"Gonzaga and Baylor have been prominent teams for this stage, and while there is no reason to consider that will not continue, the best thing about college basketball is the fact that anything could happen on a given night."
Barnhart also stated the perimeter at the top has been"razor-thin."
Joining Gonzaga and Baylor on the 1-seed lineup were Big Ten forces Michigan and Ohio State.
The 3-seed lineup was directed by Virginia, together with West Virginia, Tennessee and Oklahoma directly supporting the Cavaliers.
You will find several surprises, with Wisconsin the sole team missing out of the top 16 teams which were at ESPN bracketologist Joe Lunardi's most up-to-date seed listing. From the Badgers' area from the official bracket show was Oklahoma.
NCAA senior vice president of basketball Dan Gavitt said on CBS the Florida State and USC were strongly regarded as contained at the top 16.
Gavitt included a couple of notes about the NCAA tournament protocols, stating the NCAA is optimistic it could have"limited capability" for lovers.
He had been asked about the consequences of a positive evaluation, however, said one positive evaluation"shouldn't remove teams in the entirety of this championship, provided that they preserve physical distancing and so are sporting masks. The group ought to have the ability to move on securely."
NCAA manager of press coordination David Worlock stated in a Twitter article that many championship details have yet to be determined.
"One of the matters to be determined/announced would be the titles of the four areas, specifics about potential presence and contingency plans in case a group has COVID-related problems both before the championship beginning and following March Madness starts," Worlock composed .
Selection Sunday is scheduled for March 14, together with the NCAA championship's First Four occurring on March 18.