The rest of the Big East looked like this: Pittsburgh Panters (No. 3); Notre Dame Fighting Irish (5), Villanova Wildcats (5), West Virginia Mountaineers (5), Louisville Cardinals (6) and Cincinnati Bearcats (12 and playing in a first-round game).
Dobbertean's latest rankings got me thinking. I know it's very early in the season but it's interesting to look at Bracketology results now and, as the season progresses, look back and see how much things have changed.
According to Bracketology101 on Monday, the Orange have currently done enough to earn a No. 1 seed and the Big East is getting eight teams into the tournament.
Duke, Ohio State and Kansas earn the three other No. 1 seeds.
The other Big East teams are: UConn (2), Pittsburgh (2), Georgetown (3); Villanova (4), Louisville 4); Notre Dame (6); West Virginia (8).
Lunardi's newest bracket, updated on Friday, Dec. 10, had Pittsburgh earning a No. 1 spot but that was before the Panthers lost to Tennessee on Saturday.
Syracuse, Georgetown and UConn all earned No. 2 seeds. The remaining five teams were: Louisville (5), Villanova (5), West Virginia (7), Notre Dame (8) and St. John's Red Storm (11) -- the Johnnies lost to Fordham University on Saturday.