The waiting game is over. Selection Sunday is in the books and the full NCAA Tournament field is now set. We are now entering the most chaotic, exciting time of the sports calendar. We have your full printable bracket with the entire field of 68.
No. 1 seeds Kansas, North Carolina, Virginia and Oregon all seem like strong possibilities to make it to the Final Four in Houston. Kansas, in particular, seems to have an inside track to Clutch City, given that their road in the South Region ends in Chicago, sure to play host to plenty of "ROCK, CHALK" chanters if the Jayhawks advance that far.
But this has been the sort of season in which Goliaths have fallen time and again, and no team appears poised to make this NCAA Tournament a coronation like unbeaten Kentucky could have in 2015. In fact, this is a weak enough field that it's entirely possible that a team snubbed by the Selection Committee ends up owning a win over a team that advances deep into the Tournament.
Championship contenders abound this season, and it's hard to narrow down the field to just a few favorites. Maybe an upstart like Oregon, which hasn't been to a Final Four since winning the inaugural NCAA Tournament, could make a run. Maybe we'll see another mid-major make a deep run, or maybe Kentucky, playing about as well as any team in America of late, will surprise by making a championship push one year after the 'Cats not snipping nets at season's end was a shock.
No matter what, with the start of the tournament comes the start of America's other great tradition: the office pool. Everybody plays, even the people who never watch sports, and even if those people happen to win every year, this is the sort of NCAA Tournament that might reward some savvy picking.
At any rate, you'll need some brackets to pass around and fill out in pencil. And as part of our yearly tradition, SB Nation is providing a handy printable bracket that anyone can use. Simply follow the links below to print out as many copies as you need.
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