The bracket is set as the 2014 NCAA tournament field was announced Sunday.

Where did local schools Weber State and BYU land? Who are the No. 1 seeds?

Here's a team-by-team look at this year's tournament field.

South Region

THE MATCHUPS

1. Florida
16. Albany/Mount St. Mary's

8. Colorado
9. Pittsburgh

5. Virginia Commonwealth
12. Stephen F. Austin

4. UCLA
13. Tulsa

6. Ohio State
11. Dayton

3. Syracuse
14. Western Michigan

7. New Mexico
10. Stanford

2. Kansas
15. Eastern Kentucky

No. 1: Florida Gators

Conference: SEC

Record: 32-2 overall, 18-0 conference

How they got here: Won SEC tournament after a perfect SEC record to win regular season title

Last 10: 10-0

Statistical leaders:

Points: Casey Prather, 14.3; Michael Frazier II, 13.0

Rebounds: Dorian Finney-Smith, 6.8

Assists: Scottie Wilbekin, 3.7

Key wins: vs. Kansas, Kentucky (x3), neutral site vs. Memphis

Of note: The Gators were the first team in SEC history to go a perfect 18-0 in conference play. … This will be Florida’s fourth consecutive trip to the NCAA tournament and 14th trip under head coach Billy Donovan. … The Gators have been to the Elite Eight the past three tournaments in a row. … Donovan has taken Florida to two NCAA national championship games (2006 and 2007).

No. 2: Kansas Jayhawks

Conference: Big 12

Record: 24-9 overall, 14-4 conference

How they got here: Earned an at-large bid (Won Big 12 regular-season title)

Last 10: 6-4

Statistical leaders:

Points: Andrew Wiggins, 17.4; Perry Ellis, 13.6

Rebounds: Joel Embiid, 8.1

Assists: Naadir Tharpe, 5.2

Key wins: Iowa State (x2), Oklahoma (x2), vs. Duke

Of note: The Jayhawks rank in the top 40 in the country in numerous statistical categories, including field goal percentage (sixth, .495), points per game (22nd, 79.6), rebounds per game (37th, 38.1) and assists per game (39th, 15.1). … Kansas last reached the NCAA national championship game in 2012, and last won it in 2008. … The Jayhawks have outrebounded 27 of 33 opponents this year, including 15 games with a plus-10 rebounding advantage.

No. 3: Syracuse Orange

Conference: ACC

Record: 27-5 overall, 14-4 conference

How they got here: Earned an at-large bid

Last 10: 5-5

Statistical leaders:

Points: C.J. Fair, 16.7; Tyler Ennis, 12.7

Rebounds: Jerami Grant, 6.9; C.J. Fair, 6.2

Assists: Tyler Ennis, 5.6

Key wins: vs. Minnesota, vs. California, vs. Baylor, vs. Villanova, vs. North Carolina, 2-game sweep of Pittsburgh, vs. Duke, vs. North Carolina State, at Florida State

Of note: This is their 37th appearance in tournament history. … Syracuse started the season 25-0 before losing five of its last seven games. … Thre Orange advanced to the Final Four last season. … Syracuse's only championship came in 2003.


No. 4: UCLA Bruins

Conference: Pac-12

Record: 26-8 overall, 12-6 conference

How they got here: Defeated Arizona to win the conference tournament

Last 10: 7-3

Statistical leaders:

Points: Jordan Adams, 17.2; Kyle Anderson, 14.9

Rebounds: Kyle Anderson, 8.8

Assists: Kyle Anderson, 6.6

Key wins: at Colorado, at Oregon, vs. Arizona

Of note: UCLA went 2-1 against the state of Utah, with wins vs. Weber State and Utah while falling at the Huntsman Center on Jan. 18. … This will be the Bruins’ 46th NCAA appearance. They have won 11 titles, but have just one since 1975. … UCLA is one win away from 100 tournament victories. It trails Kentucky (103) and North Carolina (102).


No. 5: Virginia Commonwealth Rams

Conference: Atlantic-10

Record: 26-8 overall, 12-4 conference

How they got here: Earned an at-large bid

Last 10: 7-3

Statistical leaders:

Points: Treveon Graham, 15.7; Juvonte Reddic, 12.0

Rebounds: Juvonte Reddic, 8.5; Treveon Graham, 6.9

Assists: Briante Weber, 3.8

Key wins: at Virginia, at Dayton, vs. St. Louis, 2 wins over George Washington

Of note: Seventh tournament appearance in 10 years. … Rams advanced to the Final Four in 2011. … Coach Shaka Smart has 137 wins in his first five years as head coach (second most by any coach in their first five seasons in NCAA history). … Briante Weber averages 3.5 steals per game (leads NCAA), Rams lead country in steals per game (11.4 per game).


No. 6: Ohio State Buckeyes

Conference: Big Ten

Record: 25-9 overall, 10-8 conference

How they got here: Earned an at-large bid

Last 10: 6-4

Statistical leaders:

Points: LaQuinton Ross, 15.3; Lenzelle Smith Jr., 11.4

Rebounds: LaQuinton Ross, 6.1

Assists: Aaron Craft, 4.7

Key wins: at Wisconsin, at Iowa, vs. Michigan State

Of note: The Buckeyes are ranked ninth in the country in points allowed (59.2). … This is Ohio State’s 22nd appearance — and seventh straight — in the NCAA tournament with one national title coming 1960. … Utah State’s last NCAA tournament victory came at the Buckeyes' expense in 2001.


No. 7: New Mexico Lobos

Conference: Mountain West

Record: 27-6 overall, 15-3 conference

How they got here: Defeated San Diego State in the conference tournament

Last 10: 9-1

Statistical leaders:

Points: Cameron Bairstow, 20.3; Kendall Williams, 16.4

Rebounds: Alex Kirk, 8.7

Assists: Kendall Williams, 4.9

Key wins: vs. Davidson, vs. San Diego State, vs. San Diego State

Of note: For all of the Lobos’ success — this is their 15th NCAA berth — they have never advanced to the Sweet 16. … Craig Neal is in his first year as UNM head coach. … The Lobos are one more win away from breaking the school record (14) for wins away from The Pit.


