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No. 1 Texas vs. No. 16 Drexel

No. 8 Alabama vs. No. 9 Florida State

No. 5 Utah vs. No. 12 South Dakota State

No. 4 Gonzaga vs. No. 13 UC Irvine

No. 6 Tennessee vs No. 11 Inexperienced Bay

No. 3 N.C. State vs. No. 14 Chattanooga

No. 7 Iowa State vs. No. 10 Maryland

No. 2 Stanford vs. No. 15 Norfolk State

Texas A&M-Corpus Christi making its first March Madness look

Texas A&M-Corpus Christi … welcome to the Huge Dance! The Islanders are making their ladies’s March Madness debut as a 16-seed.

Regional 3 in Portland

No. 1 USC vs. No. 16 Texas A&M-Corpus Christi

No. 8 Kansas vs. No. 9 Michigan

No. 5 Baylor vs. No. 12 Vanderbilt/Columbia

No. 4 Virginia Tech vs. No. 13 Marshall

No. 6 Syracuse vs. No. 11 Auburn/Arizona

No. 3 UConn vs. No. 14 Jackson State

No. 7 Duke vs. No. 10 Richmond

No. 2 Ohio State vs. No. 15 Maine

Caitlin Clark and the Hawkeyes come out on excessive

Regional 2 in Albany

No. 1 Iowa vs. No. 16 Holy Cross/Faculty of Tennessee-Martin

No. 8 West Virginia vs. No. 9 Princeton

No. 5 Colorado vs. No. 12 Drake

No. 4 Kansas State vs. No. 13 Portland

No. 6 Louisville vs No. 11 Heart Tennessee

No. 3 LSU vs. No. 14 Rice

No. 7 Creighton vs. No. 10 UNLV

No. 2 UCLA vs. No. 15 California Baptist

Regional 1 in Albany

No. 1 South Carolina vs. No. 16 Sacred Coronary coronary heart/Presbyterian

No. 8 North Carolina vs. No. 9 Michigan State

No. 5 Oklahoma vs. No. 12 Florida Gulf Coast

No. 4 Indiana vs. No. 13 Fairfield

No. 6 Nebraska vs. No. 11 Texas A&M

No. 3 Oregon State vs. No. 14 Japanese Washington

No. 7 Ole Miss vs. No. 10 Marquette

No. 2 Notre Dame vs. No. 15 Kent State

It’s time!

Maintain tuned for the women’s March Madness bracket.

We’ll be once more for the women’s bracket …

… at 8 p.m. ET. See you there.

That’s all … for now

The lads’s bracket is wrapped! Keep in mind to get your picks in sooner than tipoff Thursday.

No. 2 Arizona vs. No. 15 Prolonged Seashore State

Prolonged Seashore State, with a coach who had agreed to mutually half strategies with this method sooner than his crew ended up worthwhile the Huge West Match, is ready to meet Arizona on the court docket docket in Salt Lake Metropolis on Thursday.

No. 7 Dayton vs. No. 10 Nevada

Catch this recreation Thursday keep from Salt Lake Metropolis.

No. 3 Baylor vs. No. 14 Colgate

This matchup takes place Friday in Memphis, Tennessee.

No. 6 Clemson vs. No. 11 New Mexico

That’s Clemson’s 14th March Madness look, nonetheless it has on no account made it to the Final 4.

No. 4 Alabama vs. No. 13 Charleston

These Southern teams will play Friday in Spokane.

No. 5 Saint Mary’s vs. No. 12 Grand Canyon

Catch this matchup on Friday in Spokane.

No. 8 Mississippi State vs. No. 9 Michigan State

These sides hit the court docket docket Thursday in Charlotte, North Carolina.

No. 1 North Carolina vs. No. 16 Howard/Wagner

Kicking off the West Space is one different March Madness favorite — UNC.

Midwest is all wrapped up

Just one additional space to go!

