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January 31, 2023

PiRate Ratings College Basketball–Wednesday, February 1, 2023

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AmericanBucknell7.6
AuburnGeorgia11.4
Boston U.Holy Cross7.8
BradleySouthern Illinois5.3
BryantMaine7.1
Cal BaptistSouthern Utah-0.4
CampbellUSC Upstate4.4
Charleston SouthernGardner-Webb-3.2
CincinnatiTulsa16.3
DrakeNorthern Iowa9.1
East Tennessee St.Wofford-0.6
EvansvilleIndiana St.-12.3
FloridaTennessee-7.0
FurmanChattanooga7.0
George MasonMassachusetts3.8
GeorgetownCreighton-14.0
Illinois St.Illinois Chicago5.1
La SalleGeorge Washington-0.3
LafayetteNavy0.5
LehighArmy1.1
LouisvilleGeorgia Tech-3.2
MarquetteVillanova10.6
MissouriLSU10.0
Missouri St.Valparaiso10.0
Murray St.Belmont0.1
New Mexico St.Stephen F. Austin-1.2
NJITNew Hampshire-0.7
North CarolinaPittsburgh8.3
North Carolina St.Florida St.11.8
OklahomaOklahoma St.1.9
PresbyterianRadford-7.9
PurduePenn St.9.6
RichmondSt. Bonaventure5.0
RutgersMinnesota17.2
Saint Joseph’sRhode Island4.1
SeattleAbilene Christian8.0
South FloridaEast Carolina7.0
St. John’sSeton Hall0.8
TulaneSMU9.4
UMass LowellAlbany13.9
UMBCBinghamton8.8
UT ArlingtonTarleton St.-2.9
UT-Rio Grande ValleySam Houston-12.2
Utah St.New Mexico3.4
Western CarolinaSamford-3.4
WinthropLongwood-2.3
XavierProvidence4.9

January 30, 2023

PiRate Ratings Bracketology

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Date1/30/2023
SeedTeamTeamTeamTeamTeamTeam
1PurdueAlabamaTennesseeHouston
2KansasArizonaUCLAArizona
3BaylorKansas St.VirginiaIowa St.
4MarquetteXavierTCUGonzaga
5ConnecticutSaint Mary’sRutgersIndiana
6San Diego St.IllinoisProvidenceMiami (Fla)
7AuburnNew MexicoDukeNorth Carolina
8Florida AtlanticCreightonMissouriNorth Carolina St.
9Boise St.NorthwesternIowaMichigan St.
10MemphisWest VirginiaArkansasMaryland
11USCClemsonCharlestonNevadaPenn St.
12Kent St.Oral RobertsLibertyKentuckyPittsburgh
13LouisianaSaint LouisDrakeUCSB
14Utah ValleyCornellFurmanColgate
15SienaEastern WashingtonYoungstown St.UNC Asheville
16SE LouisianaVermontUT-MartinMD Eastern ShoreSouthernFairleigh Dickinson

Last 4 Byes: Arkansas, Maryland, USC, and Clemson

Last 4 In: Nevada, Penn State, Kentucky, and Pittsburgh

First 4 Out: Texas A&M, Wisconsin, Arizona State, and Utah State

Next 4 Out: Oklahoma, Ohio State, Oklahoma State, and Virginia Tech

January 23, 2023

PiRate Ratings Bracketology

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Date1/23/2023
SeedTeamTeamTeamTeamTeamTeam
1PurdueAlabamaKansasHouston
2TennesseeTexasUCLAArizona
3Kansas St.Iowa St.VirginiaConnecticut
4GonzagaTCUXavierMarquette
5BaylorAuburnRutgersMiami (Fla)
6DukeSaint Mary’sSan Diego St.Providence
7North CarolinaIndianaNew MexicoIllinois
8North Carolina St.ArkansasFlorida AtlanticMichigan St.
9IowaBoise St.ClemsonCreighton
10Ohio St.MissouriWisconsinCharleston
11MemphisNorthwesternArizona St.West VirginiaMaryland
12Kent St.VCUOral RobertsPittsburghPenn St.
13LouisianaLibertySeattleBelmont
14UC Santa BarbaraSienaPrincetonColgate
15SamfordNorthern KentuckyUMass LowellEastern Washington
16UNC AshevilleUT-MartinSouthernNicholls St.Md. Eastern ShoreSt. Francis PA

Last 4 Byes: Wisconsin, Memphis, Northwestern, Arizona St.

Last 4 In: West Virginia, Maryland, Pittsburgh, Penn St.

First 4 Out: USC, Nevada, Utah St., Oklahoma St.

