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Sunday, February 12, 2012
Joe Lunardi's quick Bracketology update

By ESPN.com staff

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