Weekly Brackets

How have teams moved around the NCAA bracket? Take a look back at each weekly projection.

Updated: February 23, 2004, 2:10 PM ET
By Joe Lunardi | Special to ESPN.com

Here is a look at how Joe Lunardi's NCAA Tournament bracket projections have changed each week.

Key: (+) Seed improved; (-) Seeded worse

February 16

Final Four Matchups
WEST/Phoenix vs. MIDWEST/St. Louis
SOUTH/Atlanta vs. EAST/East Rutherford

WEST/Phoenix (No. 1)
March 18, 2004/Seattle

(1) Stanford vs. (16) SOUTHLAND/SE Louisiana
(8) -Texas Tech vs. (9) +Air Force
March 18, 2004/Denver
(5) +Wake Forest vs. (12) +Alabama
(4) +Wisconsin vs. (13) +ATLANTIC SUN/Troy State
March 19, 2004/Milwaukee, Wis.
(3) -Louisville vs. (14) +PATRIOT/Lafayette
(6) -Georgia Tech vs. (11) -Boston College
March 18, 2004/Seattle
(7) Southern Illinois vs. (10) -Hawaii
(2) +Gonzaga vs. (15) +NORTHEAST/Monmouth

MIDWEST/St. Louis (No. 4)
March 19, 2004/Orlando, Fla.

(1) +Mississippi vs. (16) BIG SOUTH/Liberty or +MEAC/Coppin State
(8) -Dayton vs. (9) Utah
March 19, 2004/Kansas City, Mo.
(5) -Cincinnati vs. (12) -Western Michigan
(4) -Texas vs. (13) HORIZON/Wisconsin-Milwaukee
March 19, 2004/Orlando, Fla.
(3) +North Carolina State vs. (14) -SUN BELT/UL-Lafayette
(6) +Arizona vs. (11) -Vanderbilt
March 19, 2004/Columbus, Ohio
(7) +Illinois vs. (10) +DePaul
(2) Pittsburgh vs. (15) OVC/Austin Peay

SOUTH/Atlanta (No. 3)
March 18, 2004/Raleigh, N.C.

(1) Duke vs. (16) SWAC/Mississippi Valley State
(8) +Syracuse vs. (9) Kent State
March 19, 2004/Milwaukee, Wis.
(5) +Memphis vs. (12) -Purdue
(4) +South Carolina vs. (13) MAAC/Manhattan
March 18, 2004/Raleigh, N.C.
(3) +Providence vs. (14) +Maryland
(6) +Arizona vs. (11) -Florida State
March 19, 2004/Kansas City, Mo.
(7) -Florida vs. (10) -Utah State
(2) +Oklahoma State vs. (15) +BIG SKY/Eastern Washington

EAST/East Rutherford (No. 2)
March 18, 2004/Buffalo, N.Y.

(1) Saint Joseph's vs. (16) +MID-CONTINENT/Valparaiso
(8) Seton Hall vs. (9) +Oklahoma
March 18, 2004/Denver
(5) -North Carolina vs. (12) +Nevada
(4) +LSU vs. (13) +COLONIAL/Virginia Commonwealth
March 18, 2004/Buffalo, N.Y.
(3) -Connecticut vs. (14) +AMERICA EAST/Boston University
(6) -Kansas vs. (11) -Florida State
March 19, 2004/Columbus, Ohio
(7) +Charlotte vs. (10) Michigan State
(2) Kentucky vs. (15) IVY/Princeton

February 9

Final Four Matchups
SOUTH/Atlanta vs. MIDWEST/St. Louis
EAST/East Rutherford vs. WEST/Phoenix

SOUTH/Atlanta (No. 1)
March 18, 2004/Raleigh, N.C.

(1) Duke vs. (16) BIG SOUTH/Liberty or +MEAC/South Carolina State
(8) Illinois vs. (9) +Utah State
March 18, 2004/Denver
(5) +LSU vs. (12) +UTEP
(4) Providence vs. (13) HORIZON/Wisconsin-Milwaukee
March 19, 2004/Kansas City, Mo.
(3) +Oklahoma State vs. (14) -COLONIAL/Virginia Commonwealth
(6) Dayton vs. (11) Michigan State
March 19, 2004/Milwaukee, Wis.
(7) -Arizona vs. (10) +Syracuse
(2) Louisville vs. (15) +SOUTHLAND/Stephen F. Austin

MIDWEST/St. Louis (No. 4)
March 18, 2004/Buffalo, N.Y.

