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NarbTom Bracketology 2.0

Forget everything you thought you knew about predicting the NCAA Tournament bracket. RevDizz and austinnarber, as with most things in life, are all you really need.

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In this week's bracketology, Rev and I have ceased the semi-troll job and moved UAB out of a matchup with Iowa State. As terribl(y awesome?) as a rematch would have been, the college basketball landscape has undergone a pretty epic transformation since Bracketology 1.0, hence changes galore in version 2.0.

In addition to not-UAB, you'll find other gems like Texas Tech as a SINGLE DIGIT NCAA TOURNAMENT SEED (WHAT UNIVERSE IS THIS?), a possible VCU-Virginia second round matchup in Raleigh, our Riot Bros (fuck you guys just for like nine more hours) sitting on the 2-line, Hawaii getting as much home cooking as geographically possible as a 13-seed, a probable national title rematch in the second round, and much more.

Let's go to the bracket, and again, remember that this is a necessary exercise. Please take this information as gospel, because what could possibly change between now and Mar— [trampled by the Colorado buffalo]

Last Four In

Tulsa, Michigan, St. Bonaventure, Oregon State

First Four Out

Colorado, Butler, UCLA, George Washington

Next Four Out

Washington, Stanford, Vanderbilt, Alabama

Conference Breakdown

ACC (7): Duke, Miami, North Carolina, Notre Dame, Pittsburgh, Syracuse, Virginia
Big 12 (7): Baylor, Iowa State, Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas, Texas Tech, West Virginia
B1G (7): Indiana, Iowa, Maryland, Michigan, Michigan State, Purdue, Wisconsin
PAC 12 (6): Arizona, California, Oregon, Oregon State, USC, Utah
SEC (4): Florida, Kentucky, South Carolina, Texas A&M
American (4): Cincinnati, Temple, Tulsa, UConn
Atlantic 10 (4): Dayton, Saint Joseph's, St. Bonaventure, VCU
Big East (4): Providence, Seton Hall, Villanova, Xavier
West Coast (2): Gonzaga, Saint Mary's
America East (1): Stony Brook
Atlantic Sun (1): North Florida
Big Sky (1): Weber State
Big South (1): Winthrop
Big West (1): Hawaii
Colonial (1): UNC Wilmington
Conference USA (1): UAB
Horizon (1): Valparaiso
Ivy (1): Yale
MAAC (1): Monmouth
Mid-American (1): Akron
MEAC (1): Hampton
Missouri Valley (1): Wichita State
Mountain West (1): San Diego State
Northeast (1): Wagner
Ohio Valley (1): Belmont
Patriot (1): Bucknell
Southern (1): Chattanooga
Southland (1): Stephen F. Austin
SWAC (1): Texas Southern
Summit (1): IPFW
Sun Belt (1): Arkansas Little Rock
WAC (1): New Mexico State