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Feb 09, 2021

VegasInsider.com's Bracketology - Week 12

Here is the Week 12 VegasInsider.com Bracketology. Teams within each seeding class are not listed in any particluar order. 

Last Updated: 02/08/2021 - 8:00 a.m. (ET)

NCAA Basketball Week 12 Bracketology

NO. 1 SEEDS

Gonzaga Bulldogs (19-0) 

  • Entry: WCC Leader
  • Quality Wins: Kansas, West Virginia, Iowa, Virginia, BYU
  • Losses: None 
  • Title Odds: +300

Baylor Bears (17-0)

  • Entry: Big 12 Leader
  • Quality Wins: Illinois, Oklahoma, Texas Tech, Kansas, Texas 
  • Losses: None
  • Title Odds: +300

Michigan Wolverines (13-1)

  • Entry: Big Ten Leader
  • Quality Wins: Toledo, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Maryland (2), Purdue
  • Losses: Minnesota
  • Title Odds+1000

Villanova Wildcats (12-2)

  • Entry: Big East Leader
  • Quality Wins: Texas, Seton Hall (2)
  • Losses: Virginia Tech, St. John's 
  • Title Odds+1000

NO. 2 SEEDS

Houston Cougars (16-2) 

  • Entry: AAC Leader
  • Quality Wins: Texas Tech
  • Losses: Tulsa, East Carolina 
  • Title Odds+1800

Alabama Crimson Tide (15-5) 

  • Entry: SEC Leader
  • Quality Wins: Tennessee, Florida, Louisiana State (2)
  • Losses: Oklahoma 
  • Title Odds+1600

Ohio State Buckeyes (16-4) 

  • Entry: At-large Bid
  • Quality Wins: California-Los Angeles, Rutgers (2), Illinois, Wisconsin, Iowa
  • Losses: Purdue (2), Northwestern, Minnesota 
  • Title Odds+1400

Virginia Cavaliers (13-3) 

  • Entry: ACC Leader
  • Quality Wins: Clemson, Georgia Tech
  • Losses: San Francisco, Gonzaga, Virginia Tech 
  • Title Odds+2000

NO. 3 SEEDS

Illinois Fighting Illini (13-5)

  • Entry: At-large Bid
  • Quality Wins: Minnesota, Indiana (2), Purdue, Iowa, Wisconsin
  • Losses: Baylor, Missouri, Rutgers, Maryland, Ohio State 
  • Title Odds+2000

Texas Tech Red Raiders (14-5) 

  • Entry: At-large Bid
  • Quality Wins: Oklahoma (2), Texas, Louisiana State
  • Losses: Houston, Kansas, Oklahoma State, Baylor, West Virginia 
  • Title Odds+1600

Creighton Bluejays (14-5) 

  • Entry: At-large Bid
  • Quality Wins: St. John's (2), Xavier, Seton Hall (2)
  • Losses: Kansas, Marquette, Butler, Providence, Georgetown
  • Title Odds+1800

Missouri Tigers (13-3) 

  • Entry: At-large Bid
  • Quality Wins: Oregon, Illinois, Tennessee, Alabama
  • Losses: Tennessee, Mississippi State, Auburn 
  • Title Odds+3000

NO. 4 SEEDS

Wisconsin Badgers (14-6) 

  • Entry: At-large Bid
  • Quality Wins: Loyola-Chicago, Louisville, Minnesota, Indiana, Rutgers, Maryland
  • Losses: Marquette, Marlyand, Michigan, Ohio State, Penn State, Illinois 
  • Title Odds+1300

Texas Longhorns (11-5) 

  • Entry: At-large Bid
  • Quality Wins: Indiana, Villanova, Oklahoma State, Kansas, West Virginia
  • Losses: Villanova, Texas Tech, Oklahoma, Baylor, Oklahoma State 
  • Title Odds+1200

Southern California Trojans (15-3) 

  • Entry: Pac-12 Leader
  • Quality Wins: Brigham Young, Arizona, Stanford, California-Los Angeles 
  • Losses: Connecticut, Colorado, Oregon State 
  • Title Odds+2500

Florida State Seminoles (10-3) 

  • Entry: At-large Bid
  • Quality Wins: Indiana, Florida, Georgia Tech, North Carolina, Louisville, Clemson
  • Losses: Central Florida, Clemson, Georgia Tech 
  • Title Odds+1600

NO. 5 SEEDS

Iowa Hawkeyes (13-6) 

  • Entry: At-large Bid
  • Quality Wins: North Carolina, Purdue, Rutgers, Maryland, Minnesota
  • Losses: Gonzaga, Minnesota, Indiana (2), Illinois, Ohio State 
  • Title Odds+1800

West Virginia Mountaineers (13-5) 

  • Entry: At-large Bid
  • Quality Wins: Western Kentucky, Oklahoma State, Texas Tech, Kansas
  • Losses: Gonzaga, Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas, Florida 
  • Title Odds+3000

