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NCAA live bracket 2021: Tracking the March Madness field of 68, seeds, snubs on Selection Sunday


College basketball fans finally got their big moment.

After missing Selection Sunday in its entirety in 2020 — and despite some late hiccups from teams such as Duke, Virginia and Kansas in various conference tournaments — we finally got to see which teams make the initial 68-team NCAA Tournament in 2021.

Take a breath. We’ve made it.

MORE: Watch Selection Sunday live on fuboTV (7-day free trial)

Now, down to the business of finding out which teams make the tournament: an endeavor that includes regions, seeding — made all the more interesting with the S-curve in 2021 — snubs, interesting matchups and more.

All that’s left now is to enjoy a little March Madness:

March Madness bracket 2021

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NCAA live bracket

The complete March Madness Field of 68 will be updated live below during the NCAA’s selection show.

First Four

Game 1 Norfolk State vs. Appalachian State
Game 2 Wichita State vs. Drake
Game 3 Mount St Mary’s vs. Texas Southern
Game 4 Michigan State vs. UCLA

West Region

Seed Team (Record)
1 Gonzaga (26-0)
2 Iowa (21-8)
3 Kansas (20-8)
4 Virginia (18-6)
5 Creighton (20-8)
6 USC (22-7)
7 Oregon (20-6)
8 Oklahoma (15-10)
9 Missouri (16-9)
10 VCU (19-7)
11 Wichita State/Drake
12 UC Santa Barbara (22-4)
13 Ohio (16-7)
14 Eastern Washington (16-7)
15 Grand Canyon (17-6)
16 Norfolk State/Appalachian State

South Region

Seed Team (Record)
1 Baylor (22-2)
2 Ohio State (21-9)
3 Arkansas (22-6)
4 Purdue (18-9)
5 Villanova (16-6)
6 Texas Tech (17-10)
7 Florida (14-9)
8 North Carolina (18-10)
9 Wisconsin (17-12)
10 Virginia Tech (15-6)
11 Utah State (20-8)
12 Winthrop (23-1)
13 North Texas (17-9)
14 Colgate (14-1)
15 Oral Roberts (16-10)
16 Hartford (15-8)

Midwest Region

Seed Team (Record)
1 Illinois (23-6)
2 Houston (24-3)
3 West Virginia (18-9)
4 Oklahoma State (20-8)
5 Tennessee (18-8)
6 San Diego State (23-4)
7 Clemson (16-7)
8 Loyola Chicago (24-4)
9 Georgia Tech (17-8)
10 Rutgers (15-11)
11 Syracuse (16-9)
12 Oregon State (17-12)
13 Liberty (23-5)
14 Morehead State (23-7)
15 Cleveland State (19-7)
16 Drexel (12-7)

East Region

Seed Team (Record)
1 Michigan (20-4)
2 Alabama (24-6)
3 Texas (19-7)
4 Florida State (16-6)
5 Colorado (22-8)
6 BYU (20-6)
7 UConn (15-7)
8 LSU (18-9)
9 St Bonaventure (16-4)
10 Maryland (16-13)
11 Michigan State/UCLA
12 Georgetown (13-12)
13 UNC Greensboro (21-8)
14 Michigan State/UCLA
15 Iona (12-5)
16 Mount St Mary’s Texas Southern

MORE: Get your printable March Madness bracket here

Biggest NCAA Tournament snubs

  • Louisville (13-7): 56 NET ranking; 1-6 (Quad 1); 6-0 (Quad 2); 4-1 (Quad 3); 2-0 (Quad 4)

March Madness schedule 2021

First Four

Thursday, March 18

Game Time (ET) TV
Game 1 5 p.m. truTV
Game 2 6:20 p.m. TBS
Game 3 8:30 p.m. truTV
Game 4 9:50 p.m. TBS

Round 1

Friday, March 19

Game Time (ET) TV
Game 5 Noon CBS, fuboTV
Game 6 12:30 p.m. truTV
Game 7 1 p.m. TBS
Game 8 1:30 p.m. TNT
Game 9 2:45 p.m. CBS, fuboTV
Game 10 3:20 p.m. truTV
Game 11 3:50 p.m. TBS
Game 12 4:20 p.m. TNT
Game 13 6:15 p.m. TBS
Game 14 7 p.m. CBS, fuboTV
Game 15 7 p.m. truTV
Game 16 7:15 p.m. TNT
Game 17 9:10 p.m. TBS
Game 18 9:30 p.m. CBS, fuboTV
Game 19 9:45 p.m. truTV
Game 20 9:50 p.m. TNT

Saturday, March 20

Game Time (ET) TV
Game 21 Noon CBS, fuboTV
Game 22 12:30 p.m. truTV
Game 23 1 p.m. TBS
Game 24 1:30 p.m. TNT
Game 25 2:45 p.m. CBS, fuboTV
Game 26 3:20 p.m. truTV
Game 27 3:50 p.m. TBS
Game 28 4:20 p.m. TNT
Game 29 6:15 p.m. TBS
Game 30 7 p.m. CBS, fuboTV
Game 31 7 p.m. truTV
Game 32 7:15 p.m. TNT
Game 33 9:10 p.m. TBS
Game 34 9:30 p.m. CBS, fuboTV
Game 35 9:45 p.m. truTV
Game 36 9:50 p.m. TNT

Round 2

Sunday, March 21

Game Time (ET) TV
Game 37 Noon CBS, fuboTV
Game 38 2:30 p.m. CBS, fuboTV
Game 39 5 p.m. CBS, fuboTV
Game 40 6 p.m. TNT
Game 41 7 p.m. TBS
Game 42 7:30 p.m. truTV
Game 43 8:30 p.m. TNT
Game 44 9:30 p.m. TBS

Monday, March 22

Game Time (ET) TV
Game 45 Noon CBS, fuboTV
Game 46 2:30 p.m. CBS, fuboTV
Game 47 5 p.m. TBS
Game 48 6 p.m. TNT
Game 49 7 p.m. CBS, fuboTV
Game 50 7:30 p.m. TBS
Game 51 8:30 p.m. TNT
Game 52 9:30 p.m. CBS, fuboTV

Sweet 16

Saturday, March 27

Game Time (ET) TV
Game 53 2:30 p.m. CBS, fuboTV
Game 54 5 p.m. CBS, fuboTV
Game 55 7:15 p.m. TBS
Game 56 9:45 p.m. TBS

Sunday, March 28

Game Time (ET) TV
Game 57 2 p.m. CBS, fuboTV
Game 58 4:45 p.m. CBS, fuboTV
Game 59 7 p.m. TBS
Game 60 9:45 p.m. TBS

Elite Eight

Monday, March 29

Game Time (ET) TV
Game 61 7 p.m. CBS, fuboTV
Game 62 9:45 p.m. CBS, fuboTV

Tuesday, March 30

Game Time (ET) TV
Game 63 7 p.m. TBS
Game 64 9:45 p.m. TBS

Final Four

Saturday, April 3

Game Time (ET) TV
Game 65 5 p.m. CBS, fuboTV
Game 66 8:30 p.m. CBS, fuboTV

NCAA Tournament national championship

Saturday, April 3

Game Time (ET) TV
Game 67 9 p.m. CBS, fuboTV





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