No. 8: Colorado Buffaloes

Conference: Pac-12

Record: 23-11 overall, 10-8 conference

How they got here: Earned an at-large bid

Last 10: 5-5

Statistical leaders:

Points: Spencer Dinwiddie, 14.7; Josh Scott, 14.1

Rebounds: Josh Scott, 14.1

Assists: Spencer Dinwiddie, 3.8

Key wins: vs. Kansas; vs. Oregon; vs. Harvard

Of note: Twenty-three victories is the second-most in school history. … Their last three victories of the season were by the identical 59-56 score (at Stanford, vs. USC, vs. Cal). … Head coach Tad Boyle’s teams have half (4) of Colorado’s 20-win teams in their history (8).


No. 9: Pittsburgh Panthers

Conference: ACC

Record: 25-9 overall, 11-7 conference

How they got here: Earned an at-large bid

Last 10: 5-5

Statistical leaders:

Points: Lamar Patterson, 17.6; Talib Zanna, 12.9

Rebounds: Talib Zanna, 8.8; Lamar Patterson, 4.8

Assists: Lamar Patterson, 4.3

Key wins: vs. Stanford, at North Carolina State, vs. Clemson,

Of note: This is Pittsburgh’s 34th appearance in tournament history and 14th straight appearance. … The Panthers are 34-34 in 68 total NCAA appearances. … Pitt is in its first year in the ACC after moving over from the Big East.


No. 10: Stanford Cardinal

Conference: Pac-12

Record: 21-12 overall, 10-8 conference

How they got here: Earned an at-large bid

Last 10: 6-4

Statistical leaders:

Points: Chasson Randle, 18.7; Dwight Powell, 14.2

Rebounds: Josh Huestis, 8.3

Assists: Dwight Powell, 3.2

Key wins: at Connecticut, at Oregon

Of note: Defeated Dartmouth in the National Championship in 1942 — two years before Utah’ Blitz Kids repeated the feat in 1944. … The Cardinal lost to BYU 112-103, but knocked off Utah 61-60. This is Stanford’s first NCAA berth since 2010.


No. 11: Dayton Flyers

Conference: Atlantic-10

Record: 23-10 overall, 10-6 conference

How they got here: Earned an at-large bid

Last 10: 8-2

Statistical leaders:

Points: Jordan Sibert, 12.5; Devin Oliver, 12.1

Rebounds: Devin Oliver, 7.5; Dyshawn Pierre, 5.6

Assists: Devin Oliver, 2.4

Key wins: vs. California, vs. Gonzaga, at Georgia Tech, vs. Saint Louis, vs. UMass, vs. George Washington

Of note: This is the Flyers' 15th appearance in tournament history … The school's one Final Four appearance happened in 1967.


No. 12: Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks

Conference: Southland

Record: 31-2 overall, 18-0 conference

How they got here: Defeated Sam Houston to win the conference tournament

Last 10: 10-0

Statistical leaders:

Points: Desmond Haymon, 14.3; Jacob Parker, 14.2

Rebounds: Jacob Parker, 7.1

Assists: Trey Pickney, 3.5

Key wins: James Madison, Sam Houston State (3 times)

Of note: Two losses were to Texas (72-62) and East Tennessee State (66-58). … The Lumberjacks are on a 28-game winning streak. … Only other NCAA appearance was in 2009 (59-44 loss to Syracuse).


No. 13: Tulsa Golden Hurricane

Conference: Conference USA

Record: 21-12 overall, 12-6 conference

How they got here: Defeated Louisiana Tech to win the conference tournament

Last 10: 7-2

Statistical leaders:

Points: James Woodard 15.7; Rashad Smith 12.1

Rebounds: James Woodard 5.8; Rashad Smith 4.9

Assists: Shaquille Harrison 3.2

Key wins: vs. Southern Mississippi, vs. Louisiana Tech

Of note: Tulsa’s first appearance in the tournament since 2003 … Coached by former Kansas great Danny Manning … Tubby Smith, Buzzer Peterson and Bill Self each coached at Tulsa in school history … Golden Hurricane made Elite Eight in 2000 under current Kansas head coach Bill Self.


No. 14: Western Michigan Broncos

Conference: Mid-American

Record: 23-9 overall, 14-4 conference

How they got here: Defeated Toledo to win the conference tournament

Last 10: 9-1

Statistical leaders:

Points: David Brown, 19.4; Shayne Whittington, 16.3

Rebounds: Shayne Whittington, 9.1

Assists: Connar Tava, 2/8

Key wins: vs. New Mexico State, vs. Toledo, vs. Toledo

Of note: This is just their fourth NCAA tournament appearance. … Shayne Whittington recorded 14 double-doubles — the second most in program history. … WMU also won the Mid-American regular season title.


No. 15: Eastern Kentucky Colonels

Conference: Ohio Valley

Record: 24-9 overall, 11-5 conference

How they got here: Defeated Belmont to win the conference tournament

Last 10: 8-2

Statistical leaders:

Points: Glenn Cosey, 18.8; Corey Walden, 14.1

Rebounds: Eric Stutz, 4.7

Assists: Glenn Cosey, 4.2

Key win: vs. Belmont

Of note: The Colonels rank No. 6 in the country in steals per game at 8.8. … Their top eight rotational players are either juniors or seniors, making for a potentially dangerous team.


No. 16: Mount St. Mary's Mountaineers

Will play Albany in play-in game

Conference: Northeast

Record: 16-16 overall, 9-7 conference

How they got here: Defeated Robert Morris to win the conference tournament

Last 10: 6-4

Statistical leaders:

Points: Rashad Whack, 17.7; Julian Norfleet, 17.5

Rebounds: Gregory Graves, 5.5

Assists: Julian Norfleet, 5.4

Key wins: at Robert Morris, vs. American

Of note: The Mountaineers are 1-3 all-time in the NCAA tournament, their lone win coming in 2008. … Mount St. Mary's has allowed opponents to shoot 54.4 percent from two-point range this season.


