2017 NCAA Tournament Predictions as of February 13, 2017

We’re less than a month away from Selection Sunday!  We want to look ahead to the 2017 NCAA Tournament using ESPN’s Bracketology as our bracket and predict every game of the 2017 tournament.

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First Four

The tournament starts with the First Four every year.

(16) New Orleans over Mt. St. Mary’s

(16) UC-Davis over Texas Southern

(12) Arkansas over Seton Hall

(12) Marquette over Clemson

East Region

The East hosts defending champion Villanova as the top seed.

Round of 64:
Villanova beats New Orleans
VCU beats Oklahoma State
Cincinnati beats UNC-Wilmington
Virginia beats Akron
Maryland beats Marquette
Kentucky beats Florida Gulf Coast
Iowa St. beats Michigan St.
Florida St. beats Furman

In the Round of 32:
Villanova beats VCU
Cincinnati beats Virginia
Kentucky beats Maryland
Florida St. beats Iowa St.

In the Sweet 16:
Villanova beats Cincinnati
Kentucky beats Florida St.

In the Elite 8:
Villanova beats Kentucky to advance to the Final Four.

South Region:

Round of 64
Baylor beats NC Central
Minnesota beats Miami
Creighton beats Belmont
UCLA beats Valparaiso
Notre Dame beats Michigan
Florida beats Bucknell
St. Mary’s beats California
North Carolina beats Arkansas St.

Round of 32
Baylor beats Minnesota
UCLA beats Creighton
Florida beats Notre Dame
North Carolina beats St. Mary’s
Sweet 16

UCLA beats Baylor
North Carolina beats Florida

Elite 8

UCLA beats North Carolina to advance to the Final Four.

West Region

Undefeated Gonzaga is the top seed in the West region.

Round of 64
Gonzaga beats Weber St.
USC beats Virginia Tech
Butler beats Vermont
Purdue beats Princeton
South Carolina beats Middle Tennessee
West Virginia beats UNC-Asheville
Northwestern beats Kansas St.
Oregon beats CSU-Bakersfield

Round of 32
Gonzaga beats USC
Purdue beats Butler
West Virginia beats South Carolina
Oregon beats Northwestern

Sweet 16
Gonzaga beats Purdue
West Virginia beats Oregon

Elite 8
Gonzaga beats West Virginia to advance  to the 2017 Final Four.

Midwest Region

Kansas is the top seed in the Midwest.

Round of 64
Kansas beats UC-Davis
Wichita St. beats Dayton
Wisconsin beats Arkansas
Duke beats Monmouth
SMU beats Syracuse
Arizona beats Boise St.
Xavier beats TCU
Louisville beats North Dakota St.

Round of 32
Kansas beats Wichita St.
Wisconsin beats Duke
Arizona beats SMU
Louisville beats Xavier

Sweet 16
Kansas beats Wisconsin
Louisville beats Arizona

Elite 8
Louisville beats Kansas to advance to the 2017 Final Four.

Final Four

Two #1 seeds, a #2 and #4 advance to the 2017 Final Four.

The defending champs, Villanova, #1 in the East advance to the championship game with a win over UCLA

Undefeated and #1 in the West, Gonzaga, beats Louisville to set up one of the biggest national championship match-ups ever. An undefeated team plays the defending national championship for the title!

National Championship Game

Gonzaga wins the 2017 NCAA Tournament over Villanova.

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