Virginia Tech Hokies (14-4)

  • Entry: At-large Bid
  • Quality Wins: Villanova, Clemson, Virginia
  • Losses: Penn State, Louisville, Syracuse, Pittsburgh 
  • Title Odds+5000

California-Los Angeles (13-4) 

  • Entry: At-large Bid
  • Quality Wins: Colorado, Arizona
  • Losses: San Diego State, Ohio State, Stanford, Southern California 
  • Title Odds+3000

NO. 6 SEEDS

Oklahoma Sooners (12-5) 

  • Entry: At-large Bid
  • Quality Wins: West Virginia, Kansas, Texas, Alabama, 
  • Losses: Xavier, Texas Tech (2), Kansas, Baylor 
  • Title Odds+4000

Purdue Boilermakers (13-7) 

  • Entry: At-large Bid
  • Quality Wins: Ohio State (2), Maryland, Indiana, Minnesota
  • Losses: Clemson, Miami-Florida, Iowa, Rutgers, Illinois, Michigan, Maryland 
  • Title Odds+6600

Tennessee Volunteers (13-4) 

  • Entry: At-large Bid
  • Quality Wins: Colorado, Missouri, Kansas
  • Losses: Alabama, Florida, Missouri, Mississippi
  • Title Odds+2200

Colorado Buffaloes (15-5) 

  • Entry: At-large Bid
  • Quality Wins: Southern California, Oregon, Stanford, Arizona
  • Losses: Tennessee, Arizona, California-Los Angeles, Washington, Utah 
  • Title Odds+5000

NO. 7 SEEDS

Xavier Musketeers (11-2) 

  • Entry: At-large Bid
  • Quality Wins: Toledo, Oklahoma, St. John's
  • Losses: Creighton, Seton Hall 
  • Title Odds+5000

Rutgers Scarlet Knights (11-6) 

  • Entry: At-large Bid
  • Quality Wins: Maryland, Illinois, Purdue, Indiana, Minnesota
  • Losses: Ohio State (2), Iowa, Michigan State, Wisconsin, Penn State 
  • Title Odds+5000

Louisvile Cardinals (11-4) 

  • Entry: At-large Bid
  • Quality Wins: Seton Hall, Western Kentucky, Virginia Tech, Georgia Tech
  • Losses: Wisconsin, Miami-Florida, Florida State, Clemson 
  • Title Odds+3500

Brigham Young Cougars (15-5) 

  • Entry: At-large Bid
  • Quality Wins: Utah State, San Diego State
  • Losses: Southern California, Boise State, Pepperdine, Gonzaga (2)
  • Title Odds+8000

NO. 8 SEEDS

Kansas Jayhawks (13-7) 

  • Entry: At-large Bid
  • Quality Wins: Creighton, Texas Tech, West Virginia, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State
  • Losses: Gonzaga, Texas, Oklahoma State, Baylor, Oklahoma, Tennessee, West Virginia
  • Title Odds+3500

Oregon Ducks (10-4) 

  • Entry: At-large Bid
  • Quality Wins: Seton Hall, Stanford
  • Losses: Missouri, Colorado, Oregon State, Washington State
  • Title Odds+5000

Minnesota Golden Gophers (12-7) 

  • Entry: At-large Bid
  • Quality Wins: Saint Louis, Iowa, Ohio State, Michigan, 
  • Losses: Illinois, Wisconsin, Michigan, Iowa, Maryland, Purdue, Rutgers
  • Title Odds+6600

Florida Gators (10-5)

  • Entry: At-large Bid
  • Quality Wins: Louisiana State, Tennessee, West Virginia
  • Losses: Florida State, Alabama, Kentucky, Mississippi State, South Carolina
  • Title Odds+5000

NO. 9 SEEDS

Indiana Hoosiers (10-8)

  • Entry: At-large Bid
  • Quality Wins: Stanford, Maryland, Iowa (2)
  • Losses: Texas, Florida State, Northwestern, Illinois (2), Wisconsin, Rutgers, Purdue
  • Title Odds+5000

Seton Hall Pirates (11-8) 

  • Entry: At-large Bid
  • Quality Wins: St. John's, Xavier
  • Losses: Louisville, Rhode Island, Oregon, Providence, Creighton (2), Villanova (2)
  • Title Odds+8000

Clemson Tigers (12-5)

  • Entry: At-large Bid
  • Quality Wins: Purdue, Maryland, Alabama, Florida State, Louisville, North Carolina
  • Losses: Virginia Tech, Virginia, Georgia Tech, Florida State, Duke
  • Title Odds+8000

Stanford Cardinal (12-7) 

  • Entry: At-large Bid
  • Quality Wins: Alabama, Arizona (2), California-Los Angeles
  • Losses: North Carolina, Indiana, Oregon, Utah, Colorado, Arizona State, Southern California
  • Title Odds+5000

NO. 10 SEEDS

Utah State Aggies (14-5)

