NCAA Tournament bracket revealed; 2 S.C. teams in this year’s field
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WMBF) - The field of 68 is now set for March Madness!
The bracket for the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament was revealed Sunday.
The entire tournament will emanate from the state of Indiana starting Thursday with games in the First Four.
Unbeaten Gonzaga was named the top overall seed in this year’s tournament. Illinois, Michigan and Baylor were also selected as top seeds in their respective regions.
You can view the full bracket below:
A pair of teams from the Palmetto State are also in this year’s field, as Clemson and Winthrop qualified.
Clemson, the seventh-seed in the Midwest Region, will face Rutgers in the first round on Friday.
The Tigers are 16-7 heading into the tournament and fell short in the ACC Tournament to Miami.
Winthrop, a 12-seed, will go up against the fifth-seeded Villanova Wildcats in the South Region on Friday.
The Eagles are 23-1 heading into the tournament and are champions of the Big South Conference.
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