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2022 Bracketology: Where things stand at the midway point of February

By Seth Megginson

The #1 Seeds

  • 2022 ncaa tournamentGonzaga
  • Auburn
  • Purdue
  • Arizona

*Indicates Conference Winner

West (San Francisco)

1. Gonzaga* vs. Norfolk State* (Portland)
8. Iowa State vs. 9. Boise State* (Portland)
5. Michigan State vs. 12. North Texas* (Buffalo)
4. Tennessee vs. 13. Toledo* (Buffalo)
6. Arkansas vs. 11. Oregon ( Milwaukee)
3. Wisconsin vs. 14. Wagner* (Milwaukee)
7. Marquette vs. 10. Oklahoma (Greenville)
2. Duke* vs. 15. Yale* (Greenville)

South (San Antonio)

1. Arizona * vs. 16. Appalachian State* (San Diego)
8. Wake Forest vs. 9. Indiana (San Diego)
5. Texas vs. 12. Creighton/Miami FL (Milwaukee)
4. Illinois* vs. 13. New Mexico State* (Milwaukee)
6. Alabama vs. 11. Michigan/UNC (Buffalo)
3. Providence* vs. 14. Northern Iowa* (Buffalo)
7. Iowa vs. 10. Davidson* (Fort Worth)
2. Baylor vs. 15. Long Beach State* (Fort Worth)

Midwest (Chicago)

1. Auburn * vs. 16. Colgate*/New Orleans* (Greenville)
8. St. Mary’s vs. 9. Notre Dame (Greenville)
5. Ohio State vs. 12. Chattanooga* (Pittsburgh)
4. Houston* vs. 13. South Dakota State* (Pittsburgh)
6. Xavier vs.11. Murray State* (San Diego)
3. UCLA vs. 14. Montana State* (San Diego)
7. LSU vs. 10. Colorado State (Fort Worth)
2. Kansas* vs. 15. Cleveland State*(Fort Worth)

East (Philadelphia)

1. Purdue vs. 16. UNC Wilmington*/Southern* (Indianapolis)
8. TCU vs. 9. Wyoming (Indianapolis)
5. UCONN vs. 12. Iona* (Portland)
4. Texas Tech vs. 13. Vermont* (Portland)
6. USC vs. 11. San Fransisco (Pittsburgh)
3. Villanova vs. 14. Liberty* (Pittsburgh)
7. Seton Hall vs. 10. Loyola Chicago (Indianapolis)
2. Kentucky vs. 15. Longwood* (Indianapolis)

Last Four In

  • Michigan
  • UNC
  • Creighton
  • Miami FL

First Four Out

  • BYU
  • San Diego State
  • Florida
  • SMU

Next Four Out

  • Belmont
  • Saint Louis
  • UAB
  • UVA

Seth Megginson

Seth Megginson

Seth Megginson covers sports for AFP. A graduate of Radford University, Seth has done freelance work for the Daily News-Record in Harrisonburg covering high school and college football.

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