A Sneak Preview

Joe Lunardi’s field of 68 for this year’s NCAA tournament as of Saturday afternoon:

East

1. Virginia

2. Tennessee

3. Purdue

4. Nevada

5. Maryland

6. Buffalo

7. Louisville

8. Baylor

9. Mississippi

10. Central Florida

11. Texas Christian

12. New Mexico State

13. Yale

14. Vermont

15. Radford

16. Colgate

 

MIDWEST

1. Kentucky

2. North Carolina

3. Houston

4. Marquette

5. Virginia Tech

6. Kansas State

7. Iowa

8. Syracuse

9. Washington

10. Va. Commonwealth

11. Gophers

12. Belmont

13. Hofstra

14. South Dakota State

15. Loyola (Ill.)

16. Iona-Norfolk State winner

WEST

1. Gonzaga

2. Michigan

3. Kansas

4. Louisiana State

5. Florida State

6. Villanova

7. Wofford

8. Florida

9. Ohio State

10. Oklahoma

11. Alabama

12. Arizona State- Utah State winner

13. Old Dominion

14. California-Irvine

15. Montana

16. Prairie View- St. Francis (Pa.) winner

 

South

1. Duke

2. Michigan State

3. Texas Tech

4. Wisconsin

5. Iowa State

6. Mississippi State

7. Cincinnati

8. Auburn

9. Texas

10. North Carolina State

11. St. John’s

12. Clemson- Seton Hall winner

13. Lipscomb

14. Texas State

15. Northern Kentucky

16. Sam Houston State