Next 4 Out: Kentucky, Oklahoma, Wake Forest, Virginia Tech

January 18, 2023

PiRate Ratings College Basketball–Wednesday, January 18. 2023

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AmericanLafayette5.1
ArmyBucknell5.6
CaliforniaOregon-7.4
CampbellRadford-1.7
Central ArkansasNorth Alabama0.3
Charleston SouthernUNC Asheville-2.3
ChattanoogaFurman1.2
Colorado St.San Diego St-4.9
DePaulXavier-9.1
DrakeMissouri St.6.2
East Tennessee St.Samford-3.7
Grand CanyonUtah Tech10.9
High PointWinthrop1.3
Holy CrossColgate-12.4
Indiana St.Bradley0.1
LongwoodGardner Webb5.1
LouisvillePittsburgh-10.7
Loyola (Chi)Saint Louis-7.3
LSUAuburn-5.1
MarquetteProvidence5.7
MissouriArkansas-1.0
Morgan St.Hartford15.6
NavyBoston U.2.8
NebraskaOhio St.-5.5
Northern IowaIllinois St.6.5
Oklahoma St.Oklahoma2.7
Seton HallConnecticut-4.8
South FloridaCincinnati-3.9
St. BonaventureDuquesne-0.4
TempleEast Carolina7.7
Texas A&MFlorida2.0
TulsaSMU-1.4
UMass LowellUMBC5.9
USC UpstatePresbyterian5.5
Utah ValleyAbilene Christian9.1
VirginiaVirginia Tech6.4
West VirginiaTCU1.8
Western CarolinaWofford-0.7

January 16, 2023

PiRate Ratings Bracketology

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Date1/16/2023
SeedTeamTeamTeamTeamTeamTeam
1KansasPurdueHoustonAlabama
2UCLATennesseeTexasConnecticut
3GonzagaXavierArizonaKansas St.
4VirginiaIowa St.TCUMiami (Fla)
5MarquetteBaylorRutgersAuburn
6ArkansasDukeSan Diego St.Providence
7Saint Mary’sIllinoisNorth Carolina St.North Carolina
8New MexicoClemsonMissouriMichigan St.
9Florida AtlanticIowaOhio St.Arizona St.
10WisconsinCharlestonIndianaCreighton
11MemphisMarylandPittsburghBoise St.Penn St.
12Kent St.DaytonOral RobertsNorthwesternWest Virginia
13SeattleMarshallIonaBelmont
14LibertyUC-IrvinePrincetonColgate
15Youngstown St.Eastern WashingtonSamfordSIU Edwardsville
16LongwoodUMBCSouthernTexas A&M-CCMorgan St.Fairleigh Dickinson

Last 4 Byes: Creighton, Memphis, Maryland, Pittsburgh

Last 4 In: Boise St., Penn St., Northwestern, West Virginia

First 4 Out: Nevada, Mississippi St., Oklahoma, Virginia Tech

Next 4 Out: Utah St., Wake Forest, Kentucky, USC

Note: The predictions made in PiRate Ratings Bracketology are our opinions on what we believe the NCAA Selection Committee will choose based on the criteria they have at their disposal.

January 9, 2023

PiRate Ratings Bracketology

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Date1/9/2023
SeedTeamTeamTeamTeamTeamTeam
1KansasHoustonPurdueTennessee
2ConnecticutAlabamaUCLAArizona
3TexasGonzagaArkansasVirginia
4Kansas St.XavierOhio St.Miami (Fla)
5DukeIowa St.BaylorSan Diego St.
6IndianaMarquetteTCUWest Virginia
7MissouriNorth CarolinaRutgersProvidence
8WisconsinSaint Mary’sAuburnIllinois
9Virginia TechMichigan St.Florida AtlanticMemphis
10New MexicoMississippi St.MarylandKentucky
11Utah St.North Carolina St.UtahArizona St.PittsburghNorthwestern
12CharlestonKent St.DaytonUtah Valley
13Southern Miss.IonaIndiana St.Oral Roberts
14LibertyUC-IrvinePrincetonUMass Lowell
15ColgateUNC GreensboroLongwoodEastern Washington
16SIU EdwardsvilleYoungstown St.SouthernTexas A&M-CCNorfolk St.Fairleigh Dickinson

Last 4 Byes: Maryland, Kentucky, Utah St., Arizona St.

Last 4 In: Utah, Arizona St., Pittsburgh, Northwestern

First 4 Out: Creighton, Clemson, Oklahoma, Penn St.

Next 4 Out: Boise St., Oklahoma St., Wake Forest, Iowa

Teams With National Champion Resumes: Kansas, Connecticut, Houston, UCLA, Alabama

Top Pretender Resumes: Tennessee, Saint Mary’s, Texas, Arkansas, Arizona, Ohio St.