No. 2 Tennessee vs. No. 15 Saint Peter’s

America’s crew returns! The Saint Peter’s Peacocks gained us over in 2022 when the varsity turned the first males’s 15-seed to reach the lads’s Elite 8. Now, they’re once more throughout the Huge Dance as a 15-seed as quickly as as soon as extra.

No. 7 Texas vs. No. 10 Virginia/Colorado State

Which of these First 4 teams will face the Longhorns on Thursday?

No. 3 Creighton vs. No. 14 Akron

Creighton and Akron will possible be turning into a member of South Carolina and Oregon in Pittsburgh on Thursday.

No. 6 South Carolina vs. No. 11 Oregon

Tipoff will possible be Thursday in Pittsburgh.

No. 4 Kansas vs. No. 13 Samford

The Jayhawks are once more for a further March Madness look.

No. 5 Gonzaga vs. No. 12 McNeese

These Midwest Space teams will battle it out Thursday in Salt Lake Metropolis.

No. 8 Utah State vs. No. 9 TCU

These teams will meet on the court docket docket in Indianapolis on Friday.

No. 1 Purdue vs. No. 16 Montana State/Grambling State

Purdue held on to its No. 1 seed no matter being knocked out of the Huge 10 Match early.

That’s all for the South

We’re already halfway by means of the lads’s match seeding.

No. 2 Marquette vs. No. 15 Western Kentucky

Catch this recreation Friday in Indianapolis.

No. 7 Florida vs. No. 10 Boise State/Colorado

Boise State and Colorado will face off in a play-in recreation, dubbed the First 4, on each Tuesday or Wednesday.

No. 3 Kentucky vs. No. 14 Oakland

You’ll moreover see these two teams in Pittsburgh on Thursday.

No. 6 Texas Tech vs. No. 11 N.C. State

This recreation will happen on the first day of the Madness, Thursday, in Pittsburgh.

No. 4 Duke vs. No. 13 Vermont

The teams will meet in Brooklyn, New York, on Friday for each of their first video video games of the match.

No. 5 Wisconsin vs. No. 12 James Madison

All eyes had been on Wisconsin earlier presently throughout the Huge 10 Match closing in opposition to Illinois. Had it pulled by means of with the win, the Midwestern crew may want been seeded better.

No. 8 Nebraska vs. No. 9 Texas A&M

This tight matchup will possible be a hard one, due to Texas A&M being “scorching scorching,” in response to the Selection Sunday announcers.

The East Space is all set

The lads’s East Space is stacked. Three of ultimate yr’s Final 4 are throughout the one space, which was merely launched.

No. 1 Houston vs. No. 16 Longwood

The South Space kicks off with Houston on excessive.

No. 2 Iowa State vs. No. 15 South Dakota State

Iowa State took home the Huge 12 Match trophy after upsetting Houston.

No. 7 Washington State vs. No. 10 Drake

That’s Washington State’s first time throughout the match since 2008.

No. 3 Illinois vs. No. 14 Morehead State

Illinois was almost knocked out of the Huge 10 Match by Wisconsin throughout the finals nevertheless pulled by means of to take the title presently.

No. 6 BYU vs. No. 11 Duquense

The Duquesne males’s crew is heading once more to the Huge Dance for the first time since 1977. It was a lock to make the match after worthwhile the Atlantic 10 championship.

No. 4 Auburn vs. No. 13 Yale

The teams will meet up in Spokane on Friday.

No. 5 San Diego State vs. No. 12 Faculty of Alabama-Birmingham

The teams will face off in Spokane, Washington.

No. 8 Florida Atlantic vs. No. 9 Northwestern

Northwestern was knocked out of the Huge 10 Match as a result of the four-seed when Wisconsin upset it on its path to the last word.

No. 1 UConn vs. No. 16 Stetson

The East Space kicks off with the first matchup of the March Madness season.

Prolonged Seashore State coach nonetheless has a job

Don Monson didn’t spend the day sending out résumés and looking up want ads presently.

