March Madness 2021: NCAA Tournament first round schedule, full bracket

Nick Gray
Nashville Tennessean

March Madness is back.

The 2021 NCAA Tournament field will be announced at 5 p.m. Sunday, with several different storylines in play. Will the AAC be a one-bid league? Is Duke's NCAA Tournament streak still alive? Who will be the No. 1 seeds?

Take a look at the NCAA Tournament bracket and schedule, updated as matchups are announced.

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2021 NCAA Tournament bracket

UPDATED PRINTABLE BRACKET

2021 NCAA Tournament schedule

All times Central. 

First Four

Games played on Thursday, March 18

Texas Southern 60, Mount St. Mary's 52

Drake 53, Wichita State 52

Norfolk State 54, Appalachian State 53

UCLA 86, Michigan State 80 (OT)

First round

West Region

Games played on Saturday, March 20

1 seed Gonzaga (26-0) vs. 16 seed Norfolk State, 8:20 p.m. on TBS

8 seed Oklahoma (15-10) vs. 9 seed Missouri (16-9), 6:25 p.m. on TNT

Games played on Saturday, March 20

4 seed Virginia (18-6) vs. 13 seed Ohio (16-7), 6:15 p.m. on truTV

5 seed Creighton (20-8) vs. 12 seed UC Santa Barbara (22-4), 2:30 p.m. on truTV

Games played on Saturday, March 20

3 seed Kansas (20-8) vs. 14 seed Eastern Washington (16-7), 12:15 p.m. on TBS

6 seed USC (22-7) vs. 11 seed Drake, 3:30 p.m. on TNT

Games played on Saturday, March 20

7 seed Oregon (20-6) vs. 10 seed VCU (19-7), 8:57 p.m. on TNT

2 seed Iowa (21-8) vs. 15 seed Grand Canyon (17-6), 5:25 p.m. on TBS

South Region

Games played on Friday, March 19

Baylor 79, Hartford 55

Wisconsin 85, North Carolina 62

Games played on Friday, March 19

4 seed Purdue (18-9) vs. 13 seed North Texas (17-9), 6:25 p.m. on TNT

5 seed Villanova (16-6) vs. 12 seed Winthrop (23-1), 8:57 p.m. on TNT

Games played on Friday, March 19

Arkansas 85, Colgate 68

Texas Tech 65, Utah State 53

Games played on Friday, March 19

Florida 75, Virginia Tech 70 (OT)

Oral Roberts 75, Ohio State 72 (OT)

Midwest Region 

Games played on Friday, March 19

Illinois 78, Drexel 49

Loyola-Chicago 71, Georgia Tech 60

Games played on Friday, March 19

Oklahoma State 69, Liberty 60

Oregon State 70, Tennessee 56

Games played on Friday, March 19

3 seed West Virginia (18-9) vs. 14 seed Morehead State (23-7), 8:50 p.m. on truTV

6 seed San Diego State (23-4) vs. 11 seed Syracuse (16-9), 8:40 p.m. on CBS

Games played on Friday, March 19

7 seed Clemson (16-7) vs. 10 seed Rutgers (15-11), 8:20 p.m. on TBS

Houston 87, Cleveland Sta

East Region

Games played on Saturday, March 20

1 seed Michigan (20-4) vs. 16 seed Texas Southern, 2 p.m. on CBS

8 seed LSU (18-9) vs. 9 seed St. Bonaventure (16-4), 12:45 p.m. on TNT

Games played on Saturday, March 20

4 seed Florida State (16-6) vs. 13 seed UNC Greensboro (21-8), 11:45 a.m. on truTV

5 seed Colorado (22-8) vs. 12 seed Georgetown (13-12), 11:15 a.m. on CBS

Games played on Saturday, March 20

3 seed Texas (19-7) vs. 14 seed Abilene Christian (23-4), 8:50 p.m. on truTV

6 seed BYU (20-6) vs. 11 seed UCLA, 8:40 on CBS

Games played on Saturday, March 20

7 seed UConn (15-7) vs. 10 seed Maryland (16-13), 6:10 p.m. on CBS

2 seed Alabama (24-6) vs. 15 seed Iona (12-5), 3 p.m. on TBS

First Four Teams Out

In listed order, would replace non one-bid league participants that have to drop out of tournament due to COVID-19-related issues

1. Louisville (13-7)

2. Colorado State (18-6)

3. Saint Louis (14-6)

4. Ole Miss (16-11)