2016 NCAA Tourney Bracket

  • Colley Matrix Rankings on 3/13 are indicated in parentheses.
  • Highlighted entries indicate a predicted upset

  • South

    11 Vanderbilt (57) Wichita St
    11 Wichita St (45)

    First Round Second Round Sweet 16 Elite 8 Final 4
     1 Kansas (1) Kansas
    C N
    Kansas
    C N
    Kansas
    C N
    Villanova
    C N
    16 Austin Peay (210)
     8 Colorado (30) UConn
    C N
     9 UConn (40)
     5 Maryland (23) Maryland
    C N
    Maryland
    C N
    12 San Diego St (43)
     4 California (21) Hawaii
    C N
    13 Hawaii (51)
     6 Arizona (16) Wichita St
    C N
    Miami
    C N
    Villanova
    C N
    11 Wichita St (45)
     3 Miami (9) Miami
    C N
    14 Buffalo (106)
     7 Iowa (31) Iowa
    C N
    Villanova
    C N
    10 Temple (58)
    12 Villanova (2) Villanova
    C N
     2 UNC-Asheville (142)

    East

    16 Fl. Gulf Coast (182) Fl. Gulf Coast
    C
    16 Fairleigh-Dicksinson (224)

    11 Michigan (49) Michigan
    11 Tulsa (65)

    First Round Second Round Sweet 16 Elite 8 Final 4
     1 UNC (4) UNC
    C N
    UNC
    C N
    UNC
    C N
    UNC
    C N
    16 Fl. Gulf Coast (182)
     8 USC (42) Providence
    C N
     9 Providence (28)
     5 Indiana (24) Indiana
    C N
    Indiana
    C N
    12 UT Chattanooga (52)
     4 Kentucky (12) Kentucky
    C N
    13 Stony Brook (84)
     6 Notre Dame (32) Notre Dame
    C N
    Notre Dame
    C N
    Notre Dame
    C N
    11 Michigan (49)
     3 West Virginia (11) SFA
    C N
    14 Stephen F. Austin (83)
     7 Wisconsin (44) Wisconsin
    C N
    Wisconsin
    C N
    10 Pittsburgh (41)
     2 Xavier (5) Xavier
    C N
    15 Weber St (114)

    West

    16 Holy Cross (260) Southern
    16 Southern (206)

    First Round Second Round Sweet 16 Elite 8 Final 4
     1 Oregon (3) Oregon
    C N
    Oregon
    C N
    Oregon
    C N
    Oklahoma
    C N
    16 Southern (206)
     8 St. Joseph's (17) St. Joseph's
    C N
     9 Cincinnati (50)
     5 Baylor (26) Yale
    C N
    Duke
    C N
    12 Yale (75)
     4 Duke (20) Duke
    C N
    13 UNC-Wilmington (48)
    6 Texas (27) UNI
    C N
    Texas A&M
    C N
    Oklahoma
    C N
    11 Northern Iowa (87)
     3 Texas A&M (13) Texas A&M
    C N
    14 UW-Green Bay (119)
     7 Oregon St (38) VCU
    C N
    Oklahoma
    C N
    10 Va. Commonwealth (36)
     2 Oklahoma (7)
    C N
    Oklahoma
    15 CSU Bakersfield (121)

    Midwest

    First Round Second Round Sweet 16 Elite 8 Final 4
     1 Virginia (6) Virginia
    C N
    Virginia
    C N
    Virginia
    C N
    Syracuse
    C N
    16 Hampton (167)
     8 Texas Tech (33) Butler
    C N
     9 Butler (35)
     5 Purdue (19) UALR
    C N
    Iowa St
    C N
    12 Arkansas-Little Rock (46)
     4 Iowa St (25) Iowa St
    C N
    13 Iona (101)
     6 Seton Hall (16) Gonzaga
    C N
    Gonzaga
    C N
    Syracuse
    C N
    11 Gonzaga (39)
     3 Utah (10) Utah
    C N
     14 Fresno St (67)
     7 Dayton (18) Syracuse
    C N
    Syracuse
    C N
    10 Syracuse (61)
     2 Michigan St (8) MTSU
    C N
    15 Middle Tennessee St (95)

    Final Four

    Final 4FinalChampion
     2 Villanova (2) Villanova
    C N
    Villanova
    C N
     2 Oklahoma (7)
     1 UNC (4) UNC
    C N
     10 Syracuse (61)