No. 16: Albany Great Danes

Will play Mount St. Mary's in play-in game

Conference: American East

Record: 18-14 overall, 9-7 conference

How they got here: Defeated Stony Brook to win the conference tournament

Last 10: 6-4

Statistical leaders:

Points: Peter Hooley, 15.7; Sam Rowley, 11.3

Rebounds: San Rowley, 6.8; Gary Johnson, 4.8

Assists: D.J. Evans, 2.8

Key wins: None

Of note: This is Albany's second consecutive tournament appearance and fourth overall (all since 2006). … The Great Danes defeated American East top seed Vermont in the semifinal and No. 2 seed Stony Brook in the conference title game.


West Region

THE MATCHUPS

1. Arizona
16. Weber State

8. Gonzaga
9. Oklahoma State

5. Oklahoma
12. North Dakota State

4. San Diego State
13. New Mexico State

6. Baylor
11. Nebraska

3. Creighton
13. Louisiana-Lafayette

7. Oregon
10. BYU

2. Wisconsin
15. American

No. 1: Arizona Wildcats

Conference: Pac-12

Record: 30-4 overall, 15-3 conference

How they got here: Earned an at-large bid (Won the Pac-12 regular season title)

Last 10: 7-3

Statistical leaders:

Points: Nick Johnson, 16.2; Aaron Gordon, 12.1

Rebounds: Aaron Gordon, 7.8

Assists: T.J. McConnell, 5.5

Key wins: Neutral site vs. Duke, at Michigan, at San Diego State

Of note: Arizona has made the NCAA Tournament every year but two since 1985. … The Wildcats have made the Sweet Sixteen three times since 2009 and the Elite Eight in 2011. … Arizona last made a run to the Final Four in 2001.


No. 2: Wisconsin Badgers

Conference: Big Ten

Record: 26-7 overall, 12-6 conference

How they got here: Earned an at-large bid

Last 10: 8-2

Statistical leaders:

Points: Frank Kaminsky, 13.1; Ben Burst, 12.9

Rebounds: Frank Kaminsky, 6.5

Assists: Traevon Jackson, 3.9

Key wins: vs. Florida, at Michigan, at Iowa

Of note: The Badgers handed Florida one of their only two losses of the season. … Wisconsin's 26 wins is already the third-most in school history. … Freshman forward Nigel Hayes was named the Big Ten’s Sixth Man of the Year.

No. 3: Creighton Bluejays

Conference: Big East

Record: 26-7 overall, 14-4 conference

How they got here: Earned an at-large bid

Last 10: 7-3

Statistical leaders:

Points: Doug McDermott, 26.9; Ethan Wragge, 10.7

Rebounds: Doug McDermott, 7.0

Assists: Austin Chatman, 4.4

Key wins: Villanova (x2), vs. Arizona State, vs. Nebraska

Of note: The Blue Jays are second in the country in assists per game (17.7) and fourth in field goal percentage (.499). … Senior Doug McDermott leads the nation in scoring, averaging 1.2 points more than the player in second place. … Creighton has lost in the Round of 32 the past two seasons.


No. 4: San Diego State Aztecs

Conference: Mountain West

Record: 29-4 overall, 16-2 conference

How they got here: Earned an at-large bid (won the MWC regular season title)

Last 10: 8-2

Statistical leaders:

Points: Xavier Thames, 16.8; Winston Shepard, 12.1

Rebounds: Josh Davis, 9.7

Assists: Xavier Thames, 3.2

Key wins: at Kansas, neutral vs. Creighton, vs. New Mexico

Of note: San Diego State has made the tournament three of the past four years. … The Aztecs have made it to the Sweet Sixteen just once (2011) and have never advanced to the Elite Eight.


No. 5: Oklahoma Sooners

Conference: Big 12

Record: 23-9 overall, 12-6 conference

How they got here: Earned an at-large bid

Last 10: 6-4

Statistical leaders:

Points: Buddy Hield, 16.8; Cameron Clark, 15.3

Rebounds: Ryan Spangler, 9.4

Assists: Jordan Woodard, 4.7

Key wins: vs. Iowa State, at Baylor, vs. Texas

Of note: The Sooners are seventh in the country in scoring offense at 82.2 points per game. … Oklahoma's now 24 NCAA tournament appearances since 1983 are the second most among Big 12 schools. … The Sooners are one of only nine teams nationally to start the same lineup every game this season.


No. 6: Baylor Bears

Conference: Big 12

Record: 24-11 overall, 9-9 conference

How they got here: Earned an at-large bid

Last 10: 8-2

Statistical leaders:

Points: Cory Jefferson, 13.8; Brady Heslip, 11.7

Rebounds: Cory Jefferson, 8.4

Assists: Kenny Chery, 5.0

Key wins: vs. Kentucky, at Oklahoma State, vs. Iowa State, neutral site vs. Oklahoma

Of note: The Bears are 10-2 since Kenny Chery returned to the starting lineup after a turf toe injury. … Baylor is 3-0 in overtime games this season. … The Bears have 10 top-50 RPI wins.


No. 7: Oregon Ducks

Conference: Pac-12

Record: 23-9 overall, 10-8 conference

How they got here: Earned an at-large bid

Last 10: 8-2

Statistical leaders:

Points: Joseph Young, 18.6; Mike Moser, 13.5

Rebounds: Mike Moser, 8.0

Assists: Johnathan Loyd, 4.7

Key wins: vs. BYU, Cal Poly, Arizona

Of note: Oregon overcame Tyler Haws’ 32-point night to hold off BYU at home 100-96 in overtime on Dec. 21. … The Ducks also knocked off Utah Valley (69-54) and Utah (70-68 in overtime). … Oregon is 11th in the nation in points per game with 81.8 while also being 21st in steals.


No. 8: Gonzaga Bulldogs

Conference: West Coast

Record: 28-6 overall, 15-3 conference

How they got here: Defeated BYU to win the conference tournament

Last 10: 7-3

Statistical leaders:

Points: Sam Dower, 15; Kevin Pangos, 14.1

Rebounds: Sam Dower, 7.1

Assists: David Stockton, 4.2

Key wins: BYU (x2), San Francisco (x2)

Of note: The Bulldogs are fifth in the country in field goal percentage at 49.8 percent. … They have made the NCAA tournament every year since 1999, advancing to the Sweet Sixteen five times and to the Elite Eight once.