The Prolonged Seashore State coach, who was instructed Monday he’ll be out of job, nonetheless has work to do after his crew acquired right here out of nowhere to win the Huge West Match to extend the lame duck’s occupation by one different week.

“What an excellent week, what an excellent week,” Monson instructed reporters late ultimate night time time after his crew beat UC Davis throughout the title recreation. “And what a privilege to have a crew that has that kind of character.”

It’s March Madness, and further of us than ever can legally wager on basketball video video games

People in North Carolina may need somewhat bit additional utilizing on this yr’s NCAA males’s and ladies’s basketball tournaments, as they will be able to legally wager on the video video games by means of their smartphone apps and laptop techniques for the first time.

For the sixth straight yr, the number of states allowing licensed sports activities actions betting has expanded given that ultimate rendition of March Madness. A whole of 38 states and the District of Columbia now allow some form sports activities actions betting, along with 30 states that allow on-line wagering, along with the nation’s capital.

That’s up from one state, Nevada, the place of us could legally wager on video video games in the middle of the 2018 school basketball tournaments, sooner than the U.S. Supreme Courtroom cleared one of the best ways for enlargement.

The foundations for sports activities actions betting vary by state. Some states prohibit bets on home-state school teams or the performances of explicit players. Others allow bets not solely on the outcomes of any school video video games however moreover on various completely different points, such as a result of the number of components, rebounds and assists {{that a}} particular participant will tally.

Click on on by means of to study additional about some points to search out out about sports activities actions betting as a result of the tourneys open, with the lads’s video video games starting Tuesday and the women’s opponents beginning Wednesday.

No crew additional deserving of a restful Sunday than N.C. State

Sooner than North Carolina State goes dancing, Wolfpack players will possible be off their toes, taking it simple presently with in all probability probably the most well-earned time without work of any crew in March Madness.

N.C. State gained a surprising 5 video video games in 5 days, capturing the ACC Match title and possibly denying an at-large bid to hopefuls like St. John’s, Virginia or Seton Hall.

N.C. State’s miraculous wins this earlier week evoked recollections of the Wolfpack’s 1983 run by means of the ACC tourney, which led to the nationwide title.

Temple, beneath enjoying probe, having fun with for tourney’s ultimate spot

Temple and UAB are having fun with for the ultimate spot in March Madness, per week after the famed Philadelphia school acknowledged it’s attempting into doable enjoying irregularities involving the basketball program.

The Owls and the Blazers are stopping for the American Athletic Conference title and the league’s computerized bid in a recreation that’ll end at about 5 p.m. ET.

The nation’s closing contest presently, the Huge Ten’s title recreation between Wisconsin and Illinois, will perhaps end nearer to 5:30 p.m., nevertheless the loser this is a shoo-in for an at-large bid.

Kent State coach backing participant after brutal mistake

The photo voltaic appeared over northeast Ohio at 7:33 a.m. ET presently merely as Kent State coach Rob Senderoff predicted, in hopes Earth’s rotation brings solace to his heartbroken crew.

The Golden Flashes had been on the verge of worthwhile the MAC championship and the league’s computerized bid after Cli’Ron Hornbeak’s putback gave Kent State a 61-60 lead over rival Akron with 6.2 seconds left.

That’s when Hornbeak’s teammate Julius Rollins shocked everyone inside Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse in Cleveland by intentionally fouling Akron’s Greg Tribble as a result of the Kent State participant believed his crew was behind and needed to stop the clock. As a substitute, Tribble made two free throws and despatched the Zips dancing.

“The issue that I instructed him [Rollins] … if it’s the worst issue that ever happens to you everytime you’re 50 years earlier like I am, [then] you’ve lived a fairly, pretty charmed life,” Senderoff instructed reporters. “Tomorrow the photo voltaic will come up. It’ll possible be somewhat bit cloudy for me and for our guys, nevertheless the photo voltaic will come up tomorrow.”