The NCAA selection committee is surprised at the top 16 racket peek

If the NCAA Tournament bracket was chosen on Saturday, Kansas would not be defeated in the Mid-West Region, ending with Sweet 16 and Elite Eight games at Sprint Center.

The Jayhawks seed was No. 3 in the West.

This was part of the Saturday bracket preview, which showed the 16 highest seeds. Chairman of the selection committee, Bernard Muir, said that Kansas was not being launched to avoid a geographical advantage. No largest seed four in the region qualifies for geographical option.

"Kansas maybe go there (to Kansas City), "said Muir." We wanted to balance the full bracket. "

All teams are in the 1-68 seedling contest. In this preview brackets, Kansas was the total 10th team. The committee considers that the highest and lowest among the four regions are not less than five points.

The regional seeds No. 1 in order without Duke, Tennessee, Virginia and Gonzaga. Kentucky, North Carolina, Michigan and Michigan State of Seeds No. 2. Purdue, Marquette and Houston were in line with Kansas as the third seeds.

The fourth seeds were Iowa State, Nevada, Louisville and Wisconsin.

The best four seeds in the Mid-West Region: Virginia, Kentucky, Houston and Wisconsin.

Initially, Kansas was in the Mid-West region at the committee, but after completing the fourth line and without achieving the balance, the West Jayhawks were invited.

It was estimated that the Jayhawks were also on seed No. 2. Kansas came to Saturday with an 8-4 record against the best teams on his schedule, the Quadrant 1 hit.

"The final spot on line 2 came to the eight Quadrant 1 of Michigan wins, five of which have come out of town," said Muir. "While Kansas's Quadrant 1 has a good number of times as the Spartans, we thought that the performance of Kansas on the road, as well as the seasonal pitiful injury by Udoka Azubuike, to keep the Jayhawks behind Purdue. At the same time, kept Kansas's wealth of wealth in front of Houston. "

After revealing the best four seeds, Jerry Palm carried out the CBS rabbit analyst for the rest of the 68-team field and Kansas State was a seam No. 6 in the South.

Also from the fifth Big Big: Texas Tech and Oklahoma ninth in the South; Eighth Baylor in the East, and TCU 10th in the West.

Expected NCAA seeds show Saturday

Eastern Region: Washington D.C.

1. The Duke (No. 1 full seed)

2. Michigan (6)

3. Marquette (12)

4. State of State (13)

South Region: Louisville, Ky.

1. Tennessee (2)

2. North Carolina (7)

3. Purdue (9)

4. Nevada (14)

Mid-West Region: Kansas City

1. Virginia (3)

2. Kentucky (5)

3. Houston (11)

4. Wisconsin (16)

Western Region: Anaheim, Calif.

1. Gonzaga (4)

2. Michigan State (8)

3. Kansas (10)

4. Louisville (15)

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