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Sheet 1: Seed Comparison

Date 3/15/09-FINAL 3/15/2009 – 1 a.m. 3/14/2009–6 p.m. 03/14/2009–2 a.m. 03/11/09 03/07/09 03/02/09 02/28/09 02/23/09 02/21/09 02/16/09 02/14/09 02/06/09 02/02/09 01/25/09 01/18/09 01/11/09 01/04/09
Team S-Curve Seed S-Curve Seed S-Curve Seed S-Curve Seed S-Curve Seed S-Curve Seed S-Curve Seed S-Curve Seed S-Curve Seed S-Curve Seed S-Curve Seed S-Curve Seed S-Curve Seed S-Curve Seed S-Curve Seed S-Curve Seed S-Curve Seed S-Curve Seed
Akron 55 14 55 14





53 14























Alabama State 65 16 65 16 65 16 65 16 65 16 65 16 65 16 65 16 65 16 65 16 65 16 65 16 65 16 65 16 64 16 64 16 64 16
American 52 13 52 13 52 13 52 13 54 14 54 14 55 14 55 14 56 14 55 14 55 14 56 14 56 14 60 15
Arizona State 19 5 20 5 20 5 20 5 23 6 24 6 22 6 20 5 16 4 17 5 14 4 20 5 26 7 24 6 9 3 10 3 13 4 11 3
Binghamton 53 14 53 14 53 14 53 14 52 13 56 14 58 15 58 15





58 15 56 14 59 15
Boston College 33 10* 30 7* 30 8 30 8 33 9 35 9 31 8 36 9 40 11* 32 8 43 11 47 12 28 7 33 9 44 11 40 10
Brigham Young 30 8 31 8 31 8 31 8 27 7 30 8 30 8 43 10* 42 10* 38 10 44 12* 43 10* 45 12 41 12* 39 10 33 9 31 8 33 9
Butler 25 7 25 7 25 7 25 7 25 7 26 7 28 7 26 7 27 7 34 9 28 7 22 6 14 4 14 4 18 5 18 5 16 4 19 5
California 35 9 34 9 34 9 34 9 31 8 32 8 32 8 32 8 35 9 30 8 36 10* 39 10 34 9 25 7 25 7 39 10
Cal State-Northridge 63 16 63 16 63 16 63 16 63 16 64 16 64 16





64 16 64 16 63 16
Chattanooga 64 16 64 16 64 16 64 16 64 16

























Clemson 24 6 27 8* 27 7 26 7 17 5 15 4 11 3 11 3 11 3 11 3 11 3 9 3 7 2 9 3 16 4 15 4 12 3 13 4
Cleveland State 49 13 49 13 49 13 49 13 49 13

























Connecticut 5 2 4 1 4 1 5 2 3 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 3 1 4 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 1 5 2 4 1 6 2
Cornell 56 14 56 14 56 14 56 14 55 14 58 15 54 14 53 14 54 14 53 14 53 14 54 14 54 14 54 14 54 14 54 14
Creighton 47 12 46 12 46 12



42 11 33 9 35 9 38 9* 41 11















Dayton 42 11 42 11 42 10* 38 9* 35 9 37 11* 36 10* 38 11* 32 8 29 8 29 8 30 8 32 8 39 10 43 11 44 11 47 12 17 5
Duke 6 2 6 2 8 2 8 2 9 3 8 2 8 2 8 2 8 2 9 3 7 2 5 2 5 2 2 1 1 1 2 1 3 1 3 1
East Tennessee State 58 15 58 15 58 15 58 15 57 15











