My favorite Duke is the top rated team….
The 68 teams who will compete in the 2019 NCAA tournament were revealed on Selection Sunday, with 32 automatic contenders and 36 receipients of at-large bids all vying for a coveted championship.
Duke, Virginia, UNC and Gonzaga are this year’s March Madness No. 1 seeds, with the Blue Devils taking the top overall spot.
The 32 Division I conference tournament championship winners earn automatic bids to the tournament as long as they are eligible for postseason play. Regardless of how a team performed during the regular season, if they win the tournament they are awarded a bid.
The remaining 36 teams receive at-large bids, chosen by the selection committee. Once the teams are selected, the committee is then responsible for seeding the participants by pedigree and then bracketing them into four regions: the East, West, South, and Midwest…..