Top Dark Horse Final Four Quality: Florida Atlantic, Iona, Charleston, Nevada

January 4, 2023

PiRate Ratings College Basketball–Wednesday, January 4, 2023

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Alabama A&MMississippi Valley St.9.3
Alabama St.Arkansas Pine Bluff3.6
ArkansasMissouri8.0
BaylorTCU4.9
ButlerDePaul8.8
CampbellGardner Webb-3.7
Charleston SouthernLongwood-8.0
DavidsonLoyola (Chi.)4.6
DaytonSaint Joseph’s14.9
DuquesneVCU1.4
East CarolinaCentral Florida-7.0
East Tennessee St.W. Carolina5.1
ElonUNC Wilmington-11.6
FloridaTexas A&M6.8
FurmanThe Citadel12.0
GeorgetownVillanova-7.6
GeorgiaAuburn-6.8
Georgia TechMiami (Fla.)-5.4
High PointUNC Asheville1.3
Illinois ChicagoBelmont-5.1
Illinois St.Indiana St.-5.4
Little RockLindenwood3.6
MassachusettsSaint Louis-2.4
MercerWofford1.4
MichiganPenn St.2.8
Missouri St.Evansville15.2
Murray St.Bradley-4.7
NevadaColorado St.5.5
North CarolinaWake Forest10.4
North Carolina A&TCharleston-9.3
North Carolina St.Duke-2.2
NorthwesternIllinois-1.0
OklahomaIowa St.2.6
Prairie ViewSouthern0.6
ProvidenceConnecticut-6.6
RadfordUSC Upstate9.2
Rhode IslandFordham2.0
RichmondGeorge Washington8.9
SamfordVMI12.2
South FloridaTemple0.4
Southern IllinoisDrake1.4
St. BonaventureGeorge Mason0.1
Stephen F. AustinNew Mexico St.0.7
Texas A&M-CCIncarnate Word12.7
Texas SouthernGrambling1.1
TulaneTulsa12.4
UNC GreensboroChattanooga1.1
ValparaisoNorthern Iowa-4.1
Virginia TechClemson5.6
WinthropPresbyterian6.6

January 2, 2023

PiRate Ratings Bracketology

Date1/2/2023
SeedTeamTeamTeamTeamTeamTeam
1PurdueHoustonConnecticutKansas
2TennesseeArizonaAlabamaUCLA
3TexasVirginiaGonzagaArkansas
4DukeBaylorIndianaWest Virginia
5Ohio St.Miami (Fla.)XavierWisconsin
6AuburnKentuckyNorth CarolinaIowa St.
7San Diego St.Virginia TechIllinoisMississippi St.
8MarylandMarquetteSaint Mary’sMissouri
9New MexicoMemphisTCUKansas St.
10CreightonTexas TechUtahFlorida Atlantic
11Penn St.Utah St.OklahomaMichigan St.RutgersArizona St.
12CharlestonKent St.IonaDayton
13James MadisonIndiana St.UC-IrvineOral Roberts
14UMass LowellLibertyPrincetonColgate
15Utah ValleyUNC GreensboroNorthern KentuckyEastern Washington
16LongwoodSIU EdwardsvilleGramblingTexas A&M CCNorfolk St.St. Francis PA

Last Four Byes: Texas Tech, Utah, Penn St., Utah St.

Last Four In: Oklahoma, Michigan St., Rutgers, Arizona St.

First Four Out: Oklahoma St., Iowa, UAB, North Carolina St.