59 15 63 16 63 16 60 15
Florida State 16 4 16 4 16 4 17 5 19 5 20 5 21 6 22 6 20 5 23 6 27 7 23 6 37 9* 38 10 38 10 38 10 38 10 40 10
Gonzaga 14 4 14 4 14 4 14 4 15 4 17 5 19 5 17 5 18 5 19 5 20 5 19 5 17 5 19 5 19 5 19 5 19 5 23 6
Illinois 22 6 17 5 17 5 18 5 18 5 22 6 20 5 18 5 19 5 20 5 18 5 24 6 25 7 23 6 23 6 31 8 32 8 44 11
Kansas 12 3 11 3 10 3 10 3 8 2 10 3 9 3 9 3 14 4 14 4 15 4 12 3 16 4 18 5 21 6 27 7 29 8 28 7
Louisiana State 28 7 26 7 26 7 24 6 24 6 21 6 17 5 21 6 22 6 22 6 32 8 40 11* 27 7 28 7 49 13
Louisville 1 1 1 1 3 1 4 1 4 1 6 2 6 2 6 2 6 2 6 2 8 2 8 2 8 2 6 2 8 2 13 4 18 5 36 9
Marquette 21 6 22 6 22 6 22 6 20 5 16 4 13 4 13 4 9 3 10 3 10 3 11 3 6 2 8 2 13 4 16 4 20 5 30 8
Maryland 41 11 41 11 40 11* 41 11



40 9* 44 12* 44 12*



45 12 38 10
Memphis 4 1 5 2 5 2 6 2 5 2 4 1 5 2 5 2 5 2 5 2 6 2 7 2 12 3 12 3 20 5 20 5 17 5 15 4
Michigan 39 10 39 10 39 10 37 10 45 12



48 11*

47 12

46 11* 41 12* 34 9 15 4 20 5
Michigan State 8 2 8 2 6 2 3 1 7 2 7 2 7 2 7 2 7 2 7 2 5 2 6 2 9 3 10 3 7 2 8 2 8 2 9 3
Minnesota 45 12 44 11 44 12* 40 10 41 10* 40 10 45 11* 41 11 36 10* 40 10 31 8 27 7 18 5 21 6 27 8* 22 6 35 9 42 11
Mississippi State 46 12

































Missouri 9 3 9 3 11 3 12 3 14 4 11 3 12 3 12 3 12 3 12 3 12 3 15 4 24 6 32 8 35 9 40 10 41 11
Morehead State 62 16 62 16 62 16 62 16 62 16









63 16 63 16 61 16 62 16 61 16
Morgan State 60 15 60 15 60 15 60 15 59 15 60 15 62 16 63 16 63 16 63 16 61 16 62 16 60 15 63 16 60 15
North Carolina 3 1 3 1 2 1 1 1 1 1 3 1 4 1 4 1 4 1 3 1 3 1 3 1 2 1 3 1 3 1 4 1 2 1 1 1
North Dakota State 51 13 51 13 51 13 51 13 51 13 52 13 52 13 54 14 55 14 54 14 54 14 55 14 54 14 55 14 62 16 62 16 59 15
Northern Iowa 50 13 50 13 50 13 50 13 50 13 51 13 50 13





50 13 50 13 50 13 50 13 48 12 47 12
Ohio State 29 8 29 8 28 7 29 8 32 8 34 9 38 9* 30 8 28 8* 28 7 22 6 18 5 22 6 25 7 26 7 24 6 27 7 32 8
Oklahoma 7 2 7 2 7 2 7 2 6 2 5 2 2 1 3 1 2 1 1 1 2 1 2 1 3 1 5 2 6 2 6 2 5 2 4 1
Oklahoma State 34 9 33 9 33 9 33 9 39 10 43 11























Pittsburgh 2 1 2 1 1 1 2 1 2 1 2 1 3 1 2 1 1 1 2 1 4 1 4 1 4 1 4 1 4 1 3 1 1 1 2 1
Portland State 54 14 54 14 54 14 54 14 53 14











53 14 52 13 51 13
Purdue 17 5 19 5 19 5 19 5 21 6 18 5 15 4 15 4 15 4 15 4 21 6 21 6 13 4 13 4 24 6 35 9 33 9 27 7
Radford 61 16 61 16 61 16 61 16 61 16 63 16 61 16 62 16 61 16 64 16 62 16
Robert Morris 57 15 57 15 57 15 57 15 56 14 57 15 57 15 57 15 57 15 57 15 57 15 58 15 58 15 60 15 57 15 57 15 62 16 62 16
Siena 3536 9 35 9 35 9 46 12 46 12 47 12 47 12 47 12 47 11* 46 12 46 12 48 12 48 11* 49 13 49 13 50 13 49 13 47 12
Stephen F. Austin 59 15 59 15 59 15 59 15 58 15 59 15 60 15 59 15 59 15 59 15