(1) +Connecticut vs. (16) -SWAC/Mississippi Valley State
(8) Vanderbilt vs. (9) +Utah
March 19, 2004/Orlando, Fla.
(5) -Cincinnati vs. (12) +Creighton
(4) +North Carolina State vs. (13) +SUN BELT/UL-Lafayette
March 19, 2004/Kansas City, Mo.
(3) +Kansas vs. (14) SOUTHERN/East Tennessee State
(6) -Wisconsin vs. (11) +Western Michigan
March 19, 2004/Orlando, Fla.
(7) -Wake Forest vs. (10) +Boston College
(2) Mississippi State vs. (15) OVC/Austin Peay

EAST/East Rutherford (No. 3)
March 18, 2004/Buffalo, N.Y.

(1) Saint Joseph's vs. (16) NORTHEAST/St. Francis, N.Y.
(8) +Charlotte vs. (9) +Kent State
March 19, 2004/Milwaukee, Wis.
(5) +Florida vs. (12) -Oklahoma
(4) -Georgia Tech vs. (13) +ATLANTIC SUN/Central Florida
March 18, 2004/Denver
(3) +Texas vs. (14) AMERICA EAST/Vermont
(6) +Memphis vs. (11) Air Force
March 19, 2004/Columbus, Ohio
(7) +Southern Illinois vs. (10) Florida State
(2) -Pittsburgh vs. (15) -PATRIOT/Lafayette

WEST/Phoenix (No. 2)
March 18, 2004/Seattle

(1) Stanford vs. (16) -BIG SKY/Eastern Washington
(8) -Seton Hall vs. (9) Hawaii
March 18, 2004/Raleigh, N.C.
(5) +South Carolina vs. (12) -UAB
(4) +North Carolina vs. (13) -MAAC/Manhattan
March 18, 2004/Seattle
(3) +Gonzaga vs. (14) +MID-CONTINENT/IUPUI
(6) -Texas Tech vs. (11) +Rutgers
March 19, 2004/Columbus, Ohio
(7) +Maryland vs. (10) -Purdue
(2) Kentucky vs. (15) +IVY/Princeton

February 2

Final Four Matchups
SOUTH/Atlanta vs. MIDWEST/St. Louis
EAST/East Rutherford vs. WEST/Phoenix

SOUTH/Atlanta (No. 1)
March 18, 2004/Raleigh, N.C.

(1) Duke vs. (16) +BIG SOUTH/Liberty or SLC/Texas State
(8) +Vanderbilt vs. (9) +Charlotte
March 18, 2004/Denver
(5) +Syracuse vs. (12) -Utah
(4) -Arizona vs. (13) +WAC/Rice
March 19, 2004/Kansas City, Mo.
(3) +Oklahoma State vs. (14) +SUN BELT/UL-Lafayette
(6) -Florida vs. (11) Richmond
March 18, 2004/Raleigh, N.C.
(7) +Illinois vs. (10) Florida State
(2) +Connecticut vs. (15) +SWAC/Mississippi Valley State

MIDWEST/St. Louis (No. 4)
March 18, 2004/Buffalo, N.Y.

(1) +Pittsburgh vs. (16) -NORTHEAST/St. Francis, N.Y.
(8) +LSU vs. (9) +Southern Illinois
March 18, 2004/Denver
(5) -North Carolina vs. (12) MAAC/Manhattan
(4) +Texas vs. (13) HORIZON/Wisconsin-Milwaukee
March 19, 2004/Kansas City, Mo.
(3) +Wisconsin vs. (14) AMERICA EAST/Vermont
(6) -Texas Tech vs. (11) +Air Force
March 19, 2004/Columbus, Ohio
(7) South Carolina vs. (10) -Maryland
(2) -Louisville vs. (15) +BIG SKY/Eastern Washington

EAST/East Rutherford (No. 3)
March 18, 2004/Buffalo, N.Y.

