NCAA Bracket 2012: No. 1 Seeds Are Kentucky, Syracuse, North Carolina, Michigan State

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On Selection Sunday, the No. 1 seeds for the four brackets of the 2012 NCAA Tournament were announced.

The Kentucky Wildcats were named as the No. 1 seed overall and will be the top seed in the South Region bracket. They finished 2012 with a 32-2 record, going a perfect 16-0 in the SEC.

The Syracuse Orange were named as the top seed in the East Bracket, capping off a season where they finished with a 31-2 overall record and were 17-1 in the Big East.

In the Midwest Bracket, the North Carolina Tar Heels took the top seed, going 29-5, with a ACC record of 14-2.

The last No. 1 seed in the Tournament is the Michigan St. Spartans, who will headline the West Bracket. The Spartans went 27-7, 13-5 in the Big Ten and captured their conference championship.

For more on the 2012 NCAA Tournament bracket, stay with SB Nation's Selection Sunday StoryStream, and stick around SB Nation's NCAA Tournament hub for a complete printable NCAA Tournament bracket and tons of analysis on who was snubbed, who got the best bracket, and who will make it all the way to New Orleans and the Final Four.

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