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FPN Bracketology 4.0

Down the stretch we come before selection Sunday on May 12th. This could be one of most interesting selection Sundays as you can make a case for up to 20 teams to host for the 16 regional sites. We also go in depth on who is on the bubble and more. Here is how it is looking as of today in our latest projections.

**Bold numbers in parentheses represents the number of teams from a given conference to receive an NCAA tournament bid. Number is parentheses behind team names represents current RPI**

ACC (5)
Florida State (5) , North Carolina (23) Virginia Tech (29) , Louisville (28), Notre Dame (37)

American (3)
South Florida (26) Tulsa (24), Houston (36)

Big East (1)
St John's (93)

Big 12 (4)
Oklahoma (1) , Texas (6) , Oklahoma State (13) , Texas Tech (21)

Big Ten (5)
Northwestern (11), Minnesota (10) , Michigan (17), Ohio State (38), Wisconsin (34)

Pac-12 (6)
UCLA (2) ,Washington (4) , Arizona (3), Stanford (31), Arizona State (27), Oregon State (40)

SEC (13)
Alabama (9), LSU(8), Florida (7), Tennessee (12), Ole Miss (15), Auburn (20) , Kentucky (16), Arkansas (22) , Mississippi State (30), South Carolina (19), Missouri (33), Georgia (32), Texas A&M (49)

A-10 (1)
Fordham (158)

America East (1)
UMass Lowell (111)

A-Sun (1)
Liberty (57)

Big Sky (1)
Weber State (121)

Big South (1)
Longwood (70)

Big West (1)
Cal State Fullerton (43)

CAA (1)
James Madison (14)

C-USA (1)
Louisiana Tech (53)

Horizon (1)
Illinois-Chicago (120)

Ivy (1)
Harvard (171)

MAAC (1)
Monmouth (163)

MAC (1)
Miami (Ohio) (75)

MEAC (1)
Bethune-Cookman (208)

MVC (1)
Drake (25)

MWC (3)
Colorado State (35), San Jose State (45), UNLV (41)

NEC (1)
LIU-Brooklyn (117)

OVC (1)
Jacksonville State (85)

Patriot (1)
Boston U (102)

Southern (1)
North Carolina-Greensboro (76)

Southland (1)
Sam Houston State (87)

Summit (1)
North Dakota State (47)

Sun Belt (1)
Louisiana Lafayette (18)

SWAC (1)
Texas Southern (212)

WAC (1)
Seattle (60)

WCC (1)
BYU (77)

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HOSTS

No. 1 Oklahoma No. 16 Kentucky
2- Arizona State 2- Virginia Tech
3- Texas A&M 3- Liberty
4- UMass Lowell 4- St John's
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No. 2 UCLA No. 15- Michigan
2- Mississippi State 2- South Carolina
3- San Jose State 3- Louisville
4- Monmouth 4- Miami Ohio
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No. 3 Florida State No. 14- Oklahoma State
2- South Florida 2- Arkansas
3- Georgia 3- Tulsa
4- Harvard 4- Fordham
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No. 4 Arizona No. 13- Tennessee
2- Cal State Fullerton 2- James Madison
3- UNLV 3- Longwood
4- Weber State 4- UNCG
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No. 5- Alabama No. 12- Northwestern
2- Stanford 2- Missouri
3- Ohio State 3- Notre Dame
4- Jacksonville State 4- Illinois-Chicago
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No. 6- Washington No. 11- Ole Miss
2- Colorado State 2- Louisiana
3- Seattle 3- La Tech
4- BYU 4- LIU-Brooklyn
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No. 7- LSU No. 10- Minnesota
2- Texas Tech 2- Drake
3- Oregon State 3- North Dakota State
4- Texas Southern 4- Boston U
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No. 8- Florida No. 9- Texas
2- North Carolina 2- Auburn
3- Wisconsin 3- Houston
4- Bethune-Cookman 4- Sam Houston State


In Mix to Host- South Carolina, James Madison, Louisiana

Last 4 In:
Oregon St (40) San Jose State (45), Texas A&M (49), UNLV (41)

First 4 Out:
Indiana (46), Boise State (39), Illinois (50), So. Illinois (44)

Next 4 Out:
Texas State (59), UCF (54), North Texas (55), Lipscomb (48)

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