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Bracketology 2011: Virginia Tech, Richmond In NCAA Tournament Field In Latest Projections

There are still more than 24 hours until Selection Sunday, but it looks like Virginia Tech and Richmond are two area bubble teams that will make the NCAA Tournament field. Both teams picked up big wins in the quarterfinals of their respective conference tournaments on Friday, and both are in the field in the latest Bracketology projection at

Chris Dobbertein has Virginia Tech as a No. 11 seed after the Hokies slipped by Florida State in the ACC Tournament quarterfinals. The Hokies are matched up against No. 6 seed West Virginia. 

As for Richmond, they are barely in the field with a No. 12 seed and a date in the opening-round games. The Spiders are projected to play Alabama, with the winner facing No. 5 seed Vanderbilt. This makes the Spiders one of the last four teams in, making a win against Temple in the Atlantic 10 semifinals on Saturday important.

As for other local teams, Georgetown earned a No. 7 seed and a date with Michigan State, while George Mason was a a No. 8 seed against Marquette. CAA champion Old Dominion garnered a No. 7 seed and would play sliding Villanova in the first round.