Bracketology cheat sheet

Updated: January 11, 2006, 2:27 PM ET
By Charlie Creme | Special to ESPN.com

Here is a quick glance of some need-to-know facts about this week's bracket projection. And remember, the projection is based on what the women's basketball NCAA selection committee would do if the season ended today.

Conference breakdown

ACC (8)
Big East (7)
Big 12 (6)
SEC (5)
Pac-10 (5)
Big Ten (4)
Mountain West (3)
Atlantic 10 (3)
Sun Belt (2)

Last four "in"

Western Kentucky
UCLA
USC
Utah

Last four "out"

Miami
California
Iowa
Florida State

Next four "out"

Kentucky
Marquette
Tulsa
Villanova

Most significant omissions

Texas
Texas Tech

Charlie Creme can be reached at cwcreme@yahoo.com.

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Women's College Basketball
Charlie Creme projects the women's NCAA Tournament bracket for ESPN.com.