No. 9: Oklahoma State Cowboys

Conference: Big 12

Record: 21-12 overall, 8-10 conference

How they got here: Earned an at-large bid

Last 10: 5-5

Statistical leaders:

Points: Marcus Smart, 17.8; Markel Brown, 17.1

Rebounds: Kamari Murphy, 6.2

Assists: Marcus Smart, 4.7

Key wins: vs. Memphis, vs. Texas, vs. Kansas

Of note: The Cowboys lost seven straight in Big 12 play before recovering to win four of five to end the regular season. … Sophomore guard Marcus Smart is fourth in the country with 2.77 steals per game. … Oklahoma State has four players who average at least 13 points per game.


No. 10: BYU Cougars

Conference: West Coast

Record: 23-11 overall, 13-5 conference

How they got here: Earned an at-large bid

Last 10: 8-2

Statistical leaders:

Points: Tyler Haws, 23.4; Matt Carlino, 13.9

Rebounds: Nate Austin, 8.0

Assists: Matt Carlino, 4.3

Key wins: vs. Texas, at Stanford, vs. Gonzaga

Of note: Losing Kyle Collinsworth to an ACL injury in the WCC tournament is a big blow, as he was second on the team in points scored (14.0 per game) and led the Cougars in rebounds (8.1) and assists (4.6). … Tyler Haws is sixth in the country in scoring and is one of only 25 players nationally who average 20 or more points per game. … Prior to missing the NCAA tournament last season, the Cougars had reached the Big Dance in six straight seasons.


No. 11: Nebraska Cornhuskers

Conference: Big Ten

Record: 19-12 overall, 11-7 conference

How they got here: Earned an at-large bid

Last 10: 8-2

Statistical leaders:

Points: Terran Petteway, 18.1; Shavon Shields, 12.7

Rebounds: Shavon Shields, 5.8

Assists: Tai Webster, 2.0

Key wins: vs. Ohio State, at Michigan State, vs. Wisconsin

Of note: This is Nebraska’s first NCAA tournament bid since 1998 — the year the Utah Runnin’ Utes played in the title game. … Head coach Tim Miles was named Big Ten Coach of the Year. … The Cornhuskers are one of the worst passing teams in the country, averaging just 9.6 assists per game — ninth worst in the Division I.

No. 12: North Dakota State Bison

Conference: Summit League

Record: 25-6 overall, 12-2 conference

How they got here: Defeated IPFW to win the conference tournament

Last 10: 9-1

Statistical leaders:

Points: Taylor Braun, 18.2; Marshall Bjorklund, 13.4

Rebounds: Taylor Braun, 5.5

Assists: Taylor Braun, 3.9

Key wins: vs. Delaware, at Notre Dame

Of note: The Bison are the No. 1 team in the country in field goal percentage at 50.9 percent. … This is their second NCAA tournament appearance in history, losing to Kansas in 2009.


No. 13: New Mexico State Aggies

Conference: WAC

Record: 26-9 overall, 12-4 conference

How they got here: Defeated Idaho to win the conference tournament

Last 10: 9-1

Statistical leaders:

Points: Daniel Mullings, 16.8; DK Eldridge, 11.5

Rebounds: Sim Bhullar, 7.9

Assists: Daniel Mullings, 3.5

Key wins: at New Mexico, vs. Utah Valley

Of note: The Aggies are ninth in the country in field goal percentage (49.1 percent). … New Mexico State returns to the NCAA tournament for the third straight season; it is seeking its first tourney victory since 1993. … The Aggies have two players who are taller than seven feet: brothers Sim Bhullar (7-5) and Tanveer Bhullar (7-3).


No. 14: Louisiana Lafayette Ragin’ Cajuns

Conference: Sun Belt

Record: 23-11 overall, 11-7 conference

How they got here: Defeated Georgia State to win the conference tournament

Last 10: 8-2

Statistical leaders:

Points: Elfrid Payton, 19.1; Shawn Long, 18.9

Rebounds: Shawn Long, 10.4; Elfrid Payton, 6.0

Assists: Elrid Payton, 6.0

Key wins: None

Of note: First trip to the tournament in nine years. … Tenth appearance in the tournament. … Last two Sun Belt conference titles (2004, 2005) were vacated by NCAA sanctions.

No. 15: American Eagles

Conference: Patriot League

Record: 20-12 overall, 13-5 conference

How they got here: Defeated Boston University to win the conference tournament

Last 10: 6-4

Statistical leaders:

Points: Jesse Reed, 13.9; Tony Wroblicky, 12.2

Rebounds: Tony Wroblicky, 7.3

Assists: Darius Gardner, 4.2

Key wins: Boston University (x2)

Of note: American accounts for assists on 65.9 percent of its shots, which is tops in the nation. … The Eagles rank No. 7 in the country in both field goal percentage (49.5 percent) and points allowed (58.6).


No. 16: Weber State Wildcats

Conference: Big Sky

Record: 19-11 overall, 14-6 conference

How they got here: Defeated North Dakota to win the conference tournament

Last 10: 6-4

Statistical leaders:

Points: Davion Berry, 19.1; Kyle Tresnak, 11.8

Rebounds: Joel Bolomboy, 10.8

Assists: Davion Berry, 4.0

Key wins: North Dakota (x3), vs. Montana, at Northern Arizona

Of note: This is the 15th NCAA tournament appearance for Weber State, which returns to the Big Dance for the first time since 2007. … The Wildcats will be seeking their first NCAA tournament win since defeating North Carolina in 1999. … Only 22.5 percent of the Wildcats' opponents' field goal attempts come from 3-point range, which is No. 1 in the country.


Midwest Region

THE MATCHUPS

1. Wichita State
16. Cal Poly/Texas Southern

8. Kentucky
9. Kansas State

5. Saint Louis
12. N.C. State/Xavier

4. Louisville
13. Manhattan

6. Massachusetts
11. Iowa/Tennessee

3. Duke
14. Mercer

7. Texas
10. Arizona State

2. Michigan
15. Wofford

No. 1 : Wichita State Shockers

Conference: Missouri Valley

Record: 34-0 overall, 18-0 conference

How they got here: Defeated Indiana State to win the conference tournament

Last 10: 10-0

Statistical leaders:

Points: Cleanthony Early, 15.8; Ron Baker, 13.1

Rebounds: Cleanthony Early, 5.9

Assists: Fred VanVleet, 5.3

Key wins: vs. BYU, vs. St. Louis

Of note: Wichita State is the first team to enter the NCAA tournament undefeated since UNLV in 1991. … The Shockers made the final four last year before falling to eventual champion Louisville. … They rank No. 12 in the nation in points allowed per game at 59.6.