  • Entry: Mountain West Leader
  • Quality Wins: San Diego State (2), Colorado State
  • Losses: South Dakota State, Virginia Commonwealth, Brigham Young, Colorado State, Nevada-Las Vegas
  • Title Odds+6600

North Carolina Tar Heels (12-6) 

  • Entry: At-large Bid
  • Quality Wins: Stanford
  • Losses: Texas, Iowa, North Carolina State, Georgia Tech, Florida State, Clemson
  • Title Odds+5000

St. John's Red Storm (13-7) 

  • Entry: At-large Bid
  • Quality Wins: Villanova
  • Losses: Brigham Young, Seton Hall, Georgetown, Crieghton (2), Xavier, Marquette 
  • Title Odds+25000

Western Kentucky (13-4) 

  • Entry: At-large Bid
  • Quality Wins: Alabama
  • Losses: West Virginia, Louisville, Charlotte, Louisiana Tech
  • Title Odds+15000

NO. 11 SEEDS

PLAY-IN: San Diego State Aztecs (14-4) 

  • Entry: At-large Bid
  • Quality Wins: California-Los Angeles
  • Losses: Brigham Young, Utah State (2), Colorado State
  • Title Odds+5000

PLAY-IN: Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets (9-6) 

  • Entry: At-large Bid
  • Quality Wins: North Carolina, Clemson, Florida State
  • Losses: Georgia State, Mercer, Florida State, Virginia, Duke, Louisville
  • Title Odds+10000

PLAY-IN: Maryland Terrapins (10-10) 

  • Entry: At-large Bid
  • Quality Wins: Wisconsin, Illinois, Minnesota, Purdue
  • Losses: Clemson, Rutgers, Purdue, Michigan (2), Indiana, Iowa, Wisconsin, Penn State, Ohio State
  • Title Odds+10000

PLAY-IN: Colorado State Rams (14-4) 

  • Entry: At-large Bid
  • Quality Wins: San Diego State, Utah State
  • Losses: Saint Mary's, San Diego State, Utah State, Boise State
  • Title Odds+25000

Louisiana State Tigers (11-6)

  • Entry: At-large Bid
  • Quality Wins: None
  • Losses: Saint Louis, Florida, Alabama (2), Kentucky, Texas Tech
  • Title Odds+5000

Connecticut Huskies (8-4)

  • Entry: At-large Bid
  • Quality Wins: Southern California
  • Losses: Creighton (2), St. John's, Seton Hall
  • Title Odds+5000

NO. 12 SEEDS

Belmont Bruins (20-1) 

  • Entry: OVC Leader
  • Quality Wins: None
  • Losses: Samford
  • Title Odds+15000

Alabama-Birmingham Blazers (16-2) 

  • Entry: C-USA Leader
  • Quality Wins: None
  • Losses: Chattanooga, Charlotte
  • Title Odds+500000

Loyola-Chicago Ramblers (17-3)

  • Entry: MVC Leader
  • Quality Wins: None
  • Losses: Wisconsin, Richmond, Indiana State
  • Title Odds+6600

Saint Boanventure Bonnies (9-2) 

  • Entry: A-10 Leader
  • Quality Wins: None
  • Losses: Rhode Island, Saint Louis
  • Title Odds+50000

No. 13 Seeds

  • Winthrop Eagles (15-0) - Big South Leader
  • Toledo (13-4) - MAC Leader
  • South Dakota State (10-3) - Summit Leader
  • Navy Midshipmen (10-2) - Patriot Leader

No. 14 Seeds

  • Texas State (11-4) - Sun Belt Leader 
  • California-Irvine Anteaters (8-4) - Big West Leader 
  • Grand Canyon Antelopes (10-3) - WAC Leader
  • Wofford Terriers (9-4) - SoCon Leader

No. 15 Seeds

  • Northeastern Huskies (8-6) - CAA Leader
  • Sam Houston State Bearkats (12-5) - SLAND Leader
  • Maryland-Baltimore County Retreivers (10-3) - America East Leader
  • Montana State Bobcats (9-3) - Big Sky Leader 

No. 16 Seeds

  • Siena Saints (7-1) - MAAC Leader
  • North Alabama Lions (9-3) - ASun Leader
  • Bryant Bulldogs (10-3) - NEC Leader
  • Cleveland State Vikings (10-5) - Horizon Leader
  • Prairie View A&M Panthers (5-4) - SWAC Leader
  • Coppin State Eagles (6-9) - MEAC Leader

Bubble Teams (no specific order)

  • Southern Methodist Mustangs (8-2)
  • Pittsburgh Panthers (8-3)
  • Memphis Tigers (8-5)
  • Providence Friars (8-7)
  • Syracuse Orange (9-4)
  • Loyola-Chicago Ramblers (13-3)
  • Utah State Aggies (12-5)
  • Colorado State Rams (11-3)
  • San Diego State Aztecs (11-4)
  • Virginia Commonwealth Rams (11-4)

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