2024 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament selections revealed

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The 2024 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament selections were revealed on Sunday with the UConn Huskies receiving the No. 1 overall seed for the Big Dance.

The Huskies are the defending national champions. The Huskies defeated San Diego State 76-59 thanks to dynamite performances from Adama Sanogo and Tristen Newton. Sanogo turned pro after the tournament but Newton returned and is leading the team with 15.2 points per game.

UConn is looking to become the first team to win back-to-back national champions since Florida did it in 2006 and 2007.

The First Four games tip off on March 16-17. The Round of 64 is on March 21-22, the Round of 32 is et for March 23-24, the Sweet 16 is March 28-29, the Elite Eight is March 30-31, the Final Four takes place April 6 and the National Championship Game is April 8.

The East Regional winner will play the West Regional winner and the South Regional winner will matchup against the Midwest Regional winner in the Final Four.

Read below to see how the bracket stacks up.

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East Region

UConn center Donovan Clingan reacts after dunking during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in the championship against Marquette of the Big East Conference tournament, Saturday, March 16, 2024, in New York.  (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

1). UConn (31-3) vs. 16). Stetson (22-12)

8). Florida Atlantic (25-8) vs. 9). Northwestern (21-11)

5). San Diego State (24-10) vs. 12). UAB (23-11)

4). Auburn (27-7) vs. 13). Yale (22-9)

6). BYU (23-10) vs. 11). Duquesne (24-11)

3). Illinois (26-8) vs. 14). Morehead State (26-8)

7). Washington State (24-9) vs. 10). Drake (28-6)

2). Iowa State (27-7) vs. 15). South Dakota (22-12)

South Region

Ja'Vier Francis dunks

Houston forward Ja’Vier Francis (5) dunks the ball during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Texas Tech in the semifinal round of the Big 12 Conference tournament, Friday, March 15, 2024, in Kansas City, Mo.  (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

1). Houston (30-4) vs. 16). Longwood (21-13)

8). Nebraska (23-10) vs. 9). Texas A&M (20-14)

5). Wisconsin (22-13) vs. 12). James Madison (31-3)

4). Duke (24-8) vs. 13). Vermont (28-6)

6). Texas Tech (23-10) vs. 11). NC State (22-14)

3). Kentucky (23-9) vs. 14). Oakland (23-11)

7). Florida (24-11) vs. 10). Boise State (22-10)/Colorado (24-10)

2). Marquette (25-9) vs. 15). Western Kentucky (22-11)

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Midwest Region

Zach Edey is happy

Purdue’s Zach Edey (15) celebrates the team’s 77-71 win over Illinois, while Illinois’ Coleman Hawkins (33) walks off the court after an NCAA college basketball game Tuesday, March 5, 2024, in Champaign, Ill.  (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

1). Purdue (29-4) vs. 16). Montana State (17-17)/Grambling State (20-14)

8). Utah State (27-6) vs. 9). TCU (21-12)

5). Gonzaga (25-7) vs. 12). McNeese State (30-3)

4). Kansas (22-10) vs. 13). Samford (29-5)

6). South Carolina (26-7) vs 11). Oregon (23-11)

3). Creighton (23-9) vs. 14). Akron (24-10)

7). Texas (20-12) vs. 10). Virginia (23-11)/Colorado State (24-10)

2). Tennessee (24-8) vs. 15). Saint Peter’s (19-13)

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West Region

RJ Davis claps

North Carolina guard RJ Davis (4) reacts during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Pittsburgh in the semifinal round of the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament Friday, March 15, 2024, in Washington.  (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

1). North Carolina (27-7) vs. 16). Howard (18-16)/Wagner (16-15)

8). Mississippi State (21-13) 9). Michigan State (19-14)

5). Saint Mary’s (26-7) vs. 12). Grand Canyon (29-4)

4). Alabama (21-11) vs. 13). Charleston (27-7)

6). Clemson (21-11) vs. 11). New Mexico (26-9)

3). Baylor (23-10) vs. 14). Colgate (25-9)

7). Dayton (24-7) vs. 10). Nevada (26-7)

2). Arizona (25-8) vs. 15). Long Beach State (21-14)

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