Mike DeSimone's 2017 NCAA
Basketball Tournament Page (Full Field)
Predictions Last Modified: March 14, 2017
Prediction Results
Region Correct Incorrect Total Games Percent Correct
East 10 7 17 58.8%
Midwest 9 7 16 56.2%
South 12 4 16 75.0%
West 8 7 15 53.3%
Final Four 0 3 3 0.0%
Overall 39 28 67 58.2%

Table Of Contents For My Predictions And Tournament Brackets
| Main | East | South | Midwest | West | The Final 4 |

The 68 Team Field: 32 Automatic Bids and 36 At Large Bids
32 Automatic NCAA Tournament Berths
32 Automatic Bids: Winners of Conference Tournament Championships
36 At Large NCAA Tournament Berths
Extended by NCAA Selection Committee

Conference Table Of Contents
| America East | American | Atlantic 10 | Atlantic Coast | Atlantic Sun | Big 12 | Big East | Big Sky | Big South | Big Ten | Big West |
| Colonial Athletic Conference |
Conference USA | Horizon League | Ivy League | Metro Atlantic Athletic | Mid-American |
| Mid-Eastern Athletic | Missouri Valley | Mountain West | Northeast | Ohio Valley | Pacific 12 | Patriot League | Southeastern |
| Southern | Southland | Southwestern Athletic | Summit League | Sun Belt | West Coast | Western Athletic |
(Conference Alphabetical Order - Pre-NCAA Tournament Win/Loss Records)

68 of 351 (19.4%) Teams Made the NCAA Tournament from 32 Conferences
Count
Conference Nbr Team
1. America East Conference
1 of 9
11%
1
Vermont (29-5)
Tournament Champion
2. American Athletic Conference
2 of 11
18%
2
Southern Methodist (30-4)
Tournament Champion
3
Cincinnati (29-5)
At Large Bid
3. Atlantic 10 Conference
3 of 14
21%
4
Rhode Island (24-9)
Tournament Champion
5
Dayton (24-7)
At Large Bid
6
VCU (26-8)
At Large Bid
4. Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC)
7 of 15
60%
7
Duke
(27-8)
Tournament Champion
8
Florida State (25-8)
At Large Bid
9
Louisville (24-8)
At Large Bid
10
Miami - Florida (21-11)
At Large Bid
11
North Carolina (27-7)
At Large Bid
12
Notre Dame (25-9)
At Large Bid
13
Virginia (22-10)
At Large Bid
14
Virginia Tech (22-10)
At Large Bid
15
Wake Forest (19-13)
At Large Bid
5. Atlantic Sun Conference
1 of 8
13%
16
Florida - Gulf Coast (26-7)
Tournament Champion
6. Big 12 Conference
6 of 10
60%
17
Iowa State (23-10)
Tournament Champion
18
Baylor (25-7)
At Large Bid
19
Kansas (28-4)
At Large Bid
20
Kansas State (20-13)
At Large Bid
21
Oklahoma State (20-12)
At Large Bid
22
West Virginia (26-8)
At Large Bid
7. Big East Conference
7 of 10
70%
23
Villanova (31-3)
Tournament Champion
24
Butler (23-8)
At Large Bid
25
Creighton (25-9)
At Large Bid
26
Marquette (19-12)
At Large Bid
27
Providence (20-12)
At Large Bid
28
Seton Hall (21-11)
At Large Bid
29
Xavier (21-13)
At Large Bid
8. Big Sky Conference
1 of 12
8%
30
North Dakota (22-9)
Tournament Champion
9. Big South Conference
1 of 10
10%
31
Winthrop (26-6)
Tournament Champion
10. Big Ten Conference
7 of 14
50%
32
Michigan (24-11)
Tournament Champion
33
Maryland (24-8)
At Large Bid
34
Michigan State (19-14)
At Large Bid
35
Minnesota (24-9)
At Large Bid
36
Northwestern (23-11)
At Large Bid
37
Purdue (25-7)
At Large Bid
38
Wisconsin (25-9)
At Large Bid
11. Big West Conference
1 of 9
11%
39
UC - Davis (22-12)
Tournament Champion
12. Colonial Athletic Association
1 of 10
10%
40
UNC - Wilmington (29-5)
Tournament Champion
13. Conference USA
1 of 14
7%
41
Middle Tennessee State (30-4)
Tournament Champion
14. Horizon League
1 of 10
10%
42
Northern Kentucky (24-10)
Tournament Champion
15. Ivy League
1 of 8
13%
43
Princeton (23-6)
Tournament Champion
16. Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC)
1 of 11
9%
44
Iona (22-12)
Tournament Champion
17. Mid-American Conference (MAC)
1 of 12
8%
45
Kent State (22-13)
Tournament Champion
18. Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC)
1 of 13
8%
46
North Carolina Central (25-8)
Tournament Champion
19. Missouri Valley Conference
1 of 10
10%
47
Wichita State (30-4)
Tournament Champion
20. Mountain West Conference
1 of 11
9%
48
Nevada (28-6)
Tournament Champion
21. Northeast Conference
1 of 10
10%
49
Mount St. Mary's (19-5)
Tournament Champion
22. Ohio Valley Conference
1 of 12
8%
50
Jacksonville State (20-14)
Tournament Champion
23. Pacific 12 Conference
4 of 12
33%
51
Arizona (30-4)
Tournament Champion
52
Oregon (29-5)
At Large Bid
53
Southern California (24-9)
At Large Bid
54
UCLA (29-4)
At Large Bid
24. Patriot League
1 of 10
10%
55
Bucknell (26-8)
Tournament Champion
25. Southeastern Conference (SEC)
5 of 14
36%
56
Kentucky (29-5)
Tournament Champion
57
Arkansas (25-9)
At Large Bid
58
Florida (24-8)
At Large Bid
59
South Carolina (22-10)
At Large Bid
60
Vanderbilt (19-15)
At Large Bid
26. Southern Conference (SOCON)
1 of 10
10%
61
East Tennessee State (27-7)
Tournament Champion
27. Southland Conference
1 of 13
8%
62
New Orleans (20-11)
Tournament Champion
28. Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC)
1 of 10
10%
63
Texas Southern (23-11)
Tournament Champion
29. Summit League
1 of 9
11%
64
South Dakota State (18-16)
Tournament Champion
30. Sun Belt Conference
1 of 12
8%
65
Troy (22-14)
Tournament Champion
31. West Coast Conference
2 of 10
20%
66
Gonzaga (32-1)
Tournament Champion
67
Saint Mary's (28-4)
At Large Bid
32. Western Athletic Conference (WAC)
1 of 8
13%
68
New Mexico State (28-5)
Tournament Champion