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Acknowledgements: NET rankings and records are accurate as of Sunday, March 13, 2022. Both reflect only games against Division I teams. Selection Sheet info is from WarrenNolan.com. Team logos are from Chris Creamer’s SportsLogos.net.
Teams with a gold background have secured automatic bids.
✴️ = new bracket entrants
⬆️ and ⬇️ = bracket returnees’ seed movement relative to this morning’s bracket
(#) = Overall rank of the top 16 teams (top four seeds in each region)
With Richmond’s win over Davidson, SMU departs, though Rutgers is just as worthy of having its bubble pop. Honestly, you can make a good case to eliminate each of the bottom six at-large teams and replace them with one of the top six teams I have projected as destined for the NIT.
We’ll soon see.