(1) Saint Joseph's vs. (16) IVY/Cornell
(8) +Memphis vs. (9) -Alabama
March 19, 2004/Milwaukee, Wis.
(5) +Wake Forest vs. (12) -Kent State
(4) -Providence vs. (13) COLONIAL/Virginia Commonwealth
March 19, 2004/Milwaukee, Wis.
(3) -Cincinnati vs. (14) PATRIOT/Lafayette
(6) North Carolina State vs. (11) Oklahoma
March 19, 2004/Orlando, Fla.
(7) -Purdue vs. (10) +Utah State
(2) +Mississippi State vs. (15) OVC/Austin Peay

WEST/Phoenix (No. 2)
March 18, 2004/Seattle

(1) Stanford vs. (16) MEAC/Delaware State
(8) +UAB vs. (9) -Hawaii
March 18, 2004/Seattle
(5) -Kansas vs. (12) -Indiana
(4) Gonzaga vs. (13) ATLANTIC SUN/Central Florida
March 19, 2004/Orlando, FL
(3) Georgia Tech vs. (14) SOUTHERN/East Tennessee State
(6) Dayton vs. (11) +Michigan State
March 19, 2004/Columbus, Ohio
(7) +Seton Hall vs. (10) +Marquette
(2) Kentucky vs. (15) +MID-CONTINENT/Valparaiso

January 26

Final Four Matchups
SOUTH/Atlanta vs. MIDWEST/St. Louis
EAST/East Rutherford vs. WEST/Phoenix

SOUTH/Atlanta (No. 1)
March 18, 2004/Raleigh, N.C.

(1) Duke vs. (16) +SWAC/Jackson State
(8) +Boston College vs. (9) +Indiana
March 18, 2004/Seattle
(5) +Oklahoma State vs. (12) - Creighton
(4) Gonzaga vs. (13) +COLONIAL/Virginia Commonwealth
March 19, 2004/Orlando, Fla.
(3) +Mississippi State vs. (14) +AMERICA EAST/Vermont
(6) - Syracuse vs. (11) +Richmond
March 18, 2004/Denver
(7) - Utah vs. (10) +Florida State
(2) +Arizona vs. (15) OVC/Austin Peay

MIDWEST/St. Louis, Mo. (No. 4)
March 19, 2004/Columbus, Ohio

(1) +Louisville vs. (16) PLAY-IN (SLC/SW Texas State vs. IVY/Brown)
(8) +Seton Hall vs. (9) - Vanderbilt
March 19, 2004/Kansas City, Mo.
(5) +Wisconsin vs. (12) +Air Force
(4) Texas Tech vs. (13) - Western Michigan
March 19, 2004/Milwaukee, Wis.
(3) +Providence vs. (14) MID-CONTINENT/Oral Roberts
(6) North Carolina State vs. (11) - UCLA
March 19, 2004/Columbus, Ohio
(7) +Hawaii vs. (10) +Utah State
(2) Kentucky vs. (15) +BIG SOUTH/Birmingham Southern

EAST/East Rutherford, N.J. (No. 3)
March 18, 2004/Buffalo, N.Y.
(1) Saint Joseph's vs. (16) MEAC/Delaware State
(8) Maryland vs. (9) +Memphis
March 19, 2004/Kansas City, Mo.
(5) Purdue vs. (12) - LSU
(4) - Kansas vs. (13) HORIZON/Wisconsin-Milwaukee
March 18, 2004/Raleigh, N.C.
(3) - North Carolina vs. (14) +SOUTHERN/East Tennessee State
(6) - Texas vs. (11) +Kent State
March 18, 2004/Buffalo, N.Y.
(7) +South Carolina vs. (10) +UAB
(2) +Pittsburgh vs. (15) +NORTHEAST/St. Francis-NY

WEST/Phoenix (No. 2)
March 18, 2004/Seattle, Wash.

