Gonzaga is the No. 1 overall seed in the 2021 NCAA Men’s Basketball tournament.
The undefeated Bulldogs, fresh off a West Coast Conference championship, will play the winner of the opening round matchup between Norfolk State and Appalachian State.
Norfolk State won the MEAC championship and Appalachian State won the Sun Belt Conference title to earn automatic bids in the tournament.
Baylor will play the No. 16 seed Hartford. Illinois will play the No. 16 seed Drexel. Michigan will play the winner between Mount St. Mary’s and Texas Southern.
Out of the No. 1 seeds, Gonzaga and Illinois are the only teams to win their conference tournaments.