No. 2: Michigan Wolverines

Conference: Big Ten

Record: 25-8 overall, 15-3 conference

How they got here: Received an at-large bid; won regular season title

Last 10: 8-2

Statistical leaders:

Points: Nik Stauskas, 17.5; Caris LeVert, 13.5

Rebounds: Mitch McGary, 8.3

Assists: Nik Stauskas, 3.3

Key wins: at Wisconsin, at Ohio State, Michigan State (x2)

Of note: Michigan has made the NCAA tournament four of the past five years. … The Wolverines were the runner up last season to Louisville. … Last season’s run was the first time Michigan got past the Sweet Sixteen since 1994.


No. 3: Duke Blue Devils

Conference: ACC

Record: 26-8 overall, 13-5 conference

How they got here: Received an at-large bid

Last 10: 7-3

Statistical leaders:

Points: Jabari Parker, 19.2; Rodney Hood, 16.5

Rebounds: Jabari Parker, 8.8

Assists: Quinn Cook, 4.3

Key wins: vs. Michigan, vs. Syracuse, vs. Virginia

Of note: Jabari Parker scored 30 against North Carolina, the most points by a Duke freshman against the Tar Heels. … Duke has made 19 consecutive NCAA tournament appearances and has made it 30 times in the past 31 years. … Head coach Mike Krzyzewski has a record of 909-245 (.788) at Duke.


No. 4: Louisville Cardinals

Conference: American Athletic

Record: 29-5 overall, 15-3 conference

How they got here: Defeated Connecticut to win the conference tournament

Last 10: 9-1

Statistical leaders:

Points: Russ Smith, 18.3; Montrezl Harrell, 14.2

Rebounds: Montrezl Harrell, 8.2

Assists: Russ Smith, 4.7

Key wins: at Cincinnati, UConn (x2), vs. Southern Miss

Of note: The Cardinals are the reigning NCAA tournament champion. … Louisville makes its eight straight appearance at the NCAA tournament and has made it to the Elite Eight or farther five times in the past 10 years.


No. 5: Saint Louis Billikens

Conference: Atlantic-10

Record: 26-6 overall, 13-3 conference

How they got here: Earned an at-large bid

Last 10: 6-4

Statistical leaders:

Points: Dwayne Evans, 14.0; Jordair Jett, 13.7

Rebounds: Dwayne Evans, 6.4; Rob Loe, 5.4

Assists: Jordair Jett, 4.8

Key wins: at Dayton, at St. Joseph’s, vs. VCU

Of note: The Billikens started season 25-2, but have lost four of their last five games. … A Billiken is a carved doll designed by Missouri-based illustrator Florence Pretz and is said to be a sign of fortune and luck.


No. 6: Massachusetts Minutemen

Conference: Atlantic-10

Record: 24-8 overall, 10-6 conference

How they got here: Earned an at-large bid

Last 10: 6-4

Statistical leaders:

Points: Chaz Williams, 15.8; Cady Lalanne, 11.4

Rebounds: Cady Lalanne, 8.0; Raphial Putney, 5.5

Assists: Chaz Williams, 7.0

Key wins: vs. Nebraska, vs. New Mexico, vs. Clemson, vs. BYU, vs. Providence, vs. St. Joseph’s, at George Washington, vs. VCU

Of note: This is their first NCAA tournament appearance since 1998. … The Minutemen started the season 16-1. … UMass had its lone Final Four appearance in 1996 vacated due to NCAA violations. … Chaz Williams is third in the NCAA, averaging seven assists per game.


No. 7: Texas Longhorns

Conference: Big 12

Record: 23-10 overall, 11-7 conference

How they got here: Earned an at-large bid

Last 10: 5-5

Statistical leaders:

Points: Jonathan Holmes, 13.0; Isaiah Taylor, 12.5

Rebounds: Cameron Ridley, 8.1

Assists: Isaiah Taylor, 3.9

Key wins: at North Carolina, vs. Iowa State, vs. Kansas

Of note: The Longhorns are fourth nationally in rebounding (41.8 per game) but 238th in field goal percentage (.431). … Texas returns to the NCAA tournament after a one-year hiatus; that was preceded by a 14-year tournament appearance run from 1999-2012.


No. 8: Kentucky Wildcats

Conference: SEC

Record: 24-10 overall, 12-6 conference

How they got here: At-large bid

Last 10: 5-5

Statistical leaders:

Points: Julius Randle, 15.3; James Young, 14.6

Rebounds: Julius Randle, 10.6

Assists: Andrew Harrison, 3.8

Key wins: vs. Louisville, vs. Tennessee, at Missouri

Of note: Kentucky is fifth in the country in rebounds per game (41.3) and ninth in blocks per game (6.2). … The Wildcats are returning to the Big Dance after a one-year hiatus; they won the national title in 2012. … Kentucky could start five freshmen in the NCAA tournament.

No. 9: Kansas State Wildcats

Conference: Big 12

Record: 20-12 overall, 10-8 conference

How they got here: Earned an at-large bid

Last 10: 5-5

Statistical leaders:

Points: Marcus Foster, 15.6; Thomas Gipson, 11.8

Rebounds: Thomas Gipson, 6.5

Assists: Will Spradling, 2.9

Key wins: vs. Gonzaga, vs. Oklahoma State, vs. Oklahoma, vs. Kansas, vs. Iowa State

Of note: The Wildcats have won 20 games or more for the eighth consecutive season. … Kansas State is one of eight teams with seven Top 50 RPI wins. … The Wildcats are balanced, with seven different players leading the team in scoring, rebounding and assists.


