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Bracketology Seed List For February 18, 2020

This is the complete seed list for Tuesday’s SB Nation bracket projection, complete with team record and NET info.

NCAA Basketball: Georgetown at Butler Thomas J. Russo-USA TODAY Sports

Today’s full bracket post

Notes:

  • Auto bid holders in this section are noted by the conference names in parentheses.
  • New entrants are marked with an asterisk.
  • Arrows indicate movement up or down the seed list (down to the spot on the seed list).
  • For at-large candidates only, the numbers in parentheses after the team’s name are as follows: NET, record vs. D1 opposition, record in Quad 1 and Quad 2 games, record in Quad 1 games only. NET data and records reflect games played through Monday, Feb. 17. I pulled the quality win info from WarrenNolan.com’s selection sheets.

No. 1 Seeds

1. Baylor (Big 12) (2/23-1/14-1/9-0) — HOUSTON — St. Louis 1
2. Kansas (4/22-3/17-3/10-3) — NEW YORK — Omaha 1
3. Gonzaga (WCC) (3/26-1/8-1/5-1) — LOS ANGELES — Spokane 1
↓4. San Diego State (MW) (1/25-0/9-0/4-0) — NEW YORK — Sacramento 1

No. 2 Seeds

5. Duke (ACC) (6/22-3/10-2/5-1) — NEW YORK — Greensboro 1
6. Dayton (A 10) (5/23-2/9-2/3-2) — INDIANAPOLIS — Cleveland 1
↑7. Maryland (Big Ten) (7/21-4/12-4/7-4) — HOUSTON — Greensboro 2
↑8. Florida State (15/21-4/10-4/3-3) — LOS ANGELES — Tampa 1

No. 3 Seeds

↓9. Louisville (9/21-5/7-5/4-3) — INDIANAPOLIS — St. Louis 2
↑10. Seton Hall (Big East) (14/18-7/13-7/9-6) — NEW YORK — Albany 1
↑11. Villanova (16/19-6/12-6/6-6) — HOUSTON — Albany 2
↓12. West Virginia (10/18-7/8-7/5-6) — LOS ANGELES — Cleveland 2

No. 4 Seeds

↓13. Auburn (25/22-3/13-3/5-2) — HOUSTON — Tampa 2
↑14. Creighton (12/19-6/12-6/7-6) — LOS ANGELES — Sacramento 2
↑15. Oregon (Pac-12) (22/20-6/10-6/6-4) — INDIANAPOLIS — Spokane 2
↑16. Penn State (17/20-5/12-5/7-3) — NEW YORK — Omaha 2

No. 5 Seeds

↓17. Kentucky (SEC) (24/20-5/8-4/5-3)
18. Colorado (11/20-6/10-6/6-3)
↓19. Butler (20/19-7/13-7/8-5)
↑20. Michigan State (13/17-9/9-9/5-8)

No. 6 Seeds

↓21. Iowa (28/18-8/11-7/7-6)
↓22. Marquette (19/17-7/11-7/5-6)
↑23. Ohio State (18/17-8/9-8/5-6)
↑24. Arizona (8/18-7/7-6/3-5)

No. 7 Seeds

↓25. LSU (29/18-7/10-6/2-5)
26. Wisconsin (31/15-10/8-9/7-8)
↑27. Michigan (26/16-9/9-9/5-8)
28. BYU (23/20-7/5-7/2-4)

No. 8 Seeds

29. Houston (27/20-6/9-6/2-4)
↓30. Illinois (38/15-9/7-8/5-7)
↑31. Xavier (39/17-9/9-9/3-8)
↑32. Rutgers (30/17-8/7-7/2-6)

No. 9 Seeds

↑33. Rhode Island (32/19-6/6-5/1-4)
↑34. Florida (35/16-9/6-9/3-6)
↑35. Saint Mary’s (34/20-6/6-4/3-3)
↓36. Texas Tech (21/16-9/7-9/2-8)