(1) Stanford vs. (16) BIG SKY/Eastern Washington
(8) - Wake Forest vs. (9) - Illinois
March 18, 2004/Denver
(5) - Florida vs. (12) MAAC/Manhattan
(4) - Connecticut vs. (13) ATLANTIC SUN/Central Florida
March 19, 2004/Orlando, Fla.
(3) Georgia Tech vs. (14) +PATRIOT/Lafayette
(6) +Dayton vs. (11) - Oklahoma
March 19, 2004/Milwaukee, Wis.
(7) Alabama vs. (10) +Southern Illinois
(2) Cincinnati vs. (15) +SUN BELT/UL-Lafayette

January 19

Final Four Matchups
SOUTH/Atlanta vs. MIDWEST/St. Louis, Mo.
EAST/East Rutherford, N.J. vs. WEST/Phoenix

SOUTH/Atlanta (No. 1)
March 18, 2004/Raleigh, N.C.

(1) Duke vs. (16) MEAC/Coppin State or SLC/Northwestern State
(8) +Dayton vs. (9) +Boston College
March 18, 2004/Seattle
(5) +Mississippi State vs. (12) +Hawaii
(4) - Gonzaga vs. (13) +COLONIAL/UNC Wilmington
March 19, 2004/Kansas City, Mo.
(3) +Kansas vs. (14) +SUN BELT/South Alabama
(6) +Providence vs. (11) +Southern Illinois
March 19, 2004/Milwaukee, Wis.
(7) Maryland vs. (10) - Georgia
(2) +Cincinnati vs. (15) OVC/Austin Peay

MIDWEST/St. Louis, Mo. (No. 4)
March 18, 2004/Buffalo, NY

(1) Connecticut vs. (16) +SWAC/Mississippi Valley State
(8) Creighton vs. (9) +South Carolina
March 18, 2004/Denver
(5) Texas vs. (12) - MAAC/Manhattan
(4) - Arizona vs. (13) +HORIZON/Wisconsin-Milwaukee
March 19, 2004/Orlando, Fla.
(3) Georgia Tech vs. (14) +ATLANTIC SUN/Central Florida
(6) - Wisconsin vs. (11) +Utah State
March 19, 2004/Columbus, Ohio
(7) +Alabama vs. (10) Rutgers
(2) Louisville vs. (15) +AMERICA EAST/Vermont

EAST/St. Louis (No. 3)
March 18, 2004/Buffalo, N.Y.

(1) +Saint Joseph's vs. (16) +IVY/Cornell
(8) Vanderbilt vs. (9) +UCLA
March 18, 2004/Denver
(5) Purdue vs. (12) +Virginia
(4) +Texas Tech vs. (13) +BYU
March 19, 2004/Kansas City, Mo.
(3) +Syracuse vs. (14) MID-CONTINENT/Oral Roberts
(6) +North Carolina State vs. (11) - Marquette
March 19, 2004/Columbus, Ohio
(7) +Western Michigan vs. (10) - Oklahoma
(2) Kentucky vs. (15) - PATRIOT/Lafayette

WEST/Phoenix (No. 2)
March 18, 2004/Seattle

(1) Stanford vs. (16) +BIG SKY/Eastern Washington
(8) Illinois vs. (9) +Oklahoma State
March 19, 2004/Orlando, Fla.
(5) - Wake Forest vs. (12) - Charlotte
(4) Florida vs. (13) SOUTHERN/Charleston
March 19, 2004/Milwaukee, Wis.
(3) +Pittsburgh vs. (14) NORTHEAST/Monmouth
(6) +Utah vs. (11) Memphis
March 18, 2004/Raleigh, N.C.
(7) LSU vs. (10) Fresno State
(2) +North Carolina vs. (15) +BIG SOUTH/High Point

January 12

Final Four Matchups
WEST/Phoenix vs. MIDWEST/St. Louis
EAST/East Rutherford vs. SOUTH/Atlanta

WEST/Phoenix (No. 1)
March 18, 2004/Seattle

(1) +Stanford vs. (16) +BIG SKY/Idaho State
(8) -Alabama vs. (9) +Utah
March 18, 2004/Denver
(5) +Texas Tech vs. (12) +Rutgers
(4) +Wisconsin vs. (13) +AMERICA EAST/Boston University
March 18, 2004/Raleigh, N.C.
(3) North Carolina vs. (14) +NORTHEAST/Monmouth
(6) +Seton Hall vs. (11) -BYU
March 18, 2004/Buffalo, N.Y.
(7) +LSU vs. (10) -Memphis
(2) +Saint Joseph's vs. (15) +OVC/Austin Peay

MIDWEST/St. Louis (No. 4)
March 19, 2004/Orlando, Fla.

