Beginning this year, the NCAA Tournament Selection Committee will go to a 68 team field. The last four Automatic qualifiers and the last four At-large teams selected will play in the "First Four" (aka Round 1) games.
Here is a breakdown of how many teams were seeded in each respective region:
East Region - 18 Teams
West Region - 16 Teams
Southwest Region - 17 Teams
Southeast Region - 17 Teams
For clarification for those who have drawn seeds with play-in game implications please see below for your teams:
#12 Seed play-in game: (UAB: KH-TX 121283) (Clemson: WL-NJ 121321 moved from #17 seed west region)
#16 Seed play-in game: (UTSA: BO-WI 121099) (Ala. State: KH-TX 121424)
no play-in game
#11 Seed play-in game: (USC: KH-TX 121283) (VCU: MY-CO 121380)
#16 Seed play-in game: (UNC Ash: JD-RI 121550) (UALR: SC-WA 121557
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