NCAA Tournament Bracket 2018: Ranking Every March Madness Team

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)
2018 NIT Bracket, Teams & Tournament Schedule