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          Last 4 In

          Team Net
          Richmond(13-4) 63
          NC State(11-5) 55
          BYU(13-5) 33
          Illinois(12-5) 32

          First 4 Out

          Team Net
          Wisconsin(11-6) 25
          Xavier(12-5) 56
          Utah(10-5) 60
          Georgetown(11-6) 52
          Team Bracket Index UpdatedJan 10, 5:58am

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          Seed Team Conf Stk Net* Rpi* Quad 1* Quad 2* Quad 3* Quad 4* Sos* Nc Sos* Next Game
          1 E Duke(15-2) ACC (5-1) L1 3 4 3-0 3-1 6-1 3-0 5 6 Jan 18, 6:00pm ET
          M Butler(15-1) BIGE (3-0) W6 2 6 4-1 5-0 1-0 5-0 58 98 Jan 15, 6:30pm ET
          S San Diego St(18-0) MWC (7-0) W18 4 15 3-0 3-0 2-0 8-0 143 102 Jan 18, 8:00pm ET
          W Gonzaga(18-1) WCC (4-0) W10 7 50 3-1 1-0 5-0 9-0 256 268 Jan 16, 11:00pm ET
          2 E W. Virginia(14-2) BIG12 (3-1) W3 10 1 5-2 4-0 3-0 2-0 2 3 Jan 18, 2:00pm ET
          M Kansas(13-3) BIG12 (3-1) W1 5 2 7-3 1-0 1-0 3-0 1 1 Jan 18, 2:00pm ET
          S Baylor(13-1) BIG12 (3-0) W12 1 7 5-1 1-0 3-0 4-0 44 116 Jan 15, 8:00pm ET
          W Wichita St.(15-1) AAC (3-0) W9 9 13 2-1 3-0 3-0 7-0 72 108 Jan 15, 9:00pm ET
          3 E Maryland(13-4) BIG10 (3-3) L2 17 8 2-4 5-0 2-0 4-0 4 24 Jan 18, 2:00pm ET
          M Auburn(15-0) SEC (3-0) W15 6 3 1-0 5-0 5-0 4-0 17 14 Jan 15, 9:00pm ET
          S Florida St.(14-2) ACC (4-1) W7 15 5 3-2 2-0 4-0 5-0 24 29 Jan 15, 7:00pm ET
          W Michigan St.(13-4) BIG10 (5-1) L1 12 18 3-4 3-0 2-0 5-0 20 25 Jan 17, 7:00pm ET
          4 E Villanova(13-3) BIGE (4-1) W3 20 9 2-3 4-0 3-0 4-0 11 49 Jan 18, 12:00pm ET
          M Dayton(15-2) ATL10 (4-0) W6 8 14 2-2 2-0 6-0 5-0 49 17 Jan 17, 7:00pm ET
          S Ohio St.(12-5) BIG10 (2-4) W1 16 34 2-5 3-0 2-0 5-0 29 62 Jan 18, 12:00pm ET
          W Oregon(14-3) PAC12 (3-1) W3 13 12 5-2 2-0 3-1 4-0 14 35 Jan 16, 9:00pm ET
          5 E Penn St.(12-4) BIG10 (2-3) L2 35 62 3-3 3-1 1-0 5-0 119 290 Jan 15, 9:00pm ET
          M Michigan(11-5) BIG10 (2-3) L1 29 41 2-5 3-0 1-0 5-0 46 91 Jan 17, 9:00pm ET
          S Stanford(14-2) PAC12 (3-0) W3 11 26 1-2 2-0 5-0 6-0 86 103 Jan 15, 10:00pm ET
          W Louisville(14-3) ACC (5-1) W3 14 11 2-3 4-0 3-0 5-0 6 58 Jan 18, 6:00pm ET
          6 E Seton Hall(12-4) BIGE (4-0) W6 19 17 4-4 3-0 1-0 4-0 22 55 Jan 15, 6:30pm ET
          M Creighton(13-4) BIGE (2-2) W1 27 21 3-4 2-0 3-0 4-0 28 99 Jan 15, 7:00pm ET
          S Oklahoma(11-5) BIG12 (2-2) L2 46 25 3-5 2-0 3-0 3-0 19 16 Jan 18, 2:00pm ET
          W Kentucky(12-3) SEC (3-0) W4 26 52 3-1 2-1 1-0 6-1 94 145 Jan 15, 6:30pm ET
