It’s the most wonderful time of the year. Selection Sunday is here, so in a matter of hours we will learn the 68-teams who will be participating in the 2017 NCAA Tournament.
The teams will be battling for spots in the Sweet 16, Elite Eight and ultimately the Final Four, but first they must learn if they have received an invitation to the Big Dance. 32 teams have already automatically qualified for the tournament, leaving 36 spots up for grabs as we prepare for the selection show.
Will your favorite team make the cut? We will learn in a matter of hours.
Until then let’s take a look at the details.
Here are the automatic qualifiers to date, with a few more conference champions set to be crowned this evening.
— NCAA March Madness (@marchmadness) March 12, 2017
How can you tune in to today’s Selection Sunday special? Here is all of the information you’ll need to watch the tournament field announced live:
Date: Sunday, March 12
Start Time: 5:30 p.m. ET
Live Stream: NCAA.com