The UCLA basketball team is going dancing — Selection Sunday

It is common for people to place bets on the teams they think will win, and many even fill out entire brackets that indicate which teams they see beating which. UNC beat the Bulldogs past year in the national title game.

"I told our players, everybody can play if they're in there", Bennett said.

Johnson has Alabama as the No. 9 seed in the East and it advanced to the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2012. Purdue and Villanova could meet in the East Region final months after it was expected they would play in the Battle 4 Atlantis tournament.

SNUB: Committee chairman Bruce Rasmussen said Notre Dame was the team that got bumped from the field when Davidson upended Rhode Island in the Atlantic 10 title game Sunday to steal a bid (Rhode Island was safely in regardless).

But after that, Virginia faces possible matchups with fourth-seeded Arizona or fifth-seeded Kentucky, the most daunting teams on those seed lines in the tournament.

Villanova, Kansas and Xavier joined Virginia as the top seeds.

Thirty-two of the teams in the field will have already clinched spots through conference tournament championships.

By the time the show starts, 32 teams will have earned automatic bids by winning their conference tournament. Then at-large selections will be revealed in alphabetical order by team. Oh, if you knew automatically what 68 teams were in the fray.

This will be the Seminoles 16th appearance in the NCAA Tournament.

No. 8 Oklahoma State def. And it's why those four schools are the first four schools in Selection Sunday's updated CBS Sports Top 25 (and one) college basketball rankings. "The games in November, December count the same as the games in February and March".

Creighton beat Villanova two weeks ago. But here's the thing: Any resume conversation about Oklahoma (5-11 road/neutral) had to start with the selection committee's Top-16 seeds reveal on February 11. They also won 23 games this season which matched their best win total since 2009. The Cyclones enter this year's tournament as the No. 10 seed and will need to prevail again to keep playing next week. With only two Quadrant 1 victories, over Wichita State and Syracuse, the Fighting Irish (19-14) don't present compelling credentials.