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Bracketology 2012: Syracuse Earns A 1-Seed, Seton Hall A 12-Seed In Latest Projections

The latest bracketology is up at SB Nation.com. The No. 2 Syracuse Orange are currently projected to be a No. 1 seed in the NCAA tournament, which is not surprising. Despite a long slump, the Seton Hall Pirates are also projected to make the tournament as a 12-seed. The St. John's Red Storm and Rutgers Scarlet Knights are not projected to make the field but six other Big East teams are: Marquette, Georgetown, Notre Dame, Cincinnati, Connecticut and Louisville.

Syracuse is currently slotted as the 1-seed against Long Island in the East Regional (opening round in Pittsburgh).

Seton Hall is projected to be the 12-seed against San Diego State in the East Regional (opening round in Portland).

Those projections set up a possible matchup between Syracuse and Seton Hall. In the meantime, the Orange will be looking to overturn seven consecutive losses to Louisville tonight at 7 p.m. on ESPN.

SB Nation's blog Troy Nunes Is An Absolute Magician is all about the Orange. To read up on the Pirates, visit South Orange Juice. For more on Big East basketball, visit the SB Nation blog Big East Coast Bias.