No. 10 Seeds

*37. Georgetown (46/15-10/9-10/5-9)
↓38. Purdue (33/14-12/7-10/3-9)
↑39. Wichita State (45/19-6/8-6/2-3)
↓40. Oklahoma (47/16-9/9-9/2-7)

No. 11 Seeds

*41. Cincinnati (American) (51/17-8/8-5/2-5)
42. Virginia (56/17-7/7-6/3-3) — LOWEST-RANKED NET AT-LARGE
↓43. (First Four) USC (49/19-7/8-6/2-6)
↑44. (First Four) Arizona State (50/17-8/7-8/4-6)
*45. (First Four) ETSU (42/20-4/4-3/2-2)
*46. (First Four) Richmond (44/19-6/4-5/2-4)

First Four Out (NIT No. 1 Seeds)

↓69. Arkansas (48/16-9/4-9/2-5)
↓70. Indiana (63/16-9/6-9/4-7)
71. Alabama (36/14-11/6-10/2-6) — HIGHEST-RANKED NET EXCLUSION
↑72. Utah State (41/19-7/4-6/2-4)

Next Four Out

↓73. Stanford (37/16-9/4-8/2-5)
↓74. VCU (52/17-8/2-7/1-5)
↑75. NC State (60/16-9/7-6/3-2)
↓76. Mississippi State (53/16-9/5-7/2-6)

No. 12 Seeds

↓47. Northern Iowa (MVC) (40/20-4/4-2/1-1)
48. Yale (Ivy)
↑49. Furman (SoCon)
↑50. Vermont (AE)

No. 13 Seeds

↓51. Stephen F. Austin (Southland)
52. North Texas (C-USA)
↑53. UC Irvine (Big West)
↓54. New Mexico State (WAC)

No. 14 Seeds

↑55. Hofstra (CAA)
↓56. Colgate (Patriot)
57. Wright State (Horizon)
↓58. Winthrop (Big South)

No. 15 Seeds

59. Bowling Green (MAC)
↑60. Little Rock (Sun Belt)
↓61. South Dakota State (Summit)
*62. Austin Peay (OVC)

No. 16 Seeds

63. Montana (Big Sky)
64. North Florida (ASUN)
65. (First Four) Prairie View A&M (SWAC)
*66. (First Four) Saint Peter’s (MAAC)
67. (First Four) Robert Morris (NEC)
*68. (First Four) Norfolk State (MEAC)

Conference Ranking With Seeds

Note: Auto bid holders are denoted by asterisks.

Big Ten (10): 2. Maryland*, 4. Penn State, 5. Michigan State, 6. Iowa, 6. Ohio State, 7. Wisconsin, 7. Ohio State, 7. Michigan, 8. Illinois, 8. Rutgers, 10. Purdue
Big East (7): 3. Seton Hall*, 3. Villanova, 4. Creighton, 5. Butler, 6. Marquette, 8. Xavier, 10. Georgetown
Pac-12 (5): 4. Oregon*, 5. Colorado, 6. Arizona, 11. USC (First Four), 11. Arizona State (First Four)
Big 12 (5): 1. Baylor*, 1. Kansas, 3. West Virginia, 9. Texas Tech, 10. Oklahoma
ACC (4): 2. Duke*, 2. Florida State, 3. Louisville, 11. Virginia
SEC (4): 4. Auburn, 5. Kentucky*, 7. LSU, 9. Florida
AAC (3): 8. Houston, 10. Wichita State, 11. Cincinnati*
A 10 (3): 2. Dayton*, 9. Rhode Island, 11. Richmond (First Four)
WCC (3): 1. Gonzaga*, 7. BYU, 9. Saint Mary’s
SoCon (2): 11. ETSU (First Four), 12. Furman*

Auto Bid Selection Procedures

In nearly all cases, a conference’s automatic bid will go to the team that would own the No. 1 seed in the conference tournament if the season ended today.

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