Bracketology: Updated S-Curve and Bracket For March 8, 2011

There weren't a ton of changes in the bracket after last night's action, though there I did shift some teams around between lines seven and 12 after last night's CAA and WCC finals. I have a full update, featuring an updated look at the Last Four In and First Four Out at SB Nation. Today's S-curve is below and the full bracket is 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. Texas A&M 27. UNLV 28. Old Dominion*
8 line 32.  UCLA 31.  George Mason
30. Villanova 29. Florida State
9 line 33. Gonzaga* 34. Missouri
35. Tennessee
36. Utah State*
10 line 40. Illinois 39. Michigan
38. Washington
37.Georgia
11 line 41. Butler 42. Richmond
43. Boston College
44. St. Mary's
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. Wofford*
(14 seeds begin)
54. Indiana State*
53. Oakland*
15 line 57. Bucknell*
58. Long Beach State*
59. Morehead State*
(15 seeds begin)
60. Iona*
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. North Texas*
67. McNeese State*
68. Texas Southern*
First Four Out
69. Colorado 70. Alabama 71. Memphis 72. USC
Next Four Out
76. Missouri 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. North Texas (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)
March 15: Marquette vs. Virginia Tech to Denver on March 17th
March 16: Clemson vs. Michigan State to Cleveland on March 18th

Next Four In (automatically in the Round of 64): Butler, Richmond, Boston College, St. Mary's

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

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