FINAL SEED LIST 2018

Here is my final seed list for all of you folks. I was down to St. Bonaventure, Louisville, and NC State for my last 2 spots in the field after Davidson stole a bid by winning the Atlantic 10 Title. I have decieded that NC State just beat too many teams and I probably have them underseeded, so they are in. St. Bonaventure owns a win over the Syracuse Orange and the Rhode Island Rams which gives them 2 Top 50 RPI wins and 3 Quad 1 wins while Louisville has 0 Top 50 RPI wins and 3 Quad 1 wins. St. Bonaventure also has more away wins than Louisville, which were two big metrics the committee chair told us in the Top 16 release a month ago. Louisville doesn’t have any bad losses, while St. Bonaventure does. These resumes are close, but it comes down to which metrics the committee looks at. My bracketing is in process, will be posted in the next 15 minutes or so.

1’s- Virginia, Villanova, Kansas, Xavier
2’s- North Carolina, Duke, Purdue, Cincinnati
3’s- Michigan State, West Virginia, Texas Tech, Michigan
4’s- Kentucky, Clemson, Auburn, Tennessee
5’s- Arizona, Wichita State, Gonzaga, Ohio State
6’s- Houston, Miami (FL), Florida, Arkansas
7’s- TCU, Texas A&M, Seton Hall, Creighton
8’s- Virginia Tech, Florida State, Butler, Rhode Island
9’s- Nevada, Alabama, Missouri, Providence
10’s-Kansas State, USC, UCLA, Texas
11’s- Syracuse/Oklahoma, NC State/St. Bonaventure, Loyola (CH), New Mexico State
12’s- Buffalo, South Dakota State, Davidson, San Diego State
13’s- Murray State, Charleston, Greensboro, Marshall
14’s- Bucknell, Montana, Wright State, Lipscomb
15’s- Iona, Stephen F Austin, Pennsylvania, UMBC
16’s- Georgia State, CS Fullerton, Radford/LIU-Brooklyn, NC-Central/Texas Southern
FIRST FOUR OUT: Louisville,  Middle Tennessee State, Marquette, Arizona St
OTHERS CONSIDERED (in order):Baylor, St. Marys, Notre Dame, Oklahoma St.

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