NCAA Tournament Bracket 2018: Ranking Every March Madness Team


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By now, you have likely seen the 2018 NCAA Tournament bracket and know which teams are poised to make a deep run to the Final Four as the top seeds in the tournament.

But who are some dark horses worth taking a chance on?

After the full tournament bracket was revealed on Selection Sunday, the NCAA Tournament Selection Committee released a complete breakdown of the field by unveiling the full rankings.

From No. 1 all the way to No. 68, here is a look at how the teams stack up against each other:

The 2018 NCAA Tournament officially kicks off on March 13 and March 14 with the First Four matchups at University of Dayton Arena in Ohio.

A complete rundown of the tournament schedule can be seen below.

2018 NCAA Tournament Dates & Venues

First Four

  • March 13 and 14
    • University of Dayton Arena, Dayton, Ohio (Host: University of Dayton)

First and Second Rounds

  • March 15 and 17
    • PPG Paints Arena, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (Host: Duquesne University)
    • Intrust Bank Arena, Wichita, Kansas (Host: Wichita State University)
    • American Airlines Center, Dallas, Texas (Host: Big 12 Conference)
    • Taco Bell Arena, Boise, Idaho (Host: Boise State University)
  • March 16 and 18
    • Spectrum Center, Charlotte, North Carolina (Host: University of North Carolina at Charlotte)
    • Little Caesars Arena, Detroit, Michigan (Host: University of Detroit Mercy)
    • Bridgestone Arena, Nashville, Tennessee (Host: Ohio Valley Conference)
    • Viejas Arena, San Diego, California (Host: San Diego State University)

Regional Semifinals and Finals (Sweet Sixteen and Elite Eight)

  • March 22 and 24
    • West Regional, Staples Center, Los Angeles, California, (Host: Pepperdine University)
    • South Regional, Philips Arena, Atlanta, Georgia, (Host: Georgia Institute of Technology)
  • March 23 and 25
    • East Regional, TD Garden, Boston, Massachusetts (Host: Boston College)
    • Midwest Regional, CenturyLink Center Omaha, Omaha, Nebraska (Host: Creighton University)

National Semifinals and Championship (Final Four and Championship)

  • March 31 and April 2
    • Alamodome, San Antonio, Texas (Host: University of Texas at San Antonio)
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