          7 E Rutgers(12-4) BIG10 (3-2) L1 30 24 2-3 1-0 3-1 5-0 34 67 Jan 15, 7:00pm ET
          M Arkansas(13-2) SEC (2-1) W1 24 10 1-1 2-1 5-0 5-0 43 44 Jan 15, 8:30pm ET
          S Colorado(13-3) PAC12 (2-1) W1 21 16 2-1 4-2 2-0 5-0 23 48 Jan 16, 9:00pm ET
          W Marquette(11-5) BIGE (1-3) L2 42 42 1-4 3-0 1-1 6-0 42 95 Jan 15, 8:00pm ET
          8 E Memphis(13-3) AAC (2-1) W1 22 35 1-2 2-1 4-0 6-0 82 126 Jan 16, 7:00pm ET
          M Indiana(13-3) BIG10 (3-2) W2 40 21 2-3 2-0 4-0 5-0 50 60 Jan 15, 7:00pm ET
          S Texas Tech(11-5) BIG12 (2-2) W1 36 82 1-5 2-0 0-0 8-0 106 255 Jan 18, 4:00pm ET
          W Houston(12-4) AAC (2-1) L1 49 55 1-1 3-3 5-0 3-0 109 149 Jan 15, 9:00pm ET
          9 E Florida(11-5) SEC (3-1) W1 53 32 0-3 5-2 1-0 5-0 31 11 Jan 18, 1:30pm ET
          M Arizona(11-5) PAC12 (1-2) L2 18 27 0-4 2-1 5-0 4-0 13 22 Jan 16, 8:30pm ET
          S Georgia(10-5) SEC (0-2) L2 54 44 1-5 0-0 3-0 5-0 8 27 Jan 15, 7:00pm ET
          W USC(13-3) PAC12 (2-1) W1 68 30 2-2 3-0 3-1 5-0 88 94 Jan 16, 10:30pm ET
          10 E VCU(12-5) ATL10 (2-2) L2 43 56 1-3 1-2 3-0 7-0 64 110 Jan 18, 2:00pm ET
          M Saint Mary's(15-4) WCC (2-2) L1 44 40 1-1 4-2 3-0 6-1 66 130 Jan 18, 4:00pm ET
          S Iowa(12-5) BIG10 (3-3) W2 31 59 3-3 3-1 2-1 4-0 92 154 Jan 17, 9:00pm ET
          W Oklahoma St.(9-6) BIG12 (0-3) L3 69 53 1-5 4-1 1-0 3-0 16 34 Jan 15, 8:00pm ET
          11 E Washington(11-6) PAC12 (1-3) L2 50 61 1-3 1-1 3-2 6-0 39 43 Jan 16, 11:00pm ET
          M Liberty(18-1) ASUN (4-0) W4 23 45 1-1 1-0 3-0 11-0 252 184 Jan 18, 7:00pm ET
          S LSU(12-4) SEC (4-0) W5 28 20 3-1 2-3 4-0 3-0 14 33 Jan 18, 8:00pm ET
          W NC State(11-5) ACC (2-3) L1 55 58 1-3 2-1 1-1 7-0 68 93 Jan 15, 7:00pm ET
          W Richmond(13-4) ATL10 (3-1) W1 63 43 2-2 1-1 4-1 6-0 82 84 Jan 18, 2:30pm ET
          12 E SF Austin(13-3) LAND (4-1) L1 89 132 1-2 0-0 1-0 8-1 321 97 Jan 15, 8:00pm ET
          M Northern Iowa(14-2) MVC (3-1) W3 37 19 1-1 0-0 6-1 5-0 95 89 Jan 15, 8:00pm ET
          S Yale(11-4) IVY (0-0) W1 58 29 0-2 3-2 2-0 4-0 90 82 Jan 17, 7:30pm ET
          W BYU(13-5) WCC (2-1) W1 33 31 2-4 1-1 5-0 4-0 36 10 Jan 16, 9:00pm ET
          W Illinois(12-5) BIG10 (4-2) W3 32 45 3-3 1-1 1-1 6-0 47 195 Jan 18, 5:00pm ET
          13 E N. Mex. St.(12-6) WAC (3-0) W6 112 104 0-1 1-2 4-3 5-0 153 117 Jan 16, 9:00pm ET
          M Akron(14-3) MIDAM (4-0) W5 39 33 0-3 1-0 5-0 6-0 106 78 Jan 18, 2:00pm ET
          S Furman(14-4) SOUTH (4-1) L1 79 74 0-2 1-1 3-1 7-0 191 247 Jan 15, 7:00pm ET
          W Charleston(11-7) COL (5-1) L1 111 97 0-1 1-4 4-2 5-0 99 59 Jan 16, 7:00pm ET
          14 E Colgate(13-4) PAT (4-0) W7 123 96 1-1 0-2 1-0 10-1 281 278