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NCAA basketball tournament bracket: Eric Prisbell’s final field of 68

Here’s my final projected NCAA tournament field of 68 (* = conference champion).

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Boston Region

Seed Team Conference
1 Syracuse Big East
2Duke ACC
3 Baylor Big 12
4Wisconsin Big Ten
5 Temple Atlantic 10
6Murray State* Ohio Valley
7 Cincinnati Big East
8 Kansas State Big 12
9 Alabama SEC
10 Southern Mississippi Conference USA
11 West Virginia Big East
12 Seton Hall/N.C. State Play-in
13 St. Bonaventure* Atlantic 10
14 Davidson* Southern
15 Lehigh* Patriot
16 Lamar*/Western Kentucky* Play-in

Atlanta Region

Seed Team Conference
1 North Carolina ACC
2Ohio St./Mich. St. loser Big Ten
3 Marquette Big East
4Indiana Big Ten
5 Vanderbilt* SEC
6Creighton* Missouri Valley
7 San Diego State Mountain West
8 Gonzaga West Coast
9 Connecticut Big East
10 Xavier Atlantic 10
11 Texas Big 12
12 South Florida/Colorado State Play-in
13 Belmont* Atlantic Sun
14 Davidson* Southern
15 Loyola* MAAC
16 UNC Asheville* Big South

St. Louis Region

Seed Team Conference
1 Kentucky SEC
2Missouri* Big 12
3 Michigan Big Ten
4Georgetown Big East
5 Wichita State Missouri Valley
6UNLV Mountain West
7 Notre Dame Big East
8 Iowa State Big 12
9 Purdue Big Ten
10 Virginia ACC
11 BYU West Coast
13 Colorado* Pac-12
14 South Dakota State* Summit
15 Detroit* Horizon
16 Vermont*/MVSU* Play-in

Phoenix Region

Seed Team Conference
1 Ohio St./Mich. St. winner* Big Ten
2Kansas Big 12
3 Louisville* Big East
4Florida State* ACC
5 New Mexico* Mountain West
6Florida SEC
7 Memphis* Conference USA
8 Saint Mary’s* West Coast
9 Saint Louis Atlantic 10
10 Harvard* Ivy
11 California Pac-12
12 Long Beach State* Big West
13 New Mexico State* WAC
14 Montana* Big Sky
15 Long Island* Northeast
16 Norfolk State* MEAC

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