No. 10: Arizona State Sun Devils

Conference: Pac-12

Record: 21-11 overall, 10-8 conference

How they got here: Earned an at-large bid

Last 10: 5-5

Statistical leaders:

Points: Jahii Carson, 18.6; Jermaine Marshall, 15.0

Rebounds: Jordan Bachynski, 8.3

Assists: Jahii Carson, 4.5

Key wins: vs. Marquette, vs. Arizona, vs. Oregon

Of note: Went 16-1 at home. … Jordan Bachynski’s brother Dallin is a junior for Utah. … Bachynski is the nation’s leading shot blocker (4.13 per game).


No. 11: Iowa Hawkeyes

Will play Tennessee in play-in game

Conference: Big Ten

Record: 20-12 overall, 9-9 conference

How they got here: Earned an at-large bid

Last 10: 3-7

Statistical leaders:

Points: Roy Devyn Marble, 17.3; Aaron White, 13.0

Rebounds: Aaron White, 6.7

Assists: Roy Devyn Marble, 3.9

Key wins: vs. Xavier, at Ohio State, vs. Michigan

Of note: Iowa has one of the nation’s top offenses, ranking 11th or better in points, rebounds and assists per game. … Aaron White is the only player in the country to shoot better than 55 percent from the field and 80 percent from the free-throw line. … Senior Zach McCabe has played in a school-record 135 straight games.


No. 11: Tennessee Volunteers

Will play Iowa in play-in game

Conference: SEC

Record: 21-12 overall, 11-7 conference

How they got here: Earned an at-large bid

Last 10: 6-4

Statistical leaders:

Points: Jordan McRae, 18.6; Jarnell Stokes, 14.7

Rebounds: Jarnell Stokes, 10.3

Assists: Jordan McRae, 2.5

Key wins: vs. Xavier, vs. Virginia, vs. Georgia

Of note: According to ESPN's InsideRPI, the Volunteers have the 15th-toughest strength of schedule. … Tennessee hasn't played in the NCAA tournament since 2011. … Prior to 2000, the Volunteers had never made the Sweet Sixteen; now, they have advanced to the Sweet Sixteen of further four times.


No. 12: North Carolina State Wolfpack

Will play Xavier in play-in game

Conference: ACC

Record: 21-13 overall, 9-9 conference

How they got here: Earned an at-large bid

Last 10: 5-5

Statistical leaders:

Points: T.J. Warren, 24.8; Ralston Turner, 10.2

Rebounds: T.J. Warren, 7.2

Assists: Anthony Barber, 3.6

Key wins: at Tennessee, at Notre Dame, vs. Syracuse

Of note: N.C. State is making its third straight trip to the NCAA tournament; that followed a five-year absence from the NCAAs, from 2007-2011. … Sophomore T.J. Warren is third in the country in scoring (24.8 points per game). He was named the ACC Player of the Year and led the league in scoring, field goal percentage (53.2 percent) and offensive rebounds (3.2 per game).

No. 12: Xavier Musketeers

Will play North Carolina State in play-in game

Conference: Big East

Record: 21-12 overall, 10-8 conference

How they got here: Earned an at-large bid

Last 10: 5-5

Statistical leaders:

Points: Semaj Christon, 17.1; Justin Martin, 11.8

Rebounds: Matt Stainbrook, 7.3

Assists: Dee Davis, 4.7

Key wins: vs. Tennessee, vs. Creighton

Of note: Xavier has made two appearances in the Elite Eight and three Sweet Sixteen appearances in the past 10 years. … Sophomore Semaj Christon has scored in double figures in 21 straight games.


No. 13: Manhattan Jaspers

Conference: Metro Atlantic Athletic

Record: 25-7 overall, 15-5 conference

How they got here: Defeated Iona to win the conference tournament

Last 10: 9-1

Statistical leaders:

Points: George Beamon, 19.2; Michael Alvarado, 12

Rebounds: George Beamon, 6.6

Assists: Michael Alvarado, 4

Key wins: at La Salle, Iona (x2)

Of note: The Jaspers rank No. 10 in blocks in the country at 6.1 per game and 16th in steals per game at 8.3 per game. … Manhattan has lost just one game since the start of February and twice beat regular-season champion Iona during that stretch.


No. 14: Mercer Bears

Conference: Atlantic Sun

Record: 26-8 overall, 14-4 conference

How they got here: Defeated Florida Gulf Coast to win the conference tournament

Last 10: 8-2

Statistical leaders:

Points: Langston Hall, 14.7; Daniel Coursey, 9.9

Rebounds: Daniel Coursey, 6.6

Assists: Langston Hall, 5.6

Key wins: FGCU (x2), at Ole Miss

Of note: Mercer will compete in the NCAA tournament for the first time in 29 years. … The Bears rank No. 10 in the nation in assists at 16.4 per game, and No. 24 in points at 79.3 per game.


No. 15: Wofford Terriers

Conference: Southern

Record: 20-12 overall, 11-5 conference

How they got here: Defeated Western Carolina to win the conference tournament.

Last 10: 8-2

Statistical leaders:

Points: Karl Cochran, 15.7; Spencer Collins, 12.8

Rebounds: Lee Skinner, 8.6

Assists: Karl Cochran, 3

Key wins: at Winthrop

Of note: The last time the Terriers were in the NCAA tournament, they lost to the Jimmer Fredette-led BYU Cougars 74-66. … They are the No. 345 team in the country in blocks per game at 1.7, the seventh worst mark in the country.


No. 16: Cal Poly Mustangs

Will play Texas Southern in play-in game

Conference: Big West

Record: 13-19 overall, 6-10 conference

How they got here: Defeated CS Northridge to win the conference tournament

Last 10: 5-5

Statistical leaders:

Points: Chris Eversley, 13.6; Dave Nwaba, 11.9

Rebounds: Chris Eversley, 7.1

Assists: Jamal Johnson, 2.8

Key wins: UC Santa Barbara (x2), vs. UC Irvine

Of note: Cal Poly earned its first-ever NCAA tournament bid by winning the Big West tournament as the seventh seed. … The Mustangs started the league tournament by knocking off No. 2 seed UC Santa Barbara 69-38, then beat top seed UC Irvine 61-58 in the semifinals. … Cal Poly entered the Big West tournament having lost nine of its previous 11 games.


