveland (Fri/Sun)
1. Kansas (Big 12)
16. UNC ASHEVILLE (Big South) (NEW)
1.  Ohio State (Big Ten)
16. McNeese State/Texas Southern
8. Old Dominion (Colonial) (9)
9. Illinois (10)
8. Villanova (6)
9. George Mason (7)
Denver (Thu/Sat)
Tucson (Thu/Sat)
5. Arizona (6)
12. Marquette/Virginia Tech
5. Xavier (Atlantic 10)
12. UAB (Conference USA)
4. Louisville (3)
13. Milwaukee (Horizon)
4. St. John's (5)
13. INDIANA STATE (Missouri Valley) (NEW)
Charlotte (Fri/Sun) Washington (Thu/Sat)
6. Georgetown (4)
11. Georgia (12)
6. Vanderbilt (5)
11. Butler (12)
3. North Carolina (ACC) (4)
14. Bucknell (Patriot)
3. Syracuse
14. College of Charleston (Southern)
Chicago (Fri/Sun) Charlotte (Fri/Sun)
7. UNLV (8)
10. St. Mary's (West Coast) (11)
7. Texas A&M (6)
10. Michigan (10)
2. Purdue
15. Long Beach State (Big West) (14)
2. Duke (1)
15. MOREHEAD STATE (Ohio Valley) (NEW)
WEST
(Anaheim: March 24 and 26)
SOUTHEAST
(New Orleans: March 24 and 26)
Chicago (Fri/Sun)
Washington (Thu/Sat)
1. Notre Dame (2)
16. Boston University (America East) (NEW)
1. Pittsburgh (Big East)
16. Bethune-Cookman/Middle Tennessee
8. Missouri
9. Utah State (WAC)
8. UCLA (9)
9. Tennessee
Cleveland (Fri/Sun)
Tampa (Thu/Sat)
5. West Virginia
12. Clemson/Michigan State
5. Connecticut (4)
12. BELMONT (Atlantic Sun) (13)
4. Kentucky (5)
13. Oakland (Summit)
4. Wisconsin
13. Harvard (Ivy) (NEW)
Tulsa (Fri/Sun)
Denver (Thu/Sat)
6. Cincinnati (7)
11. Richmond (12)
6. Kansas State (7)
11. Boston College (12)
3. Texas
14. Iona (Metro Atlantic) (NEW)
3. BYU (Mountain West)
14. Kent State (MAC)
Tucson (Thu/Sat)
Tampa (Thu/Sat)
7. Florida State
10. Washington (8)
7. Temple (6)
10. Gonzaga
2. San Diego State
15. Northern Colorado (Big Sky) (16)
2. Florida (SEC) (3)
15. Long Island (Northeast)


Conference Breakdown

Big East: 11
ACC, Big Ten: 6
Big 12, SEC: 5
A-10, MWC, Pac-10: 3
CAA, Horizon, WCC: 2
20 one-bid conferences

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