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SBNation's Latest Bracketology Has Baylor as a #4 Seed

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Over on the mothership, SBNation's basketball contributor Chris Dobbertean posted the latest bracketology that places Baylor as a #4 seed in the East Region, where Syracuse, Michigan, and Duke are 1-3.

Here are my thoughts about this bracket:

  • I'm trying to be positive, so I won't dwell on Baylor's fall in two months from a possible #1 seed to a #4. We don't have to talk about that. I know this bracket isn't official.
  • I believe Syracuse is the lowest of the #1 seeds in this bracket, and if I'm being honest, I'd probably rather play them than Kentucky, UNC, or Kansas considering the scandals around their program right now and how distracted they may be in the tournament. Syracuse's suffocating zone does scare me considering how much trouble we've had finding consistent offense. If anyone is going to beat that zone, however, it is a jump-shooting team with players that can hit the 3.
  • I like Murray State as the likely matchup in the second round, especially if the game is played in Albuquerque. I also wouldn't be shocked to see BYU win 12-5 game to get to us.
  • Michigan is largely unknown to me. Those of you who pay better attention to B1G basketball, what are they about? Duke as the #2 is a pretty favorable draw considering the other 2s are Michigan State and Ohio State. I don't want any part of Michigan State.

Head below the jump for the full bracket or click on the link above to head back over to SBNation's basketball page.

(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/North Texas 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 UT Arlington (Southland)
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 Valparaiso (Horizon) 15 Long Island U.(NEC)
FIRST FOUR (Dayton)
Tuesday: To Louisville
Tuesday: To Portland
16 Miss. Valley State (SWAC) 13 Drexel
16 North Texas (Sun Belt) 13 Northwestern
Wednesday: To Greensboro Wednesday: To Nashville
16 Savannah State (MEAC) 13 South Florida
16 Stony Brook (AmEast) 13 Xavier