Matty Brackets Update – 11/20/17

Bracketology:

East:

  1. Duke vs. 16. Hofstra / Manhattan
  2. Nova vs. 15. Wagner
  3. Florida vs. 14. Harvard
  4. Xavier vs. 13. Belmont
  5. Cincy vs. 12. Middle Tenn.
  6. Bama vs. 11. UConn / Rhode Island
  7. Texas A&M vs. 10. TCU
  8. UCLA vs. 9. Texas

West:

  1. Zona vs. 16. Portland St.
  2. UNC vs. 15. Colgate
  3. WVU vs. 14. Grand Canyon
  4. Seton Hall vs. 13. SF Austin
  5. Minnesota vs. 12. Valpo
  6. Gonzaga vs. 11. Michigan
  7. Baylor vs. 10. Boston College
  8. Northwestern vs. 9. St. John’s

Midwest:

  1. Kansas vs. 16. LBST / Buffalo
  2. Michigan St. vs. 15. Jackson St.
  3. USC vs. 14. Mercer
  4. Louisville vs. 13. Western Illinois
  5. Virginia vs. 12. Oakland
  6. Texas Tech vs. 11. Michigan
  7. Oregon vs. 10. Butler
  8. Colorado vs. 9. Wisconsin

South:

  1. Notre Dame vs. 16. Liberty
  2. Wichita St. vs. 15. NC A&T
  3. Kentucky vs. 14. Georgia Southern
  4. Purdue vs. 13. FGCU
  5. Miami vs. 12. Vermont
  6. St. Mary’s vs. 11. Boise St. / Missouri
  7. Creighton vs. 10. Cuse
  8. South Carolina vs. 9. Nevada

2017-2018 Big East Predictions

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  1.   Villanova
  2.   Seton Hall
  3.   Xavier
  4.   Providence
  5.   Creighton
  6.   Butler
  7.   St. Johns
  8.   Marquette
  9.   Depaul
  10.   Georgetown

Preseason Player of the Year: Jalen Brunson (Nova)

Preseason Freshman of the Year: Omari Spellman (Nova)

Preseason Defensive Player of the Year: Khyri Thomas (Creighton)

Preseason First Team: Jalen Brunson (Nova), Trevon Bluiett (Xavier), Shamorie Ponds (St. Johns), Angel Delgado (Seton Hall), Marcus Foster (Creighton)

Preseason Second Team:  Kelan Martin (Butler), Mikal Bridges (Nova), Khadeen Carrington (Seton Hall), Kyron Cartwright (Providence), Markus Howard (Marquette)

Preseason Third Team: J.P. Macura (Xavier), Marcus Lovett (St. Johns), Desi Rodriguez (Seton Hall), Rodney Bullock (Providence), Khyri Thomas (Creighton)

Preseason Coach of the Year: Kevin Willard (Seton Hall)

 

NCAAMReview Preseason Top 25

  1. Arizona
  2. Duke
  3. UNC
  4. Kansas
  5. Wichita State
  6. Kentucky
  7. Louisville
  8. Villanova
  9. Gonzaga
  10. Michigan State
  11. West Virginia
  12. Florida
  13. UCLA
  14. Baylor
  15. Notre Dame
  16. Wisconsin
  17. Oregon
  18. Butler
  19. Virginia
  20. Purdue
  21. Cincinnati
  22. Miami
  23. Maryland
  24. South Carolina
  25. Michigan

Additional Votes: Creighton, Northwestern, St. Mary’s, Texas, Florida State, Michigan, VCU, Marquette, SMU, Dayton, Seton Hall, USC, Virginia Tech, BYU, Xavier