Originally posted on The Sports Bank  |  Last updated 12/5/11

With the 2011-2012 college basketball season tipping off tonight, what better time to unveil our first Bracketology?  I have more than held my own the past couple of years against ESPN’s Joe Lunardi and with my extreme college hoops nerdom, plan to do so again this year.

UPDATED: 12/5/11

SOUTH REGIONAL-Atlanta

AT LOUISVILLE
1. Kentucky (SEC)
16. Lamar (Southland)/Alabama State (SWAC)

8. Purdue (B10)
9. Texas (B12)

AT PORTLAND
5. Creighton (MVC)
12. Minnesota (B10)

4. Pittsburgh (BE)
13. George Mason (CAA)

AT COLUMBUS
6. Illinois (B10)
11. Cleveland State (Hor)

3. Xavier (A10)
14. Iona (MAAC)

AT ALBUQUERQUE
7. Arizona (P12)
10. St. Mary’s (WCC)

2. Baylor (B12)
15. Oakland (Summit)

WEST REGIONAL-Phoenix

AT GREENSBORO
1. Duke (ACC)
16. Middle Tennessee (Sun Belt)

8. Kansas State (B12)
9. Vanderbilt (SEC)

AT COLUMBUS
5. Wisconsin (B10)
12. New Mexico (MWC)

4. Georgetown (BE)
13. Kent State (MAC)

AT OMAHA
6. California (P12)
11. BYU (WCC)

3. Missouri (B12)
14. Weber State (Big Sky)

AT NASHVILLE
7. Memphis (CUSA)
10. Northwestern (B10)

2. Louisville (BE)
15. Coastal Carolina (Big South)

MIDWEST REGIONAL- St.Louis

AT LOUISVILLE
1. Ohio State (B10)
16. Norfolk State (MEAC)/Vermont (AEC)

8. Virginia (ACC)
9. St. Louis (A10)

AT OMAHA
5. Mississippi State (SEC)
12. Belmont (A-Sun)

4. Kansas (B12)
13. Oregon State (P12)/UCF (CUSA)

AT PORTLAND
6. Gonzaga (WCC)
11. Wichita State (MVC)

3. Marquette (BE)
14. Long Beach State (Big West)

AT PITTSBURGH
7. Michigan State (B10)
10. San Diego State (MWC)

2. UConn (BE)
15. Bucknell (Patriot)

EAST REGIONAL-Boston        

AT PITTSBURGH
1. Syracuse (BE)
16. Robert Morris (NEC)

8. Harvard (Ivy)
9. Indiana (B10)

AT ALBUQUERQUE
5. Texas A&M (B12)
12. Villnova (BE)/Washington (P12)

4. Alabama (SEC)
13. Nevada (WAC)

AT NASHVILLE
6. UNLV (MWC)
11. Florida State (ACC)

3. Florida (SEC)
14. Murray State (OVC)

AT GREENSBORO
7. Michigan (B10)
10. Temple (A10)

2. North Carolina (ACC)
15. Davidson (Southern)
Wrong Side of the Bubble:
Stanford
West Virginia
Seton Hall
Oregon
Miami (FL)
Marshall
Cincinnati
Oklahoma

Multiple Bid Conferences:
Big Ten (9)
Big East (7)
Big 12 (6)
SEC (5)
ACC (4)
Pac-12 (4)
A10 (3)
MWC (3)
WCC (3)
CUSA (2)
MVC (2)

David Kay is a senior feature NBA Draft, NBA, and college basketball writer for the Sports Bank.  He also heads up the NBA and college basketball material at Walter Football.com and is a former contributor at The Washington Times Communities.  David has appeared on numerous national radio programs spanning from Cleveland to New Orleans to Honolulu.  He also had the most accurate 2011 NBA Mock Draft on the web.

You can follow him on Twitter at DavidKay_TSB.

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