Duke, North Carolina, Virginia, and Gonzaga take NCAA tournament top seeds

The Duke Blue Devils took the top overall seed in the NCAA men’s basketball tournament on Sunday.

Duke, led by freshman superstar Zion Williamson, was joined by Virginia, North Carolina, and Gonzaga as the No. 1 seeds in the four March Madness brackets.

Duke stumbled at the end of the regular season, going 3-3 in six games Williamson missed after his Nike shoe blew out and he wrenched his knee. He returned for the ACC tournament, which Duke won with victories over North Carolina and a Florida State team that was fresh off a victory over Virginia.

The tournament starts Tuesday with two games, with the Final Four scheduled to begin April 6.

Here’s the tournament breakdown:

East Region

(1) Duke vs. (16) N.C. Central/North Dakota State

(8) VCU vs. (9) UCF

(5) Mississippi State vs. (12) Liberty

(4) Virginia Tech vs. (13) Saint Louis

(6) Maryland vs. (11) Belmont/Temple

(3) LSU vs. (14) Yale

(7) Louisville vs. (10) Minnesota

(2) Michigan State vs. (15) Bradley

South Region

(1) Virginia vs. (16) Gardner-Webb

(8) Ole Miss vs. (9) Oklahoma

(5) Wisconsin vs. (12) Oregon

(4) Kansas State vs. (13) U.C. Irvine

(6) Villanova vs. (11) Saint Mary’s

(3) Purdue vs. (14) Old Dominion

(7) Cincinnati vs. (10) Iowa

(2) Tennessee vs. (15) Colgate

Midwest Region

(1) North Carolina vs. (16) Iona

(8) Utah State vs. (9) Washington

(5) Auburn vs. (12) New Mexico State

(4) Kansas vs. (13) Northeastern

(6) Iowa State vs. (11) Ohio State

(3) Houston vs. (14) Georgia State

(7) Wofford vs. (10) Seton Hall

(2) Kentucky vs. (15) Abilene Christian

West Region

(1) Gonzaga vs. (16) Fairleigh Dickinson/Prairie View A&M

(8) Syracuse vs. (9) Baylor

(5) Marquette vs. (12) Murray State

(4) Florida State vs. (13) Vermont

(6) Buffalo vs. (11) Arizona State/St John’s

(3) Texas Tech vs. (14) Northern Kentucky

(7) Nevada vs. (10) Florida

(2) Michigan vs. (15) Montana

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