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NCAA Tournament 2021: Final bracket forecast ahead of Selection Sunday

Updated Mar. 14, 2021 6:07 p.m. EDT

The big day is here — the day the field for the Big Dance is finally set, that is.

Just hours before the NCAA Tournament selection committee convenes on Selection Sunday, Mike DeCourcy is offering his final bracket forecast predicting the full field for the 2021 edition of March Madness, which starts with the First Four games on Thursday before the tourney tips off in earnest on Friday.

Michigan and Illinois join powerhouses Baylor and Gonzaga as the tournament's No. 1 seeds — and if you're interested, FOX Bet currently has odds on Baylor and Gonzaga versus the field to win the championship, in addition to the normal markets on which team will cut down the nets in Indy.

For those looking at the other end of the bracket, Syracuse and Louisville are among the final four teams in the field, while Memphis finds itself on the outside looking in.


For more on Selection Sunday, find out how sportsbooks handle all the Madness and set the first-round lines almost instantaneously when the bracket is revealed, and check out how you could win $5,000 absolutely for free by predicting where certain teams will land in the bracket for Selection Sunday.

Once the broadcast starts, join our very own Mark Titus and Tate Frazier as they watch Selection Sunday live and react as the full bracket is revealed.

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