Commentary

Rundown for 96-team field

Originally Published: April 14, 2010
By Joe Lunardi | Special to ESPN.com

Which teams are on the bubble for a 96-team tournament? Here's the rundown:

REGION PAIRINGS

East vs. West (1 vs. 4)
Southeast vs. Southwest (2 vs. 3)

CONFERENCE BREAKDOWN

Big East (13)
ACC (12)
Big 12 (9)
Big Ten (8)
SEC (8)
Atlantic 10 (6)
Conference USA (4)
Mountain West (4)
Pac-10 (4)
Missouri Valley (3)
Colonial (2)
Horizon League (2)
Mid-American (2)
West Coast (2)

LAST FOUR IN

Northwestern
Providence
Arizona
Kent State

FIRST FOUR OUT

South Carolina
Southern California
Portland
South Florida

NEXT FOUR OUT

Morehead State
Penn State
Southern Miss
Nevada

Joe Lunardi is the resident Bracketologist for ESPN, ESPN.com and ESPN Radio. He also teaches Fundamentals of Bracketology online at Saint Joseph's University. Comments may be sent to bracketology@comcast.net.

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