NCAA Brackets Preview Projects Kentucky as No. 7 Seed in South

Bracketology: What actually is on an NCAA Tournament resume may surprise you

The Virginia men's basketball team may have used up some of its margin for error with a loss Saturday, but the people who matter perceive the Cavaliers as the team to beat in the NCAA Tournament next month.

On Sunday afternoon, the NCAA Tournament Selection Committee released the Top 16 seeds as it stands right now, a month away from Selection Sunday.

So while Virginia Tech's away win vs. Virginia was an RPI top-50 win a year ago, it is now a Quadrant 1 win. Had we won, yeah we would have been No. 1. Despite Michigan State's two top-five wins, it has only a 3-2 record in its "Quadrant 1" games, against top-30 teams at home, top-50 teams at neutral sites and top-75 teams on the road. Cincinnati, 3. Tennessee, 4.

Villanova was selected as the second No. 1 seed (East Region). Duke, 3. Texas Tech, 4. Auburn was placed in the Midwest region (Omaha, Neb.) with Xavier. Auburn, 3. Clemson, 4.

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Although Purdue has lost four games, including the two most recent, the Boilermakers' NCAA résumé benefits by being without a bad loss.

Bernard Muir, director of athletics at Stanford; Mitch Barnhart, director of athletics at Kentucky; Tom Burnett, Southland Conference commissioner; Janet Cone, director of athletics at the University of North Carolina at Asheville; Tom Holmoe, director of athletics at BYU; Jim Phillips, athletics director at Northwestern; Jim Schaus, director of athletics at Ohio University; Craig Thompson, Mountain West Conference commissioner and Kevin White, director of athletics at Duke.

The committee followed its seeding guidelines, which made for some juggling. Clemson was the No. 9 seed (No. 3 seed in Midwest Region) and North Carolina was the No. 12 seed (No. 3 seed in West Region).

This is the second year that the committee has offered the sneak peak.

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