Your Virginia Cavaliers are the ACC Tournament Champions, so you already know that the Hoos’ overall No. 1 seed is not in jeopardy today. But burning questions are still outstanding! Who will take the other three 1-seeds? How will the NCAA Selection Committee find a way to put Michigan State into Virginia’s bracket? How many teams will the ACC send into the NCAA Tournament?
All that to be revealed today and more, but it’s a little different than in years’ past.
For one, don’t tune into CBS at 6:00 p.m. ET, because you won’t find it on TV there. This year, the show will be televised on TBS at 6:00 p.m. ET. It’s going to be in front of a live audience in TBS’s new Atlanta studio, which may give it a very ESPN College GameDay kind of feel, but it may also be a bit of a flop.
The other big change is that all 68 teams will be revealed at the top of the hour—oh and by the way, it’s back to being a two-hour show again. This means that a lot of bubble teams are going to be set up for disappointment right off the top, instead of the typical anticipation-and-filmed-celebration that we’re all so used to seeing.
Within the next thirty minutes, the full regional brackets will be revealed, so while the show is still a two-hour one, fans will have everything they need within the first 45 minutes of the show, which is exactly how Selection Sunday should be.
How to Watch Selection Sunday
- TV: TBS
- Date: March 11, 2018
- Time: 6:00 p.m. ET
- Live Online Streaming: NCAA.com/march-madness-live