March Madness: Chapter 7: First look at our NCAA brackets

Let's begin with the first of a series of a daily and perhaps hourly (on Sunday) update on our guess at the 68 team men's NCAA college basketball tournament brackets which will be announced on Sunday afternoon.

There are still lots of games to be played, which will determine the "bubble' teams and perhaps a No 1 seed.

But here's our first guess.

EAST REGIONAL (Boston)

AtPittsburgh

1.Villanova

16. SWAC/Sun Belt champion

8. Missouri

9. Virginia Tech

At Boise

4. Wichita

13. America East champion

5.West Virginia

12. MAC champion

At Witchita

6. Kentucky

11. Marquette/ Oklahoma State winner

3. Michigan

14. Bucknell

At Charlotte

7. URI

10. Texas A&M

2. Duke

15. Lipscomb

SOUTH REGIONAL (Atlanta)

At Charlotte

1. Virginia

16. MEAC/LIU winner

8. Creighton

9. USC

At Boise

5. Gonzaga

12. Murray State

4. Texas Tech

13. Charleston

At Pittsburgh

6. Miami

11. UCLA/Louisville winner

3. Cincinnati

14. Iona

At Nashville

7. Seton Hall

10. Texas

2. Auburn

15. Wright State

MIDWEST REGIONAL (Omaha)

At Detroit

1. Xavier

16. Ivy champion

8. Saint Bonaventure

9. Baylor

At San Diego

5. Ohio State

12. Loyola (Chicago)

4. Clemson

13. South Dakota State

At Dallas

6. TCU

11. Butler

3. Tennessee

14. UNC-Greensboro

At Detroit

7. Arkansas

10. NC State

2. Purdue

15. Radford

WEST REGIONAL (Los Angeles)

At Wichita

1.Kansas

16. Southland Champion

8. Saint Mary's

9. FSU

At San Diego

5. Arizona

12. C-USA champion

4. Florida

13. WAC champion

At Dallas

6. MWC champion

11. Providence

3. Michigan

14. Big Sky Champion

At Nashville

7. Houston

10. Kansas State

2. North Carolina

15. Big West champion

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