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03/17/2013 03:13 pm ET

Selection Sunday Live Blog: NCAA Tournament 2013 Bracket Announced

The wait is over. Selection Sunday has arrived.

With the conference tournaments wrapped up and the 31 automatic bids in the 2013 NCAA Tournament clinched, it's up to the selection committee to award the remaining 37 at-large bids. Concluding a five-day ordeal held in Indianapolis, the 10-member selection committee will reveal the 68-team bracket.

Broadcast: CBS
Time: 6 p.m. EST
Hosts: Greg Anthony, Charles Barkley, Greg Gumbel, Ernie Johnson, Kenny Smith

Celebrations will occur and bubbles will be burst as the teams are revealed, from the four No. 1 seeds to the teams participating in the "First Four."

"It's different than any other day. You wake up and, from my 12 years, I never needed the alarm clock. The adrenaline is different. For the first time, there's a finite deadline. You know that we have to get this right," former NCAA executive vice president for championships and alliances Greg Shaheen told ESPN.com. "It's controlled chaos. You know what the end of the day is going to bring, so it's a question of managing the time between now and then."

Both ESPN Bracketologist Joe Lunardi and Jerry Palm at CBS projected Louisville, Gonzaga, Indiana and Kansas as the No. 1 seeds at the start of Selection Sunday. Lunardi named Boise State, Middle Tennessee, Ole Miss and La Salle as the last four teams to make the Big Dance while Palm tapped St. Mary's, La Salle, Tennessee and Mississippi as the last four in.

Can Miami land a No. 1 seed after its triumph in the ACC Tournament final? Will a deserving bubble team be left out? Stay tuned for live updates as the teams are revealed:

03/17/2013 6:59 PM EDT

@ GoodmanCBS :

Completely agree with Jim Nantz. West region is the weakest of the four.

03/17/2013 6:52 PM EDT

@ GoodmanCBS :

Ken Pom has crashed. I knew I shouldn't have all my computers and laptops on that damn site. Sorry, @kenpomeroy.

03/17/2013 6:51 PM EDT

@ alex_prewitt :

Since '93-'94, 3 teams have beaten RPI No. 1 twice in same season. Wake ('94-'95) & UNC ('08-'09) made tourney. Maryland did not.

03/17/2013 6:38 PM EDT

@ YahooForde :

Applause to committee for giving the non-power schools a chance. Deserved it. I don't think any teams left out have room to complain.

03/17/2013 6:36 PM EDT

No Defending Champs

The defending champion Kentucky Wildcats are left out of the tournament. Last four teams in are La Salle, Boise State, Saint Mary's, Middle Tennessee.

03/17/2013 6:35 PM EDT

@ TheRyanFeldman :

Congratulations to @ESPNLunardi for getting all 68 teams correct! (I got 67 correct. I had Tennessee in over Middle Tennessee.)

03/17/2013 6:34 PM EDT

@ SIPeteThamel :

Iona goes to Dayton two years in a row. Bad match-up, Ohio State in Dayton.

03/17/2013 6:33 PM EDT

@ YahooForde :

SEC 3 bids. As expected.

03/17/2013 6:33 PM EDT

@ willbrinson :

[Pencils in Wichita to the Sweet 16]

03/17/2013 6:32 PM EDT

West Region

No. 1 Gonzaga vs. No. 16 Southern U

No. 8 Pitt vs. No. 9 Wichita State

No. 5 Wisconsin vs. No. 12 Ole Miss

No. 4 Kansas State vs. No. 13 Boise State vs. La Salle

No. 2 Ohio State vs. No. 15 Iona

No. 7 Notre Dame vs. No. 10 Iowa State

No. 3 New Mexico vs. No. 14 Harvard

No. 6 Arizona vs. No. 11 Belmont

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