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Selection Sunday highlights March Madness brackets were revealed

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March Madness is here, and for the second consecutive year the brackets for both the men’s and women’s NCAA basketball tournaments were revealed on the same night on Selection Sunday. Continue reading for a look at the regions and for real-time analysis as both fields of 68 were announced.

Here’s what to know

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Here's what to know:

Alabama, Houston, defending champion Kansas and Purdue earned the No. 1 seeds in the men’s tournament. Last year’s runner-up, North Carolina, was among the bubble teams who were not included. See the full men’s bracket here.
Defending champion and undefeated South Carolina, Indiana, Virginia Tech and Stanford earned the No. 1 seeds in the women’s tournament. See the full women’s bracket here.
The games get underway Tuesday, with men’s play-in games in Dayton, Ohio. The men’s round of 64 tips off Thursday, and the women’s round of 64 starts Friday.


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