2023 NCAA Tournament Bracketology

Will the Kansas Jayhawks become the first repeat champions in men's college basketball since Florida in 2006 and 2007? That's among the questions to consider during the tipoff of the 2022-23 season, following a frenzy of transfer movement and the usual spate of NBA draft decisions. Division I's 360-plus teams are now marching to the 2023 NCAA tournament, a journey that will end at Houston's NRG Stadium for the Final Four on April 1 and 3. ESPN will be there every step of the way with its 2023 bracket projections, evaluating the current state of the bubble and identifying the top seeds for the game's showcase event.

Bracket Watch

The chase for the 2023 national championship already figured to be wide open. To reinforce the point, the top 10 teams on our opening night seed list have already lost eight games combined. We have a new No. 1 seed (Texas), a former 1-seed now sitting as a No. 4 (Kentucky) and a former 2-seed dropping to a No. 5 (UCLA). Altogether, there are 12 new teams in this bracket from a mere two weeks ago. Among the at-large team, say hello to Maryland, Wisconsin, Arizona St., Mississippi St., Penn St., West Virginia and Seton Hall. Dropping out, at least for the time being are Notre Dame, Oklahoma St., Oklahoma, Rutgers, USC, Wyoming and Florida St.

68-Team Bracket

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