No. 16: Texas Southern Tigers

Will play Cal Poly in play-in game

Conference: Southwestern Athletic

Record: 19-14 overall, 12-6 conference

How they got here: Defeated Prairie View A&M to win the conference tournament

Last 10: 9-1

Statistical leaders:

Points: Aaric Murray, 21.2; D’Aris Scarver, 13.3

Rebounds: Aaric Murray, 7.7; D’Angelo Scott, 6.1

Assists: Madarious Gibbs, 5.2

Key wins: None

Of note: Tigers’ fifth appearance in tournament history, first since 2003. … TSU nearly upset Arkansas in the first round of the 1995 tournament, losing 79-78.


East Region

THE MATCHUPS

1. Virginia
16. Coastal Carolina

8. Memphis
9. George Washington

5. Cincinnati
12. Harvard

4. Michigan State
13. Delaware

6. North Carolina
11. Providence

3. Iowa State
14. North Carolina Central

7. Connecticut
10. Saint Joseph's

2. Villanova
15. Milwaukee

No. 1: Virginia Cavaliers

Conference: ACC

Record: 28-6 overall, 16-2 conference

How they got here: Won the ACC tournament after winning regular season title

Last 10: 9-1

Statistical leaders:

Points: Malcolm Brogdon, 12.3; Joe Harris, 11.6

Rebounds: Akil Mitchell, 6.9

Assists: London Perrantes, 3.8

Key wins: vs. Syracuse, vs. North Carolina, at Pittsburgh, vs. Duke

Of note: Virginia won its first ACC regular season title since 2007. … The Cavaliers are making only their third NCAA tournament appearance in the past 10 years. … Virginia last advanced to the Sweet Sixteen in 1995.


No. 2: Villanova Wildcats

Conference: Big East

Record: 28-4 overall, 16-2 conference

How they got here: Earned an at-large bid (won Big East regular-season title)

Last 10: 8-2

Statistical leaders:

Points: James Bell, 14.5; Darrun Hilliard, 14.3

Rebounds: James Bell and JayVaughn Pinkston, 6.1

Assists: Ryan Arcidiacono, 3.4

Key Wins: Neutral site vs. Kansas, at St. Joseph’s

Of note: Villanova has been to the NCAA tournament eight of the last nine years and last reached the Final Four in 2009. … The Wildcats are No. 28 in the nation with points per game (78.5).


No. 3: Iowa State Cyclones

Conference: Big 12

Record: 26-7 overall, 11-7 conference

How they got here: Defeated Baylor to win the conference tournament

Last 10: 8-2

Statistical leaders:

Points: Melvin Ejim, 18.4; DeAndre Kane 17.0

Rebounds: Dustin Hogue, 8.7

Assists: DeAndre Kane, 5.8

Key wins: vs. Michigan, vs. Iowa, vs. Oklahoma, at Oklahoma State, neutral site vs. Kansas

Of note: The Cyclones are No. 1 in the country in assists per game (18.5) and sixth in points (82.9). … Iowa State also allows just 28.6 rebounds per game, second-best in the nation. … The Cyclones are one of just four teams in the country with three players averaging at least 16 points per game.


No. 4: Michigan State Spartans

Conference: Big Ten

Record: 26-8 overall, 12-6 conference

How they got here: Won Big Ten conference tournament

Last 10: 6-4

Statistical leaders:

Points: Gary Harris, 17.2; Andreian Payne, 15.7

Rebounds: Branden Dawson, 8.3

Assists: Keith Appling, 4.7

Key wins: vs. Kentucky, at Iowa, vs. Wisconsin

Of note: The Spartans average 17.2 assists per game — sixth best in the country. … This is MSU’s 17th straight NCAA tournament appearance. … Led by Magic Johnson, the Spartans won the 1979 NCAA title by defeating Larry Bird’s Indiana State in Ogden’s Dee Event Center.


No. 5: Cincinnati Bearcats

Conference: American Athletic

Record: 27-6 overall, 15-3 conference

How they got here: Earned an at-large bid

Last 10: 6-4

Statistical leaders:

Points: Sean Kilpatrick, 20.7; Justin Jackson, 11.1

Rebounds: Justin Jackson, 7.2; Titus Rubles, 6.7

Assists: Sean Kilpatrick, 2.6

Key wins: vs. Pittsburgh, vs. SMU, at Louisville, vs. UConn, vs. Memphis

Of note: Cincinnati won a share of AAC regular-season title. … The Bearcats have the fifth-best scoring defense in the country, allowing 58.3 points per game … Sean Kilpatrick is a Wooden Award finalist as the 15th-highest scorer in the country.


No. 6: North Carolina Tar Heels

Conference: ACC

Record: 23-9 overall, 13-5 conference

How they got here: Earned an at-large bid

Last 10: 8-2

Statistical leaders:

Points: Marcus Paige, 17.4; James McAdoo, 14.2

Rebounds: James McAdoo, 6.7; Brice Johnson, 6.2

Assists: Marcus Paige, 4.3

Key wins: vs. Louisville, at Michigan State, vs. Kentucky, vs. Clemson, two-game sweep of North Carolina State, vs. Duke, at Florida State

Of note: Forty-fifth appearance in tournament history. … Tar Heels have made the Final Four 18 times. … UNC is second in NCAA history with 109 tournament wins. … Tar Heels are 25th in the country in assists, averaging 15.6 per game, and eighth in rebounding with 39.8 rebounds per game.


No. 7: Connecticut Huskies

Conference: American Athletic

Record: 26-8 overall, 12-6 conference

How they got here: Earned an at-large bid

Last 10: 7-3

Statistical leaders:

Points: Shabazz Napier, 17.5; DeAndre Daniels, 12.4

Rebounds: Shabazz Napier, 6.0; DeAndre Daniels, 5.6

Assists: Shabazz Napier, 5.0

Key wins: vs. Florida, Cincinnati (x2), Memphis (x3)

Of note: This is the 32nd NCAA tournament appearance in school history. … The Huskies are winners of three of the last 15 NCAA tournaments, having appeared in four Final Fours since 1999. … Shabazz Napier was named AAC Player of the Year and is a Wooden Award finalist.


