The full March Madness bracket for 2021 has been revealed.
The official bracket for the 2021 NCAA men's basketball tournament has been unveiled. The number one seeds include Gonzaga, Baylor, Illinois, and Michigan.
Additionally, four teams have been selected as standby teams in the event of a COVID-19 outbreak limiting a team's ability to participate. Louisville, Colorado State, Saint Louis, and Mississippi will be added if need, in that order.
The tournament will start on March 18th with four play-in games. The exact times are to be determined.
Check out the full schedule below.
- No. 1 Gonzaga No. 16 Norfolk State/Appalachian State
- No. 8 Oklahoma vs. No. 9 Missouri
- No. 5 Creighton vs. No. 12 UC Santa Barbara
- No. 4 Virginia vs. No. 13 Ohio
- No. 6. USC vs. No. 11 Wichita State/Drake
- No. 3 Kansas vs. No. 14 Eastern Washington
- No. 7 Oregon vs. No. 10 VCU
- No. 2 Iowa vs. No. 15 Grand Canyon
- No. 1 Baylor vs. No. 16 Hartford
- No. 8 North Carolina vs. No. 9 Wisconsin
- No. 5 Villanova vs. No. 12 Winthrop
- No. 4 Purdue vs. No. 13 North Texas
- No. 6 Texas Tech vs. No. 11 Utah State
- No. 3 Arkansas vs. No. 14 Colgate
- No. 7 Florida vs. No. 10 Virginia Tech
- No. 2 Ohio State vs. No. 15 Oral Roberts
- No. 1 Illinois vs. No. 16 Drexel
- No. 8 Loyola Chicago vs. No. 9 Georgia Tech
- No. 5 Tennessee vs. No. 12 Oregon State
- No. 4 Oklahoma State vs. No. 13 Liberty
- No. 6 San Diego State vs. No. 11 Syracuse
- No. 3 West Virginia vs. No. 14 Morehead State
- No. 7 Clemson vs. No. 10 Rutgers
- No. 2 Houston vs. No. 15 Cleveland State
- No. 1 Michigan vs. No. 16 Mount St. Mary's/Texas Southern
- No. 8 LSU vs. No. 9 St. Bonaventure
- No. 5 Colorado vs. No. 12 Georgetown
- No. 4 Florida State vs. No. 13 UNC Greensboro
- No. 6 BYU vs. No. 11 Michigan State/UCLA
- No. 3 Texas vs. No. 14 Abilene Christian
- No. 7 Connecticut vs. No. 10 Maryland
- No. 2 Alabama vs. No. 15 Iona