The NCAA tournament is finally here, and the Selection Committee has chosen the 68 teams that will make up this year's field of competitors for March Madness.
The NCAA tournament is finally here, and for the ninth consecutive year, the Selection Committee has chosen the 68 teams that will make up this year's field of competitors for March Madness.
Duke, Virginia, North Carolina, and Gonzaga have clinched the tournament's No. 1 seeds, with Duke securing the top overall seed.
Duke secured its spot after winning the ACC tournament and finishing the year at 29–5. Duke will face the winner of NC Central and N Dakota State.
Virginia finished the season 29–3 before losing out on a second-straight ACC tournament title after a loss to Florida State in the semifinals. Virginia will face No. 16 Gardner-Webb.
North Carolina secured their spot with a 27–6 season record after falling to Duke in the ACC tournament. UNC will face No. 16 Iona who went 17–15 this year.
Gonzaga finished the year at 30–3 but ended the season with a loss to Saint Mary's in the West Coast Conference championship game. The Zags will face No. 16 Fairleigh Dickinson/Prairie View A&M.
The 2019 NCAA tournament will begin on Tuesday, March 19 with the first pair of First Four games.
Here's a look at all the matchups:
No. 1 Duke vs. No. 16 NC Central/N Dakota State
No. 8 VCU vs. No. 9 UCF
No. 5 Mississippi State vs. No.12 Liberty
No. 4 Virginia Tech vs. No. 13 Saint Louis
No. 6 Maryland vs. No. 11 Belmont/Temple
No. 3 LSU vs. No. 14 Yale
No. 7 Lousiville vs. No. 10 Minnesota
No. 2 Michigan State vs. No. 15 Bradley
No. 1 Virginia vs. No. 16 Gardner-Webb
No. 8 Ole Miss vs. No.9 Oklahoma
No. 5 Wisconsin vs. No. 12 Oregon
No. 4 Kansas State vs. No. 13 UC Irvine
No. 6 Villanova vs. No. 11 Saint Mary
No. 3 Purdue vs. No. 14 Old Dominion
No. 7 Cincinatti vs. No. 10 Iowa
No. 2 Tennesee vs. No. 15 Colgate
No. 1 UNC vs. No. 16 Iona
No. 8 Utah State vs. No. 9 Washington
No. 5 Auburn vs. No.12 New Mexico State
No. 4 Kansas vs. No. 13 Northeastern
No. 6 Iowa State vs. No. 11 Ohio State
No. 3 Houston vs. No. 14 Georgia State
No. 7 Wofford vs. No. 10 Seton Hall
No. 2 Kentucky vs. No. 15 Abilene Christian
No. 1 Gonzaga vs. No. 16 Fairleigh Dickinson/Prairie View A&M
No. 8 Syracuse vs. No. 9 Baylor
No. 5 Marqutte vs. No.12 Murray State
No. 4 Florida State vs. No. 13 Vermont
No. 6 Buffalo vs. No. 11 Arizona State/St. Johns
No. 3 Texas Tech vs. No. 14 Northern Kentucky
No. 7 Nevada vs. No. 10 Florida
No. 2 Michigan vs. No. 15 Montana