Bracketology 2012: Georgetown Projected To Face Loyola In First Round

The Major Conference tournaments are still under way, so we still don't know exactly what the NCAA Tournament field will look like, but hey, our guess is as good as anybody's. SB Nation just came out with their latest edition of their 2012 Bracketology, and they still have Georgetown as a No. 3 seed in the tournament.

One interesting tidbit however is that they are projected to face a local team in the first round in No. 14 seed Loyola Md. Loyola is in the tournament for the first time in what feels like an eternity, and they are playing hard behind former Terps assistant Jimmy Patsos, so who knows what could happen in the first round.

Here is the complete bracketology.

(1) SOUTH
Atlanta (Fri/Sun)
(2) EAST
Boston (Thu/Sat)
Louisville (Thu/Sat) Pittsburgh (Thu/Sat)
1 Kentucky (SEC) 1 Syracuse (Big East)
16 MVSU/WESTERN KENTUCKY 16 UNC ASHEVILLE (Big South)
8 Kansas State 8 Saint Louis
9 Cincinnati 9 Alabama
Nashville (Fri/Sun) Albuquerque (Thu/Sat)
5 Florida State 5 MURRAY STATE (OVC)
12 Colorado State 12 BYU
4 Wisconsin 4 Baylor
13 USF/Xavier 13 SOUTH DAKOTA ST. (Summit)
Albuquerque (Thu/Sat) Nashville (Fri/Sun)
6 Louisville 6 Wichita State
11 HARVARD (Ivy) 11 Long Beach St. (Big West)
3 Indiana 3 Michigan
14 Nevada (WAC) 14 Akron (MAC)
Omaha (Fri/Sun) Greensboro (Fri/Sun)
7 New Mexico 7 Florida
10 West Virginia 10 Connecticut
2 Missouri 2 Duke
15 Montana (Big Sky) 15 Bucknell (Patriot)
(4) WEST
Phoenix (Thu/Sat)
(3) MIDWEST
St. Louis (Fri/Sun)
Greensboro (Fri/Sun) Omaha (Fri/Sun)
1 North Carolina (ACC) 1 Kansas (Big 12)
16 Savannah State/Stony Brook 16 DETROIT (Horizon)
8 Iowa State 8 Memphis (C-USA)
9 Purdue 9 Virginia
Portland (Thu/Sat) Portland (Thu/Sat)
5 CREIGHTON (MVC) 5 San Diego State (MWC)
12 Seton Hall 12 VCU (CAA)
4 UNLV 4 Temple (A-10)
13 Drexel/Northwestern 13 DAVIDSON (SoCon)
Pittsburgh (Thu/Sat) Columbus (Fri/Sun)
6 St. Mary's (WCC) 6 Gonzaga
11 Southern Mississippi 11 Washington (Pac-12)
3 Georgetown 3 Marquette
14 LOYOLA (MD) (MAAC) 14 BELMONT (A-Sun)
Columbus (Fri/Sun) Louisville (Thu/Sat)
7 Vanderbilt 7 Notre Dame
10 California 10 Mississippi State
2 Michigan State (Big Ten) 2 Ohio State
15 UT Arlington (Southland) 15 Long Island U. (NEC)
FIRST FOUR (Dayton)
Tuesday: To Louisville
Tuesday: To Portland
16 Miss. Valley State (SWAC) 13 Drexel
16 WESTERN KENTUCKY (Sun Belt) 13 Northwestern
Wednesday: To Greensboro Wednesday: To Nashville
16 Savannah State (MEAC) 13 South Florida
16 Stony Brook (AmEast) 13 Xavier
BIDS BY CONFERENCE LAST FOUR BYES ARRIVALS DEPARTURES
Big East: 10
Southern Mississippi Detroit North Texas
Big Ten: 8 BYU Western Kentucky Valparaiso
Big 12: 5 Colorado State

SEC: 5 Seton Hall

ACC: 4
LAST FOUR IN PROCEDURAL SHIFTS
MWC: 4
Xavier None
A-10: 3 Northwestern

WCC: 3 USF

CAA: 2 Drexel

C-USA: 2 LAST FOUR OUT

MVC: 2 Texas

Pac-12: 2 Tennessee

1-Bid Conferences: 19 Miami


N.C. State


NEXT FOUR OUT


Mississippi


Oregon


Dayton


Oral Roberts

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