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Joe Lunardi's quick Bracketology update

2/12/2012

Here's an abbreviated rundown of Joe Lunardi's bracket outlook after Saturday's games:

TOP SEED PAIRINGS

EAST/Syracuse vs. WEST/Kansas (1 vs. 4)

SOUTH/Kentucky vs. MIDWEST/Missouri (2 vs. 3)

-- Kansas replaces Ohio State as No. 1 seed

-- Missouri moves to No. 3 overall (Midwest Region, St. Louis)

CONFERENCE BREAKDOWN (projected bids in parentheses)

Big East (9)

Big Ten (8)

ACC (6) -- added Miami

Big 12 (6)

SEC (5)

Mountain West (3)

West Coast (3)

Atlantic 10 (2) -- dropped Xavier

Conference USA (2)

Missouri Valley (2)

Pac-12 (2)

BUBBLE BREAKDOWN

Last Four In

Cincinnati

Seton Hall

North Carolina State

Miami (Fla.)

First Four Out

Xavier

Washington

Northwestern

Belmont (at-large, Mercer leads Atlantic Sun)

NEXT FOUR OUT

Iona (at-large, Loyola leads MAAC)

Wyoming

Colorado State

Colorado