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2019 NCAA Tournament Bracket Projections - Joe Lunardi's guide for all 68 teams

U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis is the site of the 2019 men's basketball Final Four. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Before filling out your Tournament Challenge bracket, take some time and do your homework. For the 15th consecutive year, ESPN's Joe Lunardi has assigned a team of analysts to put together the ESPN+ Tournament Guide, offering in-depth roster, system and statistical breakdowns for all 68 tournament teams to help you make smart picks.

Click on any of the teams below to get the inside scoop.


SOUTH

1 Virginia vs. 16 Gardner-Webb

2 Tennessee vs. 15 Colgate

3 Purdue vs. 14 Old Dominion

4 Kansas State vs. 13 UC Irvine

5 Wisconsin vs. 12 Oregon

6 Villanova vs. 11 Saint Mary's

7 Cincinnati vs. 10 Iowa

8 Ole Miss vs. 9 Oklahoma


EAST

1 Duke vs. 16 North Carolina Central/North Dakota State

2 Michigan State vs. 15 Bradley

3 LSU vs. 14 Yale

4 Virginia Tech vs. 13 Saint Louis

5 Mississippi State vs. 12 Liberty

6 Maryland vs. 11 Belmont/Temple

7 Louisville vs. 10 Minnesota

8 VCU vs. 9 UCF


MIDWEST

1 North Carolina vs. 16 Iona (free)

2 Kentucky vs. 15 Abilene Christian

3 Houston vs. 14 Georgia State

4 Kansas vs. 13 Northeastern

5 Auburn vs. 12 New Mexico State

6 Iowa State vs. 11 Ohio State

7 Wofford vs. 10 Seton Hall

8 Utah State vs. 9 Washington


WEST

1 Gonzaga vs. 16 Fairleigh Dickinson/Prairie View A&M

2 Michigan vs. 15 Montana

3 Texas Tech vs. 14 Northern Kentucky

4 Florida State vs. 13 Vermont

5 Marquette vs. 12 Murray State

6 Buffalo vs. 11 Arizona State/St. John's

7 Nevada vs. 10 Florida

8 Syracuse vs. 9 Baylor