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2017 NCAA Tournament Bracket Unveiled

The wild and competitive college basketball season embarks on its final stanza. Selection Sunday at hand, the Selection Committee has unveiled the 2017 NCAA Tournament bracket.

Starting Tuesday, 68 teams will begin their ultimate quest of bringing home the championship. For all but a play-in school, the mission requires six of the hardest-fought wins they’ll ever face; a series of high stakes, emotionally and physically draining games.


1 Villanova /16 [Mt. St Mary’s/New Orleans]

8 Wisconsin /9 Virginia Tech

Virginia /12 UNC Wilmington

Florida /13 East Tennessee

SMU /11 [Providence/USC]

Baylor /14 New Mexico State

7 South Carolina /10 Marquette

2 Duke /15 Troy



1 Kansas/16 [NC Central/UC Davis]

8 Miami (FL) /9 Michigan St

5 Iowa St /12 Nevada

4 Purdue /13 Vermont

6 Creighton /11 Rhode Island

3 Oregon /14 Iona

7 Michigan /10 Oklahoma St

2 Louisville /15 Jacksonville St


1 North Carolina /16 Texas Southern

8 Arkansas /9 Seton Hall

5 Minnesota /12 Middle Tennessee

4 Butler /13 Winthrop

6 Cincinnati /11 [Kansas St/Wake Forest]

3 UCLA /14 Kent St

7 Dayton /10 Wichita St

2 Kentucky /15 Northern Kentucky


1 Gonzaga /16 South Dakota St

8 Northwestern /9 Vanderbilt

5 Notre Dame /12 Princeton

4 West Virginia /13 Bucknell

6 Maryland /11 Xavier

3 Florida St /14 FGCU

7 Saint Mary’s /10 VCU

2 Arizona /15 North Dakota

*Downloadable TRS Bracket

Will we see the first 16 upset a top dog? Who will be this year’s Cinderella squad that swoons an entire country in their favor? Which top seed takes a tumble first? Be ready to hear about busted brackets.

There’s not a much better time of year than what we have at hand. March Madness.

Tyler Arnold

Tyler Arnold

I am the founder and editor-in-chief of The Runner Sports. I've been an avid sports fan since I was a child and have turned that love into a profession. I will watch, comment, and break down anything I can get my hands on, from football to white water rafting in the Olympics. Your visit means a lot to me, so thank you for your readership.
Tyler Arnold