Mike DeSimone's 2018 NCAA
Basketball Tournament Page (Full Field)
Predictions Last Modified: March 14, 2017
Prediction Results
Region Correct Incorrect Total Games Percent Correct
East 12 5 17 70.6%
Midwest 10 6 16 62.5%
South 3 12 15 20.0%
West 11 5 16 68.8%
Final Four 1 2 3 33/3%
Overall 37 30 67 55.2%

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
UMBC (24-10)
Tournament Champion
2. American Athletic Conference
3 of 12
25%
2
Cincinnati (30-4)
Tournament Champion
3
Houston (26-7)
At Large Bid
4
Wichita State (25-7)
At Large Bid
3. Atlantic 10 Conference
3 of 14
21%
5

Davidson (21-11)
Tournament Champion

6
Rhode Island (25-7)
At Large Bid
7
St. Bonaventure (25-7)
At Large Bid
4. Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC)
9 of 15
60%
8
Virginia (31-2)
Tournament Champion
9
Clemson (23-9)
At Large Bid
10
Duke (26-7)
At Large Bid
11
Florida State (20-11)
At Large Bid
12
Miami - Florida (22-9)
At Large Bid
13
North Carolina (25-10)
At Large Bid
14
North Carolina State (21-11)
At Large Bid
15
Syracuse (21-11)
At Large Bid
16
Virginia Tech (21-11)
At Large Bid
5. Atlantic Sun Conference
1 of 8
13%
17
Lipscomp (23-9)
Tournament Champion
Count
Conference Nbr Team
6. Big 12 Conference
7 of 10
70%
18
Kansas (27-7)
Tournament Champion
19
Kansas State (22-11)
At Large Bid
20
Oklahoma (18-13)
At Large Bid
21
Texas (19-14)
At Large Bid
22
Texas Christian (21-11)
At Large Bid
23
Texas Tech (24-9)
At Large Bid
24
West Virginia (24-10)
At Large Bid
7. Big East Conference
6 of 10
60%
25
Villanova (30-4)
Tournament Champion
26
Butler (20-13)
At Large Bid
27
Creighton (21-11)
At Large Bid
28
Providence (21-13)
At Large Bid
29
Seton Hall (21-11)
At Large Bid
30
Xavier (28-5)
At Large Bid
8. Big Sky Conference
1 of 12
8%
31
Montana (26-7)
Tournament Champion
9. Big South Conference
1 of 10
10%
32
Radford (22-12)
Tournament Champion
Count
Conference Nbr Team
10. Big Ten Conference
4 of 14
29%
33
Michigan (28-7)
Tournament Champion
34
Michigan State (29-4)
At Large Bid
35
Ohio State (24-8)
At Large Bid
36
Purdue (28-6)
At Large Bid
11. Big West Conference
1 of 9
11%
37
Cal State - Fullerton (20-11)
Tournament Champion
12. Colonial Athletic Association
1 of 10
10%
38
College of Charleston (26-7)
Tournament Champion
13. Conference USA
1 of 14
7%
39
Marshall (24-10)
Tournament Champion
14. Horizon League
1 of 10
10%
40
Wright State (25-9)
Tournament Champion
15. Ivy League
1 of 8
13%
41
Penn (24-8)
Tournament Champion
16. Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC)
1 of 11
9%
42
Iona (20-13)
Tournament Champion
17. Mid-American Conference (MAC)
1 of 12
8%
43
Buffalo (26-8)
Tournament Champion
18. Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC)
1 of 13
8%
44
North Carolina Central (19-15)
Tournament Champion
19. Missouri Valley Conference
1 of 10
10%
45
Loyola-Chicago (28-5)
Tournament Champion
20. Mountain West Conference
1 of 11
18%
46
San Diego State (22-10)
Tournament Champion
    47
Nevada (27-7)
At Large Bid
21. Northeast Conference
1 of 10
10%
48
LIU-Brooklyn (18-16)
Tournament Champion
22. Ohio Valley Conference
1 of 12
8%
49
Murray State (26-5)
Tournament Champion
Count
Conference Nbr Team
23. Pacific 12 Conference
3 of 12
25%
50
Arizona (27-7)
Tournament Champion
51
Arizona State (20-11)
At Large Bid
52
UCLA (21-11)
At Large Bid
24. Patriot League
1 of 10
10%
53
Bucknell (25-9)
Tournament Champion
25. Southeastern Conference (SEC)
8 of 14
57%
54
Kentucky (24-10)
Tournament Champion
55
Alabama (19-15)
At Large Bid
56
Arkansas (23-11)
At Large Bid
57
Auburn (25-7)
At Large Bid
58
Florida (20-12)
At Large Bid
59
Missouri (20-12)
At Large Bid
60
Tennessee (25-8)
At Large Bid
61
Texas A&M (20-12)
At Large Bid
26. Southern Conference (SOCON)
1 of 10
10%
62
UNC-Greensboro (27-7)
Tournament Champion
27. Southland Conference
1 of 13
8%
63
Stephen F. Austin (28-6)
Tournament Champion
28. Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC)
1 of 10
10%
64
Texas Southern (15-19)
Tournament Champion
29. Summit League
1 of 8
13%
65
South Dakota State (28-6)
Tournament Champion
30. Sun Belt Conference
1 of 12
8%
66
Georgia State (24-10)
Tournament Champion
31. West Coast Conference
1 of 10
10%
67
Gonzaga (30-4)
Tournament Champion
32. Western Athletic Conference (WAC)
1 of 8
13%
68
New Mexico State (28-5)
Tournament Champion