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NCAA Tournament 2013 Teams: March Madness Field Of 68 Selections, Seeds Revealed

03/17/2013 06:39 pm ET | Updated Mar 17, 2013

The 2013 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament is set to begin. With the conference tournaments complete, the NCAA selection committee revealed the field of 68 teams competing for the 2013 national championship. The No. 1 seeds in the four regions of the bracket are Louisville, Kansas, Indiana and Gonzaga.

Louisville earned the No. 1 overall seed after a 29-5 season out of the Big East, capped with a second straight title in the Big East Conference Tournament.

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With 31 teams in the field of 68 earning automatic bids to the 2013 NCAA Tournament, the drama on Selection Sunday involved the selection and seeding of the other 37 squads. The defending champion Kentucky Wildcats were among those bubble teams who didn't make the field.

Scroll down to see the seedings for all 68 teams.

The 2013 NCAA Tournament tips off with the "First Four" in Dayton on March 19-20. Starting with those opening games, every team in the field will have its sights set on reaching the 2013 Final Four in Atlanta.

Without further ado, here are the 68 teams competing to cut down the nets in the Georgia Dome:

Midwest
1. Louisville
2. Duke
3. Michigan State
4. Saint Louis
5. Oklahoma State
6. Memphis
7. Creighton
8. Colorado State
9. Missouri
10. Cincinnati
11. Middle Tennessee / Saint Mary's (Cal.)
12. Oregon
13. New Mexico State
14. Valparaiso
15. Albany
16. North Carolina A&T/ Liberty

South
1. Kansas
2. Georgetown
3. Florida
4. Michigan
5. VCU
6. UCLA
7. San Diego State
8. North Carolina
9. Villanova
10. Oklahoma
11. Minnesota
12. Akron
13. South Dakota State
14. Northwestern State
15. Florida Gulf Coast
16. Western Kentucky

East
1. Indiana
2. Miami
3. Marquette
4. Syracuse
5. UNLV
6. Butler
7. Illinois
8. NC State
9. Temple
10. Colorado
11. Bucknell
12. California
13. Montana
14. Davidson
15. Pacific
16. LIU Brooklyn / James Madison

West
1. Gonzaga
2. Ohio State
3. New Mexico
4. Kansas State
5. Wisconsin
6. Arizona
7. Notre Dame
8. Pittsburgh
9. Wichita State
10. Iowa State
11. Belmont
12. Mississippi
13. Boise State / La Salle
14. Harvard
15. Iona
16. Southern Univ.

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