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Gonzaga, Arizona, Kansas and Baylor earned the No. ane seeds in the NCAA Tournament on Sunday. Gonzaga was named the No. 1 overall seed.


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The Bulldogs claimed the pinnacle seed in the West Region, and they will square off against No. 16 Georgia State in the outset round of the tournament. The Bulldogs made it to the championship last year merely to lose to Baylor.

In the South Region, Arizona came away with the No. one seed. The Wildcats will accept on the winner of Wright Land and Bryant, following their play-in game earlier the tournament kicks off. Arizona hasn’t been to the tournament since 2018 and they are a No. 1 seed for the get-go time since 2014.

Kansas earned the No. ane seed in the Midwest Region. The Jayhawks will face the winner of Texas Southern and Texas A&M-CC in the outset circular. The last time Kansas was a No. 1 seed was in 2018. The squad made it to the Last Four that yr.

And in the Due east Region, Baylor, the defending champion, claimed a No. 1 seed for the 2d time in plan history. The Bears will face No. 16 Norfolk State in the opening circular on Thursday nighttime. Baylor is looking to become the first repeat champion since the 2006 and 2007 Florida echo.

The March Madness bracket came out Sunday for a tournament that begins with early on-round games Tuesday and concludes with the Final Four in New Orleans on Apr 2. The championship game is on April 4.

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The Showtime Four games begin on March 15-xvi, the first and 2d-round games begin March 17-18 and March nineteen-20. The Sweet 16 will run March 24-25, the Aristocracy Eight will run March 26-27.

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Read below for the matchups.

West Region

Gonzaga guard Andrew Nembhard, correct, goes up for a shot confronting Texas Tech baby-sit Davion Warren, left, during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game at the Jerry Colangelo Archetype Sabbatum, Dec. eighteen, 2021, in Phoenix.
(AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

ane). Gonzaga vs. 16). Georgia State

viii) Boise Land vs. 9). Memphis

5). UConn vs. 12). New Mexico State

4). Arkansas vs. 13). Vermont

vi). Alabama vs. 11). Rutgers/Notre Dame

iii). Texas Tech vs. fourteen). Montana Country

vii). Michigan Country vs. 10). Davidson

2). Duke vs. 15). Cal State Fullerton

Due south Region

Arizona guard Bennedict Mathurin (0) reacts after scoring against Oregon during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Feb. 19, 2022, in Tucson, Ariz. 

Arizona guard Bennedict Mathurin (0) reacts later on scoring against Oregon during the first half of an NCAA higher basketball game, Saturday, Feb. 19, 2022, in Tucson, Ariz.
(AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)

i). Arizona vs. 16). Wright State/Bryant

8). Seton Hall vs. 9). TCU

v). Houston vs. 12). UAB

4). Illinois vs. xiii). Chattanooga

6). Colorado State vs. 11). Michigan

iii). Tennessee fourteen). Longwood

7). Ohio Country vs. 10). Loyola Chicago

2). Villanova vs. 15). Delaware

Midwest Region

1). Kansas vs. 16). Texas Southern/Texas A&M-Corpus Christi

viii).  San Diego Land vs. nine). Creighton

5). Iowa vs. 12). Richmond

4). Providence vs. 13). South Dakota State

6). LSU vs. 11). Iowa State

3). Wisconsin vs. xiv). Colgate

seven). USC vs. 10). Miami-FL

2). Auburn vs. 15). Jacksonville State


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Eastward Region

Baylor guard James Akinjo (11) shoots against Oregon during an NCAA college basketball game in Eugene, Ore., Saturday, Dec. 18, 2021.

Baylor guard James Akinjo (eleven) shoots against Oregon during an NCAA college basketball game game in Eugene, Ore., Saturday, December. xviii, 2021.
(AP Photograph/Thomas Boyd)

1). Baylor vs. sixteen). Norfolk State

eight). North Carolina vs. nine). Marquette

5). Saint Mary’s vs. 12). Wyoming/Indiana

four). UCLA vs. xiii). Akron

6). Texas vs. 11). Virginia Tech

3). Purdue vs. xiv). Yale

seven). Murray Country vs. 10). San Francisco

2). Kentucky vs. 15). Saint Peter’due south

Source: https://www.foxnews.com/sports/march-madness-2022-ncaa-mens-basketball-tournament-bracket-revealed