The selection committee has made its decisions. The brackets are set and it’s tourney time. Sixty-eight teams will become four and those FINAL FOUR teams will compete for the ultimate prize in college basketball. Virginia is the overall number one seed in the NCAA Tournament. They finished the regular season with a 31-2 record, 17-1 in the ACC. The ACC leads all other conferences with nine teams competing in the NCAA Tournament. Villanova, Xavier, and Kansas are the other three number one seeds.
The First Four takes place in Dayton March 13-14. Eight teams compete to secure their spot in the NCAA Tournament. The First Round tips off March 15-16. This field of 64 teams will battle for two weeks on their quest to reach the Final Four. The Final Four tips off March 31st in San Antonio and the National Championship game is April 2nd. This tournament will be full of upsets, close games, overtime battles, amazing shots at the buzzer and all the other things that make college basketball exciting. Get your brackets ready and enjoy the tournament. My bracket is already busted and it hasn’t even started yet.
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