The NCAA Tournament is officially underway, but it's probably not too late to fill out a bracket if you haven't already. Here's SB Nation's printable bracket for March Madness this year, ready for the presses.
Tuesday night gave us the first taste of this year's Big Dance, with First Four contests in Dayton, Ohio. Florida Gulf Coast beat Fairleigh Dickinson in the first game, and Wichita State beat Vanderbilt in the second. The winners are on to the 64-team portion of the tournament, ahead of two more First Four games Wednesday night.
Now that we've gotten a first taste of the tournament, there's just a little bit more clarity for the rest of the bracket. The East and South Regions each formally have their 16th team, with Florida Gulf Coast and Wichita State now slotting in. FGCU will face No. 1 seed North Carolina in the East Region, while Wichita State will face South Region No. 6 seed Arizona.
Whoever wins the Wildcats-Shockers game in the South will have a plausible way forward to get deep into the tournament. The winner will face whoever comes out of Miami's game against Buffalo and will take up residence in the bottom half of the South bracket -- far away from top overall seed Kansas until at least the Elite Eight.