53 14 53 14
Syracuse 11 3 12 3 15 4 15 4 22 6 23 6 25 7 27 7 30 7* 26 7 26 7 26 7 19 5 22 6 10 3 9 3 6 2 8 2
Temple 37 9* 37 10 37 10 36 9







45 12

















Tennessee 26 7 24 6 24 6 27 7 28 8* 25 7 27 7 29 8 29 8 25 7 23 6 29 8 29 8 36 9 31 8 26 7 28 7 14 4
Texas 31 8 32 8 32 8 32 8 29 8 29 8 29 8 25 7 26 7 31 8 24 6 25 7 21 6 15 4 11 3 11 3 10 3 7 2
Texas A&M 44 11 45 12 45 11* 44 12* 36 9 36 9 42 11







36 9 36 9 35 9
UCLA 18 5 18 5 18 5 16 4 16 4 19 5 23 6 24 6 23 6 18 5 19 5 14 4 15 4 16 4 14 4 14 4 22 6 25 7
USC 40 10 40 10

















46 11* 40 10 34 9 42 11
Utah 27 7 28 7 29 8 28 7 30 7* 27 7 24 6 23 6 24 6 24 6 25 7 28 7 31 8 35 9 48 12 45 12
Utah State 32 8 36 9 36 9 43 11 43 11 48 12 48 12 50 13 43 11 39 10 40 10 32 8 35 9 40 10 47 12 46 12 46 12
Villanova 10 3 10 3 9 3 9 3 10 3 12 3 14 4 14 4 13 4 13 4 13 4 13 4 23 6 26 7 37 10 42 11
Virginia Commonwealth 43 11 43 11 43 12* 47 12 47 12 49 13 49 13 49 13 50 13 50 13 49 13 49 13 50 13
Wake Forest 13 4 13 4 12 3 12 3 11 3 9 3 10 3 10 3 10 3 8 2 9 3 10 3 10 3 7 2 5 2 1 1 7 2 10 3
Washington 15 4 15 4 13 4 13 4 12 3 13 4 16 4 16 4 21 6 21 6 17 5 17 5 20 5 20 5 25 7
West Virginia 20 5 21 6 21 6 21 6 26 7 28 7 34 10* 31 7* 31 7* 33 9 34 9 35 9 41 11 30 8 30 8 30 8 21 6 16 4
Western Kentucky 48 12 48 12 48 12 48 12 48 12 50 13 51 13 51 13





52 13 48 12
Wisconsin 38 10 38 10 38 10 35 10* 34 9 31 8 28 7 33 9 34 10* 36 9 45 11* 46 12 17 5 9 3 18 5
Xavier 23 6 23 6 23 6 23 6 13 4 14 4 18 5 19 5 17 5 16 4 16 4 16 4 11 3 11 3 12 3 12 3 14 4 12 3
Alabama A&M





















63 16
Arizona





45 11* 38 11*

37 10 34 10* 25 8* 27 7 30 8 33 9 42 11 44 11 45 12 41 11 29 8
Arkansas





















39 10
Arkansas-Little Rock















51 13 52 13 52 13 52 13 56 14 56 14 56 14
Austin Peay State









61 16









59 15 59 15 60 15
Baylor





















42 11 40 10 32 8 30 8 31 8
Belmont













60 15

62 16















Boston University





















55 14
Bowling Green







60 15

























Bradley





















44 11
Buffalo



55 14 55 14



53 14 52 13 53 14 51 13 51 13 51 13 51 13 51 13 51 13 50 13
Davidson









46 12 46 12 46 12 46 11* 43 11 42 11 42 11 30 8 29 8 28 7 28 7 24 6 21 6
Duquesne





