Next Four Out: Providence, Wake Forest, Northwestern, LSU

December 31, 2022

PiRate Ratings College Basketball–Saturday, December 31, 2022

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Saturday, December 31, 2022
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Abilene ChristianTarleton St.2.1
Air ForceNevada-3.6
AlbanyNew Hampshire1.2
Arizona St.Arizona-5.2
Arkansas St.Louisiana Monroe4.4
BradleyIllinois Chicago13.8
BryantBinghamton13.7
BYUPortland8.2
Cal St. BakersfieldUC Irvine-9.6
Cal St. FullertonCal St. Northridge7.1
CaliforniaColorado-10.8
CampbellLongwood-3.0
CanisiusRider-1.3
Central Connecticut St.St. Francis (NY)1.4
Charleston SouthernUSC Upstate1.9
CharlotteLouisiana Tech6.1
Coastal CarolinaGeorgia Southern4.0
Colorado St.San Jose St.7.9
ColumbiaYale-17.1
DavidsonDayton-3.6
DelawareElon11.0
DenverOral Roberts-9.3
DetroitMilwaukee5.3
DrexelWilliam & Mary8.3
DukeFlorida St.15.9
DuquesneRhode Island7.3
Eastern IllinoisSouthern Indiana-5.0
Eastern KentuckyQueens-0.8
Florida Gulf CoastJacksonville5.0
George MasonRichmond1.4
Georgia St.South Alabama-1.4
Georgia TechVirginia-7.4
GonzagaPepperdine19.5
HawaiiCal Poly10.7
High PointGardner Webb-0.5
HofstraNorth Carolina A&T11.5
HoustonCentral Florida16.0
Idaho St.Northern Colorado-0.2
Illinois St.Northern Iowa-0.7
Iowa St.Baylor-1.6
IUPUINorthern Kentucky-13.1
KansasOklahoma St.8.9
Kansas St.West Virginia-0.5
Kennesaw St.Central Arkansas10.7
KentuckyLouisville22.5
LamarMcNeese St.-1.7
LindenwoodTennessee Tech-0.6
Long Beach St.UC Riverside0.9
Long IslandSacred Heart-3.2
Loyola (Chi)George Washington7.1
MarshallJames Madison1.4
MercerChattanooga0.8
Middle TennesseeWestern Kentucky3.8
MontanaIdaho8.3
Montana St.Eastern Washington5.0
New Mexico St.Sam Houston-1.1
NiagaraMount St. Mary’s1.8
NJITUMass Lowell-11.1
North FloridaAustin Peay3.3
North TexasFlorida Int’l.16.7
NortheasternStony Brook7.2
Northwestern St.Texas A&M-CC1.3
OaklandGreen Bay11.4
OklahomaTexas-3.5
Old DominionLouisiana1.3
OmahaUMKC1.1
OregonOregon St.15.9
PacificLoyola Marymount-6.8
PrincetonHarvard6.5
RadfordPresbyterian8.7
Robert MorrisCleveland St,2.4
Sacramento St.Portland St.1.7
Saint Joseph’sSaint Louis-6.4
San FranciscoSan Diego9.4
Santa ClaraSaint Mary’s-5.6
SeattleCal Baptist4.2
Seton HallSt. John’s2.0
South DakotaWestern Illinois2.5
South Dakota St.St. Thomas3.3
Southeast Missouri St.SIU Edwardsville-2.0
Southern Miss.Appalachian St.7.2
Southern UtahUT Rio Grande Valley13.7
St. BonaventureMassachusetts0.4
St. Francis PAStonehill1.8
StanfordUtah0.8
SyracuseBoston College8.7
TCUTexas Tech2.2
Tennessee St.Little Rock3.6
Texas A&M-CommerceIncarnate Word8.3
Texas St.Troy-2.7
The CitadelSamford-3.4
TowsonCharleston-1.6
UABUTSA22.6
UC Santa BarbaraUC San Diego12.0
UNC WilmingtonHampton17.2
UNLVSan Diego St-2.6
UT ArlingtonStephen F. Austin-3.2
UT MartinMorehead St.1.9
Utah St.Fresno St.13.1
Utah ValleyUtah Tech8.4
UTEPRice2.0
VCULa Salle11.1
VillanovaMarquette-0.5
VMIEast Tennessee St.-2.0
WagnerMerrimack9.0
Wake ForestVirginia Tech-2.3
Weber St.Northern Arizona6.0
Western CarolinaFurman-9.7
Wichita St.East Carolina9.7
WinthropUNC Asheville0.2
WoffordUNC Greensboro1.3
WyomingNew Mexico-4.3
XavierConnecticut-4.2
Youngstown St.Purdue Ft. Wayne3.3

December 30, 2022

PiRate Ratings Bracketology–Friday, December 30, 2022

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Date12/30/2022
SeedTeamTeamTeamTeamTeamTeam
1ConnecticutPurdueHoustonTennessee
2KansasArizonaUCLAAlabama
3BaylorGonzagaVirginiaTexas
4West VirginiaDukeWisconsinIndiana
5ArkansasMiami (Fla.)Ohio St.Xavier
6MarylandAuburnVirginia TechMarquette
7North CarolinaSan Diego St.MIssouriIllinois
8New MexicoMississippi St.KentuckyTCU
9MemphisTexas TechNorth Carolina St.Kansas St.
10CreightonPenn St.Arizona St.Iowa St.
11Michigan St.UABOklahomaFlorida AtlanticSaint Mary’sRutgers
12CharlestonKent St.IonaDayton
13Indiana St.YaleUC-IrvineOral Roberts
14James MadisonUMass LowellLibertyFurman
15Grand CanyonYoungstown St.Montana St.Colgate
16Northwestern St.LongwoodGramblingSIU-EdwardsvilleNorfolk St.Wagner

Last 4 Byes: Penn St., Arizona St., Iowa St., Michigan St.,

Last 4 In: Oklahoma, Florida Atlantic, Saint Mary’s, Rutgers

#16-Seeds in First Four: Grambling, SIUE, Norfolk St., Wagner

Top Dozen Waiting In The Wings (alphabetically)

Boise St.
Colorado
LSU
Northwestern
Oklahoma St.
Pittsburgh
Providence
St. John’s
UNLV
USC
Utah
Utah St.
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