(1) Wake Forest vs. (16) SWAC/Jackson St. or SLC/Northwestern St.
(8) -Illinois vs. (9) Charlotte
March 19, 2004/Kansas City, Mo.
(5) +Texas vs. (12) South Carolina
(4) Pittsburgh vs. (13) IVY/Pennsylvania
March 18, 2004/Seattle
(3) Gonzaga vs. (14) +BIG WEST/Pacific
(6) +Mississippi State vs. (11) +UCLA
March 19, 2004/Milwaukee, Wis.
(7) -Maryland vs. (10) Boston College
(2) Louisville vs. (15) +HORIZON/Wisconsin-Green Bay

EAST/East Rutherford, N.J. (No. 3)
March 18, 2004/Buffalo, N.Y.

(1) Connecticut vs. (16) MEAC/Delaware State
(8) -Vanderbilt vs. (9) +North Carolina State
March 19, 2004/Kansas City, Mo.
(5) Purdue vs. (12) +WAC/Fresno State
(4) Kansas vs. (13) +MAC/Kent State
March 19, 2004/Orlando, Fla.
(3) -Georgia Tech vs. (14) +PATRIOT/Lafayette
(6) +Marquette vs. (11) +MAAC/Manhattan
March 19, 2004/Columbus, Ohio
(7) Creighton vs. (10) +Xavier
(2) Kentucky vs. (15) +ATLANTIC SUN/Troy State

SOUTH/Atlanta (No. 2)
March 18, 2004/Raleigh, N.C.

(1) Duke vs. (16) +BIG SOUTH/Liberty
(8) Western Michigan vs. (9) +Dayton
March 19, 2004/Milwaukee, Wis.
(5) +Syracuse vs. (12) +COLONIAL/Old Dominion
(4) Florida vs. (13) +SOUTHERN/Charleston
March 19, 2004/Columbus, Ohio
(3) Cincinnati vs. (14) +MID-CONTINENT/Oral Roberts
(6) -Oklahoma vs. (11) Nevada
March 18, 2004/Denver
(7) -Providence vs. (10) +Michigan
(2) -Arizona vs. (15) +SUN BELT/Arkansas-Little Rock

January 5

Final Four Matchups
EAST/East Rutherford, N.J. vs. MIDWEST/St. Louis, Mo.
SOUTH/Atlanta vs. WEST/Phoenix

EAST/East Rutherford, N.J. (No. 1)
March 18, 2004/Raleigh, N.C.

(1) Duke vs. (16) SWAC/Mississippi Valley State
(8) Western Michigan vs. (9) Charlotte
March 18, 2004/Denver
(5) Illinois vs. (12) Georgetown
(4) Oklahoma vs. (13) BIG WEST/Utah State
March 18, 2004/Buffalo, N.Y.
(3) Saint Joseph's vs. (14) MAAC/Manhattan
(6) Mississippi State vs. (11) Michigan
March 18, 2004/Buffalo, N.Y.
(7) Creighton vs. (10) UNLV
(2) Connecticut vs. (15) NORTHEAST/Monmouth

MIDWEST/St. Louis, Mo. (No. 4)
March 19, 2004/Orlando, Fla.

(1) Georgia Tech vs. (16) BIG SOUTH/Coastal Carolina or MEAC/Coppin State
(8) Seton Hall vs. (9) BYU
March 19, 2004/Milwaukee, Wis.
(5) Purdue vs. (12) Texas
(4) Florida vs. (13) OVC/Murray State
March 19, 2004/Milwaukee, Wis.
(3) Cincinnati vs. (14) ATLANTIC SUN/Central Florida
(6) Syracuse vs. (11) Nevada
March 18, 2004/Seattle
(7) Vanderbilt vs. (10) Oklahoma State
(2) Stanford vs. (15) PATRIOT/Lafayette

WEST/Phoenix. (No. 3)
March 18, 2004/Denver

(1) Arizona vs. (16) BIG SKY/Weber State
(8) Missouri vs. (9) Georgia
March 19, 2004/Kansas City, Mo.
(5) Maryland vs. (12) MVC/Southern Illinois
(4) Pittsburgh vs. (13) IVY/Pennsylvania
March 19, 2004/Orlando, Fla.
(3) North Carolina vs. (14) SOUTHERN/Charleston
(6) Alabama vs. (11) Dayton
March 19, 2004/Columbus, Ohio
(7) Texas Tech vs. (10) Boston College
(2) Louisville vs. (15) SUN BELT/Arkansas State

SOUTH/Atlanta (No. 2)
March 18, 2004/Raleigh, N.C.

