The 2010 Women's NCAA Tournament Academic Bracket

Find out how the tournament teams stack up by region.

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Dayton

  College Name, Location Team Nickname U.S. News Rank
(1) University of ConnecticutStorrs, CT Huskies 66
(2) Ohio State University--ColumbusColumbus, OH Buckeyes 53
(3) Florida State UniversityTallahassee, FL Seminoles 102
(4) Iowa State UniversityAmes, IA Cyclones 88
(5) University of VirginiaCharlottesville, VA Cavaliers 24
(6) St. John's UniversityQueens, NY Red Storm Tier 3
(7) Mississippi State UniversityMississippi State, MS Lady Bulldogs Tier 3
(8) Temple UniversityPhiladelphia, PA Owls Tier 3
(9) James Madison UniversityHarrisonburg, VA Dukes
(10) Middle Tennessee State UniversityMurfreesboro, TN Blue Raiders 56³
(11) Princeton UniversityPrinceton, NJ Tigers 1
(12) University of Wisconsin--Green BayGreen Bay, WI Phoenix Tier 4^
(13) Lehigh UniversityBethlehem, PA Mountain Hawks 35
(14) Louisiana Tech UniversityRuston, LA Lady Techsters Tier 3
(15) St. Francis UniversityLoretto, PA Red Flash 51¹
(16) Southern University and A&M CollegeBaton Rouge, LA Jaguars Tier 4³

Kansas City

  College Name, Location Team Nickname U.S. News Rank
(1) University of Nebraska--LincolnLincoln, NE Cornhuskers 96
(2) University of Notre DameNotre Dame, IN Fighting Irish 20
(3) University of OklahomaNorman, OK Sooners 102
(4) University of KentuckyLexington, KY Wildcats 128
(5) Michigan State UniversityEast Lansing, MI Spartans 71
(6) Georgia Institute of TechnologyAtlanta, GA Yellow Jackets 35
(7) University of Wisconsin--MadisonMadison, WI Badgers 39
(8) University of California--Los AngelesLos Angeles, CA Bruins 24
(9) North Carolina State University--RaleighRaleigh, NC Wolfpack 88
(10) University of VermontBurlington, VT Catamounts 88
(11) University of Arkansas--Little RockLittle Rock, AR Trojans Tier 4
(12) Bowling Green State UniversityBowling Green, OH Falcons Tier 3
(13) Liberty UniversityLynchburg, VA Lady Flames Tier 4³
(14) South Dakota State UniversityBrookings, SD Jackrabbits Tier 4
(15) Cleveland State UniversityCleveland, OH Vikings Tier 4
(16) University of Northern IowaCedar Falls, IA Panthers 16²

Memphis

  College Name, Location Team Nickname U.S. News Rank
(1) University of TennesseeKnoxville, TN Lady Volunteers 106
(2) Duke UniversityDurham, NC Blue Devils 10
(3) West Virginia UniversityMorgantown, WV Mountaineers Tier 3
(4) Baylor UniversityWaco, TX Lady Bears 80
(5) Georgetown UniversityWashington, DC Hoyas 23
(6) University of Texas--AustinAustin, TX Longhorns 47
(7) Louisiana State University--Baton RougeBaton Rouge, LA Lady Tigers 128
(8) University of DaytonDayton, OH Flyers 110
(9) Texas Christian UniversityFort Worth, TX Lady Frogs 110
(10) University of HartfordWest Hartford, CT Hawks Tier 3
(11) San Diego State UniversitySan Diego, CA Aztecs Tier 3
(12) Marist CollegePoughkeepsie, NY Red Foxes 15¹
(13) California State University--FresnoFresno, CA Bulldogs 38*
(14) Lamar UniversityBeaumont, TX Cardinals Tier 4*
(15) Hampton UniversityHampton, VA Pirates 29³
(16) Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN Governors Tier 3³

Sacramento

  College Name, Location Team Nickname U.S. News Rank
(1) Stanford UniversityStanford, CA Cardinal 4
(2) Texas A&M University--College StationCollege Station, TX Aggies 61
(3) Xavier UniversityCincinnati, OH Musketeers
(4) Oklahoma State UniversityStillwater, OK Cowgirls Tier 3
(5) University of GeorgiaAthens, GA Lady Bulldogs 58
(6) Vanderbilt UniversityNashville, TN Commodores 17
(7) Gonzaga UniversitySpokane, WA Bulldogs 3*
(8) University of IowaIowa City, IA Hawkeyes 71
(9) Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey--New BrunswickPiscataway, NJ Scarlet Knights 66
(10) University of North Carolina--AshevilleAsheville, NC Bulldogs Tier 3^
(11) DePaul UniversityChicago, IL Blue Demons Tier 3
(12) Tulane UniversityNew Orleans, LA Green Wave 50
(13) University of Tennessee--ChattanoogaChattanooga, TN Lady Mocs 54³
(14) East Tennessee State UniversityJohnson City, TN Buccaneers Tier 4
(15) Portland State UniversityPortland, OR Vikings Tier 4
(16) University of California--RiversideRiverside, CA Highlanders 96
All school rankings listed are within the National Universities ranking category utilized in America's Best Colleges unless otherwise noted.
  • ^Liberal Arts Colleges
  • ¹Universities Master’s (North)
  • ²Universities Master’s (Midwest)
  • ³Universities Master’s (South)
  • *Universities Master’s (West)
  • ‡Baccalaureate Colleges (South)