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Bracketeering 2011: Sizing Up The Field

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With major conference tournaments getting underway Championship Week is starting to heat up.  Already a few bubbles burst so here's how I see the field looking heading into four mega days of college basketball.  I have 26 locks for at-large bids, 11 probables and 25 bubble teams and as many as eight at-large bids could open up based on who wins the conference tournaments.

Automatic Bids: Arkansas-Little Rock, Belmont, Butler, Gonzaga, Indiana State, Long Island, Morehead State, Northern Colorado, Old Dominion, St. Peter's, UNC-Asheville, Wofford

Locks: Arizona, BYU, Cincinnati, Connecticut, Duke, Florida, Georgetown, Kansas, Kansas State, Kentucky, Louisville, Marquette, North Carolina, Notre Dame, Ohio State, Pittsburgh, Purdue, San Diego State, St. John's, Syracuse, Texas, Texas A&M, Vanderbilt, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Xavier

At Large Probables: Florida State, George Mason, Illinois, Missouri, St. Mary's, Temple, Tennessee, UCLA, UNLV, Utah State, Villanova

On The Bubble: Alabama, Baylor, Boston College, Central Florida, Clemson, Cleveland State, Colorado, Colorado State, Dayton, Georgia, Memphis, Michigan, Michigan State, Minnesota, Missouri State, Nebraska, Penn State, Richmond, Southern Miss, UAB, USC, UTEP, Virginia Tech, Washington, Washington State

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