March Madness 2017 NCAA Tournament Complete List of Teams

Josh Hart of Villanova Wildcats
Josh Hart of Villanova Wildcats looks on during a game

NEW YORK — The following is the complete team list and tournament seeds for the 2017 NCAA Tournament, which gets underway this coming week and ends on April 3. You can also follow each bracket live on ESPN.

Eight teams will take part in the First Four on March 14 and 15 before joining the rest of the qualifiers in their respective brackets. NCAA Tournament Bracket – 2017

On Tuesday, March 14, No. 11 seeds Wake Forest and Kansas State will meet before and the 16th-seeded Mount St. Mary’s and New Orleans face-off in the opening First Four games.

A day later, another pair of 11th seeds Providence and USC will meet before two No. 16 seeds, North Carolina Central and UC Davis battle in the other First Four games.

Defending champion Villanova begins the NCAA TournamentMarch Madness – as the No. 1 overall seed this year.

North Carolina, Kansas and Gonzaga are the other No. 1 seeded teams at this year’s NCAA tournament, with Duke, Louisville, Arizona and Kentucky grabbing the No. 2 seeds.

Meanwhile, it was a breakthrough year for Northwestern, which makes its first appearance to the dance in program history.

After failing to breakthrough the ranks for 77 years, the Wildcats have arrived!

Elsewhere, Florida-based programs, Florida State, Florida, Miami and Florida Gulf Coast are among the teams set to feature at March Madness 2017.

There was no slot, however, for the Syracuse Orange, who were snubbed by the selection committee.

Complete List of March Madness – 2017 NCAA Tournament Teams

68. Texas Southern Tigers
67. North Carolina Central Eagles
66. Mount St. Mary’s Mountaineers
65. UC Davis Aggies
64. Troy Trojans
63. New Orleans Privateers
62. Jacksonville State Gamecocks
61. North Dakota Fighting Hawks
60. South Dakota State Jackrabbits
59. Kent State Golden Flashes
58. Northern Kentucky Norse
57. Iona Gaels
56. Winthrop Eagles
55. Florida Gulf Coast Eagles
54. Bucknell Bison
53. East Tennessee State Buccaneers
52. Vermont Catamounts
51. UNC Wilmington Seahawks
50. Princeton Tigers
49. Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders
48. USC Trojans
47. New Mexico State Aggies
46. Rhode Island Rams
45. Nevada Wolf Pack
44. Kansas State Wildcats
43. Vanderbilt Commodores
42. Xavier Musketeers
41. Wake Forest Demon Deacons
40. Providence Friars
39. Michigan State Spartans
38. Seton Hall Pirates
37. Marquette Golden Eagles
36. VCU Rams
35. Dayton Flyers
34. Maryland Terrapins
33. Arkansas Razorbacks
32. South Carolina Gamecocks
31. Virginia Tech Hokies
30. Miami Hurricanes
29. Northwestern Wildcats
28. Minnesota Golden Gophers
27. Creighton Bluejays
26. Wisconsin Badgers
25. Michigan Wolverines
24. Iowa State Cyclones
23. Saint Mary’s Gaels
22. Notre Dame Fighting Irish
21. Florida Gators
20. Cincinnati Bearcats
19. SMU Mustangs
18. Oklahoma State Cowboys
17. Butler Bulldogs
16. Florida State Seminoles
15. Virginia Cavaliers
14. Purdue Boilermakers
13. Wichita State Shockers
12. Oregon Ducks
11. Louisville Cardinals
10. Baylor Bears
9. West Virginia Mountaineers
8. Arizona Wildcats
7. UCLA Bruins
6. Duke Blue Devils
5. Kentucky Wildcats
4. North Carolina Tar Heels
3. Kansas Jayhawks
2. Gonzaga Bulldogs
1. Villanova Wildcats

Milton Blake, College Sports Writer

Milton Blake has been with SportingAlert since first launch. The former college basketball player enjoys covering college sports, with NCAA basketball mainly on his list.

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