Friday, March 14, 2014

Dead or Alive 3/13

And we are officially down the homestretch.  A record 48 teams died on Thursday.  We now have a total of 231 teams in the ground and only 120 remaining.  Here are the schools that didn't make it on Thursday...

ATLANTIC 10 - LaSalle, Fordham, Duquesne,
BIG 10 - Indiana, Purdue, Penn State,
ACC - Maryland, Wake Forest, Miami (FL), Georgia Tech
SEC - Texas A&M, Alabama, Mississippi State
SWAC - Alcorn State,
CONFERENCE USA - Tulane, Old Dominion, UTEP, Charlotte
MOUNTAIN WEST - Utah State, Wyoming, Fresno State, Nevada
BIG WEST - UC Santa Barbara, Cal State Fullerton, UC Riverside, Hawaii
WAC - Texas Pan American, UMKC, Chicago State, Seattle
BIG EAST - St. John's, DePaul, Marquette
AMERICAN - Rutgers, Central Florida,
BIG SKY - Sacramento State, Northern Arizona, Montana
SOUTHLAND - Nicholls State, Oral Roberts
MEAC - Florida A&M, Savannah State
MAC - Ohio, Buffalo
SUN BELT - Troy, UL Monroe
BIG 12 - West Virginia

We have our first group of LOCKS.  A LOCK is a team that is out of their tourney but is a LOCK for the NCAA Tourney.  Here is who earned that status on Thursday...

BIG EAST - Villanova
AMERICAN - Southern Methodist
BIG 12 - Kansas State, Oklahoma State, Oklahoma
PAC 12 - Oregon
AMERICAN - Memphis

We added a new group of ZOMBIE teams as well.  Here are the teams that are now part of that group...

PAC 12 - Utah, California, Arizona State
SEC - Arkansas
BIG 10 - Iowa

TOTAL    351
DEAD      231
ALIVE     120
ZOMBIE     7
AUTO       13
LOCK         6

All tournaments are underway and there are no tourney championship games on Friday.  Three more days of basketball until the 68 are revealed.  Getting closer.  Thanks for reading.



  1. Ok. State is a lock? Big 12 gets 8 in this year? Or do you have someone above them out?

  2. They are a lock because of their 8 wins against the Top 100 and 11 of their 12 losses are against the Top 50, which is insane. Only 7 from Big 12, West Virginia isn't making it.