mens ncaa basketball bracket 2022

Selection Sunday has come and gone and now it's down to deciding where to call the upsets that will get you a winning bracket. 

As for the overall field, some basic intel: Gonzaga, Arizona, Kansas and Baylor are the four No. 1 seeds.  

Indiana, Notre Dame, Rutgers and Wyoming were the last four teams in, with Dayton, Oklahoma, SMU and Texas A&M as the first four out.  

The latter four will be on standby, serving as replacement teams in the event that any team has to withdraw due to COVID-19 issue. 

When: The 2022 men's NCAA Tournament begins on Tuesday and Wednesday in Dayton with First Four games.

The first round begins on Thursday and will continue on Friday with 32 games at eight different locations 

Buffalo, Greenville, S.C., Milwaukee, San Diego, Portland, Indianapolis, Fort Worth and Pittsburgh.  

The four regional sites are San Francisco, Chicago, Philadelphia and San Antonio, and the 2022 men's Final Four will be in New Orleans on April 2 and 4. 

On the women's side, South Carolina, North Carolina State, Stanford and Louisville are the four No. 1 seeds.