57 15
Florida













40 10 33 9 35 9 37 9* 31 8 33 9 37 10 36 9 39 10 42 11
George Mason





















49 13 48 12 46 12
Georgetown





















43 12* 45 12 15 4 7 2 11 3 5 2
Hampton





















63 16 65 16 64 16
Harvard





















54 14
Holy Cross





















64 16 65 16
Illinois State





















22 6
Jacksonville









62 16 59 15

62 16

60 15 61 16 57 15 61 16
Kansas State



















41 11 41 11
Kentucky











44 11 39 10 39 9* 42 11 33 9 38 10 39 10 17 5 17 5 23 6 34 9 37 10
Lamar





















51 13 53 14
Lehigh





















57 15
Long Beach State













61 16 60 15 60 15

58 15 55 14 55 14 55 14
Louisiana Tech





















58 15
Miami, Florida





















45 12 44 12* 33 9 41 11
Miami University





















50 13
Middle Tennessee State





















58 15
Milwaukee





















52 13
Navy





















53 14
New Hampshire





















65 16
New Mexico







44 11 45 12























Northeastern





















49 13 48 12
Notre Dame





















29 7* 29 8 26 7 26 7
Pacific





















56 14
Penn State



47 12 42 11 42 11 38 10



49 13 49 13

46 12
Princeton





















64 16
Providence













42 11



















Rhode Island









44 11























Saint Mary's









41 10* 43 10*

48 12

47 12 47 12 43 11 22 6 21 6 23 6 24 6
Sam Houston State



















58 15 62 16
San Diego State

47 12 41 11 39 10









48 12 48 12 44 12* 38 10 43 11 43 11
South Carolina







40 10 39 10 35 9 28 8* 41 12* 37 10 38 10 37 10 34 10* 31 8
Stanford





















43 11
Tennessee-Martin











63 16 64 16 64 16 61 16















Texas A&M-Corpus Christi



















60 15 61 16
UNLV







37 10 33 9 39 11* 45 12 37 10 45 12 35 9 34 9 36 9 27 7 32 8 37 10 37 10 34 9
Vermont















52 13 56 14 56 14 57 15 61 16
Virginia Military



















53 14 53 14 52 13 52 13 51 13 52 13 55 14
Virginia Tech











41 12* 37 9*

44 11 39 10 36 9 47 11* 45 11*
Weber State









55 14 56 14 56 14 58 15 58 15 59 15 59 15 57 15 59 15 61 16
Western Illinois





















65 16
Western Michigan





















58 15
Key







New entries in each bracket























Out of this bracket







01/11/09 12 03/02/09 6























New this bracket







01/18/09 15 03/07/09 6























Seed rose this bracket







01/25/09 11 03/11/09 7























Seed fell this bracket







02/02/09 11 03/14/09 4























Blank represents seed steady this bracket







02/06/09 10 03/14/09 1































02/14/09 9 03/15/09 2























*represents seed change to reflect bracketing principles







02/16/09 4 FINAL 1































02/21/09 7

























Teams in bold have clinched their conference's auto bid







02/23/09 4

































02/28/09 6

























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Sheet 2: Auto Bids

Teams in Bold Italics have clinched their conference's auto bid.














Conference 03/15/2009 FINAL 03/15/2009 – 1 a.m. 03/14/2009 – 6 p.m. 03/14/2009 – 2 a.m. 03/11/09 03/07/09 03/02/09 02/28/09 02/23/09 02/21/09 02/16/09 02/14/09 02/06/09 02/02/09 01/25/09 01/18/09 01/11/09 01/04/09
America East Binghamton Binghamton Binghamton Binghamton Binghamton Binghamton Binghamton Binghamton Vermont Vermont Vermont Vermont Boston University Vermont Binghamton New Hampshire Binghamton Binghamton
Atlantic Coast Duke Duke Duke North Carolina North Carolina North Carolina North Carolina North Carolina North Carolina North Carolina North Carolina North Carolina North Carolina Duke Duke Wake Forest Clemson Clemson
Atlantic Sun