No. 8: Memphis Tigers

Conference: American Athletic

Record: 23-9 overall, 12-6 conference

How they got here: Earned an at-large bid

Last 10: 6-4

Statistical leaders:

Points: Joe Jackson, 14.3; Michael Dixon, Jr., 11.8

Rebounds: Shaq Goodwin, 6.6; Geron Johnson, 4.9

Assists: Joe Jackson, 4.5

Key wins: vs. Oklahoma State, vs. Gonzaga, vs. SMU, Louisville (x2)

Of note: This is Memphis’s 10th tournament appearance since 2003. … The Tigers average 17.4 assists per game (third-best in the NCAA). … Memphis is in its first season in the AAC after moving from Conference USA.

No. 9: George Washington Colonials

Conference: Atlantic-10

Record: 24-8 overall, 11-5 conference

How they got here: Earned an at-large bid

Last 10: 6-4

Statistical leaders:

Points: Maurice Creek, 14.5; Kethan Savage, 13.4

Rebounds: Isaiah Armwood, 8.5; Kevin Larsen, 7.1

Assists: Joe McDonald, 4.1

Key wins: vs. Creighton, vs. Georgia, vs. VCU, vs. UMass, vs. St. Joseph’s

Of note: This is the Colonials' first appearance in the tournament since 2007. … George Washington is 4-1 in neutral site games.


No. 10: Saint Joseph’s Hawks

Conference: Atlantic-10

Record: 23-9 overall, 11-5 conference

How they got here: Defeated Virginia Commonwealth to win the conference tournaement

Last 10: 8-2

Statistical leaders:

Points: Langston Galloway, 17.4; Ronald Roberts, Jr., 14.4

Rebounds: Halil Kanacevic, 8.7; Ronald Roberts, Jr., 7.2

Assists: Hilil Kanacevic, 4.4

Key wins: 3-game sweep of Dayton, 2 games over VCU

Of note: Twenty-second tournament appearance in school history. … Hawks completed perfect season in 2004 and were the last team to finish regular season perfect until Wichita State this season.


No. 11: Providence Friars

Conference: Big East

Record: 23-11 overall, 10-8 conference

How they got here: Defeated Creighton to win the conference tournament

Last 10: 7-3

Statistical leaders:

Points: Bryce Cotton, 21.3; LaDontae Henton, 14.1

Rebounds: Kadeem Batts, 7.7

Assists: Bryce Cotton, 5.9

Key wins: at St. John's, Creighton (x2)

Of note: Providence reached the NCAA tournament for the first time in 10 years and just the second time since 2001. … Senior guard Bryce Cotton leads the nation in minutes played at 40.1 per game. … The Friars are second in the country in free throw percentage (78.1 percent).


No. 12: Harvard Crimson

Conference: Ivy League

Record: 25-4 overall, 12-1 conference

How they got here: Won the regular-season conference title

Last 10: 9-1

Statistical leaders:

Points: Wesley Saunders, 14; Siyani Chambers, 11.1

Rebounds: Steve Moundou-Missi, 5.8

Assists: Siyani Chambers, 4.6

Key wins: vs. Green Bay, vs. Boston College

Of note: The Crimson have now made it to three straight NCAA tournaments. … They upset New Mexico in the 2013 tournament for their first-ever NCAA tournament win. … The Crimson are also No. 13 in the nation in points allowed per game at 60.5.


No. 13: Delaware Fightin’ Blue Hens

Conference: Colonial Athletic Association

Record: 25-9 overall, 14-2 conference

How they got here: Defeated William & Mary to win the conference tournament

Last 10: 8-2

Statistical leaders:

Points: Devon Saddler, 19.7; Davon Usher, 19.4

Rebounds: Carl Baptiste, 8

Assists: Jarvis Threatt, 5.6

Key wins: vs. Towson, vs. Robert Morris

Of note: The Fightin’ Blue Hens are No. 22 in the nation in points per game at 79.5. … Delaware's win over William & Mary in the CAA tournament final was its first time reaching the league's championship game.


No. 14: North Carolina Central Eagles

Conference: Mid-Eastern Athletic

Record: 28-5 overall, 15-1 conference

How they got here: Defeated Morgan State to win the conference tournament

Last 10: 10-0

Statistical leaders:

Points: Jeremy Ingram, 20.6; Jordan Parks, 10.2

Rebounds: Jay Copeland, 5.9; Jordan Parks, 5.6

Assists: Emanuel Chapman, 6.5

Key wins: at North Carolina State, at Maryland, vs. Winthrop

Of note: The Eagles are seventh in the nation in points allowed and fourth in scoring margin. … NCCU has won 20 straight games. … The Eagles won the NCAA Division II title in 1989. … This is just their fourth season in Division I.


No. 15: Milwaukee Panthers

Conference: Horizon League

Record: 21-13 overall, 7-9 conference

How they got here: Defeated Wright State to win the conference tournament

Last 10: 6-4

Statistical leaders:

Points: Jordan Aaron, 15; Kyle Kelm, 12.6

Rebounds: Matt Tiby, 6.6

Assists: Steve McWhorter, 4

Key wins: at Green Bay (x2)

Of note: Milwaukee returns to the NCAA tournament for the first time since 2006; the Panthers played in the tourney three times from 2003-06. … Milwaukee lost leading scorer Jordan Aaron for four games earlier in the year to a team suspension, and the Panthers went 1-3 without him. They haven't lost since his return.


No. 16: Coastal Carolina Chanticleers

Conference: Big South

Record: 21-12 overall, 11-5 conference

How they got here: Defeated Winthrop to win the conference tournament

Last 10: 8-2

Statistical leaders:

Points: Elijah Wilson, 16.1; Warren Gillis, 14.8

Rebounds: El Hadji Ndiequene, 6.9

Assists: Warren Gillis, 3.15

Key wins: vs. St. Francis (N.Y.), at VMI

Of note: The Chanticleers are making their first NCAA tournament appearance in 21 years. … Coastal Carolina averages 39.6 rebounds per game, 11th in the nation. … Freshman shooting guard Wilson leads the team in minutes, in addition to points.