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NCAA Tournament Bracketology: Colorado Is In, BYU Is A One-Seed

A lot of upsets have happened since the last Bracketology was put out, and those upsets shuffled the seeding around quite a bit. SB Nation's Chris Dobbertean just released his latest Bracketology where he has the BYU Cougars as a one-seed, the Colorado Buffaloes in one of the First Four games against the Michigan Wolverines and the Colorado St. Rams clinging to hope as the eighth team out.

Colorado which was one life support last week, but now looks to be back on track after they beat the Nebraska Cornhuskers and then-No.5 Texas Longhorns. Colorado is not completely out of the woods, but those two wins are going to go a long way to help them secure a bid. The Nebraska win essentially eliminates the Huskers from the competition since they are no longer a viable at-large option.

As for Colorado State, they are clinging to hope as the eighth team out of the tournament. The Rams are on a three-game losing streak where they have lost to UNLV, BYU and Air Force. They have a chance to get back in the bracket picture if they can beat Utah and No. 9 San Diego State Aztecs on the road. The latter seems unlikely, but it is a must win if the Rams want to be considered as an at-large team.

As for the rest of the seeding, BYU lands a number one-seed that may come as a surprise to some casual fans, but for the people who make bracket projections BYU is the fourth number one seed. BYU will most likely need to win their last two Mountain West games and win their conference tournament to get the one-seed.

The Mountain West is looking more and more like a three-bid league with San Diego State projected as a two-seed and UNLV as a nine-seed. In the Big 12 Texas has fallen from a possible one-seed down to a three-seed, the Kansas Jayhawks are at a one-seed, the Texas A&M Aggies are a seven, the Kansas St. Wildcats at a very dangerous eight-seed along with the Missouri Tigers and the Baylor Bears and Colorado in the First Four games.