(1) Wake Forest vs. (16) SOUTHLAND/Southeastern Louisiana
(8) Rhode Island vs. (9) Marquette
March 19, 2004/Kansas City, Mo.
(5) Providence vs. (12) South Carolina
(4) Kansas vs. (13) COLONIAL/George Mason
March 18, 2004/Seattle
(3) Gonzaga vs. (14) AMERICA EAST/Boston University
(6) Wisconsin vs. (11) Oregon
March 19, 2004/Columbus, Ohio
(7) Memphis vs. (10) Florida State
(2) Kentucky vs. (15) MID-CONTINENT/IUPUI

Preseason: Nov. 10

Final Four Matchups
EAST/East Rutherford, N.J. vs. WEST/Phoenix
MIDWEST/St. Louis, Mo. vs. SOUTH/Atlanta

EAST/East Rutherford, N.J. (No. 1)
March 18, 2004/Buffalo, N.Y.

(1) Connecticut vs. (16) NORTHEAST/Quinnipiac
(8) Maryland vs. (9) Memphis
March 19, 2004/Columbus, Ohio
(5) Saint Joseph's vs. (12) MAAC/Manhattan
(4) Illinois vs. (13) MAC/Bowling Green
March 18, 2004/Denver
(3) Texas vs. (14) SUN BELT/Louisiana-Lafayette
(6) California vs. (11) Seton Hall
March 18, 2004/Raleigh, N.C.
(7) Louisville vs. (10) Auburn
(2) North Carolina vs. (15) PATRIOT/Holy Cross

WEST/Phoenix (No. 4)
March 19, 2004/Kansas City, Mo.

(1) Kansas vs. (16) SOUTHLAND/Stephen F. Austin
(8) Ohio State vs. (9) Temple
March 19, 2004/Orlando, Fla.
(5) Pittsburgh vs. (12) OVC/Austin Peay
(4) Wake Forest vs. (13) BIG WEST/Utah State
March 18, 2004/Denver
(3) Arizona vs. (14) CAA/George Mason
(6) Marquette vs. (11) Utah
March 19, 2004/Orlando, Fla.
(7) Colorado vs. (10) Indiana
(2) Florida vs. (15) IVY/Pennsylvania

SOUTH/Atlanta (No. 3)
March 18, 2004/Raleigh, N.C.

(1) Duke vs. (16) BIG SOUTH/Winthrop
(8) Texas Tech vs. (9) Providence
March 19, 2004/Columbus, Ohio
(5) Cincinnati vs. (12) MVC/Wichita State
(4) Kentucky vs. (13) HORIZON/Illinois-Chicago
March 19, 2004/Milwaukee, Wis.
(3) Wisconsin vs. (14) SOUTHERN/Charleston
(6) Xavier vs. (11) Mississippi State
March 18, 2004/Buffalo, N.Y.
(7) Oklahoma vs. (10) Arizona State
(2) Syracuse vs. (15) AMERICA EAST/Vermont

MIDWEST/St. Louis, Mo. (No. 2)
March 19, 2004/Kansas City, Mo.

(1) Missouri vs. (16) MEAC/SC State or SWAC/Texas Southern
(8) Dayton vs. (9) Purdue
March 18, 2004/Seattle
(5) Notre Dame vs. (12) WAC/Nevada
(4) Stanford vs. (13) BIG SKY/Weber State
March 18, 2004/Seattle
(3) Gonzaga vs. (14) ATLANTIC SUN/Troy State
(6) North Carolina State vs. (11) Tennessee
March 19, 2004/Milwaukee, Wis.
(7) Oregon vs. (10) BYU
(2) Michigan State vs. (15) MID-CONTINENT/Oakland

Joe Lunardi is the resident Bracketologist for ESPN.com, ESPN Insider and ESPN Radio. He may be reached at jlunardi@comcast.net.

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