March Madness 2018: Complete NCAA Tournament First Four, first round TV schedule

Texas, Texas A&M punch tickets to NCAA Tournament

If a third team is to get in, OSU's case against its Big 12 counterparts is strong, with a 2-0 record against OU and TCU, and a 2-1 mark against West Virginia, with the loss coming last week in the Big 12 Tournament. It's only big win this season: at Gonzaga in January. Under Bennett's watch, Virginia has become a perennial powerhouse in college basketball again. OU also has eight top-100 RPI wins. "I think we're much better prepared for the NCAA Tournament than we were a month ago, and these two games will help us, even though we lost (Friday night) and could have played better". Head coach Rick Barnes, however, is making his 23rd appearance as a head coach.

The NCAA Selection Committee chairman explained the reasoning behind the Sooners being named a No. 10 seed for the tournament after the bids were announced Sunday.

Experience will be a big strength for the Musketeers.

Big things will be expected of Bluiett. The victor of that second-round game will face the victor from Clemson and Auburn's side of the bracket in Sweet Sixteen play. But you also can't count out North Carolina after back-to-back Final Four runs. Headliners include Big 12 player of the year Devonte Graham of Kansas, Big 12 freshman of the year and national scoring and assist leader Trae Young of Oklahoma, ACC player of the year and rookie of the year Marvin Bagley III, Grayson Allen of Duke and Miles Bridges of Michigan State. The Tigers' defense has been a strength all season. But before jumping too far ahead, the Wildcats will wait to see who comes out of the play-in game between LIU Brooklyn and Radford as the victor. That's the most appearances of any Big Ten team. His field-goal percentage then slipped to 42.5 percent in January, 40.4 percent in February and 37.8 percent in March. Still, Virginia has emerged as probably the best team in the country.

Gators, Seminoles earn at-large bids to NCAA Tournament
Florida State is the No. 9 seed in the West Region and will play Missouri (20-12) on Friday in Nashville. The Mizzou men's basketball team has made the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2013.

NCAA reveals final 8 teams considered for women's tourney
Perhaps the biggest change is the plan to reveal all 68 teams in the NCAA Tournament during the first 10 minutes of the show. That's led a crew that already enjoys watching hoops to take an even keener interest in this week's conference tournaments.

Nick Gordon Arrested Again - See His Mug Shot
Last June, Gordon was arrested in Sanford, Florida, for domestic violence and kidnapping his girlfriend at the time. Gordon was found legally responsible for the death of Brown, who died at 22 in 2015.

Generally speaking, Reed's decline in offensive efficiency is a concern for Clemson. They present an intriguing matchup as a team that is elite at playing a similar style to UVa. He then underwent surgery that has kept him for almost the entire season.

Johnson has Alabama as the No. 9 seed in the East and it advanced to the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2012.

The Cavaliers did it with no surefire National Basketball Association lottery picks and a shutdown defense that led the nation with the fewest points allowed per game. What Tech lacks in size they make up for in speed and will. Alabama, Auburn, Kentucky, Tennessee Florida, Arkansas, Texas A&M and Missouri all made the field of 68. The Crimson Tide lost in the SEC semifinals to eventual SEC Tournament champion Kentucky, 86-63.