And it’s here! While we still have to wait till March 15 for all the action to start, rest assured we now know which teams have made the bracket for the men’s NCAA Tournament. Click here for the full list!
If you don’t know, now you know! We can’t wait for the March Madness games to tip off on March 15 and this has just whet the appetite even more. The bracket for the NCAA Tournament was finally announced during Selection Sunday on March 13, and there are some exciting match-ups already in store. Click down to see the full list!
CBS showed the bracket being slowly filled up in his entirety in a 2-hour broadcast that really set the pulses racing, with expert analysis from Clark Kellogg, Charles Barkley, Kenny Smith, Seth Davis and Doug Gottlieb. Here’s how they shaped up:
South Region 1st Round: Kansas Vs. Austin Peay, Colorado Vs. UConn, Maryland Vs. South Dakota State, California Vs. Hawaii, Arizona Vs. Vanderbilt/Wichita St, Miami Vs. Buffalo, Iowa Vs. Temple and Villanova Vs. UNC Asheville.
West Region 1st Round: Oregon Vs. Holy Cross/Southern, Saint Joseph’s Vs. Cincinnati, Baylor Vs. Yale, Duke Vs. UNC Wilmington, Texas Vs. Northern Iowa, Texas A&M Vs. Green Bay, Oregon State Vs. VCU and Oklahoma Vs. Cal St Bakersfield.
East Region 1st Round: North Carolina Vs. FGCU/F Dickinson, USC Vs. Providence, Indiana Vs. Chattanooga, Kentucky Vs. Stony Brook, Notre Dame Vs. Michigan/Tulsa, West Virginia Vs. Stephen F. Austin, Wisconsin Vs. Pittsburgh and Xavier Vs. Weber State.
Midwest Region 1st Round: Virginia Vs. Hampton, Texas Tech Vs. Butler, Purdue Vs. Little Rock, Iowa State Vs. Iiona, Seton Hall Vs. Gonzaga, Utah Vs. Fresno State, Drayton Vs. Syracuse, and Michigan State Vs. Middle Tennessee.
The Duke Blue Devils were victorious in last year’s men’s NCAA Tournament, taking down the Wisconsin Badgers 68-63. While in the women’s game, Connecticut Huskies beat the Notre Dame Fighting Irish 63-53. We can’t wait to see how the action will unfold this year.
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