An early look at the 2008 bracket

Updated: April 6, 2007, 1:33 PM ET
By Charlie Creme | Special to ESPN.com

Tennessee's Pat Summitt barely is done handing out Mercedes roadsters to her assistants as the Lady Vols celebrate their 2007 national championship. And there's no doubt more fun to come in Knoxville.

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Last four in
Penn State
Virginia Tech
Kansas
Utah

Last four out
Louisville
Minnesota
Florida State
USC

Bids by conference
Big 12 (9)
ACC (8)
Big East (6)
SEC (6)
Big Ten (3)
Pac-10 (3)
Colonial (3)
Atlantic 10 (2)
Mountain West (2)

And yes, the 2007-08 season doesn't tip off for another seven months, but it's never too early to take an early look at how the 2008 bracket might look:

Greensboro Regional

Bridgeport, Conn.
(1) Connecticut vs. (16) Harvard
(8) Vanderbilt vs. (9) Wyoming
Albuquerque, N.M.
(4) California vs. (13) Boise State
(5) Ohio State vs. (12) Chattanooga
College Park, Md.
(6) Notre Dame vs. (11) Ball State
(3) Duke vs. (14) Liberty
Des Moines, Iowa
(7) TCU vs. (10) Iowa State
(2) Georgia vs. (15) Long Island

New Orleans Regional

Baton Rouge, La.
(1) Tennessee vs. (16) Prairie View
(8) Marquette vs. (9) Western Kentucky
West Lafayette, Ind.
(5) Purdue vs. (12) Hartford
(4) Texas A&M vs. (13) Gonzaga
Norfolk, Va.
(3) George Washington vs. (14) SE Missouri State
(6) NC State vs. (11) Montana
Stanford, Calif.
(7) Pittsburgh vs. (10) Mississippi State
(2) Stanford vs. (15) Texas-Arlington

Oklahoma City Regional

Norfolk, Va.
(1) Oklahoma vs. (16) Coppin State
(8) Old Dominion vs. (9) Mississippi
West Lafayette, Ind.
(4) Michigan State vs. (13) Wisconsin-Green Bay
(5) Florida State vs. (12) DePaul
Albuquerque, N.M.
(3) North Carolina vs. (14) Marist
(6) Baylor vs. (11) New Mexico
Bridgeport, Conn.
(7) Xavier vs. (10) Auburn
(2) Rutgers vs. (15) Belmont

Spokane Regional

College Park, Md.
(1) Maryland vs.(16) Oakland
(8) Kentucky vs. (9) Illinois
Des Moines, Iowa
(5) Texas vs. (12) UAB
(4) Louisville vs. (13) Southern Illinois
Stanford, Calif.
(3) Arizona State vs. (14) UC Riverside
(6) Virginia vs. (11) Delaware
Baton Rouge, La.
(7) West Virginia vs. (10) Temple
(2) LSU vs. (15) Bucknell

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